(Note – SBH – Is this the same James Allan (1) that operated out of the Carluke area?) 1885 – 1886 – James Allan, brickmaker, Craighall Brickwork, Port Dundas ; house, Craigbank cottage, Keppothhill rd. Below – 1879 – Glasgow Herald – Craighall Brickworks for lease.
Below – 1859 – Hillhead Tile Works.
1860 – 1861 – Extracts from valuation rolls. Alexander Allan, Hillhead Farm – Clayfield with claymill, steam engine, sheds and kiln
Below – 15/02/1868 – HamiltonAdvertiser – Mr Allan’s Hillhead Tile Works, Carluke for sale.
1870 – 1871 – Extracts from valuation rolls – James Allan, Tilemaker, House – Hillhead cottage bushelhead. Tilework Bushelhead
Samuel Rolland, Manager (Brickmaker) Lived in house at tilework
(Note from SBH – The info below is confusing as James Allan and Thomas Hamilton appear to swap ownership / management of these works on a regular basis. In 1878 they both appear to be there at the same time. So have I got something wrong here. Could there have been 2 sites at Auchengray…
Found by Eddie McLean on the banks of the River Kelvin, Glasgow. James Allan, brickmaker, Craighall Brickwork, Port Dundas ; house, Craigbank cottage, Keppothhill rd. . . . .
Eastpark Brickworks, Gairbraid Street, Maryhill, Glasgow. Below – 1896 – EastPark Brickworks – disused? 1896 – 1897 – East Park Brick Co Ltd – Eastpark Brickworks , 459 Gairbraid Street, Maryhill. 02/07/1900 – Glasgow Herald – Eastpark Brick Company Limited in liquidation. Notice is herby given that the creditors of the above named Company are…
(Note – SBH – Is this the same James Allan (2) that operated out of the Craighall Brickworks?) James started tile manufacturing at Hillhead in 1855. He had no capital but his father gave him money to start up In 1860 he took a lease on a clayfield at Braidwood which worked until the sequestration…
Found by George Kennedy in the Carluke area James Allan, Brick and Tile Manufacturer, Carluke . . . .