Source Perth & Kinross Council Archive – They state…
…We also have a draft lease between Lord Kinnaird and Alexander Thomson for the “Inchture Brick and Tile Works”, c.1853 (MS100/2 1083 and 1092), although the 1857 valuation roll just describes it as a tile work.
MS100/2/Bundle1083 – 1817 – 1867 – for miscellaneous properties including Inchture brick and tile works, the tile works at New Mains of Inchture and draft tacks and offers for the farms of Newtonbank, West Mains of Inchture
Scroll of a missive of lease from Thomas Hood to Lord Kinnaird for the farm of Newton Bank, 1817.
13 September 1851, James Condie, Perth to Lord Kinnaird. Relates to the fishing marches between Lord Kinnaird’s estate and the Castle Huntly Estate.
Offers and draft agreements between Lord Kinnaird and James Webster for the tile works at Newmains, 1843, 1846.
Draft tack for the brick and tile works at Newmains, n.d.
27/04/1854 – Perthshire Advertiser – Inchture brick and tile works – William Springhall begs to announce that he can now supply drainage pipes and tiles, house tiles, bricks etc in any quantity. Full particulars as to prices can be had applying to William Springhall, Inchture. NB – Agent for Wishaw Coals.
14/12/1855 – Dundee, Perth and Cupar Advertiser – Bricks and tiles – The public can be supplied with bricks and tiles at the Inchture Tile Works or sent per order to any of the different railway stations by applying to Mr Thomson, Manager or to David Coupar, Contractor, Mylnefield by Dundee.
10/01/1872 – Dundee Courier – To let brick and tile work or saw mill at Inchture by Dundee. Clay superior. Machinery is complete. Might be converted into a saw mill. Branch line of Caledonian Railway runs into the Works. Apply R. Robinson, Castlehill, Inchture, Perthshire.