J & R

Found by Matt Seattle in the Hawick, Scottish Borders area.

J & R is very likely to stand for J & R Howie, Kilmarnock although why they would shorten it in such a way is a mystery.

Hurlford Fireclay Works, Galston Road, Hurlford, Ayrshire




Below – a further example but this is not in my possession. It shows the bricks as it woul dbe without the water damage.

Below – the same stamp on an animal feed trough found by Ian Suddaby.

J & R (640x480)


J & R (Howie) trough

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