James Waldie & Sons, Tile Makers, 103 Leith Walk, Edinburgh

James Waldie and thereafter James Waldie & Sons were originally coal merchants. (Note – SBH – I am as yet unsure of the date whereby they started to manufacture bricks nor exactly where the brickworks were situated)

James Waldie & Sons, Tile Makers, 103 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, Midlothian

The company of James Waldie & Sons, tile and brick makers were absorbed into the Edinburgh Collieries Company in 1907.

Below – 1861 – advert James Waldie, Leith Edinburgh. The company was established in 1784 and continued by J Waldie from 1831.

1861 advert James Waldie, Leith Edinburhg

09/10/1861 – Edinburgh Courant – Notice – The business of Coal and Coke Merchant hitherto carried on by James Waldie in Edinburgh and Leith will in the future be conducted under the Firm James Waldie & Sons …

14/06/1890 – Glasgow Herald –  Edinburgh International Exhibition … and in the fire brick and silica, there are the exhibits of Messrs Robert Brown & Son, Paisley, Messrs James Waldie & Sons, Edinburgh, The Glenboig Company, Coatbridge, The Silica Fire Brick Company, Oughtbridge, Sheffield and Messrs James Dougall, & Sons, Bonnybridge.

1923 – 1924 – James Waldie & Sons, Tile Makers, 103 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, Midlothian

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