Jeanfield or Janefield Brickworks, London Road, Glasgow

John Porter & Sons, Jeanfield or Janefield Brickworks, London Road, Glasgow.

1858 – No trace of the Work at this time.

26/11/1869 – Glasgow Herald – John Porter, a brick builder in Glasgow to erect 4 tenements of shops and dwelling houses on a piece of ground situated on the north side of London Road.

1871 – 1872 – John Porter, brick-maker & brick- builder, Jeanfield Brick Works, London Rd.; ho. 339 London Rd.

1872 – 1873 – John Porter, brick-maker & brick- builder, Jeanfield Brick Works, London Rd.; ho. 339 London Rd.

1878 – John Porter, Janefield Brickworks, London Road, Glasgow.

1878 – Staffordshire Fire Insurance  Office 37 West Nile Street, Glasgow. Robert Muir resident secretary. Agents Thomas Craig, Janefield Brickworks.

30/09/1878 – Glasgow Herald – Hillhead – To let at 45 and 53 Janewood Terrace,? Street, superior houses of 5 rooms and kitchen. Best to be seen. Hot and cold water, kitchen ranges etc. Rents very moderate. Apply Thomas Craig, Janefield Brickworks, London Road.

1882 – 1883 – John Porter, brick builder and brickmaker. Janefield Brickworks, London Road. House Rosebank, 4 Onslow Drive, Dennistoun.

16/03/1882 – Glasgow Herald – Hillhead – To let, superior houses, 4, 5 and 6 rooms and kitchen.43 – 55 Cecil Street, Sardinia Terrace … Thomas Craig, Janefield Brickworks, London Road.

1883 – 1884 – John Porter, brick builder and brickmaker. Janefield Brickworks, London Road. House Rosebank, 4 Onslow Drive, Dennistoun.

18/09/1883 – Dundee Courier – Factory prosecutions – Before Sheriff Lees, Glasgow – John Porter, Brickmaker fined for employing young persons without having obtained certificates of fitness.

22/12/1884 – Steam Boiler for sale  21’6″ x 6’6″ – Apply Janefield Brickworks, London Road.

1886 -John Porter – Brick Maker, Jeanfield Works,  London Road, Glasgow. Res Rosebank, Onslow Drive, Glasgow or Janefield – page 146

23/03/1889 – Glasgow Herald – Extension of Tradeston Gas Works … The work is in the hands of various contractors. For the brick, concrete and mason work of the retort house, coal store, purifier house and meter house, the contractor is John Porter, Janefield Brickworks.

Below – 1892 – Jeanfield Brickworks.

Below – 1892 – 1893 – Jeanfield Brickworks, Glasgow and marked as disused by 1910

15/03/1892 – Glasgow Evening Post – Electric lighting of the city – Contracts for the new station – The committee accepted the tender of Mr John Porter, Janefield Brickworks, London Road for the mason, joiner work, slating etc.

23/12/1892 – The Scotsman … Mr John Porter, Janefield  Works erected the building in Waterloo Street …

1903 – George Porter – Brickmaker (John Porter & Son) – Res. Carmylle Avenue, Carmylle, Glasgow

1903 – James Porter – Brickmaker (John Porter & Sons) Res 4 Onslow Drive, Glasgow.

1904 – 1905 – John Porter and Sons, brickmakers and building contractors, Jeanfield Brickworks, London Road.

John Porter (of John Porter and Sons), Rosebank, Onslow Drive, Dennistoun.

1907 – John Porter and Sons, brickmakers, Jeanfield Brickworks, London Road

1911 – George Porter (of John Porter & Sons) Jeanfield Brickworks, London Road, Glasgow. Ho Glengan, Silverwells Crescent, Bothwell. p551.

22/06/1911 – The Glasgow Herald – John Porter, Brickmaker, Glasgow dies at Rothsay.

John Porter dies 1911

02/04/1920 – Aberdeen Press and Journal –  New Companies – John Porter & Sons Ltd, Jeanfield Brick Works, London Road, Glasgow. Capital  – £10,000 in £1 shares.

 

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