Kingseat Colliery Brickworks, Kingseat, Dunfermline, Fife

Kingseat Colliery Brickworks, Kingseat, Dunfermline.

21/09/1904 – Dundee Courier – New brickwork. The Kingseat Brickwork Company this week started their new brickwork in the village. A long lease of several acres of land has been taken by the company, who intend utilising the huge blaes and fireclay bings at the now disused pit at Kingseat Colliery. The plant at the works will provide for an output of about 10,000 bricks per day. The railway siding and everything necessary to the proper working of the concern, have been completed.

02/06/1905 – Dundee Courier – Dunfermline. Applicants for burgh coals. At a meeting of the property committee of the town council yesterday, Messrs Smith Brothers, Kingseat Brickworks and Mr Irvine, Kingseat applied for permission to work coal from their pits within the burgh lands …

16/02/1907 – Dundee Courier – New company. The Kingseat Company. Limited, Kingseat, Dunfermline; to acquire and carry on the business of the Kingseat Company, colliery proprietors and brick manufacturers. Capital, £8000 in £1 shares, are not offered to the public. Subscribers:—Thomson Smith, Venturefair Avenue, Dunfermline; James Smith, Townhill, Dunfermline; Robert Sampson, Victoria Street, Dunfermline; Geo. Burt of Stair Park, Tranent—all colliery proprietors; Mrs Thomson Smith; George Burt, Jun. Stair Park; Euphemia Henderson, 26 Mertoun Place. Edinburgh.

Below – 1913 – Kingseat Colliery (Note – SBH – There is no reference to a brickworks).

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