Kirkchrist Brick and Tile Works, Merse, Kirkcudbrightshire

1848 – 1851 – ScotlandsPlaces – Kirkchrist Brick and Tile Works. A brick and tile manufactory having a kiln for burning, a large wooden shed for drying and a small piece of ground attached. The whole surrounded chiefly by a wooden paling. The works take their name from the farm of Kirkchrist on which they are situated.

Below – 1850 – Kirkchrist Brick and Tile Works.

10/09/1856 – Dumfries and Galloway Standard – Archibald O’Neil, a travelling tinsmith, was charged, on the 26th ult., with stealing a number of metal plates from the tileworks at Kirkchrist on 18th. July last year. O’Neil, who had been previously convicted of theft, pled guilty and was sentenced to 4 months imprisonment, with hard labour, in Kirkcudbright prison.

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