Linwood Brickworks, Paisley, Renfrewshire

Below – 08/04/1898 – Glasgow Herald – New Scottish Companies – The Linwood Brickmaking Company Limited to carry on the business of brick and tile making. Capital £10,000 divided into 10,000 shares of £1 each.

Below – August 1899 – The British Clay Worker – Court case regarding liability after an accident at the works.The Workers Compensation Act 1897.

1904 – 1905 – The Linwood Brick Making Co Ltd, Brickmakers Works, Linwood, Paisley. Tel 3949. Telegraphic address ‘Stratum’ Glasgow. Registered Office, 48 West Regent Street.

1907 – The Linwood Brick Making Co Ltd, brickmakers, 48 West Regent Street.

Below – 1911 – Linwood Brickworks, Paisley.

1912 – 1913 – Linwood Brickmaking Co Ltd, 48 West Regents Street, Glasgow.

29/09/1917 – Hamilton Advertiser – Sale of brick making plant and machinery. Double flued Lancashire steam boiler 30 ft x 7 1/2 ft. Horz condensing driving machine, 2 Craven’s patent No 1 brick making machines, 2 x 9 ft overhead driven pan mills by Bradley and Craven. Large number steel bridge and light F.B rails buildings tools etc at Linwood Brickworks, Linwood by Paisley on Tuesday 1st, 2nd October at 12 o’clock.

Shirlaw, Allan & Co Auctioneers, Hamilton have received instruction from James Cowan Paterson Esq (Messrs Patterson and Benzie) C.A 121 St Vincent Street, Glasgow Liquidator of the Linwood Brickmaking Co Ltd ( in liquidation) to sell by auction the whole plant as above.

Trains to Elderslie Station, G & S W Railway from Glasgow … and from Paisley ( Gilmour Street) at 10:56 am.

Motor buses will await the arrival of the above train to convey intending purveyors to the sale. N.B – The exposers will load the material on railway wagons free of charge.


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