Longanlea Brickworks, Carfin, North Lanarkshire

1896 1897 – Invoices – Loganlea Coal Company Limited. Collieries – Loganlea, Longford, Stoneyburn & Foulshiels, West Calder. Carfin Collieries and Brickworks, Motherwell. The 1896 invoices detail 65 West Regent Street, Glasgow as the company office whereas the 1897 invoice details 157 West George Stree, Glasgow as the company office.

18/03/1899 – Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser – Pick hand wanted. A good man accustomed to holing and chambering clay. To a steady married man, work all year round. Contract if wanted. The Loganlea Brickworks, Carfin by Holytown Station.

14/09/1900 – Motherwell Times – Accidentat Carfin – A Pole named John Schulaskis, residing in Byres-Knowe Rows, Carfin, was last Friday removed to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, suffering from injuries received at the brickwork belonging to the Loganlea Coal Company. A large piece of clay fell on his left leg, fracturing both bones between the knee and the ankle.

1903 – Loganlea Coal Co. Lim. Carfin. Motherwell & 157 West George st. Glasgow.

09/05/1913 – Bellshill Speaker –  Some children playing near the service pond at Loganlea Brickworks, Carfin on Wednesday discovered the body of a woman, which was identified as that of Marion McFadyen or Clark, a widow (74) of Coronation Buildings, Carfin. How she got into the water is not known. She had been seen in the vicinity the previous day.

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