Found in Kilbarchan area by BS Merryflats Patent Brick Co, Govan, Glasgow . . . .
Merryflats Patent Brick Co, Govan, Glasgow
1867 – 1868 – Merryflats (The) Patent Brick Co., brick and tile makers, 1 Royal Bank place; works, Merryflats, near Govan. Merryflats Brickwork, Govan; office, 1 Royal Bank Place.
1869 – 1870 – Merryflats Patent Brick Co.; works Upper Merryflats.
1871 – John Thomson, brickmaker, Murrayflats (Merryflats), by Govan. Ho, 59 Love Street, Paisley.
1871 – 1872 – John Woodburn of Woodburn and Thomson, brickmakers, Merryflats. Ho 350 Govan Road, Glasgow
Below – 05/12/1873 – Glasgow Herald – Govan. Feuing lands and clay field. For sale. The Lands of South Merryflats, extending to 29 Acres 3 Roods and 31 70 Poles Imperial, situated close to the Moss Road Station of the Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway, and as possessed by the Merryflats Patent Brick Company. The clay, it is calculated, will last for many years and the ground being perfectly level, and having a supply of water for steam purposes, is well adapted for public works. Apply to Messrs Black & Honeyman, Writers, West Regent Street.
Below – 23/10/1874 – Glasgow Herald – The lands of south Merryflats as possessed by the Merryflats Patent Brick Co, Govan, Glasgow is for sale as a potential clayfield. (Note – SBH – I am not sure if this is the same area of land that was for sale the previous year or an additional area?)
30/07/1900 – Glasgow Herald – Details the marriage of Lizzie Young, only daughter of the late John Woodburn, Merryflats Brickworks, Govan.