1865 – John Christie, brick and tile maker, Cornton, Causewayside, Stirling/Clackmannan. 1871 – Census – John Christie is described as being born c. 1823 and a brick and tile worker – master. Employing 17 men and 3 women. He was living at Forthbank in the Parish of St Ninians. 30/04/1876 – John Christie dies. Below…
Millands Brick and Tile Works, Auchterarder aka Mill Lands Brick and Tile Works aka Aberuthven Tileworks.
04/03/1841 – Perthshire Courier – Valuable farms in Strathearn to let for 19 years … The remaining land of Millands consists of 20 imperial acres or thereby with the dwelling house and offices will also be let for such number of years as may be agreed on. On this farm there is a valuable bed of clay that has been tried and found to make tiles and bricks of very superior quality, which might be wrought by an enterprising tenant to great advantage, owing to the increasing demand for tiles in the neighbourhood. The above-mentioned farm lies on the north side of the turnpike road from Perth to Stirling by Auchterard … Crieff 18/02/1841
Below – 03/08/1848 – Perthshire Advertiser – Aberuthven Tileworks for sale near the Dunning Station, Scottish Central Railway.
30/09/1852 – Perthshire Advertiser – Valuable Farm on the Estate of Aberuthven, Strathearn to let … an arrangement may be made for letting, along with the farm, the Mill-Lands Brick and Tile Work with the land adjoining. The clay mill is driven by water and there is a large sale from the tile work.
Below – 01/06/1856 – Edinburgh Evening Courant – Millands Tilework for sale.
Below – 05/07/1858 – Glasgow Herald – Mill Lands Tilework for let … presently possessed by Mr John Christie …
1859 – 1862 – ScotlandsPlaces – Millands. William Johnston, tenant. A farmsteading, dwelling house, and offices, One storey, thatched and in ‘good repair’. To which are attached, tileworks, garden etc.; the property of Lady Graeme of Inchbracky. Residing at Aberruthven Cottage, By Auchterarder.
1862 – Millands Tileworks. W Johnston, Auchterarder.
Below – 1863 – Millands Tileworks near Auchterarder.