Milnquarter Fire Clay Mine, High Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire

17/11/1887 – John Stein starts to drive the mine with 6 employees.

26/02/1888 – The clay is reached.

11/11/1911 – Falkirk Herald – Sequel to a clay mine fatality – ln Falkirk Sheriff Court Thursday, public inquiry was held in presence of Sheriff Moffatt and a jury, in regard to to the death of Clark Reid, miner, Loch view, High Bonnybridge. From the evidence led it appeared that the deceased was at work in the main haulage road in Milnquarter Clay Mine, High Bonnybridge, occupied by John G. Stein and Company, brick manufacturers, when a large piece fire clay fell upon him from the side of the road and struck him on the neck. He was instantly killed. Four witnesses were examined, and at the close of the evidence, the jury, without retiring, returned a formal verdict.

Below – 21/06/1913 – Falkirk Herald – Michael Connor, clay worker seriously injured at Steins Milnquarter clay mine.

c. 1949 – By the end of the 1940’s the clay at the Milnquarter Mine was almost worked out and a new mine was started at Tippetcraig.

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