Milnquarter Fireclay & Gannister Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire

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

27/08/1913 – Falkirk Herald – Court Action – The action was in the instance od Stewart and Shaw, stevedores, general terminus, Glasgow against John G Stein 7 Co Ltd, Fireclay Works, Bonnybridge. Pursuers sued for payment of £51 2s 6d. which they alleged was due to them for dischasrging a consignment of bricks and clay which ad arrived from the defenders works in trucks at Glasgow for shipment by teh steamer Brya Head on 15 January last.  Stein argued that there should have been no additional charge over the normal agreement and payments whereby goods were loaded and unloaded.  The goods amounted to 1802 tons, 4cwts of bricks and 364 tons 5 cwts of clay which had been transported by Railway trucks. The judge found for the defenders, John G Stein.

Below – 27/02/1926 – Falkirk Herald – J.G.Steins workers gathering.

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06/06/1928 – Falkirk Herald  – Milnquarter Fire Clay Mine, Bonnybridge belonging to Messrs J. G Stein & Coy, brick manufacturers.  Following a heavy all of clay and ganister from the mine roof, William Wells, clay miner died of his injuries.

Below – 23/02/1929  – Falkirk Herald – John G Stein annual social outing.

Below – 04/04/1931 – Falkirk Herald – Employee’s reunion  – Annual gathering of employee’s of Messrs John G Stein & Co – Col Stein and the trade outlook.

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Below – 03/01/1935 – The Scotsman – Fatal accident at Milnquarter brick works.

July 1970 – Clay Worker Magazine –  For sale.  – 69 Used 4 Wheel Steel Brick Drier Bogies ( wish I had one of these!)

Overall sizes of these
(4′ 4″ long x 3′ wide x 4′ 11″ high)
29 of them have 55 compartments
9 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ and
40 have 18 compartments at
1′ 3 1/2″ x 7″

GR-Stein Refractories Limited, Bonnybridge, Scotland

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