Milton Brick & Tile Works, Carluke, Lanarkshire

Milton Brick & Tile Works, Carluke, Lanarkshire, operated from c1897 to 1978.

Scottish Clay Hollow-Ware Limited appear to have operated from Milton Brick Works and were incorporated on 15th July 1937 with registered office at the works.

Final closure came with the voluntary liquidation of T B Gibson & Co Ltd t/a Milton Tile Works, Carluke on 14th August 1978.

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04/03/1899 – Dundee Advertiser – James Young and Sons Limited, Railway and Public Works contractors, Edinburgh……the firm holds leases of a large brickwork at Milton, Carluke…….

06/06/1908 – Carluke and Lanark Gazette – Wanted Brick and Tile burner; wages 25s per week and free house and coal. Apply by Mnday to R & J Gibson, Milton Brick and Tile Works, Carluke.

Below – 19/09/1908 – Carluke and Lanark Gazette – Accident at Messrs R & J Gibson, Milton brick works – William Milligan injured.

13/02/1920 – Carluke and Lanark Gazette  – Contractors wanted to clean brick off stalk 120 feet high at Milton Works. Offers to be lodged by Wednesday 18th February – to Thomas Bryce, Secy, Rose Cottage Carluke.

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