Minto Brick Company Limited, Cherryton Brickworks, Clackmannanshire

Many thanks to Andrew Wood for much of the information that follows.

Minto Brick Company Limited

Company number SC062934

 23/08/1977 – Incorporation date.

Registered address 166 Buchannan Street, Glasgow.

19/10/1984 – Dissolved by this date.

Canmore refers to the Cherryton Brick Company and the Minto Brick Company as being associated with each other.

The Minto Brick Company.  – The Cherryton Brickwork closed in 1976 but it still occupied the premises in 1978.  James Minto acquired the works in 1979 and went into receivership in 1980.  James Minto and the previous owner lived in Tillicoultry and used the same office in the town that was owned by the Clackmannan Fuel Supply Company.

From the Valuation Rolls – 1978 – 1979 – James Minto lived at 2 Kirktoun Gardens, Tillicoultry. When Minto became the proprietor of the brickwork site he did not acquire the adjacent the mineral deposits which had previously been owned by the Cherryton Brickwork Ltd., Tullygarth.

Below – 1978 – 1979 – Valuation rolls.

1980 – The Minto registered address was 166 Buchannan Street, Glasgow.  D McNaught & Co. a firm of liquidators and I think the official liquidator was R H Armour.

Below – Headed notepaper for the Minto Brick Company Ltd, 98 High Street, Tillicoultry.


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