Nethermuir Brickworks, Near Bathgate, West Lothian.


Nethermuir or Netherwood.

Below 1854 – 1855 – Nethermuir Brickworks.

1878 – John Alexander, brick and tile maker, Nethermuir and Broompark, Bathgate and Cowdenhill Blairdarty by Duntocher.

01/12/1883 – Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser – An article on a disputed right of way from Torphichen to the Nethermuir Tileworks.

1886 – John Alexander & Sons, brick and tile maker, Nethermuir and Avoncrook, Bathgate. (Page 942).

02/05/1902 – Linlithgowshire Gazette – Reference to poaching with greyhounds taking place near to Nethermuir Tileworks.

16/02/1906 – Edinburgh Evening News … The boilers at Nethermuir Tileworks and Dykeside Farm were on Wednesday stripped of brass fittings … 2 men appear in court.

Below – 1913 – The original brickworks is no longer in operation but there is now a tileworks showing a mineral rail and extensive clay pits.

Below – 1938 – Nethermuir Tileworks.

30/01/1942 – West Lothian Courier – An article regarding the golden wedding celebrations of Mr and Mrs Alexander Kerr, (69), Fallside, Hardhill Road, Bathgate. Mr Kerr’s father was popularly known as ‘Sack’ Kerr and was for 25 years the foreman at Alexanders tileworks at Nethermuir …

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