Found by Jeannie Cooper in the Marykirk, Aberdeenshire area. Montrose Brick & Tile Works, Pugieston, Montrose. Alternative brickworks include: – Dryley’s Brick, Tile and Pottery Works, Hillside, Montrose, Angus – sometimes spelt Drylees. . . .
Newbigging Brickworks, Near Hedderwick, Montrose aka Hedderwick.
Below – 07/06/1806 – Caledonian Mercury – Brick works and clay bank for sale on the lands of Newbigging of Hedderwick.
Below – 15/10/1807 – Caledonian Mercury – Sale of lands in Forfarshire. The lands of Newbigging, lying in the parish of Montrose … at the extremity of the lands there is a valuable brickwork, let as a progressive rent of L.12, L.15 and L.20 Sterling.
Below – 02/06/1808 – Caledonian Mercury – Sale of lands in Forfarshire. The lands of Newbigging, lying in the parish of Montrose … at the extremity of the lands there is a valuable brickwork
Below – Aerial view of Puggieston brick and tile works (as marked by 2 red crosses) and Newbigging Farm (as marked by 1 red cross) – Could the Newbigging Brickworks as referred to in the article above actually be on the same site as was later named Puggieston Brick and Tile Works? (Pugeston Bricks). They could of course also be the same site as the Dryleys Brick and Tile Works which is next to Hedderwick Farm.