The exact location of these brickworks appears to be unknown. Below – 07/07/1802 – Aberdeen Press and Journal – The partnership of the firm Caie and Allan is dissolved – Robert Caie and William Allan. Robert Caie is carrying on the manufacture of bricks, tiles and pavement at the work occupied by his late father…
Old Aberdeen brick kilns, Aberdeen – To be read in conjunction with the Seaton Brick and Tile Co).
Nothing is now visible of this brickworks, and its site lies in an area that has been landscaped as a golf course. The works are first depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Aberdeenshire, 1869, sheet lxxv) and they were still roofed at the end of the 19th century (1902, sheet lxx.NE).
27/04/1803 – Aberdeen Press and Journal – Bricks and tiles – The advance price of labour and every kind of material renders it necessary for the makers of brick and tile in New and Old Aberdeen, to make a small rise on their prices, which in future will be – Bricks per 1000 deliverable in Aberdeen £1 10s and tiles per 1000 deliverable in Aberdeen £3 15s.
Below – 03/02/1808 – Aberdeen Press and Journal – Alexander Smith, ironmonger moves from Netherkirkgate to the shop in Castle Street lately possessed by Mr Robert Caie … Alexander Smith continues to receive orders for Peter Nicholl and Company’s Brickwork, Old Aberdeen, as formerly.
1825 – 1826 – George Allan, Brick and Tile Maker, Old Aberdeen.
Peter Nicol, Brick and Tile Maker, Old Aberdeen.
1837 – George Allan, brick and tile maker, The Links, Aberdeen. (P181).
03/08/1852 – Stonehaven Journal – Royal Northern Agricultural Society – The Aberdeen Brick and Tile Co and Messrs Nicol and Co, Seaton had a variety of drain pipes and tiles on the ground. (Note – SBH – I am not certain that this relates to the Old Aberdeen establishment but I have added it here so it is recorded).
Below – 1869 – Brick Kilns, Old Aberdeen (To the right of the Seaton Works so are both these Works one of the same or were they operated separately?).