Oxnam Tileworks, Jedburgh, Scottish Borders

Oxnam Tileworks, Jedburgh, Scottish Borders aka Cringleburn Tileworks.

Many thanks to Chris J Veitch, Jedburgh for his assistance in ascertaining the location of this tilework.

1841 – Census – Cringleburn Tileworks, now Oxnam Sawmill. David (25)and Margaret Sives (30). David – drain tile manufacturer.

1841 – Census – Huntill Cottages, Jedburgh. William (20) and Isabella Dobson (20). William Dobson – tile maker.  (As the crow flies, Huntill is located close to Cringleburn and it is very likely William Dobson was employed as a tilemaker at the Cringleburn Tileworks).

30/01/1845 – Oxnam Church register – Jane?, daughter to William Chalmers, Cringleburn Tileworks was born 30th Jan 1845. Baptised 11th March.

07/02/1845 – Kelso Chronicle – 07/02/1845 – Births – At Oxnam Tileworks, on 30th ult, the wife of Mr Wm Chalmers, superintendent there, of a daughter.

01/02/1856 – Kelso Chronicle  – Births – At Oxnam Tileworks on the 21st ult, Mrs James Guthrie of a son.

06/11/1857 – Kelso Chronicle – Education – Mrs Forsythe most respectfully announces to the inhabitants of Oxnam and surrounding district that she intends opening her seminary on Monday 9th November where the usual branches of education are taught upon the most approved principals and lowest terms. Oxnam Tileworks.

Below – 1859 – Cringleburn Saw Mill, Oxnam. (Note – SBH – Although not detailed on this map, this is the likely location of the Oxnam or Cringleburn Tileworks).

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