This was found by Glenn Robinson in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia. Glenn states – The homestead of Richard Amos Robinson and Sybella Robinson nee Pauley. They came from Heathcote, Victoria around 1908 and build their home in South Boulder/Kalgoorlie. The home was a 3 bedroom iron and camp home which was extended to seven rooms, Richard…
These ‘P & M Hurll, Glasgow’ bricks were photographed by Harry Hughes at the Widow Sammons House, Carrowkennedy, Republic of Ireland.
Note the reversed letter ‘S’.
The owner of the house said the bricks were on the floor. He has reused the old bricks to form a hearth for a stove.
This is a link to some information on the Widow Sammons and her house – click me.
Peter and Mark Hurll.
Garnqueen Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.
Alternative brickworks include:
- Gartliston Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.
Building bricks at Garscadden Works, Drumchapel.
Below – P & M Hurll, Glasgow.
Below – The Widow Sammons house.
The following bricks are in the collection of Allan Hackett, Sydney, Australia. The bricks were all found in Australia. Below – ‘Glenboig’ and ‘Starworks Glenboig’ bricks – Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Alternative brickworks include: Glenboig Star Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Glenboig Fireclay Works, (Old Works) Glenboig, Lanarkshire Below – Shawsrigg Fire Clay &…
Found by Ian Suddaby in Glen Village, Falkirk. I am not in possession of this example. Garnqueen Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire Alternative brickworks include: Gartliston Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Building bricks at Garscadden Works, Drumchapel.
Found by Hock Keong in Singapore. Hock states – The Glenboig brick was found on Semakau Island, Singapore. Pulau Semakau, which was probably a prominent fishing village for many of the native sea folks for probably centuries, but were all resettled in the 1980s onto mainland Singapore. All the structures and homes were demolished, and…
Found by Hock Keong in Singapore. Hock states – This half a brick from a hilly area beside a road, Clementi Road, but which used to be Reformatory Road, before the road was re-named. The location is a short distance away from the grounds of the former Reformatory School which started in February 1901, for…
These bricks were found by Denis Foulem along the Bathurst harbour seashore, located in the province of New Brunswick in Canada. Denis states:- The bricks were used to build a large, three-story building on Main Street in Bathurst way back in 1901, which was the W.J. Kent Company Ltd general store and headquarters. The business…
Found by Daud Rajah in Abadan, Iran. The ‘Dougall’ brick was found in a domestic fireplace of a house in Harrow, Abadan, Southern Iran. This house was destroyed during the Iran-Iraq war. James Dougall & Sons Ltd, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. Alternative brickworks include: Bonnyside Brickworks, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. . . . .
These bricks were found by Will Ware on a farm at Sunbury, Victoria, Australia. They were random finds around the farm. Fraser and Sanderson, fire brick manufacturers, Inverkeithing. . . . .
Found by Meredith Gedge-Hawkins in the Ottawa River off Jacques Cartier Park in Gatineau, Quebec Canada. . . . . Below – Gartcraig Scotland No 1 – Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, by Millerston, Glasgow. . Below – Gartcraig – Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, by Millerston, Glasgow. Below – Glenboig – Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig,…
Many thanks to José Ignacio Aguilera Martinez for the following information. José states – I share some images of the exhibition room that I developed, about the mining history of the nineteenth century in La Higuera (Chile). In it, there are photographs of reverberatory furnaces and a series of refractory bricks, of the group the only Chilean…