Palacecraig Brickworks, Near Calderbank, Airdrie, North Lanarkshire

07/02/1891 – Glasgow Herald – Yesterday a labourer named James Simond of no fixed residence sustained a fracture to his left thigh bone and other injuries by falling over at Palacecraig Brickworks, Near Calderbank. He was conveyed to Glasgow Royal Infirmary in the ambulance van.

Below – 19/03/1892 – Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser – 42 tramps sent to prison while lodging in unoccupied kilns at Palacecraig and Faskine Brickworks along with their wives and children. They are described as ‘Tousie’ and ‘Unwashed’.

Below – 1897 – Palacecraig Brickworks.

Below – 1911 – Faskine Brickworks. – Palacecraig Brickworks have gone by this time.

05/09/1919 – Kilsyth Chronicle – New Companies registered last week – Faskine and Palacecraig Brick and Coal (Limited). Capital £10,000 in £1 shares. Private Company. Subscribers John J McMurdo, solicitor, 10 Bank Street, Airdrie, and John Weir, brick manufacturer, Castlecary by Bonnybridge.

1920 – 21 – Castlecary Fireclay Co., Ltd., firebrick furnace block manufacturers, Castlecary, Palacecraig Colliery and Faskine Brickworks, Airdrie. Office, 45 Renfield street. Tel. Nos, 3406 Central and 12 Dullatur; telegrams, “ Weir, Castlecary, Glasgow.

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