Found by Ian Suddaby in Carluke. Meadow Brickworks, Braidwood, Lanarkshire. Subtle differences between my similar brick. The distance between the lines of text is different as is the spacing between the letters. . . .
Found by Michael Fallone in the Glasgow area.
Patent Hodge McDonald Glasgow – Porter Street Brickworks, Camlachie, Glasgow.
William Hodge, brickmaker, Port Street, Glasgow.
09/02/1856 – Paisley Herald – Fearful hurricane … Glasgow … a chimney stalk in Hodge & McDonald’s Brickwork was completely destroyed …
Below – 04/05/1857 – Glasgow Herald – On and after this date we pay John Bell his wages daily or hourly if required. Hodge, McDonald & Co, Porter Street Brickworks, Camlachie.
There is also this example Hodge, McDonald and Corbet (I am unsure if this is a later or earlier relationship than Hodge, McDonald.)
21/08/1854 – Glasgow Herald – Ground near Parkhead to be feued and ground for brickfields to be let. To be feued, those parts of the Estate of Carntyne, lying in the immediate vicinity of Messrs Napiers Forge and adjacent to the road from Glasgow to Edinburgh by Duke Street. Those parts of the lands are…
Found by Michael Fallone in the Glasgow area. William Hodge, brick maker, Porter Street, Glasgow. . . . .
Found by Eddie McLean in the Glasgow area. William Hodge, brick maker, Porter Street, Glasgow . . . .
(Note – SBH – There were a number of brickworks in Porter Street and ascertaining which was which and what information relates to individual brickworks is very confusing. See also the Camlachie Brickworks, Porter Street.) 1858 – 59 – Wm Hodge, Brickmaker, Porter St, Glasgow. House 4 Great Eastern Road, Glasgow. 1871 – 1872 –…
Found by Eddie McLean in Glasgow. William Hodge, brickmaker, Porter Street, Glasgow. . . . .
Found by Michael Fallone in the Glasgow area. The Corbet relates to Robert Corbet & Sons, Newlands Brickworks, Westthorn, Glasgow It is unknown as to which exact works manufactured this brick. William Hodge, brickmaker, Porter Street, Glasgow There is also this brick marked Hodge, McDonald & Co (Earlier or later than this example?) Below –…