Robert Barr, Brick maker, Foundry Open, Gallowgate, Glasgow.

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1835 – 1836 – Robert Barr, brick maker and builder, 6 Sydney Street. Works  – College Park, Glasgow

1836 – 1837 – Robert Barr, brick maker and builder, 6 Sydney Street. Works  – College Park, Glasgow

1837 – Robert Barr, brick maker, 6 Sydney Street (page 542)

12/07/1845 – Glasgow citizen – The City Theatre is built from original plans by William Spence esq, architect of this city. The brick work by Mr Robert Barr of Bellgrove Place.

The City Theatre was built in 1845 by John Henry Anderson, known as “The Wizard of the North” during his earlier career as a travelling conjurer. The theatre had a capacity of 5,000 and occupied a plot on Jail Square at the edge of Glasgow Green, opposite the Justiciary Buildings at the foot of the Saltmarket. The theatre burned down on 18 November 1845, five months after opening.

Below – 15/12/1855 – Paisley Herald – Court Action – Robert Barr, Brickmaker, Glasgow against William Findlay, Wright and Builder, Glasgow.

1857 – 1858 –  Robert Barr, brickmaker and builder ; brick works, Whitevale ; house, 87 Great Hamilton street.

1858 – 1859 – Robert Barr – Brickmaker , Brickworks – head of foundry open, Camlachie. Ho 87 Gt Hamilton Street, Glasgow (page 48)

1861 – Robert Barr – Brickmaker, Foundry Open, Gallowgate. House – 87 Great Hamilton Street, Glasgow.

Below – 14/01/1863 – Glasgow Herald  – Brickfield to let. The brickfield in Foundry Open, Gallowgate, within a mile of the cross, as at present occupied by Mr Robert Barr. Apply to Mr McCasland, Gartcraig by Shettleston or to Mr Peter Shannon, Builder, 105 Stockwell Street.

1873 – 1874 – Robert Barr – Brickmaker and Builder, 504 Gallowgate, Glasgow

1876 – 1877 – Robert Barr – Brickmaker and Builder, 504 Gallowgate, Glasgow

1880 – 1881 – Barr, Robert, brickmaker and builder, 504 Gallowgate, Glasgow

 

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