(Note – SBH – Is this the same Robert Brand who ran brickworks in the Coatbridge area or indeed possibly his son)
Below – 30/08/1909 – Daily Telegraph and Courier, London – New Company – The Argentine Stone and Brick Company Limited. Capital £75,000. Directors – Robert Dirdin, Solicitior, London and J. R. J. Nield, Merchant London and Robert Brand Junior, Builder of Robert Brand and Sons, Lower Harbour, Perth. This Company has been formed for the purposes mentioned in this memorandum of association and especially to commence and carry on the manufacture and sale of ‘Brandern ‘ (or Brandem) stone and brick at San Lorenzo, Near Rosario and elsewhere in the Argentine Republic, South America…..The Company has secured the services for a period of 3 years of Mr William Brand who has been associated with Mr Robert Brand Jun, during the past 4 years in the manufacture of stone and bricks by the process to be acquired. He has agreed to act as works manager………..
Below – 10/06/1912 – The Scotsman – Robert Brand important sale of silicate brick plant and material, high pressure engine and boiler locco and steam derrick cranes, buildings, railway sidings etc at Silicate Brick and Stone Works, Lower Harbour, Perth on 13/06/1912. Sherlaw, Allan & Co have received instruction from Messrs Robert Brand & Sons to expose for sale by auction the whole plant, machinery and buildings…..