Many thanks to Mark Schulze for the following 4 photographs taken in 2020 and information. Mark states – This brick stack (Starworks J*D Glenboig) is in Discovery Hut on Ross Island, Antarctica, where I worked for the last few months. British polar explorer Robert Falcon Scott built the hut just after the turn of the…
Many thanks to Cris Pasquali for the following photographs and information.
Cris states ” I found these bricks in the Northern part of my city Rosario (Province of Santa Fe) on the coast of the Parana River. From the late nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century, railway, port and industrial activities were developed in the area. It is currently a new development called Puerto Norte. The Central Argentine Railway was a company of British capitals started in the year 1863″
Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.
Alternative brickworks include:
- Glenboig Star Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.
- Glenboig Fireclay Works, (Old Works) Glenboig, Lanarkshire
FCCA – probably made for the South American railway network as per this link – Click me
Below – Possibly FCP and possibly manufactured at Roughcastle Firebrick Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. This brick may have been manufactured for the South American Railway network. click here.
Below – Muzzio – Possibly manufactured at Roughcastle Firebrick Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire where a similar brick has been found.
The following photographs were kindly forwarded by Carol Durant, Vice President of the Rockingham District Historical Society in Western Australia. These Gartcraig stamped bricks are exhibited within the Rockingham Museum. The bricks were found locally and it is believed they would have been unloaded at the Port of Rockingham c. 1875 – 1908. Gartcraig Fire…
Found by Craig Powell at Mount Palmer, Yilgarn, Western Australia. Craig states:- There was an entire town at Mount Palmer but the hotel ruins are all that’s left. The brick was from a house site across from the hotel with several broken ones looking like a fireplace. Houses were mostly tin miners shacks around the…
This brick was found by Jan -Olof Bergman in Sweden. J-O states “Last summer I made a very interesting find. I found a brick with the inscription “Bourtreehill Kilmarnock”. It was found at a dumpsite for ballast in the little harbour of Furuögrund (approx. 500 miles north of Stockholm), where there was a big sawmill…
Found by Garry Bell in NE Victoria, Australia. Cardowan Fire Clay Works, Stepps, Glasgow. . . . .
Found by Ian Suddaby at the site of the old Boghead Brickworks. This example is not in my possession. Boghead Fireclay Works, Bathgate, West Lothian. The origins of ‘RH & Co’ are unknown. It is not thought that the initials stand for any one-time owner of the company. There is a small fly in the…
The following bricks were found in and around the Melbourne area of Victoria, Australia. They were found by Mark Fleming and they are in the possession of Philip Lehocz, an Australian brick collector. Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow. and Blochairn Sand and Fire Clay Co, Blochairn, Glasgow. and Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig,…
Found to the South West of St Peterburg, Russia. (Near the Estonian border). Many thanks to Vladimir Smirnov for sending the photograph. Whitehill Brickworks, Rosewell, Edinburgh, Midlothian. . . .
Photographed at the Andromeda Botanic Gardens in Barbados by Barney Corrigan. The manufacturer is unknown but it is highly likely to have been made at Etna or Atlas as similar bricks have been found on site. Atlas Brickworks, Bathville, Armadale, West Lothian. Etna Brickworks, Armadale, West Lothian. Alternative brickworks include: West Works, Armadale, West Lothian….
Found at the old Etna and Atlas Brickworks site. Atlas Brickworks, Bathville, Armadale, West Lothian. Etna Brickworks, Armadale, West Lothian. Alternative brickworks include: West Works, Armadale, West Lothian. The manufacturer is unknown but it is highly likely to have been made at Etna or Atlas. WTH & Co is likely the name of an unknown…