Scottish bricks found in Canada

The following Scottish bricks were found by Tracie Perrie on the shore at Borden, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Below – ‘Glenboig’.

Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.

Alternative brickworks include:

  • Glenboig Star Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.
  • Glenboig Fireclay Works, (Old Works) Glenboig, Lanarkshire

Below – ‘Gartcraig Scotland Gaskil’.

Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow.

Below – Possibly stamped ‘Thistle’.

  • Stein, Castlecary Fireclay Works, Castlecary, Stirlingshire.
  • Stein, Manuel Firebrick and Refractory Works, Whitecross, Stirlingshire.
  • Stein & Co, Anchor Brickworks, Denny, Stirlingshire.
  • Milnquarter Fireclay & Gannister Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire

Below – ‘Stirling’.

The manufacturer of this fire brick is unknown but it was found among the Scottish bricks above and as such it is highly likely that it was manufactured in Scotland albeit the exact works are currently unknown.

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