Scottish bricks found in Mauritius

Photographs and information courtesy of Stuart Harrison.

“There is an old sugar mill in southern Mauritius (Bel Ombre) which has been redeveloped as a small shopping mall.

A nice touch is that they have used some of the original mill’s bricks as paving in the new centre.”




Below – Glenboig A1.

Glenboig A1 Mauritius

Below – Calder.

Calder Mauritius

Below – Bonnybridge Brand.

Bonnybridge brand Mauritius

Below – Forth.

Forth Mauritius

Below – Sankey Alumina x 2 – potentially of Scottish manufacture.

Sankey Alumina Mauritius



Below – Sankey BM Scotch –  potentially of Scottish manufacture.

Sankey BM Scotch Mauritius

Below – Elgin and Elgin HD – I have not seen this brickmark before but the brickmark suggests Scottish origins but more likely they were manufactured by Elgin Fireclay Ltd, Springs, South Africa.

Elgin Mauritius


Elgin HD Mauritius

Below – Union ND – Unknown origins.

Union ND Mauritius


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