Found by Garry Bell in NE Victoria, Australia. Cardowan Fire Clay Works, Stepps, Glasgow. . . . .
The following bricks are depicted in a book written by Warwick Gemmell and entitled – “And so we graft from six to six”. It describes the brickmaking history of New South Wales, Australia.
The following Scottish bricks feature as being imported into NSW.
GEC S Cardowan (Note – does anyone know what GEC & S stands for)
Starworks JD Glenboig
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….
This brick was found by Daniel Ruben Paz and his wife at Lujan Dam, a town in Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina. Daniel states ” Today (02/01/2020), while walking with my wife we have seen something buried with an acronym, FC .., it looked nothing more than that, but given the place where we live it…
Found by Jennifer Richardson at extreme low tide buried in the sludge under the ocean water in Tod Inlet Victoria British Columbia. Usually, the area is under 15 feet of water. There used to be an old cement factory there in the early 1900s until 50s or 60s. Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, by Millerston, Glasgow….
Found by Michael Fallone in the Glasgow area. This brick was found among numerous Gartcraig bricks dumped in a landfill hole just off Gartcraig Road, Glasgow, not far from the site of the old Gartcraig Fireclay Works. It is very similar in style and colour to Gartcraig bricks and as such it is very likely…
Found by Michael Fallone in the Glasgow area. Note the thumbprint to top right. Note also the difference in height of the letters especially between the ‘C’ and the adjacent ‘R’. Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow. . .
Found by Eddie McLean in the Glasgow area. Garnqueen Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire Alternative brickworks include: Gartliston Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Building bricks at Garscadden Works, Drumchapel. Dourie is a trademark of P and M Hurll, Gartliston Brickworks, Glenboig
The following Scottish bricks are in the possession of Jean Bear, USA and were found in California, USA. . . . . Below – Morningside O – Morningside Fireclay Works, Newmains, North Lanarkshire. (This may have actually been found in Reno, Nevada?) Below – Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow.