Found by میرشمس الدین پیراسته فرد (Mir Shams Addin Pirastefard) at Shour Valley Geosite, Qeshm Island, Iran. This brick is now deposited at Qeshm Island UNESCO Global Geopark Museum. Bonnybridge Silica & Fireclay Co Ltd, Bonnybridge. alt Calder Firebrick Works, Airdrie, Lanarkshire. alt Chapelhall Works, Lanarkshire. Hepworth Ceramic Holdings plc (GR-Stein Refractories Ltd. parent co)…
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
These bricks were found by Paul McCullum and his son, Sam, on the banks of the East River, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada. . . . . Below – Gartcraig – Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow. Below – Glenboig – Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Alternative brickworks include: Glenboig Star Fireclay Works, Glenboig,…
Found by Rish Ramoutar during excavating foundations for a house in the Aranguez District, Trinidad. Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow. . . . .
This brick was found by Anastasiya Proshicheva at the site of an abandoned village at Svir River near the settlement called Lodeynoye Pole, District in Leningrad Oblast, Russia. Her great grandfather had lived there and she took it with her as a memory of her ancestor. The village was burnt by Nazis. Polton Coal Company…
The following two bricks are in the possession of Vladimir Smirnov. Both were found in St Petersburg, Russia. Vladimir states – “A very nice A.PATRICK & Co was found in the basement of one of St.Petersburg downtown buildings. Also CROWN brick was in the same bricklaying” Crown Fireclay Works, East Nelson Street, Glasgow. . ….
Found by Ian Suddaby at Prestonpans in Winchburgh. Ian states – I’ve never found this shape before and I can’t see it illustrated in any of the catalogues I’ve got. I’d call it an End or Side Circle brick and I’d guess it was intended to form curved structures where the skin only needed to be…
Found by Ian Suddaby at Winchburgh, West Lothian. I am not in possession of this example. 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.
Found by Bill Kellett. Bill states – This one was found in 2014 or 15 offshore at Union Bay, Vancouver Island, Canada. Union Bay was a shipping terminus for coal during the early part of the 20th Century. Atlas Brickworks, Bathville, Armadale, West Lothian. . .
This brick was found by Bill Kellett at the site of a former coal mining camp in Southern British Columbia, Canada. The mine and camp closed-down in 1940, and has long since become overgrown. Bill states – The camp was called Blakeburn, it operated from about 1922 until 1940. It was the site of British…
This brick was found by Craig Powell at the Mount Jackson gold mine in Western Australia. Craig states – There were dozens of them made into a kitchen fireplace and many more loosely stacked around the old station homestead near the abandoned mine. The kitchen section was an add on to the original building which…