Found by AOC Archaeology at the old glassworks, Bath Road, Leith, Edinburgh. Heathfield Fireclay Works, Heathfield, Lanarkshire. Alternative brickworks include: Cardowan Fireclay Works, Lanarkshire. . .
Patent R Brown Paisley
The following Scottish bricks were found by Denis O’Keefe on the south-west coast of Victoria, Australia. The Cumbernauld and Cardowan Patent were both found in the same pile of bricks on the shore. The pile is thought to be discarded ships ballast. . Below – Cardowan Patent – Cardowan Fire Clay Works, Stepps, Glasgow. Cumbernauld…
It was found by Pauline Godbout Santerre on a beach in, Canada. . . . . Below – Bourtreehill Kilmarnock – Bourtreehill Fireclay Works, Dreghorn, Ayrshire.
Many thanks to Terrence Honore and the Palmiste Historical Society for the following information. These Scottish bricks were found on the Cedar Grove, Canaan Palmiste Estates, Trinidad. They were formerly owned by Scotsmen like the Lamonts. A chimney of bricks from that era 1810, still stands, along with bridges and a few other structures. The…
This brick was found by Debbie and Trevor McBride in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. Debbie states – “We had been told that there was a Hudson Bay Company Dairy on our property. The Creek that runs through our property is called “Dairy Creek” for the reason of the dairy being here. That was in 1860.”…
Found in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA by Larry Cormier. Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, by Millerston, Glasgow. . . . .
This brick was found by Emily Zeringue in a little town called Pierre Part, South Louisiana, USA. . . . . Below – Forth – Roughcastle Firebrick Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire.
Found by Noah Gallan in St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada. The bricks were found in a fireplace purchased by Noah. . . . Below – Gartcraig – Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow.
Found by Matt Elsworth. . . . . Below – Morningside – Morningside Fireclay Works, Newmains, North Lanarkshire. Below – Gartcraig – Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow. Found on the shore at Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada.
Found by Anthony Hall at the Roebourne Gaol, Western Australia, Australia. The brick was used to build one of the ovens on site. A cyclone in 1872 had devastated Roebourne, and during the rebuilding process noted public works architect, George Temple Poole was involved in the design of several of Roebourne’s new buildings, including the gaol,…