Found by Michael Fallone in the Glasgow area. The additional mark looks like a capital ‘I’ Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow. . . .
Patent R Brown Paisley
Christine Warren, Canada writes – I took the attached in Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada in 2011. Pictou is known as the birthplace of New Scotland. Bricks stamped ‘Etna’, ‘Thistle’ and ‘Gartcraig Scotland Gaskil’ form part of a blacksmiths forge at the ironworks in Pictou, Nova Scotia. Etna Brickworks, Armadale, West Lothian. Alternative brickworks include: West…
This brick was found by David W Garcia on Treasure Island, Budd Bay Inlet, Washington State, USA. Note the ‘lazy’ C, lying on its back. This example is not in my possession. Heathfield Fireclay Works, Garnkirk. . .
This brick was found by David W Garcia on Treasure Island, Budd Bay Inlet, Washington State, USA. Heathfield Fireclay Works, Garnkirk. . . . .
Gartcraig brick found by Denny DeMeyer at an old whaling station located in Rose Harbor at the far South end of the Moresby Island/Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Canada. Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow. . . . .
Found in the Gartmore, Stirling area by Frank Nicolson. This example is not in my possession. Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow. . . .
Found at Heathfield Fire Clay Works. Note the thumbprint to the top right which has slightly deformed the ‘S’. Heathfield Fireclay Works, Heathfield, Lanarkshire. Alternative brickworks include: Cardowan Fireclay Works, Lanarkshire. .
Found by Shara Haq at the former site of the New Albany/Star Glass Works site, near the Ohio River in New Albany, Indiana, USA. J & M Craig, Hillhead and Perceton Fireclay Works, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire. . . . .
Found by Ian Suddaby in the Falkirk area. This example is not in my possession. 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) bought the Bonnybridge Silica & Fireclay Co. Ltd in 1972, closed Bonnybridge works in…
Found by Steve Cogle in the Portobello area. Note the letters are raised on this example and unusually, the ‘LTD’ sits below the maker’s name. Robert Brown & Son, Ferguslie Fireclay Works, Paisley, Renfrewshire. . . .