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.
Scottish bricks found in Santa Felicia, Argentina by Cris Pasquali and colleagues.
Mac Brand – which is still unidentified but possibly Scottish
Possibly BWC – which is still unidentified but possibly Scottish
Robert Brown Paisley
The Dumley brick will be a Lumley and the variation with the castle motif.
Below – A photo of the MAC Brand brick having just been discovered on site. Link
The following Scottish bricks are in the possession of Jean Bear, USA and were found in Newfoundland, Canada. . . . . Below – Gartcraig – Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow. Below – Glenboig M – Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Alternative brickworks include: Glenboig Star Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Glenboig Fireclay…
Found by Patti Graves – Wesolosky in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan, USA. Patti states ” I found it close to an abandoned copper mining community of Delaware, Michigan. I have it prominently displayed in my home. Through your website, I have gleaned some information. I have no idea how it found it’s way to the…
This example is not in my possession. The Scottish Industrial Archaeology Survey published a report in 1985 entitled ” A survey of Scottish brickmarks. During the compilation of this report in which the survey officers visited working and derelict brickworks sites, many items of interest were donated or found. Many of these items were thereafter…
Found by Ian Suddaby at Kirkcudbright, Galloway. This mark is stamped on an animal feed trough and there may also be an additional ‘Y’ stamped to the right of the main mark. I do believe this is yet another example of a Scottish brick manufacturer making bricks for a customer and adding the customer’s name…
Haghill Brick Company, Duke Street, Glasgow. (Note – SBH – The telegram address is ‘Hurll Glasgow’. This company was likely run by P and M Hurll). 1899 – 1900 – Haghill Brick Company, plastic clay brick manufacturer. Office, 144 West Regent Street. Works, 895 Duke Street. Telegrams, Hurll Glasgow. 1900 – 1901 – Haghill Brick…
Found by Ian Suddaby in Ayrshire. Gully trap drain cover stamped R. Brown & Son Paisley. Caledonian Brick and Drain Tile Works, Paisley, Renfrewshire or Ferguslie or Shortroods. . . .
This brick was found by Kathleen Forward at the site of the Albion Mines Foundry in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada. Photographed by Laura de Boer. The foundry was established in 1827 and was in operation until at least 1865 and possibly as late as the 1890s. Garnkirk Fireclay Works, Garnkirk, Lanarkshire. . . ….
Found by Eddie McLean at Glenboig. Garnqueen Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire Alternative brickworks include: Gartliston Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Building bricks at Garscadden Works, Drumchapel. .
Found near Yangon, Myanmar by Htin Kyaw. Roughcastle Firebrick Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. . . . .