Scottish bricks found in Suriname, South America

The following bricks were found in Suriname, South America by Marnix (John) Visser.

Marnix states – I have found several bricks on an old Scottish plantation in Suriname South America with the name Waterloo and located in Nickerie at the border with Guyana. James Balfour was the plantation owner.



Below – Hurlford – Hurlford Fireclay Works, Hurlford, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire.

Below – F & S Inverkeithing – Patent stamped to rear – Fraser and Sanderson, Fire brick manufacturers, Inverkeithing.


Below – Starworks Glenboig –

Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.

Alternative brickworks include:

  • Glenboig Star Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.
  • Glenboig Fireclay Works, (Old Works) Glenboig, Lanarkshire

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