Found by Jennifer Shelby, in Crooked Creek near the village of Riverside-Albert in New Brunswick, Canada. Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow. . . . . .
Many thanks to Ibon Abuin, Alejandro Gandul and Jose Carlos Bernal for the information and photographs that follow.
SS Canarias was a French nationality cargo ship.
J & M Craig, Perceton Fire Clay Works Kilmarnock.
Darnley Fireclay Works, Nitshill, Glasgow (Allan Kirkwood)
Below – J & M Craig Kilmarnock brick.
Below – Scottish brick marked ‘J & M Craig Ltd, Kilmarnock’
Below – Scottish brick marked ‘Kirkwood’
Below – Part of the ships boiler has been exposed.
Found in Glasgow. Note the frog shape on this circle brick with the eyelid across the top right corner ( It is the same on the rear ) The 3 is stamped to the end and will be the Company’s code reference for the angle of the arc. J & M Craig, Perceton Fireclay Works,…
They were found together in Vytegra, Russia by Alexander Metelin. Reichmann, Glasgow and Hurll, Glasgow. Both bricks were made at Glenboig by Mark and Peter Hurll. . . .
Many thanks to Vladimir Smirnov for the following information. This Bald brick should be manufactured by Alexander Bald, Alloa Brick & Tile Works, Alloa, Clackmannanshire. It was found in St Petersberg, Russia. All known bricks marked BALD are accompanined by the initial ‘A’ – A. BALD. However in this example the word BALD appears to be…
The following Scottish bricks were photographed at the Andromeda Botanic Gardens in Barbados by Barney Corrigan. . . . . . Below – Mac Brand – Believed to be Scottish but not confirmed. Below – Starworks, Glenboig. Below – Gartcraig. Below – DB 7232 Karrena 611 / 10A AW – Dykehead Fire Brick Works, Bonnybridge…
Found by Nikki Stewart, Enviromental Officer, Kimberley Ekapa Mining JV, South Africa. The Gartcraig brick was found on a slag heap at Kimberley, the home of South African diamond mining. Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow. . . .
The following Starworks bricks have been found by Angel Trendafilov. Angel is an archaeologist with Underground overground Archaeology an archaeological consultancy based in Christchurch, New Zealand. Both bricks were found in Christchurch, New Zealand. Below – Found July, 2017. A partial Starworks brick. It was just a single find in small residential section in Christchurch at…
Bonnybridge bricks found by Flint Benson at a Cedar Shingle Mill near Mount Vernon in Washington State, USA. The exact working dates of the Cedar Mill are not exactly known but thought to be c. 1880 to c.1920. Bonnybridge Silica & Fireclay Brickworks, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. . . . . . .
This Forth brick was found and photographed by Ze’ev Erlich and Shay Shemesh. It was found in a ruined furnace or kiln near Sde Ilan, northern Israel. It was most likely a lime kiln. Roughcastle Firebrick Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. . . . . .
Found by Aadish Rawat and Aaradhya Rawat in an old abandoned textile mill, Ujjain, India. Gartcraig Pressed Glasgow. Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow . . .