Found By Sue Butterworth. It was dug up in her garden at Bolwarra which is close to Maitland, Morpeth, Newcastle in New South Wales Australia. Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Alternative brickworks include: Glenboig Star Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Glenboig Fireclay Works, (Old Works) Glenboig, Lanarkshire .
Once again, many thanks to Chris Pasquali and her colleagues for letting me know about these latest Scottish brick finds.
They were found in Villa Ana Factory and Mocoví factory, Province Santa Fe, Argentina.
Villa Ana, Villa Guillermina, La Gallareta y Tartagal were “company towns” built with foreign capital for the production of tannin extract from the exploitation of quebracho colorado. (A hardwood tree) – WIKI
?NA – quite possibly ETNA
?ardcowan – could be a misspelled Cardowan brick – very unusual.
Found by Bob Trlin on the Cocos Islands, Australia. Jas Goldie & Son, Shawfield Toll, Glasgow, 1884 2019 – Bob states “We have just returned from the Cocos Islands located in the Indian Ocean half way between Perth and Sri Lanka. The Islands were settled in 1827 by the Clunies-Ross family and run as a copra…
Below – 28/11/1874 – Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald – The Cape Finisterre – A novel cargo – During the past week good deal of local interest has been felt in this new ship, loading here for Tasmania. The “Cape Finisterre” has been bnilt for Messrs Abram Lyle & Sons, of Greenock, Messrs Thomas Wingate &…
Found during an archaeology dig, Ravenswood, North Queensland, Australia. Photograph by kind permission of Dave Parkhill. Ravenswood is a small mining town and locality in the Charters Towers Region, Queensland, Australia. After the discovery of gold in 1868 through to the early 1900s, the township flourished and grew to nearly 5000 residents and boasted 48 hotels. Several…
This brick is in the possession of Jimmy Dobson in the USA. It was found in a river in New Hampshire, USA. Allan & Mann, Port Eglinton, Glasgow. Alternative brickworks include: Rutherglen Pottery, Glasgow. Mallsmire Works, Myrtle Park, Crosshill, Glasgow.
This brick is in the possession of the Rottnest Island Museum. Many thanks to Wendy Bradshaw for the photograph. J & M Craig, Perceton Fire Clay Works Kilmarnock. . . . .
Garnqueen Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Alternative brickworks include: Gartliston Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Building bricks at Garscadden Works, Drumchapel. Below – ‘Hurll Glasgow’ and ‘R & C’ bricks found by Boris Ivanovskij in Sukhum, Abkazia on the Black Sea. The bricks were found in a stove of a long two-stored building like a bunk house. I am 90%…
Found by Paula on Prince Edward Island, Canada Etna Brickworks, Armadale, West Lothian. Alternative brickworks include: West Works, Armadale, West Lothian . .
Found in Trinidad. This is not in my possession. Cityside Brick, Pipe and Fireclay Works, Greenhill, Glasgow. . . .
13/01/1846 – Greenock Advertiser – Brick and Drain Tiles – The Subscribers have for sale a quantity of bricks and drains at their Works at Caledonia Street, Paisley where the manufactory of these will continue as heretofore. James Craig & Co, Brick and Drain Tile Works, Caledonia Street, Paisley 09/01/1846. Below – 06/09/1850 – Glasgow…