Sheepmount Brickworks, North Woodside, Glasgow

Sheepmount or Sheepsmount.

Below – 1858 – Sheepmount Brickfield, North Woodside.

12/08/1863 – Glasgow Herald – The rock and clay on the lands of North Woodside, parts of the former being a fine white rock and the latter suitable for brick making and pottery purposes. Particulars will be given and offers received by William Cowan, accountant, 64 St Vincent Street.

1867 – 1868 – Hardie and Anderson – Brickmakers, Sheepmount, Maryhill Road. Ho 345 Dumbarton Road, Partick.

1872 –  Hardie Bros – Brickmakers, Sheepsmounts, Garscube Road, Glasgow.

19/08/1872 – Glasgow Herald – Brickmakers plant by auction. P Burn Son & McColl have been instructed by James Wink Esq, C.A judicial factor on the Estate of Hardie Brothers etc to sell at Firhill Farm, Maryhill Road on Friday 28th August at 12 noon a large lot of brickmakers plant consisting wheeling planks, wheelbarrows, clay mill etc

25//10/1872 – Kincardinshire Advertiser – Scots sequestrations – Hardie Brothers, John Hardie & Son and John Hardie & Sons, brickmakers at Sheepsmount Brickworks, North Woodside Road, Glasgow.

26/11/1872 – Glasgow Herald – Glasgow bankruptcy court  – Yesterday in the sequestration of the Hardie Brothers, brick makers at Sheepmount and farmers at Firhill near Glasgow, Mrs Hardie, wife of John Hardie senior, was examined before Sheriff Bell in reference to her management of the dairy and the disposal of the funds received by her. Robert Hardie, one of the bankrupts, was re-examined regarding the deficiency brought out in their state of affairs but was still unable to account for upwards of £500 and the trustee being dissatisfied the examination was once again adjourned. Mr T.L Selkirk was present as trustee to the estate and Mr Lindsay as law agent in the sequestration.

Below – 30/04/1873 – Glasgow Herald – Discharged bankrupts – Hardie brothers.

Below – 23/09/1882 – Glasgow Herald – Fire in property belonging to Robert McKellar, Sheepmount.

c.1876 – c.1883 – Robert McKellar & Co – Brickworks, Glasgow.

1875 – 1876 – Robert McKellar & Co., brick makers, Sheepmount, New City Road, Glasgow.

1878 – 1879 – Robert McKellar, brickmaker, 14 Kerrsland Terrace.

1881 – 1882 – Robert McKellar (of Robert McKellar & Co., brickmakers, Sheepmount, New City Road.

1882 – Robert McKellar & Co, brickworks, New City Road, Glasgow.

1882 – 1883  – Robert McKellar & Co., brickmakers, Sheepmount,  New City Road; House, Woodland terrace, Albert Road, Shawlands.

1885 – 1886 – John Paterson & Son, builders, brickmakers, and contractors, Nursery Brickworks, Pollokshaws road, Sheepmount Brickworks, New City Road; Office, 522 Pollokshaws Road.

1886 – Donald R Paterson, brickmaker (John Paterson & Son), Hillfoot, Nithsdale Rd. Pollokshields.

John Paterson & Son, brickmakers, builders & contractors, 522 Pollokshaws Road.

John Paterson, brickmaker (John Paterson & Son), Hillfoot, Nithsdale.

John Paterson, brickmaker, Sheep’s mount, New City Rd. & Shaw’s Rd.

1890 – 1891 – James Allan, brickmaker, Sheepmount, New City Road, Glasgow. House 50 Wilton Street, Glasgow. (Note – SBH – Is this the same James Allan that operated out of the Craighall or Carluke Brickworks or are they one of the same?)

Below – 1894 – This may be the location of the Sheepmount Brickworks. (Not marked on the 1858 map or the 1909 map)

Below – 30/08/1897 – Glasgow Herald – Sheepmount Brickworks for sale (It also refers to trotting horses for sale but I suspect this is a separate auction).

 

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