08/07/1846 – Dumfries and Galloway Standard – Marriages. At Dalmelington Manse on 26th ult., by the Rev William Gilchrist, Mr Henry McCulley, Tielworks to Margaret, eldest daughter of Mr Breggan, Kirkmichael. (Note – SBH – I am uncertain as to which tileworks Mr McCulley worked in so I have detailed this here meantime in order that it is recorded).
1855 – 1857 – Scotlands Places – A tile and brick work with a drying shed a kiln and cottage house; both tile and brick, are made by machinery, of clay found adjacent which is considered a good quality for its purpose. The property of the Hone. [Honourable] Colonel F. M. Cathcart
Below – 1857 – Sillyhole Tileworks.
1858 – Mineral Statistics of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland for 1858 – A kiln exists at Sillyhall (Sillyhole), Dalmellington and tiles &c are manufactured there.
1862 – J Young, Sillyhole Tileworks, Dalmellington.
1875 – J Young, Sillyhole Tileworks, Dalmellington, Ayrshire.
1894 – The Sillyhole Tileworks are no longer in operation. They have been replaced by a large curling pond.