Strathord Tile Works, Stanley, Perthshire

Strathord Tile Works, Stanley, Perthshire aka Marlehall Tile Work.

04/01/1849 – Perthshire advertiser – The tide of thorough-draining is beginning set in, in right earnest this quarter. The tile-works Strathord are in full working condition; houses for the work-people are contracted for; and farmers are making arrangements for spring operations. Altogether, there is a bestirring for agricultural improvement, which is no longer a matter of choice, but of actual and urgent necessity. 01/01/1849

Below – 04/09/1851 – Perthshire Advertiser – Marlehall Tile Work on the Strathord Estate for sale plus a large quantity of drain pipes and collars.

Below – 1864 – Strathord Tile Works. They are marked as disused by 1896.

06/01/1896 – Death – At Strathord Tile Work, Stanley on the 3rd inst, William Watson aged 79. Funeral on Wednesday 8th inst at 2pm to Redgorton Churchyard. All friends invited.

23/01/1934 – Eggs.—W. Wyandottes, R.I. Reds, large egg strains, 6s per dozen. Apply Mrs Kilgour, Tileworks, Strathord. (Note – SBH – As the tile works are marked as disused on the 1896 map, the reference to Tile works, Strathord here may only be as a postal address to premises situated on the old site).

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