Taylor Bros, Avonbridge and Brucefield Works

Taylor Bothers, 28 St Enoch Street, Glasgow

Below – 25/06/1970 – The Glasgow Herald – Makers of composition bricks at Avonbridge and Brucefield Works and sole distributors of Dockra, Cults and Fort William bricks.

Taylor Brothers Avonbridge

Below – This stamp below is not in my possession but picture reproduced by kind permission of FMA.

Rectangular iron stamp with raised central area moulded “Taylor Bros”. Found at Avonbridge Brickworks.

Taylor Bros


There is also a possibility that the following info on the Taylor Brothers is an earlier form of the above company or indeed they could be 2 entirely different Companies.

1899 – 1900 – William Taylor & Co., coal, cement, brick, lime, and fireclay goods merchants, Mary Ann lane, East Dock street. See Adv. p. 31

Taylor, William R., of Taylor Brothers, 169 Albert Street.

Taylor, Thomas B,, of Taylor Brothers, 25 Shamrock Street.

03/04/1901 – Dundee Courier – The Water and Gas Committee of Dundee Town Council yesterday afternoon accepted offers for the supply of firebricks to the gasworks by the Heathfield Fire Clay Co, Glasgow, Bonnybridge Silica and Fire Clay Co, Bonnybridge; Messrs John G Stein & Co, Bonnybridge; The Glenboig Union Fire Clay Coy, Glasgow and Taylor Brothers, Pitfour Brick Works, Dundee.

13/09/1901 – Edinburgh Gazette – Notice. The  Firm of Taylor Brothers, Coal, Lime, and Cement Merchants, Yeaman Shore, Dundee, of which the Subscriber Thomas Barron Taylor and the now deceased William Robertson Taylor were sole Partners, was dissolved by the death of the said William Robertson Taylor on 14th April 1901. The Firm’s Business was thereupon taken over by the said Thomas Barron Taylor, who has since then carried on and will continue to carry on the same under the said Firm name for his own behoof, and who will discharge the Firm’s liabilities. James Taylor, Thos B Taylor, Executors-dative of  William Robertson Taylor, Thos B Taylor, James A Rollo, Solicitor, Dundee, Witness. N. Cuthbert, Law-Clerk, 7 Ward Road, Dundee, Witness.

1903 – Taylor Bros – (& Fire clay goods) Yeaman Shore, Dundee and agents for Pitfour Tile & Brick Works, Glencarse, Perth ( They are listed in the Brick and Tile manufacturing section).

1908 – 1909 –  Taylor Brothers, coal, lime, and cement merchants, and agents for common and fireclay bricks and pipes, 132 Gray street, Broughty Ferry, Dundee

Taylor Brothers  – Successors to Robert Small & Co, coal, lime, cement & fire-clay goods merchants, Yeaman shore; agents -for Pitfour Patent brick & tile works, Glencarse, near Perth; head office, Yeaman shore, Dundee; TN107; T A “Minerals, Dundee”.

17/05/1929 – Edinburgh Gazette – Notice – The Firm of Taylor Brothers, Coal, Lime and Cement Merchants. 28 Yeaman Shore, Dundee, of which the Subscribers were the sole Partners, has been dissolved as at 30th March 1929, by mutual consent, by the retiral therefrom of the Subscriber Thomas Barren Taylor. The Business will continue to be carried on by the Subscriber William George Robertson Ellis on his own account, under the same name of Taylor Brothers. The said William George Robertson Ellis has acquired the whole assets of the Firm, and is authorised to uplift all the debts due to, and he will discharge all the liabilities of, the Firm. Dated at Dundee, this fifteenth day of May 1929. Thos. B Taylor.
Below – 1939 – Advert Taylor Brothers Dundee.
 1939 advert Taylor Brothers Dundee

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