1790 – Information from Matthew Yuill, Ayrshire is that Mossneuk Tileworks were situated on Woodside Estate. It used ‘local’ clay and got its coal from Lochriggs Coal Works on the West Bank of Kilbirnie Loch. The coal was transported by boat across the loch. This ‘Collier Boat’ belonged to the Earl of Crawfurd – 1790,…
1837 – William Wilson, brick and tile maker, Thirdpart, Beith. (Note – SBH – I cannot find the brickworks detailed on a map).
1852 – James Boyd, brick and tile maker, Thirdpart, Beith.
Below – 1856 – Map showing the area of Thirdpart, Barrhill, Beith.