Thornice Brick and Tile Works, nr Fiddlers Burn, Carluke, South Lanarkshire

Thornice Brick and Tile Works, nr Fiddlers Burn, Carluke.

Canmore – Braidwood Brick and Tile Works aka Thornice Brick and Tile Works.

Below – 24/10/1853 – Glasgow Herald – Thornice Tilework for sale. Proprietor, William Marshall residing at Fiddler’s Bridge.

Below – 27/09/1854 – North British Agriculturist – Thornice Brick and Tile Works for sale … William Marshal residing at the works.

Below – 18/12/1854 – Glasgow Herald – Thornice Brick and Tile Works, Carluke for sale.

15/10/1862 – Glasgow Herald – Brick and Tilework to let at Thornice, Carluke near the Braidwood Station of the Caledonian Railway. The above contains excellent fields of clay for making either bricks or drain pipes. There is a kiln, shades, steam engines with clay rollers etc. The works will be let either with or without the land for such term of years as may be agreed upon. Further particulars may be known on application to the proprietor William Marshall at the works who will receive offers till 01/11/1862.  Thornice 25/09/1862.

03/11/1866 – Glasgow Herald – Andrew Morton, tilemaker, Carluke, was accused of assaulting Mary Murphy, tilemaker, Carluke, in a shed at Thornice Tilework, on the 10th of October, 1886, in striking her a severe blow on the face, to the effusion of her blood He pleaded guilty to striking her, but otherwise denied the libel. The Fiscal accepted this plea, and he was fined 10s, or suffer imprisonment for 10 days.

1875 –  George Morton, brick and tile manufacturer, Thornice Bank, Carluke.

1878 –  George Morton, brick and tile manufacturer, Thornice Bank, Carluke.

1882 – George Morton, brick and tile maker, Thornice Bank, Braidwood, Carluke

1882 – 1885 – George Morton, brick and tile manufacturer Thornice Bank, Carluke.

Below – 1858  – Thornice Brick and Tile Works.

1865 Thornice brick and tile works

Below –  1858 – Thornice Brick and Tile Works.

1858 Thornice brick and Tile Works

The works are not marked on the 1896 map

Below – 2015 – Study into the historical development of the Clyde and Avon Landscapes.

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