Downiehill Brick & Tileworks, Peterhead. Canmore. 06/04/1844 – Aberdeen Herald – Brick and tile maker wanted – A person thoroughly acquainted with the manufacture of brick and tiles is wanted just now as a foreman at Downiehills Works. Apply to James Arbuthnot. Downiehills by Peterhead. 04/04/1844 Below – 04/09/1844 – Aberdeen Press and Journal – …
I cannot find a map with these works detailed although Torterston Farm is Very close to Downiehill Farm which had a brick and tile works. Mr Boyd of Torterston Brick Works may be the same Mr Boyd who owned the Ednie Brick and Tile Works.
Below – 05/02/1864 – Buchan Advertiser – The works for drainage materials and bricks with the brickfield at Torterston, in the Parish of Peterhead will be let with immediate entry for such number of years as may be agreed on. The tenant will get over the machinery and whole plant, either by purchase or on inventory. He will also have use of the cottage close by the works; he may also if he desire it, have the present stock of drainage materials, bricks etc at valuation. Application to be made to Messrs A and W Boyd. Peterhead. 02/11/1863.
14/06/1864 -Banffshire Journal and General Advertiser – Drainage Materials, ad Bricks, Pan-Tiles, and Machinery. For sale by roup.