(Note – SBH – On the Scottish OS maps, there are 2 brickworks detailed – Garscube Brick and Tile Works and Garscube Brickworks. Both are depicted on the bottom of the 1896 map. The Garscube Brickworks which is the further east of the two is close to Dawsholm. I believe this was also known as…
21/08/1854 – Glasgow Herald – Ground near Parkhead to be feued and ground for brickfields to be let. To be feued, those parts of the Estate of Carntyne, lying in the immediate vicinity of Messrs Napiers Forge and adjacent to the road from Glasgow to Edinburgh by Duke Street. Those parts of the lands are situated within a short distance of Duke Street and Gallowgate Street and as a stream of water passes through them they are well adapted for the erection of a public works. From their contiguity to Messrs Napier’s Forge and other public works in the locality, they are well situated for the erection of workmen s houses. Ground will also be let for brickfields in that part of the Estate called Burnshill and on both sides of the Edinburgh to Glasgow road. Apply … To Mr Brown, Manager at Westmuir Colliery. Glasgow 19/08/1854 (Note this may not be connected with the Westmuir Brickworks. It could refer to the Netherfield Brickworks or other references to brickfields in the Parkhead area of Glasgow)
14/02/1856 – Stirling Observer – Storm damage Glasgow – A chimney stack fell at Hodge and McDonald’s Brickwork, Westmuir, Parkhead.
30/12/1859 – Glasgow Herald – Robert Gray & Co, Westmuir Colliery referenced for employees donations to Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
1873 – 1874 – Thomas Nisbet, quarrier and brickmaker, Westmuir Quarry, Parkhead. House 2 East Hamilton Street.
Below – 30/07/1879 – The Scotsman – Archibald Hamilton sues Hugh Glen for damages after being accused of acquiring bricks from the Westmuir Quarry and Brickworks under false pretences.
Below – 18/11/1879 – Glasgow Herald – Result of the alleged fraud case as referred to above.