1864 – 1865 – William Porter, Brickmaker and builder, 1 Annfield Street, Glasgow. 21/05/1870 – Glasgow Herald – Bankruptcy of Henry Hardie, machine maker, Duke Street, Glasgow … I am still owing the bank £200. I am shown claim by Willliam Porter, builder and brick manufacturer, Glasgow for £40 11s 5 1/2d and I owe him…
Westthorn Brickworks, London Road, Glasgow.
19/02/1877 – Glasgow Herald – Cambuslang – Brickwork to let on the Westhorn Estate. The field is close to the railway and affords every facility for a large output and sale which the class of brick will readily command. Offers will be received by Mr George Campbell, City Bank, Cambuslang or Graham Johnston & Fleming, WS, Edinburgh
Below – 1892 – Westthorn Brickworks, Glasgow. The claypit is on the south side of London Road.
1904 – 1905 – James Goldie & Son, brickmakers; office, 62 St. Enoch Square. Works – Shawfield, Rutherglen Road. Westthorn, London Road.
Below – 1912 – Westthorn Brickworks, Glasgow. The claypit is on the north side of London Road.
1923 – 1924 – James Goldie & Son, Ltd., brickmakers; registered office, 52 St. Enoch square. Works -Westthorn, London Road.
Please see this link to a brick marked ‘Westthorn, Parkhead, Patent”
Please see this link to a brick marked “Jas Goldie & Son, Westthorn Glasgow”
Main Image – Westthorn House on Westthorn Estate on which lands the brickworks were built.
Dalbeth Brickfield, London Road, Glasgow. This may actually be the same location as the Westthorn Brickworks which were located near Dalbeth, London Road, Glasgow. Below – 16/03/1877 – Glasgow Herald – Dalbeth Brickfield, London Road, Glasgow for sale.
1884 -85 – James Goldie & Son, brickmakers; Works, Sandyacres, Langside Road, Coplawhill, Victoria Road, Shawfield Toll, Rutherglen Road, and Woodend, Crow Road, Partick.
22/03/1865 – Glasgow Herald – Gilchrist & Goldie V Christie & Co – Sheriff Court – This was an action raised at the instance of Messrs Gilchrist and Goldie, brickmakers, Sandyacres, Langside Road, Glasgow against Messrs Christie & Co, 116 St Vincent Street, Glasgow and Mr Peter Christie, Kent Road, Glasgow. Summary of the case…
Found by Bob Trlin on the Cocos Islands, Australia. Jas Goldie & Son, Shawfield Toll, Glasgow, 1884. 2019 – Bob states “We have just returned from the Cocos Islands located in the Indian Ocean half way between Perth and Sri Lanka. The Islands were settled in 1827 by the Clunies-Ross family and run as a copra…
Found by Michael Fallone in the Glasgow area. James Goldie & Son Brick works, Shawfield Toll, Glasgow. Note the large pebble in the clay mix. . . .
Found by Michael Fallone in the Glasgow area. Gilchrist & Goldie Crow Road Partick Glasgow 1868. . . . .
Found by Michael Fallone in the Glasgow area. Note it has been double stamped. Gilchrist & Goldie, Crow Road, Partick, Glasgow. . . .
Found on the shore Helensburgh. Gilchrist & Goldie Partick Glasgow. . . . . Below – The same mark found by Ian Suddaby on the shore at Dumbarton.
Found by Michael Fallone in the Glasgow area. Robert Corbet & Sons, Newlands Brickworks, Westthorn, Glasgow. The number 12 (unclear) is probably referencing the angle of the curve and thus the final diameter of the chimney formed by this circle brick. . . .