24/04/1975 – The Scotsman – Scotland’s brickmakers build Scotland’s future. Scottish members of the Scottish Brick Development Association. Cherryton Brick Company. Dewar and Finlay Ltd. Glasgow Iron and Steel. Kirkforthar Brick Co Ltd. Motherwell Brick Co. Scottish Brick Co Ltd.
Whistleberry Brickworks, Blantyre later Raeburn Bricks.
Below – 13/10/1937 – The Scotsman – John and R Finlay propose new brickworks at Whistleberry.
Below – 26/08/1938 – The Scotsman – John and R. D Finlay to erect new brick works at Hamilton on the site of the former Whistleberry Colliery. The site has been purchased from the town council of Hamilton.
c. 1950 – The 1985 publication ‘A survey of Scottish brickmarks’ suggests that Raeburn Brick Co Ltd took over the works around this time.
Below – 30/10/1987 – The Glasgow Herald – Keeping it in the family.
Source – Tilcon coloured mortar, brick and block directory 1989
Raeburn Brick Ltd, East Avenue, Priestfield Industrial Estate, Blantyre, Glasgow G72 0JB
Clay bricks – multi rustic – wirecut.
Found by Eddie Mclean in the Glasgow area. Whistleberry Brickworks, Blantyre. . . . .
(Note – SBH – The brickworks and brick manufacturing companies in the Larkhall area is very confusing to sort out. There were many company name changes, changes of ownership and several sites involved. If anyone sees an issue with the information I have detailed then please let me know). Birkenshaw Brick Company, Birkenshaw Brickworks, Larkhall….
Drumpark Brickworks, Bargeddie, Glasgow, Lanarkshire aka Bargeddie Brickworks. Canmore British Brick Society Information Sheet No 31 (Nov 83) Dewar and Findlay Ltd, Drumpark Brickworks, Bargeddie, Glasgow. (NR 705641). Operated from 1895 to 1977, producing high quality pressed red facings, either red or blue. 1895 – The 1985 publication ‘A survey of Scottish brickmarks’ suggests the…
Hamilton Brickworks, Hamilton, Lanarkshire. Canmore 12/06/1935 – The Scotsman – Proposed brick factory at Hamilton. Negotiations are taking place between Hamilton Town Council and a Rutherglen firm which desires to set up a brick factory at Hamilton. The firm proposes to utilise material from a local refuse bing for making bricks and roofing tiles, and…
Found at Glenboig fire clay works, Glenboig. Raeburn Brickworks, Blantyre, Lanarkshire . . . . .
Found by Stevie Pattison in the Paisley area Whistleberry Brickworks, Blantyre . . . . Below – a slightly smaller brick but with the same brickmark. Found in the Glasgow area by Eddie McLean.
Found in Rutherglen, Glasgow and donated by Sandra MacLeod. Hamilton Brickworks, Hamilton, Lanarkshire. . . . . Below – This may be the same stamp but the brick looks to have been repressed and in doing so has flattened out the stamp. (Note – SBH – I do not think that this faint stamp is…
Found by Andrew Wood near to the Montrose Aircraft Museum. Hamilton Brickworks, Hamilton, Lanarkshire. . . . .
Canmore Cleghorn Brickworks, Cleghorn, Lanarkshire. 16/11/1895 – Glasgow Herald – The following Companies were registered in Edinburgh during the past week – 3039 – The Cleghorn Terra Cotta Co Ltd established with a capital of £25,000 divided into 2500 shares of £10 each, to carry out an agreement with Mark Hurll, brick manufacturer, Glasgow and to…