William McAadam, bottle and Eartherware manufacturer, Glasgow.

19/05/1879 – Glasgow Evening Post  – Glasgow Bankruptcy Court  – The adjourned examination of William McAdam, bottle and earthenware manufacturer, Glasgow took place today … In 1875 he feued property in Glebe Street – 7,350 yards at a feu duty of £410 10 s – for the purpose of making bricks from waste material. He thought he required all the ground he took. He was not able, contrary to his expectations, to make the bricks successfully …

(Note – SBH – This is an early reference to an attempt to use waste ( bing waste?) to make bricks)

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