Williamsburgh Brick and Tile Works, Paisley, Renfrewshire

Williamsburgh Brick and Tile Works, Paisley, Renfrewshire.

Below – Date unknown – Advert for James Thomson, 24 Williamsburgh, Paisley, builder and manufacturer of fire clay and common bricks and flue covers and drain tiles and soles of every description

 

Thomson, Williamsburgh Advert

1837 – Thomson and Smith, brickmakers, Williamsburgh, Paisley.

Below – 02/08/1842  –  Edinburgh Gazette – Sequestration where James Thomson acted as a Commissioner.

Sequestration where James Thomson acted as a Commissioner 1842

29/01/1846 – Stirling Observer – Wanted – A person to undertake the burning of brick. To one fully qualified, a liberal wage will be given. None need apply who cannot produce satisfactory reference as to sobriety and ability. Apply (if by letter post-paid) 24, Williamsburgh, Paisley. 27/01/1846.

1851  – 1852 – J & J Thomson, brickmakers Paisley. Robert Foulds, clerk. House 9 Inkle Street. (Page 37)

1851 – 1852 J & J Thomson, brick builders, and manufacturers of draining tile and bricks of all descriptions. Brickworks East lane, 22 Williamsburgh. House 24 do. Also Victoria Brickworks, (West) 31 Caledonia Street (Page 88).

04/01/1853 – Edinburgh Gazette -Reference to John Thomson, brick and tile maker, Paisley acting as one of the commissioners for the sequestrated Estate of John Heiton, Wright, Paisley.

29/03/1855 – Caledonian Mercury  – Under sequestration – J & J Thomson, bricklayers and brick manufacturers, Paisley and John Thomson and James Thomson, bricklayers and brick manufacturers in Paisley as a company and as individuals.

Below – 1858 – Williamsburgh Works  – possibly the brick and tile works.

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