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

 

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.

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, brick layers and brick manufacturers, Paisley and John Thomson and James Thomson, brick layers and brick manufacturers in Paisley as a company and as individuals.

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