This mark was photographed on a fireclay chimney pot in the Glasgow area. I believe it represents the following. Wm Nelson JR – William Nelson Jr, Importer and Wholesaler, New York, USA. W.H & Co, Glasgow – William Hudspith & Co, Fire clay works, Wishaw. Coal masters, Green Colliery Wishaw, Glasgow. Basically, I believe this chimney can…
Thos. Dean, brickmaker, Beltonfoot Cottage, Wishaw, Motherwell
1852 – 1853 – Thomas Dean, Brick Maker, Wishaw and Coltness
1857 – Beltonfoot Cottage Lanark. Thos Dean brickmaker, Wishaw.
1862 – Beltonfoot Cottage ; Wishaw, Motherwell : Thos. Dean, brickmaker.
16/07/1864 – Hamilton Advertiser – A 10 horse engine and pan mill for sale, in good working order. Application to be made to Mr Thomas Dean, Wishaw Brick Works, where it can be seen and going if desired.
22/10/1864 – Hamilton Advertiser – The Wishaw brick and tile works to let -To be Let, for such a term of years as may be agreed upon,the brick, drain, tile and pottery works, on the Wishaw Estate, as now in possession of the Representatives of the late Mr Thos. Dean. These Works are in excellent order. The Clays are abundant and well-known to be of the very best quality. The Works themselves are conveniently situated, within easy access of railway accommodation, and in the midst of the Wishaw coal-field; and are well supplied with the requisite means for carrying on a large and profitable trade. For further particulars apply to James Miller, Factor, at Wishaw; or to Messrs Lindsay, Jamieson, & Haldane, 24 St Andrews’s Square, Edinburgh. Wishaw, 22nd Sept, 1864.
12/08/1865 – Hamilton Advertiser – W.Hudspith & Co ( successors to Thos Dean) Manufacturers of agricultural drain pipes, common composition and fire bricks, composition pipes, plain and fawcett vitrified sewage pipes, horse mangers, cattle troughs, vent linings, chimney cans, garden edging, furnace blocks and every description of plain and fancy clay goods. Agents for Scotland to make and sell Foxley’s patent beaded bricks for garden walls. All orders promptly attended to. Wishaw and Berry Hill Brick , Tile , Fire Clay and Sewage Pipe Works.