Messrs Barclay, Craig & Co, Kilmarnock were involved in the building of the Lonsdale Hermatite Iron Works near Whitehaven, England and also an on site brick works. Craig & Co appear to be J & M Craig, Fire Clay Manufacturers, Hillhead, Perceton and Dean Works, Kilmarnock and Barclay appears to be James Wilson Barclay, engineer, Kilmarnock….
Wishaw Collieries & Brick Works and Broxburn Shale Oil, Coal & Brick Works.
Below – 29/11/1844 – Glasgow Herald – Tile and brick works to let, Wishaw Estate.
Below – 24/12/1849 – Glasgow Herald – James Ferguson acting as agent for the Wishaw Tile and Brick Work plus details on some products being manufactured.
Below – 10/12/1858 – Robert Bell, Wishaw Colliery fire brick works.
1858 – 59 – Robert Bell, Fire brickmaker. Works – Wishaw. Office – 13 Dixon Street. House – Wishaw. (page50)
02/01/1863 – Glasgow Herald – Glasgow Royal Infirmary receive a donation from Archibald Russell, Wishaw Collieries and Brick Works – £13 5s 9d.
1866 – 1867 – Robert Bell – Coalmaster and brickmaker. Broxburn Shale Oil Works and Brickworks. Deport Gushetfaulds. Office 6 Dixon Street. Works Wishaw and Broxburn. Residence Broxburn Lodge, Broxburn .
Below – 24/07/1877 – Wishaw Collieries & Brick Works and Broxburn Shale Oil, Coal & Brick Works headed paper. Robert Bell. (not in my possession)
1878 – Robert Bell – Brick maker (Composite) Broxburn and Wishaw. Office 97 Buchannan Street, Glasgow
1845 – 1849 – 3/4 mile North West by West of Garliestown. A small irregular portion of land upon the farm of Millisle, with clay tempering machine, tile kiln & drying sheds. (Believed to be owned by the Earl of Galloway) Below – 1848 – 1849 – Millisle Tile Works. A quarry is shown about 100 yards…
John Watson of Glasgow bought the Bathville site in June 1859 for £10, 000 and shortly after built a brickworks to use the fireclay being mined with the coal. John Watson & Co were to become one of the biggest coalmasters in Lanarkshire, but in 1874 they ran into financial trouble and the Bathville works…
17/10/1863 – Hamilton Advertiser – For sale, composition and Fire bricks, chimney cans, glazed pipes, cattle troughs, vent linings and every description of fire clay goods. Sunnyside brick works, Wishaw. 12/08/1865 – Hamilton Advertiser – For sale, Composition and fire brick, chimney cans, glazed pipes, cattle troughs, vent linings and every description of fire clay goods. Sunnyside…
Tannochside Brickworks, Uddingston, Lanarkshire Canmore Archibald Russell Ltd – mining details The information on Archibald Russell from research by Debrett is as follows: Archibald Russell “Old King Coal” the son of Archibald Russell and Jean nee Wright, was born 1830/1 at Govan. He resided at Wishaw House and Auchinraith House, Blantyre and died 11 April 1904 aged…
Many thanks to Andrew Wood for much of the information that follows. Minto Brick Company Limited Company number SC062934 23/08/1977 – Incorporation date. Registered address 166 Buchannan Street, Glasgow. 19/10/1984 – Dissolved by this date. Canmore refers to the Cherryton Brick Company and the Minto Brick Company as being associated with each other. The Minto Brick…
Stirches Brick and Tile Works, Hawick, Scottish Borders Many thanks to Ian Chisholm for highlighting the previous existence of this brick and tile works to me and very interestingly Ian remembers finding a brick marked ‘Chisholme’ many years ago when out walking around Stirches. This brick has since disappeared. Has anyone else seen such a…
Dargavel or Dargarvel. See Alexander Whitelaw. 1869 – 1870 – Whitelaw Alexander & Co., brickmakers. builders, and contractors, 8 Lyle street. Works, Dargarvel Brick Works, Bishopton Whitelaw Alexander (of Alexander Whitelaw & Co.), 23 Lynedoch street (page 185). 1876 – 1877 – Whitelaw Alexander & Co., builders, contractors, and brick- makers, 76 Drumfrochar road — Works,…
1878 – John Dennis – Brick or Fire Clay Manufacturer, Bridgend, Lasswade, Edinburghshire. 1878 – John Dennis, Ellonville, Eskbank 26/04/1879 – Peebleshire Advertiser – On Saturday afternoon while John Tynbee was engaged working a brick making machine at Eskbridge Brick Works his hand was drawn in and so mutilated as to necessitate its amputation, which was…
Bonshaw Brick and Tile Works, Annan, Dumfries. Many thanks to Iain Gow with regards information herein. Canmore Bonshaw Tile Works entered use after 1857 and became disused about 1900. It is partly demolished, and has one kiln of Newcastle type. G Douglas and M Oglethorpe 1993, visited 1987. NMRS, MS/500/48/2. Bonshaw Tile Works was established in…