(Note – SBH – Some of the sentence construction and grammar makes reading the following a little difficult at times but hopefully, it is understandable). 02/05/1849 – North British Agriculturist – Improvements suggested in brick making. (Mr Thomas Dean writes). You will oblige me by inserting in your valuable journal the following few remarks on…
Yester Tileworks and Yester (old) Brick (& Tile) Works The former appears on the OS maps, the latter on Forrest’s map (1799) but is represented by ‘Clayhole Wood’ on the OS maps. Source
See also Old Yester Brick and Tile Works.
Below – 1853 – Yester Tileworks, Gifford, East Lothian.
1853 – 1854 – ScotlandsPlaces – These works are situated between Bailie’s Hag and Broad Woods. The machinery used in manufacturing the tiles is propelled by water power. H. Davidson Esq Factor to the Marquis of Tweedale
Below – 06/06/1878 – Marquis of Tweeddale clarifying an article on his tile making machine and stating one is still in situ at Yester.