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Glasgow, Tradeston, West Street, Shields Brick & Tile Works

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Manuscripts MS 500/53/1 Scottish Industrial Archaeology Survey Most brick and tile works listed separately under street name and or name of works; however, there are some works where only a very limited amount of information is available, or where the site has not been exactly located; this category of works is filed with 'general/not located'. General: 14 sheets - lists of brick and tile makers in Glasgow, extracted from Pigot's Directory (1825-6); Slaters' directory (1860, 1867, 1873, 1889, 1915); Ordnance Gazetteer, vol.III, 1891; Kelly's directory, 1928; Rylands' 1936. Sheets - 'A Glasgow Brickmaker in the 1860's' by J.R.Hume (typed script): History, Markets, Products, Raw Materials, Transport, costs, workforce etc, in 1860's Glasgow. 1 sheet - a note on the survey by SIAS officer, G. Douglas. 2 sheets - notes/lists of works, from Mitchell Library sources. 2 sheets - notes from Glasgow City Archive sources. 10 sheets - copies of letters sent to Reverand I.G.Ramsay by Lachlan MacDonald Dinwoodie concerning brick in Glasgow; Mr Dinwoodie took an interest in Glasgow bricks, and collected a number before his death in 1981. He deposited some information in the Mitchell Library (source of these copies but all the rest of his artefacts have diappeared since his death. Letters; 1976, 1978 plus diagrams of bricks and location map. 17 sheets - copies from 'Industries of Glasgow and the West of Scotland' by Angus Maclean (ed), pub. Local Commitee for the Meeting of the British Association (1901); pp.3-13, 'Mining and Quarrying'; pp. 195-209, 'Glass, Pottery, Brick Making etc.'. Item Level