Catalogue description Adams Pict Firebrick Co Ltd

This record is held by Tyne and Wear Archives

Details of DS.ADF
Reference: DS.ADF
Title: Adams Pict Firebrick Co Ltd


Date: 1918-1971
Related material:

See also Adamsez Ltd (DS/ADZ)


W C Gibson & Co Ltd (DS/WCG)


Adams family papers (DF/ADZ)


For history and notes of G H Ramsay and Co see DS/APF/6-7

Held by: Tyne and Wear Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Adamsez Ltd

Adams Pict Firebrick Co Ltd

Scotswood Furnace Company Limited

Physical description: 7 series
Immediate source of acquisition:

Accessions 231 (part), 2252 (part)

  • Industry
Administrative / biographical background:

During the First World War, (c1916) Adamsez Ltd, sanitary ware manufacturers, of Scotswood, Newcastle, diversified into the manufacture of firebricks under the name, Scotswood Furnace Company. It was operated as a subsidiary to W C Gibson and Co Ltd. When G H Ramsay and Co were taken over by Adamsez Ltd in 1923, refractory brick manufacture was moved to their premises at Swalwell. The business was then separated from W C Gibson and Co Ltd and became Adams Pict Firebrick Co Ltd.

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