Brickmakers Index.

An index of Brickfield workers and owners gathered from census, local histories and directories. Mainly collected from the South East of England, but with some entries from other areas such as Scotland and Northern Ireland. To enquire or offer information for inclusion send details to David Cufley, Windycroft, Herongate Road, Hextable, Swanley, Kent. BR8 7RQ. U.K.

 An introduction to the Brickmakers Index.

 Bibliography of Brickmaking.       

As an aid to understanding the trade of Brickmaking, this book list may be of help. All of these publications are produced in Great Britain (except as noted #) and may not be available elsewhere in the world.

You may also like to contact the British Brick Society.

British Brick Society, Hon. Secretary Mick Oliver, 19 Woodcroft Avenue, Stanmore, Middlesex HA7 3PT

British Brick Society, Enquiries. Secretary Mike Hammett. 9 Bailey Close, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. HP13 6QA

The British Brick Society was founded in 1972 to promote the study and recording of all aspects of the archaeology and history of bricks, brickmaking and brickwork.

 The Brickmakers Index - Database Information.           

The database is run on the computer 'ACCESS' software programme. To give an idea of the database the following refers to the information available. The database is not available to the general public.

  The Brickmakers Index distribution map. County Fill map

The map of Britain by county indicating the numbers of brickmakers indexed to date. The map has been produced using Stephen Archerís GENMAP programme. (See 'Links to other family history pages').

As part of the Brickmakers index project maps of local areas and their associated brickfields can be generated. An example of this is the Dartford Brickfield map.


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Last Revised: April 2009

Copyright David Cufley 1998-2009.