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An 18th Century Brickmaker [at Isfield], by S.N.Q. contributor, published August 1928 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. II no. 3, note, p.90) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8951] & The Keep [LIB/500204] & S.A.S. library

The Bakers, Brickmakers of Piddinghoe, by B. E. Osborne, published 1982 in Sussex Industrial History (No. 12, article, p.24) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/506525]   Download PDF
The recent restoration of the conical up-draught brick kiln in the village of Piddinghoe has prompted further research into the Baker family. This report follows an earlier document prepared by the author and published by the Sussex Industrial Archaeology Society. The Baker family were long established in Piddinghoe before evidence of brick-making becomes apparent. Parish registers show Bakers in profusion throughout the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries in the village.

The Brickmaking Bakers of Piddinghoe, by B. E. Osborne, published March 1982 in Sussex Genealogist and Family Historian (vol. 3 no. 4, article, pp.127-129) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8892] & The Keep [LIB/501189] & CD SXGS from S.F.H.G.

The Common and the Bricks, by Michael Bunyard, published December 1990 in Midhurst Magazine (Volume 3 Number 2, article, pp.30-34, Winter 1990) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15967]
Refers to the making of Midhurst White Bricks from 1919 to 1985, and the subsequent successful battle to save the land from development. Links to the 'Save the Commons' campaign.

Brick and Tile-Making at Ashburnham, Sussex, by Kim Leslie and Jack Harmer, published 1991 (32 pp + 6 plates, Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, ISBN-10: 090525919X & ISBN-13: 9780905259192) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries
Originally published in 'Sussex Industrial History' No. 1 (1970-1) and 'Sussex Industrial History' No. 11 (1981)

Brickmaking in Sussex: A History and Gazetteer, by M. Beswick, published 1993 (246 pp., Midhurst: Middleton Press, ISBN-10: 1873793197 & ISBN-13: 9781873793190) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12031] & The Keep [LIB/502213][Lib/504686][Lib/506763] & British Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries
Bricks and tiles were first made in Sussex nearly 2,000 years ago and the industry still plays a significant part in the economy of both East and West Sussex. The story of its development and of the men who laboured in the brickyards is told in detail and is illustrated with maps, drawings and photographs. The gazetteer contains entries for over 750 known brickyard sites.

The Midhurst Brickworks, by James Punch, published July 1994 in Midhurst Magazine (Volume 6 Number 4, article, pp.37-38, Summer 1994) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15968]
Brief history of the Midhurst Brickworks, by George Lewis Cloke, and covering the period from its construction in 1913 by Weetman Pearson, the First Lord Cowdray.

The Pitsham Brickworks (11 September 1999), by Sarah Bolton, published December 1999 in Midhurst Magazine (Volume 12 Number 2, article, pp.7-13, Winter 1999) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15969]
Account of a visit to Lamb's Bricks and Arches, Midhurst, by Society members, including a history of the brickworks and hands on experience of how the bricks are made. Photos.

Henry Turner, Brickmaker Master 1804-1872, by Pat Bracher, published 2002 in Sussex Industrial History (issue no. 32, article, pp.2-7, ISSN: 0263-5151) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/506530]   Download PDF
Valuations for The Broyle Brickyard, Ringmer and Pound Land Brickyard, Laughton

The Wimble Family of East Sussex, 1570-1720; iron founders, farmers, brickmakers and smugglers, by Paul Anthony Collins, published 1 October 2003 (68 pp., Dancing Elk Publications, ISBN-10: 0954615204 & ISBN-13: 9780954615208) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries

Graffham and Woolavington potters, tile-makers and brickmakers, c.1590-1740, by Danae Tankard, published 2008 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 146, article, pp.175-188) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15997] & The Keep [LIB/500364] & S.A.S. library   View Online
The medieval and early modern pottery industry of the Graffham area has been discussed in articles published in Sussex Archaeological Collections by Anthony Streeten (1980) and by Fred Aldsworth and Alec Down (1990). These focused primarily on the archaeology of the industry, although Aldsworth also surveyed some of the documentary sources. Brick and tile-making in the Graffham area has received less attention. A more extensive examination of documentary sources, including property deeds, manorial records, wills and probate inventories, provides new information about the potters, brick and tile-makers and enables the archaeological evidence to be placed in a stronger historic context.

Winning the Clay, an Illustrated History of Brickmaking in Southwater, compiled by Patsy Laker and Catherine Andrews, published 2011 (Southwater Local History Group) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries