Another industry the Steins were to dominate with exports world wide.

John Gilchrist Stein (1862 - 1936) was a descendant of John Stein of Kennetpans (1697 - 1773) through his brother Andrew (1710 - 1776).




The Manuel Story by W D 'Bill' Jarvis and G Risk

David Leask's Maddiston Pages



Read transcript of Alex Salmond's recollections on Desert Island Discs about his time working at Stein's brickworks. 

See Images of Stein's Refractories

Read about Steins Thistle Club 

See advert for Stein Refractories


Experts Comments

“Kennetpans is an important site in the Historic development of the whisky industry, and for something to survive since 18th century and being an early forerunner in the industrial revolution of Scotland, I agree it should be saved.”

Alan Winchester
Whisky Historian
Master Distiller The Glenlivet Distilleries