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My last week at the Archive

Posted about 3 days ago by Hannah Pearce

After 12 weeks of blogging, researching and writing stories, I only have a few days left at the Archive. When I first arrived, I had the basic knowledge that mills and archives existed but not much beyond that. Now, I can tell you about post, smock and tower mills, as well as overshot and undershot waterwheels. I can also explain the importance of archives and the work of small charities. But what has fascinated me most are the stories - the snapshots of people's lives - that the archives here contain.

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