2002: Mills Archive online
Thanks to the HLF, we were able to set up our original online catalogue to cover the mills of Dorset and Nottinghamshire. We worked with the National Monuments Record of English Heritage and the Templeman Library of the University of Kent
2004: North-east mills online
HLF project in collaboration with the North-East Mills Group to catalogue our holdings on mills in its region. 961 catalogue entries were created, of which 584 came from the Alan Stoyel Foundation Collection. Other sources included the collections of E.M. Gardner and J.K. Major.
2005: Kent millers' tales
2008: Frank Gregory online
HLF funding to work with the Sussex Mills Group to catalogue tens of thousands of items in Frank's collection belonging to the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum. In addition, to create a full biography of Frank's working life.
2013: Making friends, engaging people
To extend and improve our Friends organisation, part of the HLF’s Catalyst scheme to improve the long-term viability of charities such as ours.
2016: Northwestern Miller journal collection saved
These valuable journals were bound and housed in bespoke bookcases, thanks to the support of the Mercers’ Company. The binding of these journals marked the start of our roller flour mill archive and library.
2015 - 2018: From Quern to Computer
This HLF project is an educational initiative to tell the story of flour milling, from its ancient origins and up to the present day. A variety of tools have been created for people to understand and take part in this story.