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The Mills Archive catalogue includes material such as photographs, architectural plans, sketches, paintings, notebooks, correspondence, ledgers, wage books and digital files.
We're building a complete profile for every mill in the UK. You can access our complete database and filter records by type, historic county, country, power source, river and function.
We hold a wealth of information about people who are associated with mills and milling, providing a rich source for both family history and social history.
We hold an outstanding collection of books, pamphlets and journals on milling and you can quickly search or browse by author or title.
We host a series of features and articles dealing with the historical, social and technical aspects of mills, milling and the people involved.
Discover the history of milling with our interactive timelines.
A selection of useful web sites which we think are important or interesting. Please let us know if you have additional resources you would like to see listed here.
At the Mills Archive we maintain a glossary of terms too. You can browse the glossary by letter.
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