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London millwrights

A4 card covers 36pp colour and b/w illus
This study traces the pivotal role of the millwright in the London area during the early industrial revolution when horses, wind and especially water, were the primary power sources. They first came to public notice as a London Society of Journeymen in…

The Brown Family

A4 Perfect Bound, 48pp plus card covers. This fascinating story details research on the Brown family and the traditional corn mills, steam mills and roller flour mills that they owned and operated in Hertfordshire, Surrey and London from 1810 to 1954.

This history of the Brown family began with Frederick…

Saundersons

This is an account of three generations of outstanding traditional millwrights and engineers, all named John. Founded in 1812 at Louth, Lincolnshire, the business developed a reputation for good design, attention to detail and is credited with erecting some of the finest tower windmills in the United Kingdom. John Junior…

From Quern to Computer

A5, 32pp with card cover.

Chapters include:

Cereals,

Flour & bread,

Querns, Animal Power,

Transport,

Watermills,

Windmills,

Industrial Revolution,

Roller Milling,

Mill Protection and Preservation

Bundles of 10 are available at a 50% discount (qv)

Tocketts

A4 card cover plus 72pp. Many illustrations and maps in b/w

A history of Tocketts Mill and its owners broadened to include the township of the same name. With short accounts of the other mills in the Skelton Beck valley, particularly the West Mill and Howl Beck Mill in Guisborough…

Windmills of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

A4 card covers 116pp well illustrated with B&W photographs and maps. Very detailed gazetteers of the windmills in Hampshire and (separately) the Isle of Wight.

As most of these mills have disappeared, this book brings together valuable historical records, much as the result of research by Ken Kirsopp.

Millers of Holgate

Mills Archive Research Publication number 1. A4 40 pages many 27 illustrations and maps

This study concentrates on the men and women who owned and operated this tower mill, built in the 18th century, which alone today survives of the many windmills of York. We learn about the changing technology,…

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