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Mills at war

Newly published!

This is the first attempt to bring together the many issues that connect mills and warfare. Attention has been mainly focused on Western Europe and North America, reflecting relevant material in the collections of the authors.

Mills both prospered and suffered during wartime. Not only vital…

Corn mill drawings of John Brandrick

Harback, 106pp, square format 210mm x 210mm with over 200 colour & 20 b&w illustrations of watermills and windmills.

On retirement John Brandrick decided, as a hobby, that he would put his architectural and mechanical draughting skills to use by carrying out surveys and preparing digital drawings of historical structures,…

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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…

Brill Windmill

About this book
A fabulous photographic book about an ancient English windmill, its restoration, and its place in the heart of a village community
Brill Windmill is a beautiful 17th century post mill standing at the top of a grassy hill. It is a beacon for community events in Brill,…

Wheat flour milling from millstones to rollers

About this book
Wheat flour milling underwent a radical change during the 25 year period from 1875 to 1900. The drive for the change came from continental Europe and the United States, where new flour mills had been built containing sophisticated machinery developed in an attempt to extract as much…

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…

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