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The SPAB Mills Section Collection completes its journey to the Archive

The material belonging to the SPAB Mills Section Collection, one of our four Foundation Collections, has now been reunited at its new home at the Mills Archive. Back in 2003 the first half of the collection was accessioned in the archive. This half contained collections by various prominent molinologists and members of the Mills Section…

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Mills Archive completes narrative on the Holman Bros., Millwrights of Canterbury

Last week, Geoff Holman’s family – including widow Lynn, children Tim and Sophie and niece Sarah – attended a presentation on the work completed by a team at the Archive. We received Geoff’s Collection at The Mills Archive back in 2012. Before Geoff died in 2011, he had been working on writing a book about…

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Niall Roberts Collection

Hello, my name is Guy Boocock and I have been a work experience volunteer here at MAT since November 2010. As you may have read in Mill Writing or in Mill Memories, I and colleague Liz Bartram were lucky enough to win a place on the 2012 Vodafone Foundation – World of Difference UK programme – a…

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Stephen Buckland (1935-2006)

Stephen was born in Hampstead, North London to Charles Stephen Buckland Buckland, an assistant keeper at the Public Records Office, and Jessie Hatch Flemming, a historian and daughter of eminent ophthalmic surgeon Percy Flemming. He completed five A-levels (mostly science) at University College School, Hampstead but never completed a university course, having embarked on, and…

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