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Remembering Vincent Pargeter

Vincent Pargeter with dog, Gran Canaria It has been 6 years now since the milling industry sadly lost Vincent Pargeter on the 31st of October 2015. During the first few weeks of my internship here at the Mills Archive, which you can find more about here, I have become oddly attached to and fascinated with Vincent’s…

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Coronavirus and the Milling Industry

By Hayden Francis-Legg, Mildred Cookson and Nathanael Hodge Introduction The milling industry has been pivotal to many historical events. The situation in 2020 also brought mills to the forefront in a period of adversity when the world was placed into lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the USA and UK, the lockdown led to…

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