Silk mill to museum

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    Authors & editors

    Featherstone, Alan [Author]

    Publisher Redbourn Village Museum
    Year of publication 2010

    English (main text)

    Medium Book

    Dyestuffs & textiles > Silk


    Scope & contentThis booklet traces the history of Redbourn Silk Mill, particularly under the occupation of John Woollam. It describes the processes used to making silk and the names of some of the employees and managers. During WWII, Brooke Bond took over the mill for the production of cocoa and coffee. Finally, it was turned into a museum.

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    Accession no. 230288

    • Shelf location: A4 M 01
    • Donor: Donated by Hugh Howes