Lincolnshire mill families

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    Authors & editors

    Watson, Michael [Author]

    Publisher Wellowgate Publications
    Year of publication 2017

    English (main text)

    Medium Book

    People and communities > People, families & firms
    Wind & watermills > England > Lincolnshire


    Scope & contentAn account of some 18th and 19th century Lincolnshire mill families featuring the mills of Cleethorpes, Saltfleet, Caistor, Grebby, Tetford, Halton Holegate, Donnington on Bain, Hogsthorpe, Swaby, Brigg, and others.

    Families mentioned in detail: Frankish family of Cleethorpes; John and Charles Loft; Appleyard millers; Jackson; Thomas Brattley of Brigg; Thomas Button of Skidbrooke cum Saltfleet Haven; Hurdman and William Taylor Lucas; John and James East of Grebby and Lincoln; Peter Loyall of Brigg and Hull; the Timms countrywide millers and bakers.

    An appendix contains: notes on Donington watermill and the Larder family; T R Merritt a Canadian mill owner; the last will and testament of Charles Loft; and a short history of milling in Goole.

    The book is full of maps, illustrations, photographs and family trees. It has been well researched and each section ends with a detailed reference list. There is a thorough index of millers and mills.

    Copies held

    Accession no. 230346

    • Shelf location: A250-LIN
    • Donor: Donated by Elizabeth Trout