Interview with Ron and Mildred Cookson

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    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2021

    Medium Digital

    People and communities > Mill organisations

    Scope & contentWho’s looking after the history of milling in your country? In the UK we are fortunate to have two dedicated individuals - miller Mildred Cookson and her husband Ron Cookson - a group of Trustees and a support team of staff and volunteers at the Mills Archive Trust. The Trust, which is an accredited archive, was set up in 2002 to gather and catalogue documents and memorabilia on milling from its earliest times. The focus has mostly been on mills powered by wind and water followed by steam and electricity. The Archive is growing in international acclaim especially following the addition of the Rex Wailes Collection last year. Read more...


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