The Lost Powder Mills of Leigh: The History of the Gunpowder Mills at Leigh, Near Tonbridge, Kent


 Privately Published, Leigh, Kent, England, 2009. Soft cover. Condition: As new (very rare)

The story of the factory, “the lives of the owners, managers and ordinary workers brought to life”

Many colour photographs illustrate this detailed history. Sections include:

The Beginning Years 1808 – 1820

The Burton Era 1820 – 1859

The Curtis Era 1854 – 1913

The First World War and after

Post Gunpowder

12 appendices and bibiography


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  • Author(s): Rowley, Chris
  • Publisher: The Author
  • Publication year: 2009