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Be a Mills Detective: May edition

Can you help us identify these archive photos of watermill sites? Unfortunately, many of these are left unidentified or misidentified for various reasons. We need some keen eyes to help us put names and locations to these mill sites. Last month we published a selection of unidentified Welsh mill photos for you to help us identify. Several…

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International Women’s Day: a campaigner for mills and women’s rights…

Since International Women’s Day is now upon us, it seems apt to pay homage to some of the heroines of the mill world. And – as it turns out – one of our collectors was once a suffragette. This revelation was discovered only recently by our Information Manager Elizabeth. Apparently the late E M Gardner,…

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