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NEW: modern milling webpages – let us know what you think!

We are pleased to announce that the new modern milling webpages are now live on the Mills Archive website and available for public viewing. These pages are a part of the Mills Archive project to create the world’s first roller flour mill archive and library. This project has been funded by a grant from the…

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Oldland Mill archive online

The archives of Oldland Windmill, Keymer, have now been made available online. Oldland’s archive collection has been sorted, listed and digitised by mill archivist Peter Sheppard and is now housed at the Mills Archive. Minutes of the mill committee from the 1920s-30s and 1980s-90s and correspondence and documents from the 1970s-1990s are available to view on…

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Union Mill, Cranbrook archive online

The archives of Union Mill in Cranbrook, Kent, collected by the late Wynn Tremenheere, are now available online. The smock mill in Cranbrook was built in 1814 and was owned and worked by the Russell family from 1832 to 1958. It is now a grade I listed visitor attraction maintained by the Cranbrook Windmill Association.…

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The Mills Archive in ‘Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine!’

The June issue of Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine contains a double-page spread featuring an item from the Michael French Collection ‘Gem from the Archive’ is one of the magazine’s monthly features. In it Mildred discusses one of her favourite records from our rich collections, in this case the Michael French Collection. The document is…

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Sacrewell hits the small screen in Victorian Bakers

Author: Megan Allen See Sacrewell Mill like you’ve never seen it before in a new series that hits BBC Two on 5 January. In the first episode of Victorian Bakers, which was filmed at Sacrewell Mill near Peterborough, four professional bakers leave their businesses behind to find out how the early Victorians got their daily…

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