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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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Roller flour mills at the Mills Archive

We’re adding to our extensive collections about traditional wind and water mills to tell the story of the most recent phase of flour milling, roller flour mills. Changes in technology in the 19th century including steam power and the development of the roller mill led to a revolution in flour milling in which rural wind…

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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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