File JSIS-24448 - File of research documents on Boat Mills

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File of research documents on Boat Mills


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File of research notes and photocopied excerpts from documents relating to boat mills, their operation in the UK and abroad, patents for use of the technology and details of some of the individuals who built and operated boat mills and who applied for the patents.

  1. London - John Cooke - pre-1600
  2. Patents - Cotton; Becher; Thompson; Hadley of Worcester. 1600 - 1800
  3. Owners and operators of boat mills. 1793 - 1840.

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This material may be consulted free of charge at the Mills Archive; please email to arrange an appointment.

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  • Box: Josef Sisitka Collection