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Six indentures relating to the Grist family concerning Lewiston Mill, Gussage Mill and other properties at Brimscombe, Thrupp

An indenture on three vellum sheets dated 8 April 1872 and measuring approx. 68cm x 56cm bearing the signatures and seals of all the parties to a transfer of mortgage relating to lands at Brimscombe, Gloucestershire; a conveyance between various members of the Grist family made on 12 July 1903 and on 6 pages of double-sided vellum measuring approx. 44 cm x 28 cm and signed and sealed by all the parties, together with a very clear plan measuring 50 cm x 44 cm showing the following mills: Gussage Mill (woollen), Lewiston Mill (woollen), Bourne Saw Mill, a Mill Pond, Dark Saw Mill and Bourne Mill (woollen). Then four indentures, all being on paper, measuring 39 cm x 35 cm, namely: a collateral security indenture dated 19 October 1906 and a transfer dated 28 August 1908; a reconveyance of a mortgage of Lewiston and Gussage Mills; a reconveyance of collateral security for the mortgage debt (both dated 14 July 1919); a lease from Richard Grist Ltd to Walter J Barnes of Lewiston Villa for 5 years from 29 September 1923. Lastly, one sheet of A4 (unknown author and date) giving the history of the Grist family from 1856 and their award-winning production of mattress wool and "flock and shoddy".

Kilcott Mill, Hillesley

The image is dated 1963, four years after Gardner's death, and must have been inserted into the collection after its donation to the SPAB.

Unknown photographer


Tea-towel advertising Stone's Whole Wheat, R Stone, Pangbourne and Tidmarsh Mills. Two Half Quartern Loaf bread tokens, Frome Co-op Society Ltd. Pin case[?], The British OIl & Cake Mills Ltd, Foster Brothers, Gloucester. McDougalls paperweight. Two textile mill bobbins, Wilding Bros Ltd and A Stott & Sons Ltd.

"A visit to Barton Mills, Cirencester"

An article which describes a range of new machinery, including rollers, new power generators, and a sophisticated cleaning plant, brought into Barton Mill by Mr Raymond Allen and Mr Edward J Mead.

The Miller

"The New Co-operative Flour Mills at Avonmounth, Bristol"

Article from the journal "Milling" about the new Co-operative Flour Mills in Avonmouth, Bristol. The article discusses the Robinson system, as well as details of the mills site, floor plans, features, power, production and staff. Note from Duffield made in pencil on article, explains that this information can also be found in number 206 of "The Miller", 6th June 1910 (seen under DUFF-SBK-006).


"Flour Mills and Insurance"

Cutting from 'The Finance Chronicle and Insurance Circular', discussing the impact of the new roller milling technology on fire risks and insurance costs. This article is continued in DUFF-SBK-002, which contains the follow-up written a month later, 2 February 1885.

The Finance Chronicle and Insurance Circular

Roy Cornell donation

Photocopy of sales particulars for auction of Town/Abbey Mills, Tewkesbury, 1822.

Paper copies of images from slides in Bexley Archives of Brent Mill, Dartford; May Place Mill, Bexley Heath and unidentified post mill believed by Roy Cornell to be Northumberland Heath (Erith) post mill.

Copy of old image of Herne Bay windmill.

Cornell, Roy

Newent, Brass Mill

The forty sixth photograph features the brass mill situated near the market town of Newent in Gloucestershire.

Gardner, E M (d 1959)

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