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Gregory, Frank William (1917-1998)
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"King George Arrives at the Front"

The exact location of this mill is not known. However, the King was visiting the Front at the Somme between 8-15 August 1916. He is seen here inspecting the Canadian Corps. The Imperial War Museum has film footage of this same scene (Catalogue number IWM 192) here This postcard is used in "Mills at war", 2019, p.42.
Postcard came from the Stephen Buckland Collection via Frank Gregory.

FWG 02514

Album of up to 500 35mm slides. Digitised during stage 1 of Frank Gregory Online and indexed by volunteers from the Frank Gregory Expert Group.

Gregory, Frank William (1917-1998)

Group of buildings

Group of buildings in country setting with mountain in background; small stone structure on right may be watermill.

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Unidentified Mill, derelict

Derelict open-trestle hollow-post windpump with two sails. Similar to Palmer's Mill, Upton Marshes. As yet unidentified.
Norfolk Broads

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Unidentified Mill, derelict

Derelict open-trestle hollow-post windpump with two sails. Similar to Palmer's Mill, Upton Marshes. As yet unidentified.
Norfolk Broads

Unknown photographer

Small open-trestle hollow-post windpump

Small open-trestle hollow-post windpump with fantail in w/o. As yet unidentified. Vincent Pargeter comments: "The countryside looks like the upper Bure or River Ant. The puzzle is that the mill doesn't seem to be built on brick piers. It certainly isn't Clayrack Mill, which was on piers, and wasn't anywhere near a river (In a marsh near Malthouse Broad, but not near open water). The mill in the photo almost certainly had a piston pump, as no scoop wheel is visible, and no gear drive to a turbine pump. It's easier to say which mills it isn't: Wroxham Bidge, Irstead Street, Acle (Palmer's), Breydon, Wayford Bridge. Rex Wailes mentions a hollow post at Irstead with a piston pump, so it may be that one, but I haven't seen a picture of it. There were very many of these hollow post mills in the Broads, and Wailes only mentions a fraction of them."

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