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"Tide mills"

Cutting from 'Daily Telegraph' of a submission by H. J. Mason linking work done on Woodbridge tide mill with other tide mills at Fingringhoe, St.Osyth and Thorrington in the 20th century.

Tide Mill, Thorrington

The one hundred and forty seventh item is the first photograph of the Tide Mill of the Essex village of Thorrington. The photograph was taken on 14th August 1946.

Gardner, E M (d 1959)

Tide Mill, Thorrington

The one hundred and forty eighth item is the second photograph of the Tide Mill of the Essex village of Thorrington. The photograph was taken on 14th August 1946.

Gardner, E M (d 1959)

Thorrington Mill with Thames barges

Note on back reads "Up until 1929, when this was taken, farmers had their grain ground at this mill and flour was barged to London. Falling into decay, the mill was bought by Mr T A Glover and used to store and dry seed grown on the Mill Farm. The creek is not now navigable for barges."

Went, Douglas, photographer

Thorrington Mill with church in background

Note on back reads "One of the two tidal mills on tributaries of the Colne, this is the one at the end of Thorrington Creek, and shows Brightlingsea Parish Church in the distance, this church has tiles all round the church in memory of those lost at sea."

Went, Douglas, photographer

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