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"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

"Abbey Mills, Knaresbro'"

2 cuttings, believed to be from Milling, about Abbey Mill, Knaresborough; one an article describing the area around the mill, its history, and the upgrade to roller milling technology, the other a picture of the mill.


The Insurance News 1886

The first cutting is an article in The Insurance News showing correspondence to the editor regarding corn mill fires, detailing the costs of damages and the most common times and causes for fires. The second cutting details the success of the burial fund business Prudential Assurance Company Limited.

The Insurance News

"A Lincolnshire Country Mill"

Cutting from The Miller detailing the breaking and scalping machine used at the mill, praising its efficiency and reliability as well as its designer Mr William Weaver.

The Miller

Longstock Mill, Stockbridge, Napper's Mill, Sutton and other cuttings

Two articles from The Miller in 1908, one looking at the technology used in Longstock Mill in Stockbridge and the other discussing roller machinery at Napper's Mill in Sutton. There are 3 cuttings from 1890 discussing the creation of an insurers specifically for mill fires. The final cutting is from 1890, the Financial Times, describing a change in fraud laws.

The Miller

"Flour Milling in the North of Wales"

Article from Milling examining the cyclo-pneumatic system employed by the roller mill, Snowden Flake Flour Mills and its owners Messrs Thomas Lewis and Co. Also mentioned is the previous mill Thomas Lewis worked at in Anglesey, before Snowden. This article is continued in DUFF-SBK-035.


Fire at King's Cross

Article describes a fire at Thorley's buildings on the banks of the Regents Canal, near King's Cross which caused £60000-70000 worth of damages.

The Daily Graphic

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