One cutting showing the recent fire (possibly 1902) at Concordia Mill, Budapest, and two cuttings describing the new Henry Simon roller plant installation by the new owners of Ardreigh Mills, Athy, Hannon & Sons (about 1900).
Ledger, accounts book, wages and salaries books, correspondence, financial details, architects' plans, Henry Simon specifications, articles of association for F T Wood and Sons and the National Association of British and Irish Millers.
Extracts and cuttings from 'Miller' and 'Milling', photocopies, handwritten notes and photographs, compiled by Glyn Jones when writing his book 'The Millers'. Includes photocopies of letters from Henry Simon. Tape of 'Philip Hancock's recollections'.
1 cutting discusses the difficulties in insuring mills against fire for a profitable margin, and the other cutting, from The Miller, details new construction work for Lincoln Co-operative Mill and Bakery, including new milling machinery, a new building and a switch from steam to electric power.
Large plan of longitudinal elevation and cross section of Whitley Bridge Mill produced as Plan 20262 by Henry Simon Ltd, Manchester on 3 August 1906. Scale 1/2" to 1'. Printed on semi-transparent waterproof paper and hand coloured on reverse to show items of different status.
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.