Manuscripts, research notes, documents and photographs relating to UK wind and watermills, principally Buckinghamshire. Incorporates the collection of Stanley Freese, which was bequeathed to James Venn and added to by him.
Material relating to the history of Oldland Mill, Keymer. Includes: Electronic copy of 1927-33 minute book of Oldland Mill Committee Minutes and agendas of the Oldland Mill Committee of the Hassocks Amenity Association, 1980-2000, and digital copies Architectural drawings of mill (2 rolls, 1 A3 vol) Copy of 1934 issue of 'Sussex County Magazine' with article on the mill. Digital copy of 1980 report on mill by Vincent Pargeter DVDs showing mill refurbishment Correspondence files 1976-1990 Copies of 1897 and 1957 deeds Press cuttings Copies of magazines with articles relating to Oldland Mill Digitised photographs
The collection of Covenant deeds and Abstracts of Title relating to the new Corn Mill of East Ryppe, Lydd shed light on the ever changing terms and conditions of the status and ownership of the mill for the period between 1801 and 1905.