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Wilton Windmill Files

  • WILT
  • Collection
  • 2012-2019

Photographs and documents relating to Wilton, Chiseldon and Aldbourne windmills.

Baxter, Charles

Tadcaster Mill Files

  • TADC
  • Collection
  • 1870 (copy) - 2019

Text files and photos relating to the history of the mill.

Firth, John

Alan Lewis Photographs

  • LEWI
  • Collection
  • Late 20th century

Photos of windmills in the UK and elsewhere, including one of Ruby Lewis and Guy Petitfils outside the latter's mill. Signed copy of Guy Petitfils book.

Lewis, Alan

Heage Windmill Society photographic archive

  • GIFF-HWS
  • Collection
  • 1791 (digital copy) - 2007

Photographs relating to the history of Heage Windmill, mainly relating to the restoration carried out in 2000-2002.

Gifford, Alan

Oldland Mill Archive

  • OLDM
  • Collection
  • 1927-2015

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

Oldland Mill Trust

Friends of Upminster Windmill Archive

  • FUWA
  • Collection
  • 1837-2014

Selected images from the digital archive of the Friends of Upminster Windmill. The full archive is maintained by the Friends; a copy is also held by the Mills Archive.

West Wratting Drawings and Photographs

  • WRAT
  • Collection
  • 1993-1995

Drawings, photographs and other items relating to work carried out on this mill by Purcell, Miller, Tritton & Partners in 1994-1995. Includes drawings by Peter Robert Stenning, 1993.

Purcell, Miller, Tritton & Partners

Karl Wood Windmill Sketches

  • WOOD
  • Collection
  • 1926-1956

Pen-and-ink sketches of UK windmills. These correspond to the watercolour paintings now held by Lincolnshire Museums -– each sketch has an ‘M’ number, and the corresponding painting can be found by consulting '‘A Check List of Windmill Paintings by Karl Wood’'.
The dates written on each sketch, and used in the ‘date’ field on this catalogue are the same as those given for the paintings in the ‘check list’ -– these are the dates of Karl Wood’'s visits to the mills. Notes written on some of these sketches, however, suggest that they were produced at a later time (see for example M112). This suggests that the sketches were copied from the paintings.
It is also noteworthy that where the ‘check list’ lists two paintings of the same mill, there is only ever one sketch. When Wood painted a mill twice he used the same number, differentiating with a letter (e.g. M21a and M21b) – in all such cases only one painting has been used as the basis for a sketch, although sometimes the number written on it still includes a letter (e.g. sketch M21a). M1171 and M1171a in this collection are different –- they are two sketches based on the same painting, and are both labelled only ‘M1171’- – the '‘a'’ has been added to ID of the catalogue entry to differentiate the two.
Taking these facts into account it is possible that the sketches were intended for Karl Wood'’s book '‘The Twilight of the Mills’' which, according to the circular letter reproduced in the ‘check list’ was to have included mainly black and white images.

Wood, Karl Salsbury (1888-1958), artist

Alastair Wilson Collection

  • WILS
  • Collection
  • Late 20th century

Photographs of mills in the UK. Also some of mills in France, Barbados, Belgium, Spain and Greece.

Wilson, Alastair O (1923-2004), surgeon

David and Brenda Williams Collection

  • WILL
  • Collection
  • 1969 - late 20th century

Two scrapbooks, 35mm slides, photographs, correspondence and notebooks relating to windmills in the UK.

Williams, David Richard (1930-2013)

Michael Wilks Collection

  • WILK
  • Collection
  • Late 20th century

Files of handwritten and typescript research notes on mills on the River Wandle, with related photocopies, correspondence, press cuttings and ephemera.

Wilks, Michael (d 1998), local historian

Jenny West Collection

  • WEST
  • Collection
  • 19th-20th century

Photographs of Kent windmills taken by Jenny and her husband Richard, and other research material. Copy of BA dissertation 'The Watermills of the Hogsmill River', 1982.

West, Jenny

W B Muggeridge Collection

  • WBMC
  • Collection
  • 1900s-1930s

Photographs of English windmills.

Muggeridge, William Burrell (884-1978)

Whitley Bridge Mill Collection

  • WBMC
  • Collection
  • Before 1898 (copy) - 2017

Items relating to the history of Whitley Bridge Mill, owned by John Croysdale and Sons and then by James Bowman and Sons Ltd. Includes ledgers, plans and drawings, correspondence and photos. Also a large number of digital images of the mill taken by Sharon Burton before its closure.

James Bowman and Sons Ltd

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