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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)

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 from the lane, with 2 children

Note on back reads "The Little White Mill. Built in 1818 this charming watermill on Alresford Creek, Essex, fell into disuse but fortunately it recently was bought by Mr Glover who has thoroughly repaired it & uses it to dry seeds of flowers & vegetables which he grows on the surrounding land."

Unknown photographer

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