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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

"Flour Mills and Insurance" (continued)

Cutting from 'The Finance Chronicle and Insurance Circular', discussing the layout, machinery and processes of roller mills and their associated fire risks. This article is a continuation of DUFF-SBK-001 and DUFF-SBK-002.

The Finance Chronicle and Insurance Circular

St Saviour's, Tooley Street Fire

Cuttings are from a news article detailing a fire at St Saviours Flour Mills, on Tooley Street near St Saviour's Docks, and some lucky escapes by firefighters tackling the blaze.

The Daily Graphic

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

Westminster Bridge Mill

Westminster Bridge Mill, 1885, showing the arrangement of the roller mill with the different sets of machinery on each floor (The Miller, 5 April 1886 (insert)).

Watts, Martin, miller and millwright

Various mill fire reports 1886-1887

5 cuttings reporting mill fires. The articles are from The Standard, The Citizen, and Soulby's Ulverston Advertiser and General Intelligencer, describing mill fires, their costs and causes.

The Standard

Financial News and Echo Articles 1890

Two cuttings, one from the Financial News, the other from the Echo, both discussing the creation of a syndicate, "Appleton, French, and Scrafton Limited", to amalgamate the principal flour mills of the North-Eastern Counties into a single joint-stock undertaking.

Financial News

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