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'.
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.
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.
Records of the National Association of British and Irish Millers (NABIM, renamed UK Flour Millers) and the Millers' Mutual Association. Records include minutes of NABIM, MMA, the Flour Milling Employers Federation, the National Joint Industrial Council for the Flour Milling Industry and other bodies; deeds of purchase for mills; patents; accounts and financial documents; policies; cereal stock forms; photographs.
Diagrams and instructions for roller milling machinery. Small roller mill artefacts. Correspondence with milling firms re. J B G Thompson's various positions throughout his career. Course materials from J G B Thompson's training. Flow sheets and production records. Photographs and documents re. Grosvenor Street Mill and Skidby Mill.
Documentation from patent cases Buhler AG v Satake UK, 1996, for which Bryan McGee was a defendant witness, and Buhler AG v FP Spomax SA, 2008, for which he was an expert witness. Diagrams giving history of milling businesses. Correspondence with Glyn Jones, 1999-2005. Correspondence with G Highley Sugden. Presentations from conference 'The Science of Wheat and Milling' (Feb 2006, Leuven, Belgium) - includes useful flowchart showing history of mill engineering firms. Miscellaneous correspondence, photocopies, cuttings and other items re. history of roller milling. McGee's Technological Examination Prize medal from City & Guilds of London. Roller mill machinery manufacturer's nameplates.
Material generated by the English Heritage/Mills Archive project "Flour Milling: The Roller Milling Revolution". Includes large volume, "Master list of researched and located mills", report "Roller Flour Mills in England" and related digital material.
Shorland-Ball, Rob, museums and heritage consultant