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Skirlaugh, Holderness, Yorkshire

Note on reverse reads: "The second postmill in the county. A very fine specimen and machinery is complete. Three pairs of stones: flour dresser etc. Ceased to work 1911. Mill is raised from the ground on 4 pillars (brick & stone)."

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Little Smeaton, near Pontefract, Yorks

Note on reverse reads: "This is one of the 2 postmills still left standing (both ruinous) in Yorkshire. Ceased to work in 1918. One pair of stonbes still in mill. The timber base is in good conditioon and it is one of the rare specimens of an open base type of postmill: the earliest type of all wind mills. Notice beam for turning to wind"

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Holgate Mill, York

Note on reverse reads: "Has not been worked by wind this year, but efforts are being made to preserve it. An electric motor is installed inside the mill and one pair of stones is worked. Four pairs in mill"

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Preston's Mill, Seaton Ross, Yorkshire

Note on reverse reads: "Three pairs of stones, oats roller in windmill. Two pairs and flour dresser in mill (on left) worked by Roly Steam Engine. A very good businesss. Cloth rollers on sails. Mill raided 1847 after boy was killed by revolving arm when running out of door after a mouse. "

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Mortgage of a windmill and a watermill at Bridlington

One vellum sheet (approximately 69 cm x 88 cm), signed and sealed by all four parties. The document records the grant of a mortgage by Thomas Bradley, miller, to Thomas Robinson, gentleman, as trustee for Rebecca Bradley, spinster and Thomas Smith, yeoman, relating to a "wind corn mill" at Bridlington and a "water corn mill" at Hilderthorp, both properties being "near the high road leading from Bridlington Quay to Bessingby on or towards the south".

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