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Arthur C Smith Collection

  • ACSC
  • Collection
  • 1969-1990

Black and white photographs and 35mm slides depicting windmills in 17 UK counties. Field notes, windmill descriptions, magazine articles and cuttings, original text and photos for the County Windmills series, correspondence.

Smith, Arthur C

Armfield Drawings

  • ARMF
  • Collection
  • 1870s - 1920s

Engineering drawings of milling machinery. Ledgers detailing sales of wire mesh to mills for dressing machines.

Joseph J Armfield & Co Ltd, engineers

Hallam Ashley Mill Photograph Collection

  • ASHL
  • Collection
  • Early 20th century

Photographs and negatives, some mounted on glass, depicting windmills and watermills. These are mainly in East Anglia. Interior and exterior views are shown.

Parts of the collection have been given individual catalogue entries. The remainder is listed in the attached PDF.

Ashley, Hallam (1900-1987), photographer

Bodley Foundry Workshop Drawings

  • BFWD
  • Collection
  • 2003 (originals mid 19th - mid 20th centuries)

Workshop drawings, sketches and pattern shop instructions for waterwheels gearing and associated matters.

Bodley Brothers and Company

Bristol Museums Mills Images

  • BMMI
  • Collection
  • 20th century

Images of UK mills, photographers unknown (some probably taken by museum staff).

Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives

Robin Clarke Collection

  • CLAR
  • Collection
  • 20th century

Files of handwritten notes, photocopies, reprints and correspondence on mill related themes.

Clarke, Robin

Cornwell Family Collection

  • CORN
  • Collection
  • c 1900 - 2015

Items created or collected by the Cornwell family relating to their work as millers.

Cornwell, Guy (d 2016)

Press Cuttings Collection

  • CUTT
  • Collection
  • Early 20th century - present

Press cuttings relating to windmills and watermills.

The Mills Archive

Deeds of New Mill, Lydd

  • DNML
  • Collection
  • 1801 - 1905

The collection of Covenant deeds and Abstracts of Title relating to the new Corn Mill of East Ryppe, Lydd shed light on the ever changing terms and conditions of the status and ownership of the mill for the period between 1801 and 1905.

New Mill, Lydd

Peter Dolman Collection

  • DOLM
  • Collection
  • c 1900 - 2002

Collection of windmill and watermill photographs, drawings, research notes, correspondence and other documents relating to UK mills, with particular emphasis on the regions of Bedfordshire, Suffolk and Lincolnshire. Includes research on Whitmore and Binyon Ltd, millwrights and engineers.

Dolman, Peter C J (1955-2002), miller

Don Paterson Collection

  • DONP
  • Collection
  • c 1900 - 2002

Extensive collection of notes, images and drawings relating to wind and water, with emphasis on North West England and North Wales. Some parts have been given individual catalogue entries, the remainder is listed in the attached PDF.

Paterson, Don (d 2002)

Michael Dudley Collection

  • DUDL
  • Collection
  • 1994-2004

Photographs of 597 English windmills (with digital copies), 23 Scottish windmills and mills elsewhere in the world. Digital files relating to Broad Eye Windmill, Stafford.

Dudley, Michael

Michael Dufau Collection

  • DUFA
  • Collection
  • Late 20th century

Photographs of UK mills. Drawings of Higher Bebington Windmill. Two spindles from cotton mills.

Dufau, Michael

Michael Dunn Collection

  • DUNN
  • Collection
  • 1930s to 1970s

Images and correspondence regarding UK windmills, with an emphasis on East Anglia.

Dunn, Michael (1916-1993)

Brian Eighteen Mill Collection

  • EIGH
  • Collection
  • 1834-2015

Material on watermills in the Reading area, on the Thames, Kennet and Loddon rivers.

Eighteen, Brian (1930-2015), local historian

E M Gardner Collection

  • EMGC
  • Collection
  • 1930s-1960s

Images and documents of English watermills. Includes many photographic prints and some handwritten notes.

Gardner, E M (d 1959)

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.

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