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"Turn wind into light"

Article in the 'Wolverhampton Express & Star', illustrated with a photo of Essington Post mill, about the various ways people were harnessing wind power to generate electrical power.

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

Desna Greenhow Collection

  • DESG
  • Collection
  • 20th century

Material from Otterton Mill, Devon; consisting of letters, photographs, drawings, the lease of the mill for 1912 and other documents; most originally on display in mill.

Greenhow, Desna, miller

Press Cuttings Collection

  • CUTT
  • Collection
  • Early 20th century - 2015

Press cuttings relating to windmills and watermills.

The Mills Archive

Paul Baker Collection

  • BAKE
  • Collection
  • 1940s-1960s

Negatives of UK windmill photographs and newspaper cuttings. Only Nottinghamshire images have been catalogued.

Baker, Paul H J

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.

Ashley, Hallam (1900-1987), photographer

Alan Stoyel Foundation Collection

  • ASFC
  • Collection
  • c 1900 - present

35mm slides.
Reports.
Press cuttings scrapbook, unknown creator.
Folder containing photocopied correspondence between Rex Wailes and Thomas Hennell, and Alan Stoyel's research for Thomas Hennell book.
Album of negatives of windmills, unknown creator.

Stoyel, Alan

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

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

Brian Luker Collection

  • LUKE
  • Collection
  • 1990 - 2015

Material on mills on the River Axe.

Luker, Brian G, local historian

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