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Glyn Jones Collection

  • GJON
  • Collection
  • Late 19th - 20th century

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'.

Jones, Glyn, author

F T Wood and Sons Papers

  • FTWP
  • Collection
  • 1862-1968

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.

F T Wood and Sons, millers

The Insurance News and a report on Welsbach incandescent gas lighting system, as well as a description of a mill fire

Various sets of cuttings. The first cutting is a continuation of the article discussing the difficulties in insuring against fire in corn mills in DUFF-SBK-012 and DUFF-SBK-013. The next cutting describes a new Welsbach incandescent gas lighting system. There is then a cutting detailing a fire at Star Mills, Oldham. Next is a series of cuttings discussing a new mutual insurance to be set-up by a conglomerate of millers in the UK, as well as a new sprinkler system for mills, and also discussion of a new company secretary for the Association of British and Irish Millers.

The Insurance News

Longstock Mill, Stockbridge, Napper's Mill, Sutton and other cuttings

Two articles from The Miller in 1908, one looking at the technology used in Longstock Mill in Stockbridge and the other discussing roller machinery at Napper's Mill in Sutton. There are 3 cuttings from 1890 discussing the creation of an insurers specifically for mill fires. The final cutting is from 1890, the Financial Times, describing a change in fraud laws.

The Miller

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