Collection LCCP - L C Chapman Collection

White Mill, Bethersden, showing man standing on the reef Breach Downs Mill, Barham, with man in top hat Black Mill, Barham Black Mill, Barham Boundgate Mill, Badlesmere, showing shed at the foot Boundgate Mill, Badlesmere, with no sails Smock mill, Aldington, with house in right distance Bekesbourne Mill, Adisham, showing damage Bekesbourne Mill, Adisham, with house in the right background Bekesbourne Mill, Adisham View from left side, Beacon Mill, Benenden View from left rear side, Town Mill, Biddenden Naylor's Mill, Bredhurst, derelict White Mill, Bethersden, showing damaged sails House to left foreground, Mill to Right background Miles's Mill, Boughton Street, with sails Miles's Mill, Boughton Street, without sails Bluebell Hill Mill, Burham Old Mill, Blean Town Mill, Biddenden, showing shed with cart inside
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L C Chapman Collection


  • 20th century (Creation)

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16 boxes

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Archival history

Inherited by L C Chapman's daughter Carolyn Chapman in Australia. Sent by her to the Mills Archive in 2005.

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130 photographs, notebooks, newspaper cuttings and other material on English windmills. Includes the collection of L C Chapman's friend, Wilfred Banyard.

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This collection may be consulted free of charge at the Mills Archive; please email to arrange an appointment.

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  • English

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Archivist's note

Collection level description revised by Nathanael Hodge, June 2012.

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  • Box: L C Chapman Box 1: Windmill photos
  • Box: L C Chapman Box 2: Glass plates
  • Box: L C Chapman Box 3: Photographs
  • Box: L C Chapman Box 4: Unsorted documents
  • Box: L C Chapman Box 5: Albums and notebooks
  • Box: L C Chapman Box 6: Albums and notebooks
  • Drawer: L C Chapman envelope of large illustrations and cuttings
  • Box: L C Chapman English Windmills Box 1
  • Box: L C Chapman English Windmills Box 2
  • Box: L C Chapman English Windmills Album 1