Leach's Mill, Wisbech



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Leach's eight-sailed tower mill, Wisbech

Two sets of handwriting on the reverse. Rex Wailes' note reads, "Leach's Eight Sailed mill, Lynn Road, Wisbech. This [corn] mill was built on an old post mill mound. The sails were removed in 1896. It had originally 4 sails but by 1840 it had 8. When this change was made is not certain. Copy photo from A.A. Oldham, Mount Drive, Wisbech". The second set of handwriting is in pencil (underneath Rex Wailes' notes) and reads, "The Eight Sail Mill, Lynn Road, Wisbech. Taken before removal of sails in 1896. (Copy of original photo of course). Cap of mill demolished in summer of 1947".

Oldham, Arthur Artis


List of Fenland mills; list of Cambridgeshire watermill map locations; 2 reports on Bourn Post Mill; notes by T. B. Hunt; report on Great Chishill mill; Report on Steven's Mill and Great Chishill Mill; report on Leach's Mill, Wisbech.

"The Port of Wisbech Cambridgeshire"

Part of the Rex Wailes collection.
A view of the port of Wisbech showing ships in a wide canal, two post mills and one tower mill. Drawn by J.P.Hunter. Published by J.P.Hunter,Wisbech, February 1840. Sent as a calendar to Enid and Rex Wailes, Christmas 1947.
The white post mill is Webster’s mill and the black mill is Bell’s mill, both in Leverington Road.

Hunter, J P

Mills at Wisbech

Part of the Rex Wailes collection.
Photograph of an oval painting showing a river and townscape and a number of mills and churches. Signed JC Sargeant? 1848.
The white post mill is Webster’s mill (demolished between 1887 and 1895) and the black open trestle mill without sails is Bell’s mill (last known to be standing in 1846), both in Leverington Road.

"Wisbech Windmills"

Three copies of handwritten text giving history of Wisbech windmills, each in separate ringbinder, illustrated by photographs and maps.

Oldham, Arthur Artis

Webb milling family

A history of the Webb family of millers from the late 17th century to the late 19th century and a written piece on the different types of windmills found in England.

Valentine, David

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