Collection MCFC - Mildred Cookson Foundation Collection

Victoria Flour Mills, Grimsby Downstream view, Old Mill, Swanage Upstream view, Old Mill, Swanage North Muskham Post Mill, North Muskham, derelict Scrimshaw's Mill, Bottesford, derelict Catalogue: Stout Mills and Temple Watermill, Saddle River, New Jersey, USA Waterwheel, USA American Miller Longbottom's Mill, Everton, in working order North Muskham Post Mill, North Muskham, derelict Stokes' Mill, East Bridgford, derelict Longbottom's Mill, Tuxford, derelict Post mill, Laxton, in working order Mill Mount, Tuxford, derelict Longbottom's Mill, Tuxford, in working order Subscription Mill, North Leverton, working Tower mill, Elston, in working order Tower mill, Norwell, derelict Beacon Hill Mill, Newark, derelict
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Mildred Cookson Foundation Collection


  • 18th century - present (Creation)

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651 items

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UK and foreign Mills. Emphasis on wind-powered sites in the UK, Europe and North America.

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The majority of Mildred's collection is currently still in her possession. As a trustee of the Mills Archive, she has agreed that her collection will eventually be transferred in its entirety to the Archive. Until then access to some originals for viewing may be difficult, although higher-resolution copies of the images online here may be inspected at the Archive; please email to arrange an appointment.

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Collection level description revised by Luke Bonwick and Nathanael Hodge, 2012.

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