Niall Roberts Collection
- 20th century (Creation)
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Niall Roberts (1922-2010) was a civil servant who first became interested in mills when Wimbledon Common windmill, close to his home in New Malden, was restored and opened as a mill museum in 1976. He and his wife Julie acted as weekend guides, and Niall became an active member of the SPAB Mills Section and TIMS. Niall wrote numerous research papers, his main interests being sugar mills and millstones. For more information see the featured people section of our website: http://www.millsarchive.org/explore/people/biographies/entry/111772/Niall-Roberts
Donated by the family of Niall Roberts in 2009 when he moved into care. French mill bulletins Issues 14, 17-41, 43-47 of Association Amis des Moulins D'Anjou and Issues 2, 4-14 of Association de Sauvegarde des Moulins Bretons moved to the library.
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Documents and photographs on mills throughout the world.
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This collection may be consulted free of charge at the Mills Archive; please email email@example.com to arrange an appointment.
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- Roberts, Niall (1922-2010) (Creator)
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Collection level description revised by Nathanael Hodge, June 2012. Catalogued by Guy Boocock, March to July 2013 and October to December 2018.
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