Collection PALM - W H Palmer Collection

Elmer's Mill, Woolpit Post mill, Bourn View through trees, Buttrum's Mill, Woodbridge Maud Foster Mill, Boston High Street Mill, Wicklewood Flatford Mill, East Bergholt Post mill, Thornham Magna, and farmer threshing Bines Mill, Bures Exterior view Wallingford Mill, Wallingford Dobson's Mill, Burgh le Marsh Maud Foster Mill, Boston Elmer's Mill, Woolpit Tower mill, Sutton Trader Mill, Sibsey Exterior view of post amd smock mills Ruffle's Mill, Haverhill Tower mill, Stretham Shiremark Mill, Capel Fantail, post mill, Tottenhill
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W H Palmer Collection


  • 1920s-1930s (Creation)

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Extent and medium

191 glass negatives and lantern slides

Name of creator

(fl 1929)

Biographical history


Archival history

Passed to the archive by W H Palmer's daughter, January 2008.

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Scope and content

Images of windmills, and a few of watermills.

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Conditions governing access

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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