Collection KILL - W Killick Collection

Bekesbourne Mill, Adisham Aldington Mill, Hythe Appledore Mill, Ashford Mount Ephraim Mill, Ash Boundgate Mill, Badlesmere Black Mill, Barham Beacon Mill, Benenden White Mill, Bethersden Town Mill, Biddenden, Kent Bluebell Hill Mill, Burham, Kent Miles's Mill, Boughton, Kent Richardson's Mill, Boughton, Kent Smock Mill, Bridge, Kent St Martin's Mill, Canterbury, Kent Field Mill, Charing, Kent Chillenden, Kent Chislet, Herne Bay, Kent Darnleys Mill, Cobham, Kent, Base Copton Mill, Faversham, Kent Union Mill, Cranbrook, Kent
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W Killick Collection


  • 1895-1935 (scans from 2012) (Creation)

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90 digital images

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Biographical history

Lived at 20 North Street, Strood, Kent.

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Archival history

The originals form part of a collection of over 500 photographs by W Killick, of which 300 were of Kent windmills. The collection was at one time owned by A E P Shillingford who used some of the images in his book 'Englands Vanishing Windmills'. The collection was purchased in 2004 by Michael Yates who donated scans of a selection of them to the Archive in March 2012.

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Scope and content

Photographs of 78 Kent windmills.

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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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The originals remain in the possession of Michael Yates.

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Archivist's note

Collection level description by Nathanael Hodge, June 2015. Catalogued by Anne Harrison, May 2020.

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