Collection WBMC - Whitley Bridge Mill Collection

Whitley Bridge Advertising leaflet Whitley Bridge beam engine Planning approval notice Notice of  permission to carry out development Bill of Quantities Flour Bins Delivery vehicle Delivery tanker Bowman's flour delivery tanker, Hitchin Bowman's flour delivery tanker, Whitley Bridge Grain store interior Grain store interior - roof level External ducting Security plaque on door Door Frame quality plaque 1964 quality plaque Fire Resistant door plaque 1986 Fire Exit door Door Frame quality plaque Fire resistant door plaque
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Whitley Bridge Mill Collection


  • Before 1898 (copy) - 2017 (Creation)

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3 boxes, 1322 digital files

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Digital files passed to the Mills Archive by Sharon Burton in July 2017. Documents transferred in February and April 2018

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Items relating to the history of Whitley Bridge Mill, owned by John Croysdale and Sons and then by James Bowman and Sons Ltd. Includes ledgers, plans and drawings, correspondence and photos. Also a large number of digital images of the mill taken by Sharon Burton before its closure.

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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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Archivist's note

Collection level entry by Nathanael Hodge, April 2018. Catalogued by Anne Harrison, October-December 2018.

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