File FHIS-1128919 - Woolpit mill and the Elmer family

Bert Elmer and family Harry Elmer and family at the Mill House Harry Elmer's sons Harry Elmer and Mill House and Mill Harry and Harriet Elmer Wife and daughter of Dick Elmer Woolpit mill Harry Elmer and son bakery Woolpit c1940

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FHIS-1128919

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Woolpit mill and the Elmer family

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  • March 2007 (Creation)

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Received via email from Paul O Donovan from 4 March 2007 - 18 March 2007

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Information on the history of the wind mill at Woolpit, Suffolk, and the the Elmer family who milled there. Includes copies of two articles written by Nesta Straw (nee Elmer) of her recollections of the mill when it was run by her father in the first half of the 20th century. Includes several photographs of the mill and the Elmer family, and a family tree of Thomas Elmer (b. 1820) and his children and grandchildren.

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This material may be consulted free of charge at the Mills Archive; please email visitors@millsarchive.org to arrange an appointment.

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