Special Collections & Archives

 

CP Davies Collection of Mills and Milling

Kent millwrights

William Warren, millwright, Hawkhurst 1
14 letters & 1 postcard from W Warren to J Russell 1 letter to CPD from R Wailes
Accession number: SCKM 38 - F123506

William Warren, millwright, Hawkhurst 2
William Warren's inventory book (first entry is dated 1890) containing descriptions of interiors of mills in: Smarden, Broadford, Mayfield, High Halden, Benenden Water, Wadhurst, Goudhurst, Hawkhurst & Penshurst
Accession number: SCKM 38 - F123507
See also SCKM 40.10 below

Kent millwrights: Ashby (notes from ledger & correspondence with Mr Glover)
Cutting about death of Mr W Holman 5 letters to CPD 2 drafts from CPD 2 pages of notes on a smock mill at Croydon & 2 tracings from an ordnance survey map of the area enclosed 28 pencil notes
Accession number: SCKM 39 - F1234508

Kent millwrights: Bob Barber
Pencil note on conversation with Barber in 1968
Accession number: SCKM 39 - F1234509

Kent millwrights: Frederick Clark, Ashford
Photocopy of bill from F Clark dated March 31 1905 1 typed, 2 ink notes (See also John Hill)
Accession number: SCKM 39 - F123510

Kent millwrights: Bryan Donkin, Dartford
2 typed, 1 ink note
Accession number: SCKM 39 - F123511

Kent millwrights: John Hill, Ashford etc
3 copies of a photo of staff of Frederick Clark, Elwick Iron Works, Ashford, with typed note 2 cuttings, 1 of a letter by CPD asking for information about John Hill 11 letters and a postcard to CPD, various drafts of letters by CPD 14 pencil, 7 ink notes re Hill & other Hills at Ashford
Accession number: SCKM 39 - F123512

Kent millwrights: Holman Bros, Canterbury
2 cuttings (obits) Exercise book "Notes from Holman's ledger" (69 pages), & 10 folio leaves analysis of ledger's contents Letter 1 ink, 1 typed, 5 pencil notes
Accession number: SCKM 39 - F123513

Kent millwrights: Miscellaneous
5 pencil, 2 ink notes
Accession number: SCKM 39 - F123514

Kent millwrights: Dover
Trade cards for Crisp & Gurry, V & J Robbins, John Robbins Photocopy of letter head of Jas Robbins, 1901 1 cutting 1 letter by CPD plus draft 7 ink, 1 typed, 20 pencil notes
Accession number: SCKM 40 - F123515

Kent millwrights: Stephen Hooper, Margate
2 letters Photocopy of letter in the Mechanics' Magazine, 1826 about Hooper, his life & inventions
Accession number: SCKM 40 - F123516

Kent millwrights: Hooper's patent vanes
Typed copy of an ad in the Kentish Gazette, March 1791
Accession number: SCKM 40 - F123517

Kent millwrights: Notes from Littlewood's ledgers
4 leaves of pencil notes
Accession number: SCKM 40 - F123518

Kent millwrights: Notes from J Stedman's ledger 1829-45
2 letters from Joan Stedman 3 notebooks, ledger contents list, compiled by CPD Typed copy of Nathaniel Stedman's will, Oct 1807 13 cards with ledger extracts 3 pencil notes
Accession number: SCKM 40 - F123519

Kent millwrights: Mill machinery, steam engines etc
1 letter re Bryan Corcoran Photocopy of ad for Medway Iron & Brass Works Photocopy of bill from W Lancefield, Traction Engine Proprietors, Sellindge 4 leaves in pencil, Kent refs in a Boulton & Watt catalogue of Old Engines 1 typed, 2 pencil, 5 ink notes
Accession number: SCKM 40 - F123520

Kent millwrights: Stockwell family, Cheriton
1 typed, 1 ink, 5 pencil notes
Accession number: SCKM 40 - F123521

Kent millwrights: Robert Sweetlove, Wingham
Copy of letter by Sweetlove, June 1st 1861 Draft of CPD letter & reply
Accession number: SCKM 40 - F123522

Kent millwrights: Weeks, Maidstone
CPD pencil draft to W Weeks & Son, and reply
Accession number: SCKM 40 - F123523

Kent millwrights: Wm Warren, Hawkhurst
2 photos (1 of Frank Warren, 1 of Warren's shop 1927) 1 cutting Photocopies of 16 letters by W Warren, 1902-23 Memorandum Aug 25 1842 signed by William & George Warren, & John Croft re rebuilding of the flood gates by Etchingham Church 2 typed, 4 pencil notes
Accession number: SCKM 40 - F123524

Kent millwrights: Kent Fire Insurance Company Extracts from Mill Survey Book 1814-1823
(Notebook, 62p in ink, with 5 photos of plans tipped in, plus a plan on tracing paper) Letter by CPD 7 pencil notes
Accession number: SCKM 40 - F123525

Kent millwrights
42 notes, alphabetical by miller
Accession number: SCKM 41 - F123526

Kent millwrights: Canterbury
26 notes
Accession number: SCKM 41 - F123527

Kent millwrights: Faversham
9 notes
Accession number: SCKM 41 - F123528

Kent millwrights: Leeds etc (Sweetlove family)
9 notes
Accession number: SCKM 41 - F123529

Kent millwrights: Maidstone
15 notes
Accession number: SCKM 41 - F123530

Kent millwrights: Rochester & Strood
5 notes
Accession number: SCKM 41 - F123531

Kent millwrights: Sandwich
19 notes
Accession number: SCKM 41 - F123532

Kent millwrights: Sevenoaks
6 notes
Accession number: SCKM 41 - F123533

Kent millwrights: Sittingbourne
6 notes
Accession number: SCKM 41 - F123534

Kent millwrights: Wingham (Sweetlove family)
16 notes
Accession number: SCKM 41 - F123535

Kent millwrights: William Cubitt
1 slide, 2 photos of W Cubitt 1 letter DNB entry transcribed in ink 1 ink note
Accession number: SCKM 41 - F123536

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