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CP Davies Collection of Mills and Milling

Kent: mill photographs

Appledore
Black & white Photograph of 1794 Union of Appledore coin showing windmill, cottage & miller with sack on his back
Noted on reverse "The Appledore Token (Millers') AD 1794 (enlarged x 3 -original is 1" dia)
Stamped on reverse "Copyright Photo, B.R. Billings, Cupola House, Dover Rd., Folkestone
Noted in album "Photo -B. Richardson, Billings, F."
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/1

Ash, Mt Ephraim
Black & White Photograph of Post Mill
Stamped on reverse "Copyright: Halkesworth Wheeler, 9, Church Stree, Folkestone, Institute of British Photographers
Noted in album "Photo - Wheeler, F"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/2

Barham
Black & White Photograph
Noted on reverse "September 1959- Copyright photo -J Mannering, River House, Dover"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/3

Barham
Cutting from Kent Life, May 1970- showing 2 photos of mill, one with the mill on fire
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/4

Barham
Black & White Photograph of Barham? smock mill
Stamped on reverse "Copyright: Halkesworth Wheeler, 9, Church Stree, Folkestone, Institute of British Photographers
Noted in album (Photo -F Wheeler)
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/5

Adisham, Bekesbourne
Black & White Photograph showing ruins
Noted on reverse "Ruins of Bekesbourne (Adisham) Windmill, burned out Aug.29th 1933
Stamped on reverse "Copyright Photo, B.R. Billings, Cupola House, Dover Rd., Folkestone"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/6

Canterbury - West Gate
Engraving showing watermill, (from book?) with caption "Published June 1784 by S. Hooper"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/7

Canterbury - St Martin's Hill Mill
Photo of drawing
Noted on photo "Given by J. Styles 7/87"
Noted in album "Canterbury St Martin's Black Mill [Copy photo- Rex Wailes]"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/8

Canterbury - Smeaton's Mill at Harbledown?
Photo of drawing
Noted on reverse "Smeaton's Mill, Canterbury, Kent- copy- Rex Wailes, 382 Euston Rd, London NW1
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/9

Canterbury
Engraving 1846 (Missing from album? not in numbering system)

Chillenden Post Mill
Black & White Photograph
Noted on reverse "May 1960 Chillenden- Copyright photo:- J. Mannering, River House, Dover"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/10

Chillenden Post Mill
Black & White Photograph
Stamped on reverse "Copyright: Halkesworth Wheeler, 9, Church Stree, Folkestone, Institute of British Photographers
Noted in album "Chillenden - power mill in background [Photo- Wheeler, F]
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/11

Cranbrook
Black & White Photograph
Noted on reverse "Harry Hicks dressing runner stone Union Mill, Cranbrook
Stamped on reverse "Photograph by Gordon Clemetson, Groombridge, Kent)
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/12

Cranbrook
Black & White Photograph
Noted on reverse " John Russell- pulling up runner stone (steam mill) in base Union mills, Cranbrook"
Stamped on reverse "Photograph by Gordon Clemetson, Groombridge, Kent"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/13A

Cranbrook
Letter from Gordon Clemetson to C.P. Davies explaining 2 photos taken June 1952
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/13B

Cranbrook
Black & White Photograph
Noted on reverse "Union Mills, Cranbrook- from Mr. Russell's meadow, showing warehouse- upper floor used by JR as a workshop & beyond orig. steam engine chimney. Photo- Amos- Dover"
Typewritten label in album " A smock mill on a three storey brick base built by Humphrey of Cranbrook in 1814. Wind power used until about 1950. Standing today, disused. Had three pairs of stones."
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/14

Cranbrook
Black & White Photograph
Noted on reverse "August 1960 Union Mills Cranbrook- Copyright Photo J Mannering, River House Dover"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/15

Dover
Page 433 from the Illustrated London News, May 4 1867 with engraving entitled "Easter volunteer review at Dover: last position of the attacking force near Guston"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/16

Herne
Black & White Photograph
Stamped on reverse "Copyright: Halkesworth Wheeler, 9, Church Stree, Folkestone, Institute of British Photographers
Noted in album "Herne [Photo-Wheeler, F]
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/17A

Herne
Photocopy of letter written Feb. 1935 about opening of fund to repair the Herne mill, together with photocopy of photo of mill
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/17 B & C

Margate - Drapers Mill
2 Black & White Photographs
Stamped on the reverse "Copyright: L.W. Bamberger, 23, Church St.,Margate, Kent"
Noted on reverse "Photographed 4/12/1964"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/18 & 19

Margate - Drapers Mill
Black & White Photograph
Noted on reverse "Drapers Mill Margate"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/42B

Margate - Drapers Mill
Yellow advert for Draper's Windmill giving opening hours, and with map of Margate on reverse showing location of mill and dated "1985" by hand
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/42A

Lydd
Black & White Photograph of smock mill, Lydd
Noted on reverse "Lydd mill- copy photo Mr. M. Champion, Dymchurch- 3/75"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/20

Lydd
Black & White Photograph of mill on fire, surrounded by spectators
Noted in album "Photos given by Mr. Edward Carpenter, Lydd"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/21

Stocks Green, Tonbridge
Cutting from The Times, July 5, 1934?
Shows "The Hay Harvest in Kent"- Photograph with smock mill in background
Caption reads " The windmill is well known to travellers on the London-Folkestone line from which it is clearly seen. It was built in 1797, replacing one destroyed by fire a few years earlier, and was restored in 1928"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/22

Oare
Black & white Photograph showing tower mill with ruined cap
Noted on reverse "Oare Mill 1961- Copyright photo: J. Mannering, River House, River, Dover"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/23

Rochester
Page from magazine ? showing view from bridge with 3 mills on the skyline
Caption reads "The Bridge, Rochester"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/24

Rochester, Delce Mill
Black & White Photograph of watercolour
Noted on reverse "Delce Mill, Rochester- Photo of a watercolour by Mr. Thos. Hennell"
Stamped on reverse "Copyright Photograph*National Gallery* London"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/25

Stelling Minnis
Engraving of smock mill
Noted under picture "The Windmill, Stelling Minnis, Kent" and signed by E D Adams
Noted on reverse "E.D. Adams, 34, Audley Rd. F"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/26

Sutton Vallance
Black & white Photographs showing smock mill, and its parts on demolition
Each photo stamped on reverse "F.G. Oliver, 30, Birch tree Way, Maidstone, Kent"
2 pictures show lady standing with mill parts
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/27-31

Wickhambreux, watermill
Black & White Photograph
Noted on reverse "Wickhambreaux Mill- The rebuilt mill- J Mannering, River House, Dover 1963"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/32

Water-mill
Black & White Photograph
Not named
Noted in album "Copied from a view book?"

Willesborough
Black & White Photograph of smock mill
Stamped on reverse "Copyright: Halkesworth Wheeler, 9, Church Stree, Folkestone, Institute of British Photographers
Noted in album "Willesborough [Photo -Wheeler, F]"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/34

Wittersham
Stocks Mill
2 Black & White Photographs showing post mill
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/35-36

Wittersham, Old Mill
Black & white Photograph showing post mill
Noted on reverse "Wittersham -Old Mill"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/37

Wittersham
Black & White Photograph of post mill
Noted on reverse "Wittersham- the gift of Mr. Russell- copied from a photo taken probably for Mr. Sidney Russell"
Stamped on reverse "Copy by Foy, Photographers, 57 The Tything, Worcester, Telephone: Worcs. 2956. Proprietor G.N. Hopcraft, Member of the Institute of British Photographers"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/38

Woodchurch
2 Black & White Photographs showing smock mill
Both have the following noted on reverse "Woodchurch Photo- J. Hosmer"
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/39 - 40

Photo showing 9 Kent mill photos
Stamped on the reverse "Copyright: Halkesworth Wheeler, 9, Church Stree, Folkestone, Institute of British Photographers
Accession number: SCKM 42 - F123537/41

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