File of research documents on Boat Mills

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 3132 JSIS-24448
  • Dates of Creation
      No date
  • Name of Creator
  • Physical Description
      Collection of documents
  • Location
      Upper Heyford - BX0000001517847

Scope and Content

File of research notes and photocopied excerpts from documents relating to boat mills, their operation in the UK and abroad, patents for use of the technology and details of some of the individuals who built and operated boat mills and who applied for the patents.
1. London - John Cooke - pre-1600
2. Patents - Cotton; Becher; Thompson; Hadley of Worcester. 1600 - 1800
3. Owners and operators of boat mills. 1793 - 1840.

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