Peter Dolman Collection

Scope and Content

Collection of windmill and watermill photographs, drawings, research notes, correspondence and other documents relating to UK mills, with particular emphasis on the regions of Bedfordshire, Suffolk and Lincolnshire. Includes research on Whitmore and Binyon Ltd, millwrights and engineers.

Administrative / Biographical History

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Access Information

This collection may be consulted free of charge at the Mills Archive; please email []( to arrange an appointment.


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Archivist's Note

Collection level description revised by Luke Bonwick and Nathanael Hodge, 2012.

Custodial History

Donated to the Mills Archive on Peter's death in 2002 by his wife Melanie Dolman. Material belonging to the Suffolk Mills Group was returned. Books in the collection have been placed in The Mills Archive library.

Related Material

A collection of drawings of windmills and parts for windmills by Whitmore and Binyon Ltd is held at the Science Museum.

Additional Information