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Subject: Re: [DEV] WOOLLEN MILL at BUCKFASTLEIGH
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2006 12:35:26 +0100 (BST)
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Louise, One of the Buckfastleigh Mills and possibly the tannery,
eventually came to be owned by the CWS (Cooperative Wholesale Society).
Would you know which of these it was, or did the CWS Mill open from
scratch? Jeff

On Mon, 14 August, 2006 11:53 am, Louise Reynolds wrote:
> Hi Dorothy,
>
>
> From Sandra Coleman's "Buckfastleigh: A Town in the Making" :
>
>
> "In 1842 the family (the Hamlyn's) rented the West Mill factory, and a
> few years later, bought the Town Mill (formerly called Sage's)....
>
> Altogether there were three mills in the town at this time: the Town
> Mill,
> West Mill and Churchward's Mill soon, unhappily, to be destroyed by fire.
> There were also two in Bucfast, of course, and the tannery...."
>
>
> I know this doesn't answer your question, but maybe helps a little.
>
>
> Regards
>
>
> Louise
> Melbourne, Aus.
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dorothy Stewart" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Monday, August 14, 2006 8:25 PM
> Subject: [DEV] WOOLLEN MILL at BUCKFASTLEIGH
>
>
>
>> I am hoping someone might know the name of a woolen mill owned by JOHN
>>
> THUEL in BUCKFASTLEIGH in 1840 - 1841 please.
>
>>
>> Thank you, Dorothy
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