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May Mill

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May mill.
Photo: Eddie.
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Item #: 27146
Taken in November 1982.

Interestingly, I was in the process of collecting a fork lift truck, which had been hired out to what, allegedly, turned out to be a gang of bogus contractors, who had used the machine to steal the stone copings from the building.

Comment by: Garry on 2nd December 2015 at 14:25

Eddie that's May Mill not Empress mill.

Comment by: irene roberts on 2nd December 2015 at 15:07

Eddie's PUT that it's May Mill, Garry.

Comment by: Eddie. on 2nd December 2015 at 15:13

Take a closer look at the title above the photo Garry.

Comment by: Garry on 2nd December 2015 at 15:43

Silly me, sorry.

Comment by: Eddie. on 2nd December 2015 at 16:28

No worries Garry, welcome to the club.

Comment by: MarieM on 2nd December 2015 at 19:23

In the 1800s it was called Wilde's Mill and there was a row of cottages off Foundry Lane called Wilde's Cottages which were rented to the workers and my ancestors from Ireland lived there.

Comment by: indalo on 3rd December 2015 at 08:27

Maria M What is the name of your relatives?

Comment by: AB on 3rd December 2015 at 11:45

Eddie, were you working for T.S.???

Comment by: Eddie. on 3rd December 2015 at 12:16

Yes I was A.B., did you know the man? He was a real gent.

Comment by: AB on 3rd December 2015 at 13:13

I knew of him, through business, and my friends John Bond and Ken Fisher who dealt with him, both of whom I am in regular contact toda

Comment by: john brown on 4th December 2015 at 12:16

I worked here in the late 60s / early 70s, with some good people.

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