EAW013497 ENGLAND (1948). St Neots Paper Mills, Little Paxton, 1948. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.

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Title [EAW013497] St Neots Paper Mills, Little Paxton, 1948. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.
Reference EAW013497
Date 9-March-1948
Link
Place name LITTLE PAXTON
Parish LITTLE PAXTON
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 518600, 261892
Longitude / Latitude -0.26279378151894, 52.24202202246
National Grid Reference TL186619

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melgibbs
Wednesday 18th of March 2015 06:59:55 PM

User Comment Contributions

Papermaking started around 1804 by Fourdrinier (H&S) & Gamble.

Sold to Matthew Toogood in 1808. Shut and reopened several times before becoming St. Neots Paper Mill Co., Ltd. in 1888.

By 1923 two machines, one 69 ins. and one 60 ins. using both water and steam. Products were: T.S. Superfine Writings, Banks, Loans, Charts, Drawings, Fine Envelope Papers, Typewriting Papers (Plain and Tinted), etc.

Stopped paper making paper 1939 except Wiggind Teape move production from Dover during WW2.

Leased to Samual Jones 1950 manufacturing gummed labels.

http://www.bernardoconnor.org.uk/Publications/Stneots/Industrialdev.htm

Chris
Monday 1st of August 2016 06:59:14 PM