EAW014978 ENGLAND (1948). Stowford Paper Mills with Ivybridge Camp in the distance, Ivybridge, 1948

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Title [EAW014978] Stowford Paper Mills with Ivybridge Camp in the distance, Ivybridge, 1948
Reference EAW014978
Date 27-April-1948
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Place name IVYBRIDGE
Parish IVYBRIDGE
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 263720, 56546
Longitude / Latitude -3.9174696790691, 50.392371585785
National Grid Reference SX637565

Pins

Prisoner of war camp built during WW2. There were only a small number of prisoners here.

Lynda Tubbs
Tuesday 11th of February 2014 10:42:32 AM

User Comment Contributions

Stowford Mill started producing paper in 1787. It owners have been Wm. Ackland; Allen (John) & Sons ,Portals; Wiggins Teape; Arjo Wiggins.

In 1923 the owners were Allen (John) & Sons (Ivybridge), Ltd.,; it had two machines, 72 ins. and 68 ins. making Fine and Superfine Writings, Vellums and Banks, Book, Envelope and Cartridge Papers, Blottings, Tub-sized Air-dried Rag Papers at 2,000 tons per annum.

It closed on 1 Dec 2013

Chris
Saturday 30th of July 2016 10:10:53 PM
Stowford Mill started producing paper in 1787. It owners have been Wm. Ackland; Allen (John) & Sons ,Portals; Wiggins Teape; Arjo Wiggins.

In 1923 the owners were Allen (John) & Sons (Ivybridge), Ltd.,; it had two machines, 72 ins. and 68 ins. making Fine and Superfine Writings, Vellums and Banks, Book, Envelope and Cartridge Papers, Blottings, Tub-sized Air-dried Rag Papers at 2,000 tons per annum.

It closed on 1 Dec 2013

Chris
Saturday 30th of July 2016 10:10:29 PM