Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Blackburn's Mill (Whitby)

From Graces Guide

in Whitby, Yorkshire

1801 Advertisement: 'To be SOLD by AUCTION, At the Golden Lion Inn, Whitby, ….. THE UNEXPIRED TERM of 24 Years of a BUILDING-LEASE of the complete BREAST-WATER CORN-MILL, (known by the Name of BLACKBURN'S MILL, and when first erected was meant for an IRON FORGE, which is much wanted in this Place), built on a Modern Plan, has French and Grey-Stones, that go together, Two Dressing Machines, a Plate for drying Oat-meal, a large Oven for Baking ship-biscuits, One Acre of LAND, (more or less) subject to Ground-Rent of onlv 7l. per year; situated on the South-side of the Navigable River ESK, about one mile from Whitby, where the Tide flows up to it; will suit any MILLER and BISCUIT-MAKER, and is also a complete Spot for an IRON-FORGE, TAN-YARD, BLEACH-YARD, &c. on Improvement, as tbe Lease may be lengthened, and immediate possession had. For other Particulars apply to Wm. Scousby, Whitby.' [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. York Herald, 17th January 1801