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.

G. A. Bucholtz

From Graces Guide

Gustav Adolph Buchholz, said to be the father of roller milling of grain.

Born in Prussia

1847 Moved to England.[1]

1862 Patent on "An improved mode of manufacturing semolina and flour, and an apparatus to be employed in such manufactures."

But he had difficulty in getting the machines made.

1862 His first installation was for Fison and Co., Ipswich,

1868 Installation at Albert Mills, Liverpool. This is said to the first complete roller plant without stones in Britain as two years later the stones were removed from the mill and slightly grooved rolls were installed.

1879 A son of Mr. Bucholtz, John Augustus Arnold Buchholz designed the first automatic roller mill plant in the world, installed successfully at the mills of Messrs Barlow and Sons of Bilston.

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Sources of Information

  1. Alien arrivals
  • The Engineer 1887/04/22