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Scientific millers of Blackburn and Burnley.
Corn millers in Great Britain continued in the old-fashioned way, reducing their wheat on about 100 pairs of mill stones and dressing through wire. In the year 1872 they began to dress through silk. 
1970 A firm called John Greenwood and Sons, flour millers, of Manchester was one of a number of millers wound up by the same liquidator at the same time