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Battersea Flour Mills

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1833 Report of the death of a worker Thomas Beale in an accident at the mills [1]

1841 Sale of the Mills as part of a larger estate and currently occupied by Mr Dives. [2]

1894 Mark James Mayhew became the proprietor of the mills

1897 Mayhew and Son(s) reduce the working week from 59 to 53 hours for the same wages [3] [4]

1913 The mills and the business offered for sale by order of the Chancery Division but were not sold [5]

1921 Advertised as Mark Mayhew Ltd [6]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Examiner, Sunday, January 13, 1833
  2. The Times, Wednesday, Dec 01, 1841
  3. Reynolds's Newspaper, Sunday, February 14, 1897
  4. The Standard, Friday, September 10, 1897
  5. The Times, Saturday, Aug 02, 1913
  6. The Times, Monday, Jan 17, 1921