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|Copyright 1||Wandle Industrial Museum|
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|Notes / History||From a painting in the private collection of the Rev James Bourne. The date of the painting is unknown however it pre-dates the current mill building.
Rent rolls from the 1680s refer to a ‘newly constructed mill’ run by Mr Westbrook. By the 18th century it was grinding tobacco into snuff, using a two-wheel arrangement.
The current mill dates from c.1804 and was properly constructed by
Martin Peakes & Co, tobacconists of London.