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Thomas Openshaw – paper maker

Submitted: July 31st, 2012

I found your Milton Creek memories website and thought I’d write as you may be able to help me with continue…

The Killin family

Submitted: July 4th, 2012

One of the most remarkable families ever associated with the mill was the Killin family.  At one time father and continue…

John Ives. 1987

Submitted: July 4th, 2012

I started work at SB Mill on 14MC stencilling and packing. My first impressions were the smell from the machine continue…

Don Rouse: Early memories of Sittingbourne Mill

Submitted: July 4th, 2012

Don joined Sittingbourne mill in 1936 when the company was still known as Edward Lloyd. At the age of 16, continue…

Dick Craycraft 1959

Submitted: July 4th, 2012

I started at the mill in 1959 at the age of 15 as a Mill Clerks Runner. I would go continue…

Colin Stone: Sittingbourne Paper Mill

Submitted: July 4th, 2012

I started work at the mill in 1972.  I was earning £11 per week at Tesco but the mill was continue…

Memories of Bill Hilliard

Submitted: July 4th, 2012

Recorded in Bowater World of April 1961 Bill began work at Sittingbourne in 1889 as a reeler boy.  “When I continue…

Barging Family Memories

Submitted: April 5th, 2012

My father Gilbert Britton was a bargeman born(1895)and raised in Milton Regis, Kent. He was the son of a barge continue…

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