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03 July 2014

Devon paper trades: Cullompton

Exeter Working Papers in British Book Trade History; 7
The Devon paper trades: a biographical dictionary


E_EN_DEV_Cullompton. CARILL/CARELL, Edward junior. 1722-1729. Paper maker. Married: Mary Shaddick of Uffculme spinster licence dated 5/6/1722. Bondsman for marriage of John Selway and Anne Rossiter 9/5/1729.

E_EN_DEV_Cullompton. DART, Theodore. 1803. paper maker. Married: probably widow of Simon Mills. At meeting of master paper makers 13/6/1803. Sources: Shorter.

E_EN_DEV_Cullompton. DART, Elizabeth. 1816. Paper maker. Proprietor of higher Kings Mill EGL 8/10/1816. Sources: Shorter.

E_EN_DEV_Cullompton. GODFREY, Joseph Palmer. 18. Paper maker. Bankrupt EFP 18/12/1851 8e.

E_EN_DEV_Cullompton. HIGHER KINGS MILL. 18. Paper mill. Longmoor, Cullompton. Simon Mills lessee 1792-99, proprietors: Theodore Dart 1799-1803, Elizabeth Dart 1816; Humphrey Mills 1830d-1856d, Reed & Smith 1886-1976. Sources: Shorter; Chitty.

E_EN_DEV_Cullompton. LANGFORD MILLS. 1813-1852. Paper mills. Active 1813-52. John Smith proprietor, worker absconded EFP 5/8/1813. To let EFP 5/9/1822 1e. For sale EFP 17/4/1834 1e, 19/1/1837 3a, 31/5/1838 2e. Matthews and Martyn proprietors 1850d. Sources: Shorter.

E_EN_DEV_Cullompton. LONGMORE MILLS. 1848. Paper mills. Humphry Blackmore Mills proprietor 1848d. Possibly error for Langford Mills.

E_EN_DEV_Cullompton. MATTHEWS and MARTYN. 1850. Paper makers. Langford 1850d. Also at Bradninch 1850d.

E_EN_DEV_Cullompton. MILLS, Humphrey. 1830-1856. Paper maker. 1830d; Higher King's Mill 1850d-1856d.

E_EN_DEV_Cullompton. MILLS, Humphrey Blackmore. 1844-1852. Paper maker. Kentisford 1844d-1852d; Longmore Mills 1848d.

E_EN_DEV_Cullompton. MILLS, James. 1823. Paper maker 1823d.

E_EN_DEV_Cullompton. MILLS, John. 1819-1839. Paper maker. 1823d; end of Fore Street 1830d. Dissolving partnership with William Mills EFP 5/8/1819 1e. Property destroyed by fire EFP 11/7/1839 3e.

E_EN_DEV_Cullompton. MILLS, Simon. 18. Paper maker. Married: probably succeeded by widow who married Dart. Died: 1799. Recorded in parish registers 1757. Lessee of Higher Kensham Mill until 1792 when bought freehold. Sources: Shorter.

E_EN_DEV_Cullompton. MILLS, William. 1819. Paper maker. Dissolving partnership with John Mills EFP 5/8/1819 1e.

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