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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Colum Giles; Mike Williams; Paul Belford; English Heritage,
|Description:||xi, 159 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 28 cm|
|Contents:||1. Ditherington Mill: an introduction - Colum Giles 2. The Linen Industry in Great Britain: history, products, processes and location - Barrie Trinder and Mike Williams 3. Shrewsbury in the 18th and 19th Centuries: industry and culture - Barrie Trinder 4. Building the Mill - Barrie Trinder and Mike Williams 5. Innovation and Experimentation: Ditherington and the development of the iron-framed mill - Tom Swailes, Paul Murray Thompson and Mike Williams 6. Steam Power at Ditherington Mill - Ron Fitzgerald, Paul Murray Thompson and Mike Williams 7. Ditherington Mill at Work - Mike Williams and Barrie Trinder 8. The Gasworks and Gas Lighting at Ditherington Mill - Ian West 9. The Workforce in the 19th Century - Paul Belford and Barrie Trinder 10. Mill into Maltings - Barrie Trinder 11. Ditherington Rescued - John Yates|
|Responsibility:||edited by Colum Giles and Mike Williams ; with contributions from Paul Belford and eight others.|
The text is well-written and a pleasure to read. The 118 high quality illustrations include recent and historic photographs, historic plans and illustrations together with clear and informative line