Sheffield Mill in 1740 was producing white & brown paper and the master
paper maker was Thomas BURCH.
There were two mills at the site of Sheffield Mill during the 18th C and
three by 1811.
Source – These snippets from Paper making in the British Isles by A H Shorter.
Photograph – Courtesy of R. Picken and taken 8th Feb 2013
About Julie Goucher
Genealogist, Author, Presenter, native Guildfordian, avid note taker and journal writer. Lover of Books, Stationery & History; Surnames, Butcher & Orlando One-Name Studies.
Pharos Tutor for all One-Name Studies/surname courses as well as Researching Ancestors from Continental Europe.
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