The Quarterly No95 - July 2015


The Canal Side Paper Mill, Ulverston, Lancashire: Paper Mill Number 227 - Mike Malley

This Cumbrian mill, which produced packaging grades, started manufacturing in 1875. This article, which is the first of a three-part series, describes the early years up to 1879.

6 pages, 2 illustrations, 2 tables


"Six days you shall labour " Exodus 20 V.9 - Stephen R Hill

An article describing observance of Sunday closure of paper mills in Germany and Great Britain, from the late Victorian era.

1 page


Spare the Paper that is Fated to Perish - Anon

An item from The Spectator, 1712, describing the transformation of textile rags into paper sheets.

1 page


Some Watermarks dating from 1672 - Alan Crocker

Identification of some watermarks in an English book entitled The Life and Raigne of King Henry VIII, published in 1672.

2.5 pages, 4 illustrations


Eighteenth Century French State Regulations - Anon

Regulations concerning different kinds of paper made in France, issued during the reign of Louis XV, in 1739.

2.5 pages


Papermaking in Bedfordshire: Remembering a Minority Industry - Daven Chamberlain

The most complete description of papermaking history to date for this small UK county, including a full and comprehensive list of references.

4 pages, 4 illutrations


Paper Industry Review of 2014 - Anon

A new annual column, reviewing which mills / machines have been closed around the world, along with a summary of various news items for UK paper mill sites, whether operating or of historic interest.

1 page


John Dickinson & Co. Ltd.: Its Employees during and after World War I - Jennifer Anderson, Joan Evans & Michael Stanyon

As part of our WWI commemorations, a three-section article describing how John Dickinson & Co. operated during the conflict. Part 1 is a transcription from The Endless Webb by Joan Evans. Part 2 describes material in the company archive. Part 3 is an exposition about an on-going project relating to family history.

7.5 pages, 8 illustrations


St Cuthbert´s War Memorial - Brian Luker

As part of our WWI commemorations, this article shows the memorial sited in St Cuthberts mill in Somerset. The illustration is sufficiently large to allow the reader to transcribe the names of those commemorated.

0.5 page, 1 illustration


Stancliffe: The Original Darley Dale Stone where the Pulp Stones come from - Anon

Pulp stones in this context relate to those used for kollergangs, and for the body of some specialist Hollander beater rolls. These stones were produced in Derbyshire, and the quarry was visited during the early twentieth century.

2.5 pages, 10 illustrations


British Bibliography of Paper History and Watermark Studies No 22, 2014 - Peter Bower and Daven Chamberlain

Listing of articles concerned with papermaking history and paper conservation published in 2014.

5 pages


Addenda to British Bibliography No 21, 2013 - Peter Bower and Daven Chamberlain

Update on this bibliography, first published in Quarterly 91.

0.5 page


The Quarterly Index Nos 89-92 - Terry Wells

The index is arranged in eight categories: Articles by author; Articles by title; Book reviews; General index; Illustrations; Papermakers; Paper mills; Watermarks. The Watermarks index is further divided into those that are illustrated and those that are mentioned in the text.

12 pages