A visit with London and South East Millers Society by Tom Blacker, Milling and Grain Magazine
he London and South East Millers Society held another great meeting for its industry members in early September. This meeting was at a former flourmill, Holme Mills in the UK, which is now a heritage mill. It is an important mill, since from the early era of the roller mill revolution, it seized the opportunity to use this new technology in the Victorian era. Bill Jordan, chairman of Jordans
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welcomed all from the society to the mill and provided a short presentation. Billâ€™s brother David, vice-chairman of Jordans, was also on hand to assist and provide additions to the presentation. Bill has a history of flour milling through the family firm as he trained at Holme Mills for six months when he left school at 18 years old.
The millâ€™s formal name is Holme Mills. In 1086 in the Domesday Book, the contemporary mill was recorded and valued