Steve Mills’ Papers
Steve has authored several books and written many papers published by the Gloucestershire Society for Industrial Archaeology. His main area of study has been associated with the Mills and industry in Gloucestershire.
Listed below are a selection of those articles that most directly relate to the history of Eastington, from some of which the ECN articles are derived, but which can be read in full at links given.
Other articles can be found by searching the GSIA website.
GSIA Journal articles
1989 Beard's Mill Viaduct http://www.gsia.org.uk/reprints/1989/gi198921.pdf
1991 Beards Mill and the Mender's Shop (Leonard http://www.gsia.org.uk/reprints/1991/gi199128.pdf
1991 Leonard Stanley Tannery, A Preliminary Report http://www.gsia.org.uk/reprints/1991/gi199102.pdf
1998 Fromebridge Mill, Frampton-
1999 The Mystery of Cloth Manufacture at Fromebridge Mill http://www.gsia.org.uk/reprints/1999/gi199961.pdf
2000 Millend Mill, Eastington -
2002 The Rise and Fall of Henry Hicks, Clothier of Eastington http://www.gsia.org.uk/reprints/2002/gi200219.pdf
2007 The Impact of the Stroudwater Canal
on the Domestic and Commercial Life of Eastington
*2008 Henry Hicks – A Man of Wide Horizons
nominated for Brian Gerrard Award for best local history article,
Gloucestershire Community Council http://www.gsia.org.uk/reprints/2008/gi200807.pdf
2009 A Lost Cricket Bat Willow Plantation in Leonard Stanley
2010 Millend Mill – The End of an Era – Part 1 http://www.gsia.org.uk/reprints/2010/gi201008.pdf
2011 Millend Mill – Part 2: The Boulton & Watt Engine House http://www.gsia.org.uk/reprints/2011/gi201103.pdf
University of Leicester. 1997.
Title: The origins, development, decline and reuse of the cloth mills of the Stroud Valleys of Gloucestershire
The Mills of Gloucestershire. 1989. Barracuda Books
Gloucestershire Mills in Camera. 1991. Quotes Limited.
A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Gloucestershire (contributing author). 1992. GSIA publication.
Gloucestershire at Work. 1997. Sutton Publishing.
Exploring Gloucestershire’s Industrial Heritage (contributing author).
2005. GSIA publication.