Reference NumberB/FRE
TitleProperty agreement relating to J. W. French and Company Limited, millers of Bow Flour Mills, Bow
DescriptionAgreement made between the French family to sell the Bow Flour Mills site in Bow.

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Extent1 document
AdminHistoryJohn Wyman French of Amwell, Hertfordshire held the leasehold interest in The Bow Flour Mills, Bow. He devised the property to J. W. French and Company Limited for 61 and three-quarter years from 25 December 1887. The company were based in Ware, Hertfordshire and producers of Frenlite flour.

John Wyman French's will of 1898 left the site and business to the family. In 1925 after the death of Dorothy Caroline French, the family agreed to sell the Mills.
CustodialHistoryPurchased by the donor as part of a auction lot of unconnected documents. Previous provenance unknown.
RelatedMaterialRecords of J. W. French and Company Limited, 1897-1951 are held at Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies (Acc 2603 and Acc 3856).
The National Archives Discovery website refers to minutes and register of members, 1933-1971, at London Metropolitan Archives as part of Lyons Tetley archive.
Ware Museum holds further records c1940, reference WAEMT
SubjectPrivate enterprises
Flour mills
Manufacturing industry
ArchNoteCatalogued by Richard Wiltshire, 31 January 2022
Access StatusOpen
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