OLD WHITTINGTON BLACKING MILLS

When I was researching the men from Old Whittington remembered on the war memorials, I noticed that a couple of them were employed at the Blacking Mills.

I had heard of flour mills, water mills even silk mills but I had never heard of a Blacking mill!
The Blacking mill was situated in what was Foxley Oaks, this is the area between Newbridge Lane and the River Whitting.

If you would like to find out more about Cummings Whittington Blacking Mills then please go to https://oldwhittingtonops.com/old-whittington-blacking-mil…/

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