Buckland Mill

Dover, Kent, UK

Newspaper cuttings for Lower Buckland Paper Mill

  • 7 Jan 1834 - Kentish Gazette - Whereas a Fiat in Bankruptcy is awarded and issued against WILLIAM KINGSFORD, of Buckland, near Dover, in the County of Kent, paper manufacturer, miller, dealer and chapman, and he being declared a Bankrupt, is hereby required to surrender himself to the commissioners in the said Fiat named, or the major part of them, on the Sixth day of January inst, at One o'clock in the afternoon precisely, and on the Fourteenth day of February next, at Twelve o'clock at Noon precisely, of the same days, at the BELL INN, SANDWICH, in the County of Kent; and make a full discovery and disclosure of his Estate and Effects ; and at the last sitting, the Creditors are to come prepared to prove their debts, and at their first sitting to choose Assignees; and at the last sitting the said Bankrupt is required to finish his examination; and the Creditors are to assent to or dissent from, the allowances of his certificate.  All persons indebted to the said Bankrupt, or that have any of his Effects, are not to pay or deliver the same but to whom the Commissioners shall appoint, but give notice to Mr Surrage, Solicitor, Sandwich; or Messers W and E Dyne, Solicitors, 61 Lincoln's Inn Fields. London.

William Kingsford Bankrupt

  • 18 Feb 1834 - Valuable Freehold Corn and Paper Mills, Capital Dwelling House, Farm and Lands WHICH WILL EB SOLD BY AUCTION, By Mr George Harrison.

At the Royal Oak Inn, Dover, on Saturday, the 8th Day March next, between the hours of One and Three in the afternoon (by order the Commissioners acting under a Fiat in Bakruptcy against Mr William Kingsford), in the following Lots, viz :-

Lot1 - All those well-known FREEHOLD OVERSHOT CORN and PAPER| MILLS (in which a most extensive business has been carried on by the bankrupt for many years), situate at Buckland aforesaid and immediately adjoining the turnpike road there.  The corn mill contains five lofty stories, with all necessary conveniences and works; at present five pair of stones, but from its great power is capable of driving more, and of grinding 300 qurters per week.  The Paper Mill has two vats, and works two engines; it contains an  extensive range of drying lofts, rag and store houses, and all desirable conveniences.  The overshot wheels which drive the Mills are fitted with iron buckets and are between 10 and 11 feet diameter, and are worked by a most powerful fall of water of nearly 12 feet.  With this lot will be sold nearly 1/4 acre of Land, immediately adjoining, which, if not required for service of the mills, may be converted into valuable Building Ground, as it presents a considerable frontage to the Turnpike Road.