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Kevock Mill

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Kevock Mill is believed to have been started around 1850 or 1851 by Archibald Somerville, but it may have been earlier.

It was recorded as using various chemicals, along with other mills from 1850 until 1863

1858 A papermaking machine was installed.

By 1860 it was being operated by Archibald Morton Somerville, probably the son of the founder, and in 1861 was known to be using some esparto grass.

It is not clear when the mill closed.

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Sources of Information

  • [1] Penicuik Papermaking