E.B. Chapman's Sheepskin Works, Tutbury

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Date:1970

Description:Mr Chapman checking drying skins at E.B. Chapman's Sheepskin Works, the Old Mill, Tutbury. The corn mill in Tutbury was converted to use as a tannery in 1913-14 by E.B. Chapman. His son Walter expaned the business to produce sheepskins. The business closed in 1983 and was converted into a clothing business and hotel. This in turn closed in the late 1990s.

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Donor ref:FP.70.060.0007 (37/22171)

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