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Further resources

Information sheet

An information sheet on the history and main features of the mill can be downloaded here.

Skidby Mill information sheet (pdf 786kb opens in new window)

Technical information

The following downloadable document contains terms and statistics about the mill and its machinery.

Skidby technical info (pdf 323kb opens in new window)

This second downloadable document shows how the mill works, with plenty of pictures.

Skidby Mill – how it works (pdf 4.3mb opens in new window)

Past exhibitions

Past exhibitions produced by volunteers of the East Riding Rural Life Project may be available on this site in pdf format in the future. The past exhibitions are:

  • Village shops in the East Riding (originally at the Treasure House)

  • The Women's Land Army

  • From Farm Fields to Airfields (the World War Two airfields of the East Riding). This exhibition is permanently available to view at Catfoss Airfield: contact Rodney Robinson on 01964 533283 if you are interested in seeing this exhibition.

  • East Riding Mills

  • Vernacular Architecture

  • Our Village Pubs

  • Broad Lanes

  • Coastal Communities

  • Canals, Rivers and Drainage

  • Ox Head and Gruel (almshouses and workhouses)

Local history resources

Many of the local history resources from Skidby Mill are currently being digitised, for example:

  • Historical photographs which can be purchased at a nominal cost.
  • In the future it is possible that some of the resources gathered during the process of exhibition research may be available digitally via the website.

Keep an eye on this page for more information.