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Miscellaneous collection of Index cards

This file contains handwritten index cards which can be best described as a miscellaneous series of documents. There are several groups in one box relating to different topics.The first section of index cards concerns general subject matter and is...

Gardner, E M (d 1959)

"Westcountry windmills"

Cutting from 'Western Morning News' with a sketch of a Ruan Major windmill, which the article says is 190 years old and used as a wood store.

"The Lizard windmill"

Cutting from 'Western Morning News' in which a reader contributes a comedic extract from the Book of Cornwall, mentioning the Landewednack windmill.

"The oldest windmill"

Cutting from 'Sunday Times' with a letter responding to a photograph of Brill post mill with information about a mill at Fowey, apparently built before 1296 and included in a 17th-century play.

"Tower of terror"

Cutting from 'Sheffield Weekly Telegraph' with a story of robbers using a Lizard windmill as a hideout, and a rumour that it is haunted by one of the dead robbers. It also mentions a map which shows the windmill in 1696.

Pit wheel and shaft Bosavern Mill

The eighth item of this Sub - Series features the water wheel of one of the so called "Bosavern" mills of the Cornish town of St Just. The town is in the Penwith district of Cornwall. There were two watermills in St Just namely Upper Bo...

Gardner, E M (d 1959)

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