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"Why work at mill keeps Alan out of the pub..."

Cutting from 'Mid Sussex Times' of an article by Janice Roup describing the restoration effort by Alan Hancock to an old water mill outside Horsted Keynes. The article contains a brief history of Hancock's life, including his fasci...

"Back to the grindstone"

Cutting from 'Evening Argus' of an article by Guy Presence describing the restoration effort by Kenneth Clement and his team of volunteers at Ifield Mill, Crawley. The article goes over details of the restoration effort, and mentions the...

Submissions on Ifield Mill and Rackham Mill

Cutting from an unknown source containing submissions with information about various mills. The first is from Margaret Holt describing the conversion of Ifield Mill into a youth club, and the transfer of its engine to the Science Museum in South K...

"Firemen save the mill - from water"

Cutting from 'Argus' describing the saving of a mill in Hayward Heath by firemen from flooding from its mill pond. The article includes technical details of the operation provided by Divisional Officer Mr. G. R. H. Payne.

"Every month the mill beetles are bombed..."

Cutting from 'The Courier' describing the process by which Mr. C. E. Woodrow, owner of Haxted Mill near Edenbridge, keeps death-watch beetles from destroying the woodwork of his mill. The article also goes on to describe the restoration ...

"Repairs at Haxted Mill"

Cutting from an unknown source describing the installation of fibre-glass paddles at Haxted Mill near Linglfield. The article includes comments by owner Mr. C. E. Woodrow on how he came to his decision.

"Health is the mill's business"

Cutting from 'Argus' describing the growing trend towards a healthier, more environmentally-friendly lifestyle and how people are turning more towards 'health foods'. The article goes over the benefits of this trend to Mr. Bern...

"The old mills by the stream..."

Cutting from 'Evening News' describing a meeting to be held at Dean's Mill in Lindfield, called by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings to discuss the future of water mills. The article mentions that although many of ...

"Old mill to turn again"

Cutting from 'Argus' describing the efforts to dismantle Lurgashall watermill near Petworth and re-erect it in the Open Air Museum at Singleton. The article mentions that the mill was offered to the Museum by the Leconfield Estate Compan...

"Bygone days recalled by miller's daughter"

Cutting from 'West Sussex Gazette' of an article by Phyllis Catt, daughter of John Gwillim, a miller at North Mill at Midhurst. The article goes over Mrs. Catt's memories of growing up at the mill and her father's role as a mil...

Obituary for miller Gordon Gwillim

Cutting from 'West Sussex Gazette' of an obituary for Mr. Gordon Maxfield Gwillim, the miller of Coultershaw Mill in Petworth. The obituary includes some details of Mr. Gwillim's life, and his work at the mill after taking it over f...

"Anglers may save the old mill"

Cutting from 'Argus' detailing the possible purchase of Rowner Mill by the Fine Fishers Club from the West Sussex River Board. Mr. Philip Pickering, the club's curator, revealed that there were plans to lease the mill and convert it...

"Correspondence"

Correspondence from readers regarding different mills. The first on this cutting is a submission by F. H. Hughes lamenting the demolition of Rowner Mill, and expressing an interest in learning more about the Ifield and West Chiltington mills. The ...

"Rowner Mill"

Cutting from 'West Sussex Gazette' of a submission by A. F. Woolridge detailing his grandfather George Baverstock's involvement as a miller at Rowner Mill.

"Rowner Mill"

Cutting from an unknown source of a submission by Leonard Ford containing details of his family's involvement at Rowner Mill in Sussex. The cutting also includes Mr. Ford's regret of the West Sussex River Board's decision to demolis...

"Toy factory in a converted mill at Rogate"

Cutting from 'West Sussex Gazette and South of England Advertiser' of an article by Alison Ross describing the conversion of Durford Mill near Rogate into a toy factory. The article goes over the history of the owner of Tiger Toys, Ltd.,...

"Home for a Venetian?"

Cutting from an unknown source describing an appeal by the West Sussex River Board to Mr. John Jefferson, the County Planning Officer, to preserve Rowner Mill. The article mentions the opposition by the general public on the mill's demolition...

"Historic mill to be demolished"

Cutting from an unknown source of an article by Henry Bate describing the decision to demolish Rowner Mill near Billingshurst by the West Sussex River Board. The article mentions that repairs to the mill were found to be too expensive, but also re...

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