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"Windmill Stays"

Note in a local paper that Lambeth Council has decided to preserve the windmill on Brixton Hill, because it is surrounded by a childrens' playground.

"Brixton's mill"

Report in the 'Evening Standard' that restoration work on Brixton Hill's old windmill will soon begin, now that replacement parts have been located by a Lincolnshire millwright, Mr R. Thompson, at Burgh in Norfolk.

"The Disappearing Windmills of Kent"

Cutting from "Kent Evening Echo". The article likens the English landscape with windmills to Rembrant's canvas painting "The Mill", but the windmills have rapidly disappeared with few remaining.

"Mill Appeal brings glimpse into the past"

Article in the 'Wandsworth Borough News' about the widely spread parts of the country from which contributions to Commons Conservator Col. Lambert's Appeal Fund have come, and the stories that have accompanied them.

"Urgent need for repairs!"

Letter to the Editor of the 'Wandsworth Borough News' from C. Haskett-Smith, Chairman of the Wimbledon and Putney Common Conservators, about the need for repairs to the windmill that has connections with the late Lord Baden-Powell.

Windmills of England

Cutting from 'Evening Sentinel' about the work of the S.P.A.B.'s Windmill Committee, referring to seven mills acquired by the society.

"War stops the Windmills"

Note in the Gloucester 'Citizen' on Rex Wailes' estimate that, if the present rate at which windmills are being shut down, none will be left at work in fifteen years.

"Midland windmills"

Piece in the 'Birmingham Daily Mail' mentioning the variety of mills listed below and illustrating Chesterton mill. It also mentions mills at Naseby and Whiteladies, which are not yet included in our Mills Index.

"Artists help to save windmill"

Cutting from 'Star' describing an effort to raise money to save the old windmill on Wimbledon Common by the local community through submission of art work of the old mill. The article contains a brief history of the mill and the requirements for its restoration.

"Working Mill"

Letter to the Editor of an unknown paper from Miss Barbara J. Smith, of Sutton, Surrey, about Outwood Mill near Reigate, Surrey, where stone-ground wholemeal flour is produced every Sunday afternoon by the Thomas brothers.

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