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"Windmill to Go"

Cutting from "Manchester City News" reporting that workmen had begun to demolish Staining Windmill which is recorded in the Doomesday book. The present mill at Staining is 150 years old.

"Windmill becomes a Club House"

Cutting from "Yorkshire Telegraph and Standard". The Lytham Windmill has been reopened as the headquarters of Lytham St Annes Motor Boat Club. The Corporation accepted the building as a gift from the Clifton Estate, fitting it out with o...

"Weeton Windmill"

Cutting from "Lytham St. Annes Express" reporting that Weeton Windmill was built in 1812 and is one of the landmarks of the Fylde. It is a popular picnic spot attracting large numbers of visitors.

"A Municipal Windmill"

Cutting from "Blackpool Gazette and Herald". Marton windmill, one of many in the Fylde, is being preserved as a public monument. In some districts the local authority has taken responsibility for the preservation of these landmarks e.g. ...

"Lights on Lytham"

Cutting from "Lytham St Annes Express" reporting that the illuminations of Lytham Windmill are a 'waste of money and they only succeed in making the Town a laughing stock'. The coloured bulbs strung into the trees in Clifton St...

"Lytham Windmill Site"

Cutting from "Blackpool Gazette and Herald" claiming that the Lytham Windmill site is the oldest in Britain and for over 700 years there has been a windmill on this site.

"Lancashire's Old Mills - Plea for Preservation"

Cutting from "Liverpool Post and Mercury" reporting an annual meeting of the Ancient Monuments Society held at Weeton aiming to get support for the preservation of Weeton Mill. Rex Wailes claimed Weeton Mill was an example of a tower mil...

"To Save Fylde Landmark - Weeton's Old Windmill"

Cutting from "Northern Daily Telegraph". The article makes a plea for the preservation of Weeton Windmill. The Lancashire branch of the Ancient Monuments Society expressed support for preservation. Notable figures were present at the mee...

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