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"The wind of change …"

Captioned photo in the Brighton 'Evening Argus' recording the decision by Hastings Town Planning Committee to contact S. P. A. B. for a survey of Silverhill Mill.

"Going, going …?"

Photo with caption in the 'Hastings & St. Leonards Observer' showing how close to decay the Silverhill windmill has come.

"When a mighty wheel brought life to the land"

Cutting from 'West Sussex County Times' of an article by Frank Holmes in remembrance of the watermills of Sussex. In particular, the article discusses the Town Mill, Warnham Mill and Amies Mill. Each mill is accompanied by a brief history and an outline of its present state.

"A Green Arow"

First page of a two-page article in 'Vintage Spirit' magazine on how the turbine at the Hergest Mill on the River Arrow at Kington is being restored to generate electricity for Dave & Dee Perks.

"A pumping mill is saved"

Letter from an East Anglian magazine from Christopher Elliottt from Beccles about the restoration of the damage done to Marsh Mill, Walberswick, due to it being used for target practice during WW2.
[Came from the Michael Dunn Collection]

"Vanished mill was part of the family"

Late 19th century photo showing the smock mill at Erpingham, Norfolk, where John Johnson the miller lived with his family. Around 1900 the mill was sold to G H Witham, whose son Edward worked it until his death in 1959.

"Money well spent at Pakenham"

Illustrated article in the 'East Anglian Daily Press' marking the completion of the repair scheme for Pakenham Windmill under the guidance of the millwright Mr J. E. Thompson.

"Mill gets a face-lift"

Cutting from an unknown East Anglian paper, of unknown date recording the repair work on the sails and stocks of Savory's Mill at Burnham Overy, including a picture of the carpenter, Mr J. E. Thompson, building a new sail.

"Then and now"

Piece in the Hull 'Daily Mail' about how the old windmill site is now occuped by Hornsea Pottery Ltd.

Derelict mill at Clanfield

Cutting from 'Portsmouth Evening News' describing the dereliction of an old mill at Clanfield. The article gives a detailed description of the remaining structure and the mill's history. It also mentions inability to demolish the mill due to its historical listing, and the requirements for its restoration according to Mr. John Bishop.

"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., Mr. Robert Hirst, and how he came to set up his factory at the mill. It also includes a brief overview of the technical processes taking place at the factory.

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