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"The hard grind to save a windmill"

Cutting from 'Evening Argus' of an article by Faith Lee outlining the determined restoration effort carried out at Nutley windmill in Uckfield. The article gives a brief history of the seven-year effort, and mentions Mr. Tony Turner as t...

"Ancient Glo'shire windmill"

Cutting from 'The Citizen' describing the need to preserve windmills in Gloucestershire. The article focuses particularly on Falfield Mill and mentions that it was owned by Mr. G. Raymond Morgan, and then sold to a farmer for use as a la...

"One windmill the less"

Cutting from 'Cheltenham Chronicle' lamenting the loss of windmills in Gloucestershire. The article provides a brief overview of mills that used to be in the area, and gives particular focus to Falfield Mill, erected in 1708 by William F...

Falfield Mill

Cutting from 'The Field' of a photograph of Falfield Mill in Gloucestershire. The caption mentions its occupation by a poet in the 18th century.

"The old round house"

Cutting from 'Evening World and Evening Times' of a photograph of Falfield Mill. The caption mentions the mill's conversion into a home and its recent occupation by a family.


Piece in 'The Times' about the efforts of Hugo and Kenneth Major to save at least some of the 27 surviving "donkey wheels" that used to draw water up from wells etc.

"Crowbar brought landmark down"

Article in the 'Hull and Yorkshire Times' about the demolition of the Old Mill at Seaton Ross, in the East Riding, because it has become unsafe; so the millwrights firm of Robert Thompson and Co. were called in to take it down and the vi...

"To Be Preserved"

Cutting from "Light car and Cycle car Magazine". Across the country there is enthusiasm for the preservation of ancient windmills. The Essex Archeological Society has initiated a preservation fund to be spent on repairs under skilled gui...

"Ancient Mill Condemned"

Cutting from unknown publication. The mill is one of the most ancient in Kent. It is in danger of being demolished. It was recently used as a dwelling house.

"Essex Windmills"

Cutting from "East Anglian Daily Times". A report by the County Surveyor regarding Essex windmills recommended that the Smock Mill at Upminster should not be demolished. This was approved by the County Council.

"Dartford Antiquarian Society"

Cutting from "Erith Observer". The president of the Dartford and District Antiquarian Society gave a talk on "Windmills" at a recent Annual meeting. The talk discussed the work of the Society and continued with a resume about t...

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