Cutting from "Blackpool Times". A picture of a peaceful study of a typical scene in the Fylde. Thornton Windmill is the mystery mill built in 1794, reflecting the changes from a simpler way of life to the modern age.
Cutting from "Blackpool Gazette and Herald". The windmills are disappearing and soon become 'a thing of the past fast'. The article says subscribing to an etched plate illustrating the Fylde Windmills would be worth while.
Cutting from "Evening Chronicle" reports that the fund created to restore Marton Windmill as a memorial to the late Allen Clark is growing but the people of Blackpool should be reminded to support the fund.
Cutting from "West Lancashire Evening Gazette" reporting that a London newspaper says a number of French writers have started a nationwide campaign to save windmills in France. An effort in Flanders is to get all windmills classified as national monuments. Blackpool has its windmills and similar movements to preserve windmills for example Martin Windmill will be restored
Cutting from "West Lancashire Evening Gazette". The article says that since the interest in preserving historic windmills has been brought to public attention the Wirral (Neston Council) has accepted a gift of the old Willaston Windmill.
Cutting from "Blackpool Gazette and Herald". A picture of a windmill on the Fylde at Harvest Time with caption 'Corn was grown in many fields and ground in the abounding windmills'. The article describes harvest time in the Fylde.
Cutting from "Southport Visitor" reporting that another windmill had been destroyed resulting from a grass fire. There was no water available at the site to prevent the mill becoming a heap of charred ashes.
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 meeting included Mr Allen Clark, James Crompton, Rex Wailes, Mr. J Swarbrick.
Cutting from "The Miller". Planning applications by the Liverpool Education Committee had been submitted for two sites to erect new schools on ground formerly known as Ackers Hall Estate. In 1342 John Ackers was permitted to cut down two oaks for the repair of his windmill.
Cutting from "Northern Daily Telegraph". A special correspondent gives a revealing insight into the history of Poulton as a port in the 1600s followed by decline. He claims that Poulton 'should not have and never had a windmill' as Poulton was a port and not a milling town. The picture captioned Church Street - a bit of old Poulton now demolished.
Cutting from "Cotton Factory Times" reporting that there was a campaign to set up a memorial to Allen Clarke, a local author and poet, by purchasing the Marton Mill and turning into a 'haven of rest' and museum.