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"Shirley Windmill"

Cutting from "Croydon Advertiser". The old windmill at Shirley village is a familiar landmark in the Shirley Hills.

"The Winds of Change Blow By"

Article in 'The Illustrated Carpenter and Builder' by Reece Winstone A.R.P.S., F.R.S.A. on the theme of the variety of windmills and the arrival of the new wind turbine being put up at St.Albans that should generate 100 kW in a 30 mile per hou. wind.

"Windmill model"

Note in the 'Norwich Mercury' about the monthly meeting of the Norwich and District Society of Model Engineers, at which Mr H O Clark gave a talk about his model of Sprowston Windmill (burnt down in 1934) and the history of milling.

"Weeton Mill - Effort to Restore and Preserve"

Cutting from "Blackpool Times". The Ancient Monuments Society come to the rescue by taking an interest in preserving the old mills of the Fylde. An authority on mills said "it seemed a pity that not one windmill was to be seen at work in the Fylde". Lancashire had a chance to see at least one windmill remained.

"Weeton Windmill -

Cutting from "West Lancashire Evening Gazette". The Weeton windmill was built in 1812 and the present owner, Lord Derby has promised to help the Society of Ancient Monuments preserve it for the future. Mr Wailes described the mill as a 'fine example of a tower mill and the work of the early millwrights.

"Fylde Windmills"

Cutting from "Blackpool Times" reporting that the best course of action for the windmills of the Fylde should be to preserve them.

"Windmills - A Plea for Fylde Relics of the Past"

Cutting from "Blackpool Gazette and Herald". A letter to "the Letter Bag" of this publication with a response to Mr Allen's plea for the preservation of the windmills of the Fylde. The letter writer adds comment and support for preservation/restoration of the Fylde windmills and others across the country.

"Keston Old Mill"

Cutting from "Bromley and Kentish Times". A forthcoming talk "Windmills at Work" to be given by Mr F C Bazett-Jones, followed by a series of slides on Keston Mill.

"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.

"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 the disappearance of watermills and windmills in the area, their history and relationship with the countryside. Several watermills and windmills were mentioned.

"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.

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