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Clarke, Allen (d 1935), Lancashire author, poet and journalist, known as Teddy Ashton With digital objects
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"Marton Windmill - Suggested Memorial to Allen Clarke"

Cutting from "Lytham St Annes Express" reporting that a proposal to aquire the Old Mill at Marton as an ancient Monument was outlined at a meeting of the Blackpool Planning committee. It was indicated that it could be a permanent memorial to Allen Clarke, the well known local author of "Windmill Land".

"Weeton Mill - Scheme to save it for the country"

Cutting from "West Lancashire Evening Gazette" reporting that a meeting at Weeton Mill has been arranged by the Ancient Monuments Society to gain support for the preservation of the Mill. Mr Allen Clarke states that Weeton Mill was built in 1812 but has not been working for some years.

"The Old Marton Windmill - Council urged to buy it"

Cutting from "West Lancashire Evening Gazette". At a Blackpool Town Planning meeting it was suggested that the Council should purchase Marton Windmill as a memorial to local author Allen Clarke. The article mentions that a memorial funding committee has been formed with a view to securing the mill's future.

"Ancient Windmill"

Cutting from "Lancashire Daily Post". Thornton Ratepayers' Association asks the Council to lead discussions on the preservation of the local windmill.

"A Windmill Land Memorial - Help wanted for Marton Plan"

Cutting from "Blackpool Gazette and Herald". Much interest has been taken in the proposal to restore Marton Windmill as a memorial to the late Mr Clarke. A restoration committee has been set up to oversee the fund raising. The mill owner, Mt Cornelius Bagot, has given the mill to this committee.

"A Windmill Memorial"

Cutting from "West Lancashire Evening Gazette". A committee has been formed to secure Marton Windmill as a fitting memorial to Mr Allen Clarke, Lancashire author and journalist who 'did so much to make the Fylde "Windmill Land" known throughout the country'.

"The Bard of Windmill Land"

Cutting from "Colne Times" stating that 'An appropriate memorial as Marton Windmill is to perpetuate the memory of Mr Allen Clarke at the cotton operatives holiday Mecca, Blackpool'.

"Marton Mill"

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.

"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 meeting included Mr Allen Clark, James Crompton, Rex Wailes, Mr. J Swarbrick.

"Windmill Memorial"

Cutting from "News Chronicle" reporting that the Blackpool Planning Committee had decided to recommend the purchase of Marton Windmill to Blackpool Council as a memorial to the late Allen Clarke.

"Windmill as Memorial"

Cutting from "Preston Guardian" reporting that at a Blackpool Town planning meeting a suggestion was made to aquire Marton Windmill as a memorial for the late Mr Allen Clarke.

"Windmill As Memorial"

Cutting from "News Chronicle". Marton Windmill has been presented by Mr Cornelius Bagot as a memorial to Allen Clarke. A memorial committee has been formed to oversee restoration work.

"Marton Windmill - Allen Clarke Memorial Fund"

Cutting from "Blackpool Gazette and Herald" reporting that an official of the memorial fund claimed it is growing 'all too slowly'. The committee is extremely grateful for all donations received but more money is required to secure the future of the mill. The restoration of the mill has aroused great interest across the country.

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