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"Windmill which cost £30"

Cutting from 'Lincolnshire Chronicle' describing the disappearance of windmills in Lincolnshire. The article also includes a profile of Heapham Mill, including that it was built for only £30 for Mr. William Hewitt in 1876.

"Windmills out of work"

Cutting from 'The Nottingham Guardian' of an article by Fred Maynard describing an award given by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings to a Lincolnshire farmer for maintaining his windmill in working condition. The article also provides a detailed background of windmill history in England.

"Kept windmill going"

Cutting from 'The Daily Telegraph' describing an award given by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings to Mr. George Hewitt for maintaining his windmill in working condition.

"He keeps the old mill turning"

Cutting from 'Nottingham Evening News' describing an award given by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings to Mr. George Hewitt for maintaining his windmill in working condition.

"Windmill's working days ended"

Cutting from an unknown source explaining that Heapham Mill had been damaged by lightning and its repair was unlikely. The article also mentions that the mill was owned by Mr. G. E. Hewitt.

"Well-maintained mill"

Cutting from 'Yorkshire Post' describing an award given by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings to Mr. George Hewitt for maintaining his windmill in working condition.

"Heapham miller honoured"

Cutting from 'The News' describing an award given by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings to Mr. George Hewitt for maintaining his windmill in working condition, presented by Mr. Rex Wailes. The article also contains a description of the ceremony.

"He kept windmill turning"

Cutting from 'Lincolnshire Echo' describing an award given by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings to Mr. George Hewitt for maintaining his windmill in working condition, presented by Mr. Rex Wailes. The article also contains brief history of the mill.

"Award for windmill owner"

Cutting from 'The Times' describing an award given by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings to Mr. George Hewitt for maintaining his windmill in working condition, presented by Mr. Rex Wailes.

"Windmill Stays"

Note in a local paper that Lambeth Council has decided to preserve the windmill on Brixton Hill, because it is surrounded by a childrens' playground.

"Brixton's mill"

Report in the 'Evening Standard' that restoration work on Brixton Hill's old windmill will soon begin, now that replacement parts have been located by a Lincolnshire millwright, Mr R. Thompson, at Burgh in Norfolk.

"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.

"In Search of Monuments"

Cutting from "Blackpool Gazette". The writer thanks the editor for including a previous letter regarding an investigation into the Fylde windmills. He asks if any reader would be willing to help report to the Ancient Monuments Committee on archaeology related issues.

"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".

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