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"Passing of Misson miller"

Cutting from 'Doncaster Gazette' of an obituary for Mr. J. H. Sleight, the miller at Misson Mill. The article describes the operation of the mill under his care, and also provides some details about his personal background.

F. Elsam, millwright

Cutting from 'Peterborough Standard' of a profile of a recently-deceased member of an old millwrighting firm, Mr. F. Elsam. The article mentions that Mr. Elasm had worked on various mills, and that he had a great collection of their phot...

"American feature on our windmills"

Cutting from 'Lincolnshire Standard' describing the publication of stories about Lincolnshire windmills in the American magazine "Christian Science Monitor". The article also provides a brief profile of windmills featured in th...

"£50 will help to save windmills"

Cutting from 'Sheffield Telegraph' describing the contribution of £50 by Skegness councillors for the restoration of two of the last seven windmills of Lincolnshire. The article mentions that this was in reply to the £350 appeal made for...

"Man who loved windmills"

Cutting from 'Doncaster Gazette' of an obituary for Mr. William Brooks, a retired miller. The article mentions that the family mill in Epworth is now occupied by by son, Harry, and is still functional, albeit using a paraffin engine. It ...

"Town's mill may turn again"

Cutting from 'Grimsby Evening Telegraph' describing the Scunthorpe Civic Council's plan to restore the local windmill. The article mentions the last miller as Mr. Uriah Long, and that it was currently owned by Lonsdale and Hubbard. ...

"Fred's 'towering' hobby"

Cutting from 'Lincolnshire Star' describing the model of a windmill located in the garden of Fred Fieldsen in Scawby. The article describes how Fred hand-made all the parts for the windmill and assembled the model without any photographs...

"Safety shuts Lincs windmills"

Cutting from 'Lincolnshire Echo' describing the removal of the caps and sails on Huffoft and Addlethorpe Mills due to safety issues. The article explains that the mill's machinery was now run by electricity.

"Farewell to a landmark"

Cutting from 'Grimsby Evening Telegraph' describing the dismantling of a 19th century mill at Huttoft. The article details the damage suffered by the mill over the years, including one of the sails being blown off in a gale in the 1940s....

"Miller looks back on glory of bygone era"

Cutting from 'Grimsby Evening Telegraph' describing the reconstruction of Wrawby post mill. The article contains a detailed history about the original mill, including memories from Mr. Wilfried Wilson, the local windmill expert. It also ...

"Our windmill heritage"

Cutting from 'Notts Weekly Guardian' describing the histories of various mills in Lincolnshire. The article contains detailed profiles on Heckington Mill, Boston's Mill, and Trader Mill, as well as their owners and various historica...

"A family of millers in the Isle of Axholme"

Cutting from 'Doncaster Chronicle' describing the history of Burnham Mill under the Wilkinson family. The article outlines the start of the milling business under Jabez Wilkinson, and details the mill's consequent operation under va...

"Millstones found at Cobham"

Cutting from 'The Reporter' describing the discovery of millstones at a site in Cobham that was being developed for police housing. The article provides a detailed history of Darnley's Mill, that used to stand in the area, and menti...

"£5,500 mill plan may be opposed"

Cutting from an unknown source describing the resistance of a plan to open Skidby Mill as a tourist attraction. The article mention local residents' worries that the increased traffic will detract from the attractiveness of the mill.

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