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"No trouble at t'mill"

Cutting from 'Oldham Chronicle' describing the history and roles of mills in the north-west of England. The article includes a brief profile of the Helmshore Textile Museum, Dunham Massey Mill, Nether Alderley Mill, and Quarry Bank Mill.

"Old mills take on the tourist shift"

Cutting from 'Lancashire Evening Telegraph' describing the opening of various mills in Cumbria to the public for National Mills Weekend. The article includes statements from Mildred Cookson, chairman of the mills section of the Society f...

"Mills star in national open event"

Cutting from 'North Western Evening Mail' describing the opening of various mills in Cumbria to the public for National Mills Weekend. The article also includes statements from Mildred Cookson, chairman of the mills section of the Societ...

"Old wheel's life takes new turn"

Cutting from 'Evening Post' describing the restoration of the waterwheel on Chipping Mill by Mr. Charles Smithies and his Sylvia.The article mentions the conversion of the mill into a restaurant, and includes details about the state of t...

"From old mill to museum"

Cutting from 'The Guardian' describing the contribution of £500 towards the conversion of Higher Mill into an industrial museum by English Calico textile company. The article also includes a brief history of the mill, and mentions that o...

"Village's historic mill preserved"

Cutting from 'Lancashire Evening Post' describing the preservation of Lower Dolphiholme, including Dolphinhilme Mill, by Wyre planning officials. The article also provides details about specific developments planned for the area.

Chipping Mill

Cutting from 'The Times' of an photograph of the waterwheel at Chipping Mill in Bowland. The caption mentions that the mill was bought by the local postmaster and that the waterwheel was restored.

"Marsh Mill plan runs out of wind"

Cutting from 'The Times' describing the abandoning of the £84,000 restoration of Marsh Mill in Thornton by the Wyre Council. The article contains statements of regret from various parties at this development, and briefly explains why the...

"Windmill damaged"

Cutting from 'Oldham Evening Chronicle and Standard' describing the damage done to Marsh Mill in Thorton when one of its sails was blown off in a gale.

"Mill's future"

Cutting from 'West Lancashire Evening Gazette' describing a talk given by Dr. I. L. Marsden about the history of Marsh Mill in Thornton in an attempt to raise funds for its restoration. The article contains details of the mill's his...

"The windmill goes"

Cutting from 'News Chronicle' of a property listing for the house attached to Marsh Mill in Thorton. The listing contains details of the mill's ability to function for the grinding of corn, as well as other uses it has been put thro...

Marsh Mill, Thornton

Cutting from 'Liverpool Daily Post' of a photograph of Marsh Mill in Thornton. The caption mentions that damage done to sails of the mill, and that the Thornton-on-Clevelelys council were planning to repair it.

"Move to save old windmill"

Cutting from 'Daily Times' describing the describing the public appeal to raise funds for the restoration of Marsh Mill in Thornton. The article outlines the estimated cost of the project, and mentions that the Society for the Protection...

"£3,000 needed to restore windmill"

Cutting from 'Thorton Cleveleys Times' describing the estimated cost of £3,000 to repair Marsh Mill in Thornton. The article contains specifics about the repairs needed, as well as appeals to various parties for help with the project.

"The mill on the Fylde"

Cutting from 'Liverpool Daily Post' of a photograph of Marsh Mill in Thornton. The caption mentions that it was built in 1794, and was last used in World War I.

"Sail is ripped from mill"

Cutting from 'West Lancashire Evening Gazette' describing the damage done to Marsh Mill during a strong windmill. The article mentions one of the sails being blown off, and also outlines past restoration efforts at the mill. It also expl...

"A new use for windmills"

Cutting from 'Country Life' of a submission by P. Marsden describing the potential use of Flyde's preserved windmills to generate electricity. The piece also gives a brief history of windmills in the area.

"Possible conversion of mill house to museum"

Cutting from 'Poulton-Le-Fylde News' describing the possible conversion of Marsh Mill and the adjoining cottage into a house and museum. The article outlines the estimated cost of the project and potential future uses for the building.

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