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"A facelift for a mill that's 184 years old"

Cutting from 'Nottingham Evening Post' describing the disuse of Cat and Fiddle Mill in Dale Abbey. The article mentions that the mill is owned by Mrs. Peggy Smedley, the widow of the previous miller, and also gives a brief history of the...

"Now the old windmill is stilled by chains"

Cutting from 'Derby Evening Telegraph' describing the disuse of Cat and Fiddle Mill in Dale Abbey due to the fall in demand for the grinding of cattle feed. The article mentions that the mill is owned by Mrs. Marjorie Smedley, and also g...

"The passing of a mill"

Cutting from 'The Field' of a submission by Frank Rodgers describing the disappearance of Caulke Mill near Melbourne, and the identification of various millstones with the help of Mr. Timmins.

"Heage windmill"

Cutting from 'Derbyshire Times' of a submission by Harry Cowley describing the arrangement for visiting Heage windmill following a complaint by Coun. Hartshorne.

"Old timber windmill's days are numbered"

Cutting from 'Derbyshire Times' describing the planned eventual destruction of a timber-built windmill in South Normanton by field owner Mr. J. W. Andrews. The article mentions the mill is owned by Mrs. H. F. Sampson, whose family has ha...

"Derwent's Diary"

Cutting from 'Derby Evening Telegraph' describing the disuse of Heage windmill since 1918 and Derbyshire County Council's attempts at restoring it. It also mentions the mill will be opened to the public after restoration.

"High cost of moving out of the old mill"

Cutting from an unknown source describing the challenges faced by the Arkwright Society in moving the machinery out of the mill in Miller's Dale to the Arkwright Centre in Cromford. The article states that the mill had been bought by the Nort...

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