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"Friends of the Mill scheme inaugurated"

Cutting from 'The Recorder' describing the inauguration of the Friends of the Mill scheme at Upminster Windmill in Essex. The article mentions the inauguration being carried out by Essex County Council chairman Frank Foster, and also out...

"The tale of a millwright"

Cutting from 'West Sussex Gazette' describing the contribution of two photographs by Mr. Osborne Hedger of his father, Mr. Robert Hedger, who had been the millwright at the old mill at Rowner Lock. The article also gives a brief history ...

"The fate of Terwick Mill"

Cutting from 'West Sussex Gazette and South of England Advertiser' of an article by Robert Ashby describing the history of Terwick Mill in West Sussex. The article gives some background on the mill and its ownership under Edward Ayling a...

"Famous landmark goes"

Cutting from 'Kentish Express' describing the collapse of a mill in Hougham. It was owned by Benjamin C. Tanton and the destruction was witnessed by Mr. Jack G. Gausden. The article also gives a brief history of the mill.

"400 windmills once dotted Kent's landscape"

Cutting from 'Kent Messenger' of an article by John Mannering describing efforts by Kent County Council to preserve the remaining windmills in Kent. The article includes a list of surviving mills supplied by Mr. Peter Davies, and also ou...

"Mills for millenium money bid"

Cutting from 'Eastern Daily Express' of an article by David Macaulay describing efforts secure funding for the restoration of mills in East Anglia. The article mentions different avenues pursued for funding, including the Millenium Commi...

"The Mill sails may turn again"

Cutting from 'The Reporter' of an article by Margaret Collingwood describing efforts to restore Meopham Mill in Kent by the Friends of Meopham Mill. The article provides a history of the mill and its functions throughout the years, as we...

"Old Jack gets his wind back"

Cutting from 'The Sunday Times' of an article describing efforts to restore the Jack windmill in Clayton by Universal Pictures in preparation for filming a movie starring Michael Caine. Millwrights Edwin and Anthony Hole were charged wit...

"Jack and Jill are up the hill"

Cutting from 'Financial Times' of an article by Jenny Luesby describing the history of the Jack and Jill windmills in Sussex and the involvement of local Simon Potter in their upkeep. The article provides details such as dates the mills ...

"Friends help to keep the old mill in fine shape"

Cutting from an unknown source describing a meeting of Friends of Meopham Mill presided over by Mr. Alex Evans about the restoration of Meopham Mill in Kent. The article goes over details of the fundraising and restoration effort, and outlines the...

"Ancient mill destroyed by fire"

Cutting from 'Kent Messenger'describing the destruction of Black Windmill at Barham by a fire. The article mentions that the county council agreed to pay part of the £7000 required for repairs and also includes a brief history of the mil...

"The wind blows away romance"

Cutting from an unknown source by John Waddell about an attempt to sell a windmill in Sussex by owner and miller Caleb Wright and his son Bob. The article also outlines the way in which windmills are becoming outdated and being replaced by more mo...

"Mill open day"

Cutting from 'Times' about a mill open day hosted by the new owners, Mr. Don Barnes and Mrs. Ann Benton, at Crowdy Mill in Harbertonford. The article mentions the mills organic food production, and includes a brief background about Bento...

House Mill saved from demolition

Cutting from 'The Observer' about a demolition plan for the House Mill in East London that had been turned down. The application for demolition was filed by the lessee of the mill, Bass Charington Vintners, but was turned down due to pro...

"Autumn in all its glory"

Cutting from 'News Chronicle' of an article by Stanley Baron describing the technical operation of a watermill used to grind grain for animal feed in Little Faringdon by miller Harold Lock and his wife.

"Famous mill collapses"

Cutting from 'Kent Messenger' describing the collapse of West Hougham windmill on Mill Farm, owned by Messrs. Benjamin and Ernest Tanton. The collapsed was witnessed by Mr. T. J. Gaudsen. The article also outlines a brief history of the ...

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