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Wray Common Mill

Photo in 'Pennyfare', the Staff Magazine for London Passenger Transport's district 13, showing the Wray Common windmill complex in the snow.

Windmills of England

Cutting from 'Evening Sentinel' about the work of the S.P.A.B.'s Windmill Committee, referring to seven mills acquired by the society.

'Wants windmill on Barnes Common'

Letter from A. B. Chittick to 'The Richmond Herald' suggesting a windmill be rebuilt on Barnes Common, since the earlier one seems to have been so important to the residents of that time.

'Wants windmill on Barnes Common'

Letter from A. B. Chittick to 'The Richmond Herald' suggesting a windmill be rebuilt on Barnes Common, since the earlier one seems to have been so important to the residents of that time.

"£20,000 appeal to save mill"

Cutting from 'Daily Telegraph' describing an appeal for £20,000 to save the old windmill on Wimbledon Common. The article gives a brief history of the mill, as well as details of the intended uses for the building after restoration.

"£20,000 appeal to save mill"

Piece in 'The Daily Telegraph' detailing the various afflictions that can affect an old windmill: and which the Wimbledon Common mill is victim to , along with the address to which to send contributions.

"Wrong windmill!"

Cutting from the 'Wandsworth Boro' News' how rumours had run along Fleet Street on Guy Fawkes Night that Wimbledon Common Windmill had been burned down: whereas a loose firework had been spotted there and dealt with.

"Working mill"

Cutting from 'The Daily Telegraph' of a submission by Barbara Smith, describing a photograph of Outwood Mill near Reigate. In the submission, she mentions that the mill was restored by brothers Raymond and Gerald Thomas.

"Working Mill"

Letter to the Editor of an unknown paper from Miss Barbara J. Smith, of Sutton, Surrey, about Outwood Mill near Reigate, Surrey, where stone-ground wholemeal flour is produced every Sunday afternoon by the Thomas brothers.

"Work in progress"

Photo and caption in the 'South Western Star' showing men at work on Wimbledon Common's windmill, with the sweeps taken off so the death-watch beetle infestation can be treated.

"Windmills"

Quotation in 'Public Opinion' from a writer in the 'Woman's Magazine' about how long windmills have been a part of our heritage, with examples cited at Chesterton in Warks, Outwood in Surrey and Brill [wrongly attributed to Essex instead of Bucks]: also an illustration in the Luttrell Psalter and on a brass in St. Margaret's Church at King's Lynn.

"Windmills young and old"

Article [probably] in 'The Daily Telegraph' in 1963 marking the 70th birthday of the windmill on Wimbledon Common and mentioning other mills. The author was J. D. U. Ward.

"Windmills - their aspects for modelling"

Article by Waring S Scholl, in 'The Model Engineer', about the possibilities of windmills for modelling. Illustrated with pictures of an unnamed smock mill, Outwood Post Mill, a working model Smock Mill at Cripplegate Garage, near Horsham, Sussex, another of a model in the Norwich Museum, and the drainage mill at Ludham Bridge, Norfolk.

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