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Post mill, Udimore

Photograph from a box of Hallam Ashley prints labelled 'Assorted UK windmill photos - not Norfolk'. Most have no additional information. Shows a post mill in good order.

Ashley, Hallam (1900-1987), photographer

New Mill, Cross in Hand, East Sussex

Photograph from a box of Hallam Ashley prints labelled 'Assorted UK windmill photos - not Norfolk'. Most have no additional information. The mill was in use until 1971. In 2015 an appeal raised sufficient funding for restoration work.

Ashley, Hallam (1900-1987), photographer

"The miller's tale"

Cutting from 'Evening Argus' of an article by Sue Bishop describing efforts by Caleb Newnham's family to restore his old post mill in East Sussex. The East Sussex County Council provided funding for the restoration, and a Manpower Services Commission provided some of the labour.

Restoration efforts at Salvington Mill

Cutting from 'Herald' describing the various problems and restoration efforts carried out at Salvington mill. The Worthing Borough Council eventually bought the mill to begin repairs to it in earnest.

"Winds of change..."

Cutting from 'Herald' of an article by Jocelyn Hollebone describing the successful restoration efforts at Salvington Mill. The parties involved in the repairs were the West Sussex County Council and the Friends of High Salvington Mill. The article also recalls past problems at the mill and Worthing Borough Council's effort to restore it, as well as the formation of the Salvington Mill Trust, who would be responsible for the mill's complete restoration.

Smuggler's hiding places in mills

Cutting from an unknown source of a drawing and brief description by James E. Martin illustrating a smuggler's possible hiding place at the watermill on Bailey's Farm in Coolham.

"Old Broadwater Mill memories"

Cutting from 'Worthing Gazette' of an entry by Mrs. H. S. Bone thanking the editor of the Gazette for an article related to Broadwater Mill. In it she mentions her grandfather, the late Charles Carter, was the millwright.

"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 were built, the formation of the Jack and Jill Windmill Society for the Preservation of Jill, awards won by the society, and briefly mentions a fire at Jill and repair efforts thereafter.

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