Collection CUTT - Press Cuttings Collection

"County grant for historic corn mill" "Vic puts wind into old mill's sweeps" "The miller's tale" Restoration efforts at Salvington Mill "Winds of change..." "Windmills are going the way of the dinosaur" "Mill rescue operation" "Windmill to take on new lease of life" "While the wind blew, the miller kept working, even by candlelight..." "18th century mill goes" "Fletching's old mill is being demolished" Restoration work done at Fittleworth Mill. "Repairing the wheels that have turned for centuries" "Another watermill goes out of service" "Water power for ancient mill" "Threatened water mill is saved" "History of Bine Mill" "Old mill is a toy factory" Appeal for restoration work at Bolebroke Mill "Quick, use your loaf!"
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Press Cuttings Collection


  • Early 20th century - 2015 (Creation)

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c 8000 press cuttings

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Archival history

These cuttings came to the Mills Archive from many sources. They have been gathered together into one Press Cuttings Collection.

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Press cuttings relating to windmills and watermills.

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The cuttings are available to view free of charge at the Mills Archive; please email

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  • English

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Archivist's note

CUTT-00001 to CUTT-01776 catalogued by Sarra Sheikh, June-September 2014.
CUTT-01777 to CUTT-04570 catalogued by Talbot Green, September 2014 - November 2016.
CUTT-04571 to CUTT-04953 catalogued by Alison Owen, July-September 2017.
CUTT-04954 to CUTT-05350 catalogued by Nigel Birch, January 2018 - March 2020.

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Physical storage

  • Box: CUTT-00001 to CUTT-00321
  • Box: CUTT-00322 to CUTT-00616
  • Box: CUTT-00617 to CUTT-01036
  • Box: CUTT-01037 to CUTT-01347
  • Box: CUTT-01348 to CUTT-01680
  • Box: CUTT-01681 to CUTT-02354
  • Box: CUTT-02355 to CUTT-02737
  • Box: CUTT-02738 to CUTT-03200
  • Box: CUTT-03201 to CUTT-03629
  • Box: CUTT-03630 to CUTT-03990
  • Box: CUTT-03991 to CUTT-04306
  • Box: CUTT-04307 to CUTT-04570
  • Box: Assorted cuttings: Berks-Durham
  • Box: Assorted cuttings: Essex-Kent
  • Box: Assorted cuttings: Kent-London
  • Box: Assorted cuttings: Millwrights, Misc
  • Box: Assorted cuttings: Monmouth-Staffs
  • Box: Assorted cuttings: Sunderland-Sussex
  • Box: Assorted cuttings: Sussex-Wales
  • Box: Assorted cuttings: Warks-Yorks
  • Box: Assorted cuttings: Overseas
  • Shelf: W 401
  • Shelf: W 402
  • Shelf: W 403
  • Shelf: W 404
  • Shelf: W 405
  • Shelf: FF2
  • Shelf: NN1
  • Shelf: P 307
  • Folder: A3 folder
  • Shelf: P 403
  • Shelf: X 404
  • Shelf: R 501
  • Shelf: R 502
  • Shelf: R 503
  • Shelf: R 504
  • Shelf: R 505
  • Shelf: Q 601
  • Shelf: Q 602
  • Shelf: Q 603
  • Shelf: W 101