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"Rowner Mill"

Cutting from 'West Sussex Gazette' of a submission by A. F. Woolridge detailing his grandfather George Baverstock's involvement as a miller at Rowner Mill.


Correspondence from readers regarding different mills. The first on this cutting is a submission by F. H. Hughes lamenting the demolition of Rowner Mill, and expressing an interest in learning more about the Ifield and West Chiltington mills. The ...

"Anglers may save the old mill"

Cutting from 'Argus' detailing the possible purchase of Rowner Mill by the Fine Fishers Club from the West Sussex River Board. Mr. Philip Pickering, the club's curator, revealed that there were plans to lease the mill and convert it...

Obituary for miller Gordon Gwillim

Cutting from 'West Sussex Gazette' of an obituary for Mr. Gordon Maxfield Gwillim, the miller of Coultershaw Mill in Petworth. The obituary includes some details of Mr. Gwillim's life, and his work at the mill after taking it over f...

"Bygone days recalled by miller's daughter"

Cutting from 'West Sussex Gazette' of an article by Phyllis Catt, daughter of John Gwillim, a miller at North Mill at Midhurst. The article goes over Mrs. Catt's memories of growing up at the mill and her father's role as a mil...

"Old mill to turn again"

Cutting from 'Argus' describing the efforts to dismantle Lurgashall watermill near Petworth and re-erect it in the Open Air Museum at Singleton. The article mentions that the mill was offered to the Museum by the Leconfield Estate Compan...

"The old mills by the stream..."

Cutting from 'Evening News' describing a meeting to be held at Dean's Mill in Lindfield, called by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings to discuss the future of water mills. The article mentions that although many of ...

"Health is the mill's business"

Cutting from 'Argus' describing the growing trend towards a healthier, more environmentally-friendly lifestyle and how people are turning more towards 'health foods'. The article goes over the benefits of this trend to Mr. Bern...

"Firemen save the mill - from water"

Cutting from 'Argus' describing the saving of a mill in Hayward Heath by firemen from flooding from its mill pond. The article includes technical details of the operation provided by Divisional Officer Mr. G. R. H. Payne.

Submissions on Ifield Mill and Rackham Mill

Cutting from an unknown source containing submissions with information about various mills. The first is from Margaret Holt describing the conversion of Ifield Mill into a youth club, and the transfer of its engine to the Science Museum in South K...

"Back to the grindstone"

Cutting from 'Evening Argus' of an article by Guy Presence describing the restoration effort by Kenneth Clement and his team of volunteers at Ifield Mill, Crawley. The article goes over details of the restoration effort, and mentions the...

"Why work at mill keeps Alan out of the pub..."

Cutting from 'Mid Sussex Times' of an article by Janice Roup describing the restoration effort by Alan Hancock to an old water mill outside Horsted Keynes. The article contains a brief history of Hancock's life, including his fasci...

"John Osborne buys the mill"

Cutting from 'Evening Argus' detailing the purchase of an old 13th century water mill at Hellingly by playwright John Osborne. The article mentions the mill was previously used as a tea shop by then-owners Mr. and Mrs. Edward Egleton.

"Rebirth of a mill"

Cutting from an unknown source of an article by Robert Ashby describing the efforts to restore Ifield Mill in Crawley. The article goes over the work of volunteers to preserve the heritage of the mill in the face of rapid development in the surrou...

"Historic engines drive his dream"

Cutting from 'Sussex Express and County Herald' of an article by Michael Plumb describing the efforts of Jonathan Minns to restore the watermill at his residence at Watermill House in Hellingly, as well as a pumping station for conversio...

"A peep into the past"

Cutting from 'Kent and Sussex Courier' describing the past occupation of Hempstead Mill in Uckfield. The article mentions one of the previous owners as Judge Jeffreys, but also includes details of the current use of the area.

"It's flour power"

Cutting from 'Argus' of an article by Jeannine Williamson describing the restoration efforts to restore the watermill at Michelham Priory in Hailsham. The article details the work and fundraising efforts of the Friends of Michelham Prior...

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