Woodchurch windmill: windmills and windmill girls

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    Sinclair, Pamela [Author]


    English (main text)

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    Wind & watermills > England > Kent
    Arts, culture and heritage > The role of women


    Scope & contentContains a history of the windmills in Woodchurch including its destruction and attempt to raise money to preserve the White/Lower mill with photographs of the mills in their prime and after the sails were damaged.

    Features in their fundraising were the local "Bonfire Girls", a community group that sold tickets for a dance at the County Hotel with showgirls from the Windmill Theatre in London, presenting prizes. The event raised £200 in the late 1950s

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    Accession no. 21540

    • Shelf location: A050