. . . . . . . . Hough Mill open 2-5pm Sundays to end of September . . . . . . . . . .

This page lists the main updates applied to this website, minor updates such as diary changes take place every week.

October 2020

25th October – St George’s Hill – More maps and information.

September 2020

September 2019

14th-16th June Hough Mill Restoration – photographs of the framework sails being added to the mill.

June 2019

19th June Swannington History, Unknown Gallery page added – can you help identify these Swannington people?

May 2019

20th May Swannington History, My Street page Tanyard details added, along with tanner Edward Orton on the Swannington History, Families page.

April 2019

28th April Swannington History Buildings page – added the Primitive Methodist, Wesleyan Methodist and Coleorton Baptist chapels plus Quaker Meeting House and New Swannington Wesleyan Reform Union to the Religious Buildings part of the page.

23rd April Swannington History pages – added School to the Organisations page, also the Anchor Inn, Bull’s Head, King’s Arms and Railway Inn to the Buildings page.

20th April Hough Mill Today page – new set of photographs showing the mill floors following the 2018 reconfiguration of the mill.

16th April Califat Coal Mine page – April dig report.  A Coal Mining Dynasty re the interconnecting Walker, Bailey, Lewis and Gray families who were coal mine owners, mining engineers, colliery managers, coal merchants and more.

8th April Windmill pages – Windmill Development examples from Somerset and Lincolnshire windmills, Commercial Operation new page describing the non technical aspects of windmills, Mill Family – Kirby  the children who lived in Hough Mill

6th April News Post – We Hope Sails Are Coming To Hough Mill

5th April Coal & Rail pages – Bell & Gin Pits  sketch from LIHS

4th April Nature pages – Snibston No 3 information re weekend volunteers