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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Agriculture Collection
Description
Archives and associated objects related to the history of mills and milling in the Fylde area, including objects directly associated with Lytham Windmill and domestic items used in a typical working mill. The collection includes one of the original floor bags used for the sale of ground floor by E.H. Booth, as produced at Lytham Windmill. Agricultural industries are also included and also bread making.
Format
Strength(s)
Objects relating to the use of Lytham Windmill as a working mill from 1805-1919 and the general history of milling in the Fylde area
Date range of collection
01/01/1901 -
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Lytham Windmill Heritage Museum
The Lytham Windmill Lytham Green East Beach Lytham St Annes FY8
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DOMUS
NW000132 
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Telephone
01253 730787 (Administrator)
Fax
01253 730767 
Building Information
The mill was built in 1805 on what is now Lytham Green and continued in operation until destroyed by fire in 1919. It was restored by Lytham Heritage Group in 1989 to house the present museum displays.
Collections Overview
The collections cover the general subjects of history of the local area and also the history of mills and millings in the Fylde area, including skills, crafts, agricultural industries, art of local residents and domestic and social history.
Display Overview
The Mill houses a permanent exhibition of the history of the Mill and of Bread-making and tableaux illustrating various aspects of local life including a Shrimper's Cottage and Victorian classroom scene, Lytham Beach and Pier circa 1870 and the history of the Clifton Family at Lytham Hall.
Star Objects
Objects relating to the use of Lytham Windmill as a working mill from 1805-1919; local and social history of the Fylde Area.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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