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Old 05-03-2010, 05:15 PM
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Guyzance Mill, date of use / disuse unknown!


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Old 12-06-2010, 06:18 PM
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I came across this today, carved into the stonework of Guyzance mill
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Old 12-06-2010, 06:21 PM
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Graffitti from inside the mill. Cogged by ???? 1913
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Old 12-06-2010, 06:25 PM
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You're a bad lad, Lester
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My grandad, Thomas Wilson was born in Guyzance in 1910. His father was the miller here at this point, until he died in a motorbike accident ~ 1929 I believe. They lived in the mill house which is on the other side of the road towards Guyzance village. After that point his wife, and my great uncle Fred Wilson ran the mill business but I don't know when the mill stopped being used. I think Fred became an agricultural rep, and retired to Warkworth in the late 1970's.
There is an interesting interview with Fred available here: A Miller's Tale - wish I'd been old enough to want to get a proper history from all of them myself - all I remember is the tall tales that grandad would tell us as kids!
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Old 11-12-2011, 01:26 PM
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That's an interesting read.

I didn't know Wilson Hepple was buried in Acklington Churchyard. I've got a little watercolour Amble seascape by him:

http://www.fusilier.co.uk/old_photos_amble/hepple.htm



Also interesting to note that there was a large army camp between Guyzance and Acklington during WW1



this is a photo of where I think the water wheel sat at Gyzance mill:
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Old 12-12-2011, 01:53 AM
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I am sure I have seen the mill with its waterwheel when out cycling probably about 1950ish onward.Left the area in 1954.
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Old 10-01-2012, 06:11 PM
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I found this interesting as my wifes grandmother was originally Elizabeth Wilson from Guyzance Mill. She married James Ions Gray at Acklington church on June 26th 1899 and her fathers name was given as John Wilson of Guyzance Mill.
She was 31 years old at the time making her born in 1868.Coincidently James Ions Grays address is given as South Side which is more or less the same place as the Wilsons previous mill so that was probably how they knew each other.She died in 1950 at Alnmouth.
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Old 03-07-2017, 12:12 PM
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I was born 1936 in guyzance village,my farther worked at
Broomhill colliery,I can remember going to Guyzance mill
with my mother to purchase flour to Bake our bread
also porrage oats,New Fred and Jack,i was in touch with
Fred until he in his 90s
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Old 04-07-2017, 02:54 PM
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Hello Brian, coincidently we share a cousin, Dorothy Carr, now Oake, has recently moved to live in High Hauxley, I visited her yesterday and your name came up in conversation.
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Old 17-09-2017, 11:21 AM
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I`m sure I remember seeing the wheel in situ in the 1960s. It was recovered from there in 1994 and it is now at Pathead Mill Blaydon thanks to the Duke of Northunberland who I believe never wanted Guyzance Mill restored http://gatesheadmill.co.uk/path_head_water_mill.html
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