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Old 05-03-2010, 06:15 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, 02:26 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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