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Posted on 13/09/2011

Successful first open day since restoration

Forty visitors completed visits inside Brixton Windmill when we finally opened for free guided tours for two hours last Sunday afternoon. Full of praise Our special first-day visitors were full of...

Posted on 05/10/2017

Successful Windmill Lecture on Ashby family

Jean Kerrigan reports on the second annual Windmill Lecture by a descendant of Brixton Windmill's first miller FoWG’s final contribution to the wide-ranging activities on offer during the...

Posted on 30/05/2014

New bench donated by Ashby family

At the end of May we had four very special visitors to Windmill Gardens. Three descendants of John Ashby - the first miller at Brixton Windmill after it was built in 1816 - and one of their friends...

Posted on 09/11/2012

Descendant of John Ashby visits Brixton Windmill

Jean Kerrigan reports We had a surprise visitor at Brixton Windmill on Thursday. Alistair McLaurin, who can trace his ancestry back to John Ashby the first miller at Brixton Windmill, travelled up...

Posted on 31/01/2012

Interview with Henry Ashby

Jean Kerrigan and Lisa Rigg went on the 10 January 2012 to interview Henry Ashby - the great, great, great, great, great grandson of the original miller, John Ashby. He told us some interesting...

Posted on 26/01/2012

Nursery class meets Hannah Ashby

Forty six children came to the Windmill today to meet 'Hannah Ashby' (the wife of John Ashby) and hear her story of the Little Red Hen. The children also made their own little red hens with felt,...