Hampshire Mills Group




Hampshire Mills Group has an extensive library of books, periodicals and pamphlets. These are listed below. Members may arrange to borrow them by contacting Mick Edgeworth on 023-8073-2967.








1st International Congress of the Conservation of Industrial Monuments



Transactions at Ironbridge in 1973

A Gazetteer of the Water, Wind & Tide Mills of Hampshire


C. M. Ellis

Off-print Proceedings of Hampshire Field Club

A Guide to United States Patents for Windmills and Wind Engines 1793 - 1950 


T. Lindsay Baker (compiler) TIMS BM 18   A list by date & inventors
A Touch of the Wind


Michael Bryant  Reminiscences of the miller at Pakenham Windmill

Animal-Powered Engines


J. Kenneth Major


Barnham Windmill [Sussex]



a5 Pbk. Plus photo of Barnham Windmill c1900 [Sussex]

Beam Engines


T.E. Crowley

A5 Pbk

Bedfordshire mills


Hugh Howes Both Water & Wind Mills history and gazetteer
Bembridge Windmill


Martin Light History and guide

Berkshire Windmills


Guy Blythman

A not complete survey

Boat Mills in Europe: from early Medieval to modern times


Daniela Graf, TIMS An exhaustive study

Boston Windmills [Lincs]


Martin Hanson and James Waterfield

A5 Pbk

British Watermills


Syson Leslie

History and Types

British Windmills : A bibliographical guide


Guy Blythman A list of books and articles about windmills

British Windmills & Watermills: Britain in Pictures


Skilton C.P.

History, Old Pictures (32)

Cam or Rhee


members of Barrington Local History and Conservation Society

Cambs. river geography, history, mills, etc.

Castleton Pumping Station : Sherborne, A History


R. Pountain


Claverton Pumping Station



A5 Pbk. history & guide

Clayton Windmills [Sussex]


Simon Potter

A5 Pbk guide

Corn Milling


Martin Watts

Shire Album No. 98

Cornish Windmills


H. L. Douch

History and gazetteer

Coultershaw Beam Pump [Sussex] guide



A5 Pbk guide

Danish Windmills 
excerpt from Transactions of the Newcomen Soc. Vol.31
1957-58 & 1958-59 Anders Jespersen   

Dansk Folkemuseum & Frilandsmuseet : History & Activities




De Re Metallica


Georgius Agricola

Translated from the Latin of 1556.  Development of mining methods etc.

Devon Leather 2008 Martin Bodman Leat Press.  Tanners and tanneries

Discover Dorset - Mills


 Peter Stanier

Dovecote Press

Discover Dorset - The Industrial Past


Peter Stanier

Dovecote Press

Discovering Watermills - Shire Publications


Vince John

Description and gazetteer of some watermills in England

Discovering Windmills - Shire Publications


Vince John

Description and gazetteer of some windmills in England

Dorset’s Industrial Heritage


Peter Stanier


Drainage Windmills of the Norfolk Marshes


Arthur C. Clark

Gazetteer + photos of remains

Driven by the Dane


Tony Bonson

Nine centuries of waterpower in South Cheshire & North Staffordshire.

Dutch Mill : as a geographical technical term


Heslinga Dr.M.W.

Symposium paper

Eight Centuries of Milling in North East Yorkshire


John K. Harrison

Pbk. excellent measured drawings and photographs as well as a good economic history of milling plus a gazetteer

Elements of Mechanism reprint of 1904


Peter Schwamb and Allyne L. Merrill

A5 Pbk

Eling Tide Mill Teachers Information Pack




England’s Vanishing Windmills


.E.P. Shillingford

includes a selective gazetteer

English Windmills Vol. 1 1930 M.I. Batten Architectural press ;  Kent, Surrey & Sussex

English Windmills Vol. 2

1932 Donald Smith Architectural press; Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Middlesex & London

Esgair Moel Woollen Mill (Welsh Folk Museum, St.Fagans, Cardiff)


Jenkins J. Geraint


Esom Sloan’s Grist Mill


Theodore R. Hazen

History Study (11 pp) History Study (23 pp) (supplement) Drawing Notes (5 pp) 5 Drawings (12 pp). Mills of Franklin County - by Theodore R. Hazen - Pt. 1 (3 pp) Pt. 2 (4 pp) Sloan Family Genealogy (26 pp) Sloane’s Mill Drawings (5 pp) Early Mills (of Franklin County) by Essie Wade Smith (2 pp) Epilogue by Theodore R. Hazen (3 pp) Field notes for Slone’s Grist Mill Restoration, Virginia’s Explore Park (10 pp)

Essex Windmills


Rex Wailes

Off-print Transactions of Newcomen Soc.

Essex Windmills, Millers and Millwrights Vol 3


Kenneth G. Farries

Charles Skilton; Parishes A-E

Essex Windmills, Millers and Millwrights Vol 4


Kenneth G. Farries

Charles Skilton; Parishes F-R

Exploring the Old Mills of North Carolina, USA


Grimsley T. Hobbs


Finnish Mills  Part 1: Watermills


A. Hirsjarvi & Rex Wailes  
Flax and Hemp Industries South Somerset for South Somerset District Council G&T Consulting 2006 A typical consultation document but contains a useful list of sites and  bibliography.

Flour for Man’s Bread


John Stork & Walter Dorwin Teague

A History of Milling

Flour Milling Machinery


Nordyke and Marmon


Flour Milling Technology Vol. 1, 2nd edition


Leslie Smith

 All about Roller Mills and their machinery.

Flour Milling Technology Vol. 2, 1st edition


Leslie Smith

 All about Roller Mills and their machinery.

Forge Mill Museum [Redditch]



A5 Pbk. Guide to[needle making mill]

Fritham Free Church and the Schultze Gunpowder Works


Stephen Ings

Mostly the social history. rather than about the gunpowder works.

Gearing in Watermills : Gangtojet I Vandmoller


Jespersen Anders

Language - Danish & English




Hatcham Ironworks; Southwark Bacon Drying Co.; Morris & Co. at Merton Abbey; Edge Runners in Walworth, Surrey Commercial Docks; Windmills in Greater London

Going with the Grain


Penelope Stokes

The story of Doultons (Corn Merchants & Millers of Newbury, Berks.) 1792 - 1992

Grist Mills of Early America & Today (USA).




Grist Mills of Fairfax County & Wahington, DC, USA


Marjorie Lundegard

with pamphlet/p’card of Colvin Run Mill Historic Site.

Guidebooks - various



Arlington Mill, Bibury, Gloucestershire; Ashlett, Southampton Water; Avoncroft; Bembridge Windmill, Isle of Wight; Bursledon Windmill; Burton Mill (Petworth); Calbourne Isle of Wight; Clapton Mill; Ford End Watermill (Ivinghoe, Beds.); The Watermill, (Clapton, Crewkerne, Somerset); Heatherslaw Mill (Ford, Northumberland); Hook’s Watermill (Hook, Hants); Melbury Abbas Mill (Melbury Abbas, Shaftsbury, Dorset); Pitstone Windmill (a Postmill at Invinghoe, Bucks N.T.); Saxtead Green Mill (Framlingham, Suffolk); Shawford Mill (Rode, Frome, Somerset);. Shipley Mill (W. Sussex); Shirley Windmill, Croydon; Town Mills Chudleigh (Exeter, Devon) ; The Old Tide Mill at Eling (Southampton); Wilton Windmill (Wiltshire); Woodbridge Tide Mill (Suffolk) ; Yafford Mill & Farm Park (Nr. Shorwell, IoW); Tadr Molle(Language - Danish)

Guidelines to Safety in Windmills and Watermills




Guide to ‘Mills Open’ in Sachsisches Burgen- und Heideland, Germany

  Muhlen and Muller Lang: German this is the area around Leipzig.
Guide to mills around Osnabruck, Germany   Muhlenweg  Lang: German

Hampshire Buildings Preservation Trust Ltd. Annual Report 1990



Contains report on Bursledon windmill

Hampshire Magazine Vol. 31 No.10 August 1991


Kennett Michael

Contains article on Bursledon Windmill

Hampshire Studies 1996 - Proceedings of the Hampshire Field Club & Archaeological Society, Vol. 51.



Contains article: Wind-powered Grain Milling, Flour Production & Bread Consumption in 18 & 19 Centuries by Bowie Gavin.

Havnbjerg Molle


Johannsen Peter

Language - Danish & German & English

Heckington Windmill [Lincs]



A5 Pbk. guide

History of Beeleigh Mill


Maldon Archaeology Group


Holland in Panorama


F.A.H. Bloemendal

A coffee table book with stunning photographs some of mills.

Holten’s Graan/Olie/Houtzaagmolen Deurne, Eindhoven, Netherlands



Language Dutch guidebook of area



Jan Delcour

Pbk. Language Flemish Dog driven wheels + 2 magazines from Levende Molens Feb & May 2001 [list of mill-restaurants]

Horay Guide des Moulins


Annie Candore Lang: French A ‘Mills Open’ guide by region also includes some hotels, restaurants & museums

Hoyt’s Engineers’ Pocket Companion




Hydropower & Watermills



The Neglect of Hydropower on British rivers

I Bought a Windmill (Old Windmill, Chesterhill, Wigtownshire)


Adair Elizabeth

Account of restoration (building only)

Improved Turbine Waterwheel


James Leffel

Illustrated Handbook

In Pitstone Green There is a Farm



A4 Pbk [windmill, farm & village life.]

In Search of English Windmills


R. Thurston Hopkins and Stanley Freese

Cecil Palmer

In Search of Watermills (of Norfolk)


Miller Philippa R.

Informative Jingles, Drawings, Photographs & Lists of Watermills

Industrial Archaeology: The Journal of the History of Industry and Technology Vol. 3


  Contents :- Hatting industry in Denton, Lancs,  Cruquius Engine, Heemstede, Netherlands,  Railway Stations Worthy of Preservation, Industrial Housing in West Cornwall, Curzon Street Station, Birmingham,  Industrial Archaeology Television Series, Industrial Archaeology in London, Greater London's Industrial Monuments, Wine Vaults of Southampton, the 2nd Iron Bridge, Sunderland, Last of the Dyewood Mills, Keynsham, Somerset, IA of Gatehouse-of-Fleet, Some Ancient Irish Salmon Fishing Weirs, South Mills, Blunham, Bedfordshire, IA on the Doorstep, Water Supply of  Plymouth, Devon, 2 Flint Mills Near Kirkcaldy, Fife, Lace Market, Nottingham, St. Rollox Chemical Works, Glasgow, Tramplates of the Gloucester & Cheltenham Railway, Kielder Railway   Viaduct, North Tyne Valley, Recollections of the Hatting Industry in Denton, Lancs., Industrial Material in Wakefield Museum, Radstock branch of the Somerset Coal Canal & William Ashman's Locomotive, Hand-loom Weaving Cottage in Mid-Lancs., Clothing Villages on the Frome, Somerset-Wilts, Blackbrook Sewage Works of the Tettenhall UDC, Staffs.,  Archaeology of the Cinema, Peat Charcoal, Dartmoor, Devon,  Tie Plates, Ware & Hertford,  Grimsby Dock Tower, Museum of Industrial Locomotives at Penrhyn Castle, Caernarvonshire.
Industrial Archaeology: The Journal of the History of Industry and Technology Vol. 5 1968   Faversham, Kent Gunpowder Industry pts. 1 & 2, Marconi & the Isle of Wight, IA in New Zealand, Robert Delap & Steam Power in the Irish linen Industry, Windsor & Eton waterworks, Gloucestershire Bone Mill, Post Office Telephone Museum, Taunton, Dept. of Technology, Ulster Museum, Belfast, Somerset Coal Canal Tramways, Cheese Making & Cheese Chambers in Gloucestershire, Bowling Ironworks, Yorks, Box Quarries, Wiltshire, Caughley Porcelain Works near Broseley, Salop,  19 Cent. Scottish Coal Mining,          The 1st Sun & Planet Gear ?, Lead Miners Tools & Equipment, Cornish Engine Houses at Welsh Metal mines, Development of Traffic Signs, Guinness Museum, Dublin, IA of Modern Road Transport,  Broughton Chain Bridge, Manchester, IA at Warwick School, Ingleton Coalfield, Yorks, Beam Pumping Engines at Kew Bridge, 1852-5 Significant years in the History of Photography in Manchester, Technical innovation in 19th Cent. Warehouses, Documenting Industrial History by Photography, Wood Engraving &  Industrial History, Vacation projects at Uni. of Nottingham, Warnford Paper Mill, Hampshire.
Industrial Archaeology: The Journal of the History of Industry and Technology Vol. 6 1969   The Windmills of Hampshire, Herculaneum China & Earthenware Factory, Toxteth, Liverpool, Holywell Textile Mills, Flintshire, Scotland, Aids to Recording 1-5, Early Steam Power at Scottish Collieries, Fall Ings Foundry, Wakefield, Yorks, Goole: a   Pre-Victorian Company Town, Bowling Ionworks, Yorks, Joseph Paxton & the Crystal Palace, McDougall's Clay Pipe Factory, Glasgow, Jennings South Western Pottery, Parkstone, Poole, Fireproof Floors of Witley Court, Worcestershire,  Extracts from a Catalogue of Machine Made Tools of Craig & Donald, Flashlocks on English Waterways, Cronkbourne Village, Kirk Braddan, Isle of Man, Waremills in Japan, the Cumberland Basin, Bristol,   Packhorse Roads in Todmorden, Lancs, Pitfour Brickworks, Glencarse, Perth, Le Grand- Hornu (Coal mining in Belgium), an Early Corn Drier at Whittingehame Mains, East Lothian, Scotland, East         Midlands Bell-pits & Soughs, The Stevensons – Pioneers of Coastal Lights.
Industrial Archaeology: The Journal of the History of Industry and Technology Vol. 7 1970   Contents :- Tobacco Manufacturing in Lincolnshire,  the Victoria Tunnel, Newcastle, Eardington Forges & Canal Tunnel, Shropshire,  19th Century Copper Working at Tomnadashan, Lochtayside..  Aids to Recording Pt. 6, the Rolle Canal, Devon,  IA Film List,  Salisbury Avon Navigation,  Horse Plateways in West Yorkshire, IA of West Cumberland, Wren & Hopkinson Horizontal Cross Compound Engine, IA at Charterhouse-on-Mendip, Somerset, Wakefield Soke Mills, Plate Rails at Godstone,Surrey, Flashlocks, IA Film List, the Great Hot-Blast Affair, History & Development of Farm Tractors, the Vinegar Brewing Industry, Scottish Lead Mining in 1768, Hitch Patent Bricks,  Wanted Waterwheels, Culross Colliery, Fife, Tramroads in NE Derbyshire, History of the last Holman   Truss, Brickmaking at Sandleheath, Hampshire, IA Literature.
Industrial Archaeology: The Journal of the History of Industry and Technology Vol. 10 1973  

Contents:- IA in Fuji, Mining Technology at a West Scotland Colliery 1770-1800, The South Shropshire Lead mines, Industrial history of  Hayle, Cornwall, Plate Rails at Codnor Park, Derbyshire, Waterbucket Pumps & the Wanlockhead Engine, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, Liverpool's Last Blockmaking Company, Working-class Housing in Portsmouth, A Mining Settlement on the Cardingshire Orefield, Use of Probate inventories for IA, Horse Wheels in North Yorkshire, Arkwright of Cromford, Water Supply on the Birmingham Canal, De Schoolmeister: a Dutch Papermaking Windmill, IA of Carlise, Water Supply    system of a blast furnace at Maryport, Cumberland, Industrial Buildings in Upper Silesia, History of overhead Transmission Cable Insulators, Alfred Holt & the Lancashire Plateway System, History of William Wilson Dickie, Agricultural Engineers, East Kilbride, Scotland, Museum of Technology for East         Midlands, Annual Review of IA literature.

Industrial Archaeology of Watermills & Waterpower: Project Technology



History, Types, Turbines

Industrial Heritage Vol. 15. No. 2.



 Whittingham Mental Hospital Railway; Culross Moat Shaft; Fattorini’s Watch Club; Model Village at Long Itchington; Raygill Baratyes Mine in Lothersdale; Jute Industry in Dundee and the Verdant Works museum; Wooden Railway in County Durham.

International Molinology No. 49

December 1994


Mills of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg; Windmills & Watermills of the Azores Islands; Comparison of Dutch and English design of Smock mills; Drainage mills at Aarlanderveen, Netherlands; comments on the origins of the Postmill; First National Mill Day in Germany; Danish Mill Day; European Millstone Quarries Bibliography.

International Molinology No. 50

July 1995


Four Centuries of Industrial Windmills in the Zaanstreek, Netherlands

International Molinology No. 51

December 1995


Watermills in India; Gorse Mills; Hydraulienne floating hydro-generator; Edge-Tool factory at Nans-sous-Sainte-Anne. France; Swedish Mills; Russian groat mill; Nantes windmill.

International Molinology No. 52

July 1996


Milling before Industry: Portugal 18th & 19th century; Incense Mills in SW China; Sanssouci windmill; A North Russian Mill; International Windmiller’s Trade Fair 1993; Canadian National Windpower Centre, Alberta.

International Molinology No. 53

November 1996


Horizontal windmill at Denainvilliers, France; Water-powered saw mills in Sweden; French millstones for King’s Lynn; Lancaster Burn’s windmill, Newent, Gloucs.; Windmill driven vessel; Sibiu open air museum Rumania.

International Molinology No. 54

June 1997


Mill sites in the Valais, Switzerland; Turkish Watermill; Milling in Norway; Making Incense by water power; More Russian Mills; American Wind Engine in Czech Republic; Mills & Monasteries.

International Molinology No. 55

December 1997


9th Symposium: Hungary; Tour of Rumania; 1808/9 Survey of Corn Mills of Indre-et-Loire, France; Fishing with Wheels; Vocabulary of Windmilling; Ox-powered Treadwheel; American Wind Engines in Europe; Open-air water power museum, Greece; watermills in National Park Nockberge, Kneippweg, Austria; Sawmill, Kirchbach, Rapottenstein, Austria; Institute of Hellenic Mills.

International Molinology No. 56



Some windmills of the island of Rhodes, Greece, Traditional Water Power in the North of Spain, I Kvernwegen (Impressions of the working conditions in village corn mills around 1900 in Norway), How should historic mills be conserved in the future, 2 windmill sites in Uruguay, Boat mills, new pictorial evidence, Irrigation technology in China, Modern wind energy in Denmark, Dutch mill videos .

International Molinology No. 57

December 1998


Industrial spying in the Dutch Paper industry; Millstones from Villaines-la-Gonais; a Hungarian Mill; Mill Groups in Great Britain; Mill Excursion in Portugal; Regional Mill Groups: Japan; Fishing with Wheels; more Russian Windmills; Horizontal Watermills with conical penstocks; New Walloon Mill Society; Boat Mills in Tiflis, Georgia; 1st Windmill in Jerusalem; Mills and Landscapes in Europe; Windmills on Emergency German Banknotes.

International Molinology No. 58

July 1999


 Wind Generator on ‘Fram’ during Nansen’s Arctic Expedition; Two 19th Century Windmills in Western Australia; Wind-powered Water-raising device in Greece; Mills on Norfolk Island; Montefiori Windmill of Jerusalem; Mill conversions in France; Meat conservation by water power; more Russian Windmills; Irrigation technology in China; Boat Mills in Adana, Turkey;

International Molinology No. 59

December 1999


TIMS excursion in former DDR; Noria technology in Mexico; Mills in 16th century Spain; Victoria windmill in Texas; Horizontal windmills of Andros, Greece; Mills in Arcadia, Greece; Medieval Mills in Reading; Modern wind generators; Mills in Vietnam; Water power in Northern Spain; Horse Powered Ferries; Boat Mills on Sava river, Bosnia; Blennerville Windmill, Ireland; The Lily windmill, Western Australia; Spanish Mill Society; Windmills in Alexandria, Egypt.

International Molinology No. 60

 July 2000


Technical development of the Post Mill in SE Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony, Germany after 1800.

International Molinology No. 61

December 2000


An appreciation of Herman A. Webster; E. G. Marin - a forgotten molinologist; Tanbark mills of Chios, Greece; experiments with reefing of windmill sails; Callington Mill, Oatlands, Tasmania; windmills on stamps; Oil-mill painting; Tidemills in Iceland; Alexandria windmill;

International Molinology No. 63

December 2001


 Small composite windmills on Europe’s coasts; Panster mills; Corn grinding windmills in 18-20 century Cyprus; Wooden windmill in Turkey; Callington windmill, Oatlands, Tasmania; Millstone to sail or waterwheel speed; Mill at Terme Segestane, Sicily; Institute of Hellenic Mills; Watermill on Lesbos, Greece; South African Mills; Baltic States windmills; Alexandria, Egypt windmills; Windmills on stamps

International Molinology No. 64

July 2002


Traditional windmill sails; 6 century water-sawmill, Jordan; Tell Shihab watermills, Syria; Millstones from Houlbec-Cocherel, France; German Tide Mills; N. African windmills; Millstones from Jobsdorf, Germany; Mills of Tenerife; Windmill postcards of Netherlands; a Tanzanian Danish mill; Tower mill at Pricovy, Czech; windmills on stamps; ; Millstone to sail or waterwheel speed; Orkney windmill; Donald Muggeridge collection at the Templeman Library, Univ. of Kent

International Molinology No. 65

December 2002


Boat mill on R. Tarn, France; Garonne boat mill; Rice hulling & milling in Japan; Horizontal watermill in Western Australia; London bridge waterworks; Horse-driven butter churn mills in Netherlands; San Francisco windmills; Wind engines in Wales; Millstone to sail or waterwheel speed; Tide mill at Purakau, New Zealand; Swiss Mills Soc.

International Molinology No. 67

December 2003


TIMS Baltic States tour; Estonian windmill postcards; Baltic States Paltrok mills; Mills ancient & modern; Horizontal windmill; Horse-powered Russian ferries; Horizontal windmill in Yorkshire; Alpine windmills.

International Molinology No. 68 July 2004  

TIMS  Obituary of Ander Jespersen; Windmills of Malta & Gozo; Watermills in Shetland; Kingsford’s Mill, Perth, W. Australia; Typological Questions in Molinology; Norwegian Watermill in 1834

International Molinology No. 69 December 2004   TIMS Watermills of the Greek Islands of Kythera & Antikythera; Molinos to Monedas;   Windmills on Crete; Windmills of Minorca; Windmills of Formentera; Mill typology; Icelandic Windmill; Tidemills in Belgium
International Molinology No. 70 July 2005   TIMS Pre-Symposium Tour of the Azores; Symposium in Portugal; Impressions of Portugal;   Notes on millstones seen in Portugal & the Azores; Post-Symposium Tour of Galicia &   Minho; Some Eucharistic mills; Horizontal windmills of Andros; How to saw Marble;   Tidemills in the Netherlands; Mill preservation in South Africa.
International Molinology No. 71 December 2005   TIMS Temporary watermills in Northern Portugal; Giant Austrian Mangle; Canna [Hebridean]   watermill; Multi-sailed French windmills; Tour of watermills in Switzerland & Black Forest; Millstone dressing machine; Ephesus water-powered Stone-dressing machine;   Tailpole winding on English Tower & Smock Mills.
International Molinology No. 72 July 2006   TIMS French millstones & quarry studies & bibliography; Mill management in 18 century Breton estate; Mill biotype; Swiss saw mill feed mechanisms; Challenge double-header wind engine in California; a Russian windmill paradise; mills on the move.

International Molinology No. 73

December 2006    TIMS tour of Southwest France; Water-driven installations in Corinthia, Greece;   Displacement of the windshaft during milling; Blade twist, droop snoot & forward spars;   Millstone trade in Cotes d’Amour 1400-1800; Iceland’s Vigur windmill; Washington’s   Grist mill 2006.
Journee du Patrimoine d Pays & Journee des Moulins Lot, Tarn-et-Garonne et Tarn   2006   Lang: French  A Guide to mills open in 2006 Includes Cahors et sud du Lot,  Vallee de la Dordogne Lotoise, Parc Naturel Regional des Causses du Quercy, Est-Quercy, Midi Quercy,  Montalbans, Garonne Quercy Gascogne, Tarn regions  
Introduction to Cornish Watermills 1972 D. E. Benney  Bradford Barton

Kinderdijk : Dutch Water Management Throughout The Ages [in Dutch and English]


Eppo W. Notenboom & Ben Maandag ISBN 90-78388-01-3.  The sub-title explains it all except that it is only about the Alblasserwaard and doesn’t cover the rest of Holland.  It does not go into the technicalities of the mills but to compensate it has some really stunning photographs.

La Vendee des Moulins


Andre Lemesle

Language - French describes some windmills of the Vendee region.

Last Years of Mill Engine Building


Arnold Throp

A4 Pbk Stationary Power No. 7

La vent, les moulins et la patrimoine eolien      Lang: French  A guide to types of windmills found in the Languedoc Rousillon region.
Le monde des Moulins No. 15 Le magazine de la Federation des Moulins de France

2006 January

  Lang: French :  autumn tour of South Lorraine; International millstone conference; Millstones of the plateau de Bord in Dordogne; mill tour of the Netherlands; Lambotte mill in Aumale, Seine-Maritime; Chantilly chateau and its hydraulic machines;

Leicestershire Water-Mills


Norman Ashton

gazetteer, history & photo’s of surviving & vanished water-mills

Les Vieux Moulins de Picardie, Les Moulins de France No.5



Language - French Reprint of 1907 edition - Special issue No.5 of Revue des Associations Protectrices des Moulins

Lester Pelton and the Pelton Water Wheel


Roger P. Lesccohier


Lincolnshire Milling Connections


Les Osborne


Lincolnshire Windmills


Peter Dolman

includes gazetteer and many photos

Lincolnshire Windmills Parts. 1 & 2


Rex Wailes


Lindved Gaard og Molle


Jespersen Anders

Language-English & Danish : Proposals for Reconditioning Mills on R. Lindved.

Mabry Mill - Then & Now - Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia, USA




Melin 1 : Journal of the Welsh Mills Group



Tall Tower Mills of Glamorgan; Llynon Mill, Llanddeusant, Anglesey; British Burrstones, 1799-1821; Mills of the Lugg Valley in Radnorshire

Melin Bompren Corn Mill (Welsh Folk Museum, St. Fagans, Cardiff)


Wiliam Eurwyn


Memoria das Aguas do Rio : Moinhos, Moleiros e Padeiras da Freguesia de Ul


Antonio Afonso de Dues, Ana Durao Machado and Luis Manuel de Sousa Martins  [in Portuguese] Mill & bakeries of north-west Portugal in the area of Oliveira de Azemeis
Memories of Kentish Watermills  


Alan Stoyel Landmark Publishing;  Rivers Cray & Darent
Mill Drawings


Stephen Buckland  copies of drawings found in medieval manuscripts.
Millnotes No. 1 Oct 1970   Standing windmills of region de Flandre Maritime, France 1969; Some remaining windmills of the U. S. A.; Haverhill mill
Millnotes No. 2 May 1972   N American Watermills; Gunton Park Sawmill, Norfolk; Reversing Mine Waterwheels
Millnotes No. 3 Oct 1972   Recollections of some Somerset millers; Note on gearing nomenclature; Notes on milling at Millstone & roller Debden mills Wickham Market, Suffolk; West Wratting, Cambridgeshire smock mill; Aden windmills; French toll-milling.
Millnotes No. 4 April 1973    Communal flour milling:: anti-mills, union mills, subscription & co-operative mills; Drainage of Yarmouth marshes, marshmen & a drainage windmill in 1782 Norfolk; experiences of milling & baking at Downs mill & bakery, Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex; The German millers’ union; German merchant-millers’ association.
Millnotes No. 5 Aug 1973   History of moulin de Pierre de Busigny, France (in French); Some subscription mills; Heath House mill, Wedmore, Somerset; Ransome & Sims & Head corn mill.

Millnotes No. 6

1974   Rawridge mills, Devon; Reports of visitations of Greenwich hospital & estates; notes on mill nomenclature; Russian milling industry.

Mill Preservation in Denmark : 1st Intern. Symposium on Molinology


Jespersen Anders


Mills and Millwrighting


John Vince

Shire Album No. 33

Mills and their Preservation


Jespersen Anders

Proposal for selection for preservation of mills according to their machinery

Mills around Wiveliscombe: Watermill sites on the upper River Tone and Hillfarrance Brook, Somerset


Martin Bodman

SIAS Survey No. 12

Mills Open




Molinological Conference - Bromsgrove



Conference folder

Monastic Watermills


David Luckhurst SPAB, 20 page A5 booklet

Moteurs Hydrauliques


Champly Rene

Language-French: Technical book construction & layout of waterwheels, turbines

Moulins Caviers d’Anjou


Les Moulins de France No. 3

Language - French : Windmill descriptions & gazetteer

Moulins de Eau


Les Moulins de France No.2

Language - French : Various papers describing mills

Moulins de France - No. 63

2005 July

Revue de la Federation Francaise des Amis des Moulins Lang: French  Includes - Heritage of R. Mayenne; Heritage of the Gironde, Mills of the Monsegurais; Inventory of the Mills of Canton de Monsegur; Heritage of R. Tarn, restoration of le Moulin de la Viale; Defence of Hydro-power.

Moulins de France - No. 58

 2004 April

Revue de la Federation Francaise des Amis des Moulins Lang: French. Includes - Heritage of Aquitaine, Mills of R. Dropt; Calculation of the torsion in windmill sails; Heritage of the Vendeen, moulin de la Roche at Fontenay-le-Comte; Heritage of Seine-Maritime, Moulin de l’Arbalete; Heritage of Lozere, restoration of mouln de la Brouzarede;
Moulins de France - No. 51

2002 July

Revue de la Federation Francaise des Amis des Moulins Lang: French. Includes - Boat mill on R. Tarn; Heritage of occitan.
Moulins de France - No. 40 1999 October Revue de la Federation Francaise des Amis des Moulins Lang: French. Includes - .Moroccan horizontal wheel mill; Midi-Pyrenees,  Flour mills of Rouergue; Origins of milling heritage; Moyen-Orient, Norias;
Moulins de l’Herault


Mentor de Cooman ISBN 2-911722-31-9 2004  Lang: French  Horizontal water wheel driven fortified mills of the 10-15th centuries in the valley of the Herault river west of Montpelier, some of whose remains can still be seen.. History, plans and descriptions.
Moulins du Quercy - walnut oil mills - Traditions & recipes     Lang: French

Moulins Francais D’Amerique


Les Moulins de France No.4

Language - French Bulletin new series No.4 of ‘Revue des Associations Protectrices des Moulins

Mühlenkalender 2005     12 beautiful photographs of German mills

Museumgids Molenmuseum Provinciall Domein Puyenbroeck, Ghent, Belgium


Wezenbeek Peter & Dhont Etienne

Language - Flemish Mills Museum Guidebook

Norfolk Corn Windmills Vol. 1.               


Harry Apling By The Norfolk Windmills Trust                 also contains Industrial windmills
Norfolk Windmills: Part 2, Excerpt Transactions Newcomen Soc. Vol. 30 1955-56 & 1956-57 Rex Wailes Drainage and Pumping Mills including those of Suffolk

Notes on the Windmills of Oland, Sweden, Excerpt Transactions Newcomen Soc. Vol. 38

1965-66 Rex Wailes  

Observations on the History of Water Power


Arthur Stowers.

1955-57 Off-print Transactions of Newcomen Soc

O Espigueiro na Paisagem de Oliveira de Azemeis : Analise tipologica, morfologica e o contexto urbano


Antonio J. S. Afonso de Deus [in Portuguese]   Corn [Maize] Drying Sheds. Analysis by type in the area of Oliveira de Azemeis of north-west Portugal

Old Mill News (USA)


Magazine of Society of Old Mills (SPOOM) USA.

Membership Directory (May 1997) of (SPOOM) USA. This might be useful for local information if you are travelling to the USA

Old Mill News (USA) Vol. 25 No. 1, Winter


Magazine of Society of Old Mills (SPOOM) USA.


Old Mill News (USA) Vol. 25 No. 2, Spring


Magazine of Society of Old Mills (SPOOM) USA.


Old Mill News (USA) Vol. 25 No. 3, Summer


Magazine of Society of Old Mills (SPOOM) USA.


Old Mill News (USA) Vol. 25 No. 4, Fall


Magazine of Society of Old Mills (SPOOM) USA.


Old Mill News (USA) Vol. 26 No. 4, Fall


Magazine of Society of Old Mills (SPOOM) USA.


Old Mill News (USA) Vol. 27 No. 2, Spring


Magazine of Society of Old Mills (SPOOM) USA.


Old Mill News (USA) Vol. 27 No. 3, Summer


Magazine of Society of Old Mills (SPOOM) USA.


Old Mill News (USA) Vol. 27 No. 4, Fall


Magazine of Society of Old Mills (SPOOM) USA.


Old Southampton Shores


J.P.M. Pannell

contains chapter on tide mills & Woodmill @ Southampton

Old Surrey Water-Mills


J. Hillier


Oostvlaamsa Molenbestand


Bauters Paul

Language - Flemish: Guide to Wind and Watermills of a part of Belgium

Open to Tide Mills


Proceedings of an International Conference

How Tide Mills work; House Mill, Bromley; Eling Tide Mill; Woodbridge Tide Mill; Carew Tide Mill; Rupelmonde Tide Mill, Belgium; Mystic & Charles rivers of Massachusetts; Souther Tide Mills, Quincy, Massachusetts; Moat & Mills at the Tower of London; 7th Century Tide Mill at Nendrum Abbey, County Down; Other UK Tide Mills.

Organization and Management in the Flour Milling Industry

1933 ?

E. Leigh Pearson

Administration of a mill

Pakenham Windmill (Bury St.Edmunds, Suffolk)


Bryant John


Petit guide des eoliennes multipales 


  Lang: French A descriptive guide to wind engines. [does NOT include locations]

Post mill Stability - Preliminary Edition


Jarvis Paul

Preliminary Analysis

Practical Hints on Mill Building


R. James Abernathey

How to layout your roller mill.

Practical Windmilling Today by Les Osborne [signed]



A5 Pbk.

Proceedings of the 2nd Mill Research Conference



Windmills & Populations Compared; John Smeaton’s Windmill Designs; Hydraulics of Tide Mills; Tide Mills of the South Coast; Cotton Mill Row, Canterbury; Essex-Suffolk border Mills;

Proceedings of the 7th & 8th Mill Research Conference :



Horse mill in Tour St. Aubin, Angers, France; Millstones of La Ferte Sous Jouarre, France; Swedish postmills in Oland; Mill on the Po[boat mill, Italy]; Variable weather of Windmill sails; watermills on navigable waterways; Horizontal Sugar Mills; Rotation of wind,mill sails and fantails; Millstones of Sacrewell, Cambs.

Proceedings of the 9th & 10th Mill Research Conference:



Mills of mediaeval Iraq; 3 unusual milling machines; Millstone makers in London; Computers & mill records; Rotation & dressing in cornmill stones; Crabble Mill; Carshalton - a Smeaton mill; Landscape, technology & maps

Proceedings of the 11th Mill Research Conference:



Origins of the Tower mill, Chesterton; Mill databases in England; An exercise in making querns; Rotation & gearing in mills; mills visited in Warwickshire; Mills visited in Kent

Proceedings of the 12th Mill Research Conference:



British millstone makers at Paris Exhibition 1878; How the meal emerges; Manx windmills, a survey; Mill recording in England; Fenland drainage mills in Cambs & Hunts; Grinding characteristics of millstones; Lutyens’ & Jekll’s garden millstones; Bloxham Grove post mill, Oxon.

Proceedings of the 13th Mill Research Conference



Variations in design, Cretan watermills; Windmill database - England; Use of Maps by the Industrial Historian; Mills on Pub Signs; Water Powered canal inclines in the British Isles.

Proceedings of the 14th Mill Research Conference



King’s Lynn Millstone accounts; Barn-top Mills; Twineham & West Ashling hollow post mills, Sussex; Mills on village signs; Fen Millwrights; Jack & Jill; Frank Gregory; East Sussex mills.

Proceedings of the 15th Mill Research Conference



Hammond’s Patent Governor; A historical survey of Smock mills in Cambs; Smaller English Windpumps; Fieldwork in Central & Eastern Europe; Ledgend of Meldreth Mill.

Proceedings of the 16th Mill Research Conference



Grist windmill technology in Flanders in the 14th & 15th centuries; Millers in the Militia Lists; St. Margaret’s bay smock mill, Kent; Oil & cake mills in & around Cambridgeshire; French millstones made-to-order.

Proceedings of the 17th Mill Research Conference



Early types of Water turbine in the British Isles; Some more Irish Mills with machinery - 1998 visits; Reports on 3 Surrey Mills.

Proceedings of the 18th Mill Research Conference



Majorcan Windpumps; a Forgotten Molinologist, Mills on Stamps; Mills & Millers in Literature; Millwrights, Mills & Engines: The Transition from Carpenter to Engineer in Cambs & Hunts 1750-1900.

Proceedings of the 19th Mill Research Conference



The watermill on Alderney, Channel Islands; Mow Cop Millstones, Kidsgrove, Cheshire; Milling & Baking in North Central Hertfordshire 1758 - 1772; Green’s Theorem; Fen Drainage Windmills & Districts of Lincolnshire

Proceedings of the 20th Mill Research Conference 2005 Mills Research Group Some eucharistic mills; coding the database; windmills as wartime Observation posts; Millstone makers at Nogent-le-Rotrou; the Esoteric mill; Waterwheels in England; Drainage mills by Act of Parliament; Mills Archive; Early American Mills.

Proceedings of the 21st Mill Research Conference 

2006 Mills Research Group Mills in the landscape, economy & society of late 18th century Buckinghamshire; Mr. Reveley’s millstones; The Ramell windmill, Mallorca; Millwrighting Myths of James Brindley.

Provender Milling


J. F. Lockwood

Manufacture of Feeding Stuffs for Live Stock.

Report on Watermills Vol. 3 Scale Drawings (includes wind & horse)


Jespersen Anders

Germany 7 water, 2 wind, 2 horse; Denmark 20 water 3 wind; GB 4 water (Longbridge Mill; New Mill, Eversley); Greece 1 wind; Norway 3 water.

Robert Stone Miller of Pangbourne


Major J. Kenneth

Extracts from 4 diaries of 1870’s

Saint-Leonard de-Noblat : Un Culte, Une Ville, Un Canton: Cahier de L’Inventaire 13[la Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France



Language French Section on Mills of the area

Scottish Windmills : A Survey


G. Douglas, M. Oglethorpe & J. R. Hume

Covers Orkney as well. history, drawings & photographs.

Sejrup Molle - Memories of a Childhood


Lundsgaard Gotfred

Language - Danish

Slusegaardens Molle og Orredhus


Jespersen Anders

Language - Danish : Guidebook

Some Essex Water Mills


Hervey Benham

Excellent drawings & photos

Some Principles & Practice in Watermill Repair




Some Principles & Practice in Windmill Repair




Some Watermills of South-West Shropshire


Gordon Tucker

Rivers Teme, Clun, Onny & Corve

South West France : various leaflets     Lang French, includes some on mills

SPONS’ Dictionary of Engineering Division 7 of 8, pages 2476 to 2513



photocopy Mill Oil, Flour (Buchholz, disintegrator, millstone & roller systems), Water & Wind Mills

Stability in Windmills


Jarvis P.S.

Technical review

Staffordshire Windmills


Barry Job


Standard Proposals for Mill Survey Work: 1st Int. Molinology Symposium


Jespersen Anders


Svanninge Stampemolle : Reconstructing the Fulling Mill


Jespersen Anders

.Language. Danish and English

The Archaeology of Milling


Martin Watts


The Beam Engine by T. E. Crowley




The BP Book of Industrial Archaeology


Neil Cossons


The Care of Windmills in Flanders


J. De Schepper

Outlines of a restoration/maintenance management policy..

The Craft of Mill Gearing


J. Harold Armfield scanned from Industrial Archaeology Vol 9. No 3, Aug 1972

The Dutch Windmill


Frederick Stokhuyzen

History and description..

The Engineer ‘Highlights of 120 Years’



Intro.; Energy; Design; Transport; Manufacturing; People at Work. Fold-out drawings of Cornish pumping engine 1871; GNR Express engine 1871; Compound surface condensing marine engine 1871; Single geared drilling machine 1868; NLR four wheeled coach 1869

The English Windmill


Wailes Rex

Buildings, machinery & millers

The Evolution of the Steam Engine reprint of 1922


Thomas. B. Mackenzie

A6 Pbk..

The Finch Foundry Trust & Sticklepath Museum of Rural Ind.(Okehampton)


Barron R. A.


The Fischer Windmill (of Elmhurst, DuPage County, Illinois, USA).


Philip E. Vierling

A multitude of scale drawings & text. 123 pages.

The Flax Mill Vlasmolen


Foulon F.

5 sides of photocopied of description and diagrams + postcard (Moulins de Flandre)

The Guntersville Project. Technical Report No. 4


United States Tennessee Valley Authority

Very Large Hydro-electric generation

The Horse Driven Corn Mill in England


J. K. Major

Extract from TIMS No. 2

The Hungarian Mill


S. Takats

extract by TIMS

The Hungarian Windmill 1999 Kalman Lambrecht Offprint of Ethnographia 1911, Vol. XX11 Lecture for meeting of the Assoc. of Hungarian Ethnographers on 25 May 1911.
The Industrial Heritage of Hampshire & Isle of Wight 1988 Pam Moore  

The Industrial Windmill in Britain


Roy Gregory


The International Molinological Number Index Great Britain



Numbers Wind & Watermills and gives grid ref.

The Itchen Navigation


Edwin Course

A4 Pbk.

The Last Mill on the Esk : 150 years of papermaking in Dalmore Mill


Nigel Watson  Scottish Academic Press

The Lost Windmills of Beccles


Margaret Knox with Peter Dolman & Russell Garnham


The Mill at Wickham: its place in the rural community during the 19 C


Tappenden J. Bruce

Chesapeake Mill Thesis

The Mill: Upper Mills at Philipsburg Manor (North Tarrytown, New York, USA),


Howell Charles & Keller Allan


The Milling of Wheat



at Assoc. of British & Irish Millers, pamphlet

The Mills of Belidor (Architecture Hydraulique, Part 1, Book 2. 1737 & 1819)


Bernard Forest de Belidor (translated by Owen Ward & George Watkins)  TIMS BM 17  [corn mills, saw mills, gunpowder mills, chain pumps]

The Mills of the Isle of Wight


J. Kenneth Major


The Power and Glory of Waterwheels  


Jeff  Hawksley  SPAB       Theory, Design & Efficiency

The Quiet Valley with a Busy Past


Michael Woodman

The watermills of By Brook valley of South Gloucestershire and Wiltshire The By brook flows through Castle Combe, Ford, Slaughterford, Box to Bathford where it joins the Avon.

Goulter's Mill, Gatecombe Mill, Tanner's Mill, West Kington Mill, Wick Mill, Woodford Mill,  Nettleton Mill, Castle Combe Mill, Colham Mill, Lower Colham Mill, Upper Long Dean Mill, Lower Long Dean Mill, Ford Mill, Duncombe Mill, Rag Mill Slaughterford, Chapp's Mill Slaughterford, Weavern Mill, Widdenham Mill, Drewett's Mill, Box Mill, Cuttings Mill, Shockerwick Mills, Bathford Mill.

The Restoration of Windmills & Windpumps in Norfolk



History & photos of the restoration project.

The Silk Industry in Evercreech, Somerset




The Standing Windmills of East Sussex


Richard & Richard McDermott


The Standing Windmills of West Sussex


Richard & Richard McDermott


The Textile Mill Engine by George Watkins




The Town Mill Lyme Regis : Archaeology & History AD 1340 - 2000


Alan Graham, Jo Draper and Martin Watts

ISBN 0955157609

The Use of Millwrighting Techniques as a Guide to Dating Mills


Martin Watts


The Versatile Millstone; Workhorse of Many Industries


Sass Jon A.

a USA book, written from their perspective

The Watermills of Britain


Leslie Syson

history & how it works plus a description of some mills

The Watermills of Buckinghamshir


Michael Farley, Edward Legg & James Venn               

Buckinghamshire Archaeology  Soc.

1930’s account by Stanley Freese with original photographs

The Watermills of Tiverton


Barbara Keene with Dot Butler and Martin Bodman


The Windmills of Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire, Part 1.: Post Mills   P. H. J. Baker & Rex Wailes  

The Windmill, Windmill Hill, Swindon



a thin information booklet This is the mock windmill than can be seen from the M4 west of Swindon.

The Windmills and Millers of Brighton


H. T. Dawes


The Windmills of Hampshire


Triggs Anthony

a not-exhaustive study

The Windmills of Kent 1973 Skilton Jenny West  

The Windmills of Sussex


Martin Brunnarius

Today’s and bygone mills

The Windmills of Surrey and Inner London 1966 Skilton K. G. Farries and M. T. Mason  

The Windmills (Engines) of John Wallis Titt


Major J. Kenneth

Description of some wind engines

The Windmills of Thomas Hennell 2006 Landmark Alan Stoyel A collection of his drawings mostly from the 1930’s of windmills and their machinery

The Windmills, Watermills and Horse-Mills of Dorset


H. S. L. Dewar

photocopy with gazetteer

Throop Mill [Dorset] and It's Last Miller 


Elizabeth Edwards Natula Pubs  Brief history

Tidemill Research within the Chesapeake Bay, USA


Plunkett David

photocopy of pages 52-59 of ??

Three Mills Conservation Area (London, Newham)



Brief document on House & Clock Mills & Abbey Mills Pumping Station.

TIMS Index Papers Bibliotheca Molinologica, vol 13



Index of the publications of TIMS between 1965 and June 1997.

TIMS Newsletter No 3 Mar 1975    
TIMS Newsletter No 4 Nov 1975    
TIMS Newsletter No 5 Mar 1976    
TIMS Newsletter No 6 Sep 1976    
TIMS Newsletter No 7 Jan 1977    
TIMS Newsletter No 10 Jan 1978    
TIMS Newsletter No 11 Jun 1978    
TIMS Newsletter No 12 Jan 1979   Report on excavations of Great Linford Mound
TIMS Newsletter No 13 May 1979  

Early Windmills in the Lower Connecticut Valley, USA ,     Financing of Early American Mills , USA

TIMS Newsletter No 14 Sep 1979    
TIMS Newsletter No 15 Mar 1980   Gladden Vertical Axis Wind Turbine, USA ,     Thailand Wind Engines
TIMS Newsletter No 16 Oct 1980   Some USA Windmills : Long Island and Cape Cod
TIMS Newsletter No 17 Apr 1981   Mill-work for Foreign Parts, Williamson Bros., Gilkes , Watermills of the Veluwe, Holland , Three 18th  century wind-powered Drainage Mills in the Fens
TIMS Newsletter No 18 Jul 1981   International Wind and Water Mill Museum in Giffhorn, Germany
TIMS Newsletter No 19 Dec 1981    
TIMS Newsletter No 20 Feb 1982   a Tide-mill in Tasmania, Australia
TIMS Newsletter No 21 Jul 1982    
TIMS Newsletter No 22 Nov 1982    
TIMS Newsletter No 23 Jan 1983   John Rennie's Reports on the Corn Mill at Wandsworth
TIMS Newsletter No 24 Jul 1983   Drawings of the Water Mill at Kthma on the Island of Corfu

TIMS Newsletter No 46

May 1993



forerunner of IM Bulletin.  Boat Mills in the Middle East; Notes on the history of windmills in Romania.

TIMS First Transactions 1965



Portugal; Molinology; Standard proposals for Mill Survey Work; Conservation & Restoration Techniques in England; Portable Salt-Water Pumping Windmills in the Island of Sal; Some Views on Finnish Watermills & Windmills; A Plea for the Study of Tide Mills in Portugal; Horizontal mills; Windmills in Brazil; Moinhos(mills) in the Topography of Lisbon; Mills of the Pas de Calais & the Nord; Notes on the Windmills of the Loire Valley, Brittany & the West Coast of France; Mills in the Island of Terceira; The Technical Development of the Windmill in England; An Experimental Survey Card for the Index of Portuguese Windmills & Watermills; The Early History of Windmills in theNetherlands; Windmills in the Suburbs of Lisbon; Cervantes & the Windmill; Watermills of the Order of the Templars & the Knights of Christ in the Nulliius Diocesis of Tomar; The Windmills of New England & Long Island, USA; A Proposed Structural Classification of French windmills; The Life & Death of the Windmill; Club International des proprietaires de moulins; Windmills as Residences; Some Notes on the History of the Watermills of Torres Novas; Mill Preservation in Denmark; The Atafona; The contribution of England & Wales to the Molinological Map of Europe; De hollandsche Molen: What it Does and What it Did; Conclusions & Recommendations

TIMS Second Transactions 1969

Pub. 1971

  The floating machine; Portuguese mills; Our future Dutch millers; Antiquarian production; Tax on watermills, effects of the Water Resources Act; Windmills, typology; Watermill survey sheet; Terminologia Molinologiae; Origin of the first windmill; Oblique treadmill; Windmills in southern Brazil; Mills & mill industry in Schleswig-Holstein; 3 waterpowered industrial centres in Nordsjaelland; Portable salt-watermills of France; Alphonse Daudet’s windmill at Fontvieille; Water-powered cornmills of England, Wales & Isle of Man; Chesterton windmill; Horse driven corn mill in England; Watermills in Eretz Israel; Watermills in Podhale in southern Polska; Watermills in Romania; Floating mills in Romania; Windmills in Dobrogea Romania.
TIMS Fourth Transactions 1977

Pub. 1978

  Gawns waterwheel, Blisland, Cornwall; French windmill postcards; French windmills towers; mills & living nature; Small tower mills of Britain; researching Essex windmill history; Overdrive windmills in Britain; Watermills of the Rio Jabalon, La Mancha, Spain; Restoration of a 1664 water grist mill, Long Island, New York; Windpower as a carrier of the early industrial revolution in Holland; Protecting mills in northern France; Conflicts of canal & millers in Norfolk; Greek & Norse horizontal waterwheels; Shingle mills in Finland; Essex windmill disasters; Millstone quarries; Himalayan horizontal waterwheels; Waterpowered lighting; A mill coin; Fantail introduction; French Molinology; Half-moon patent sail; Kentish windmill sweeps; Mills of the lower Rhine; British watermill variations; Grinding with stones; Colvin Run Mill restoration; Rising Basin mills; Restoration of Worsbrough, Barnsley watermill; Burne’s windmill; Portuguese mills; Littleton Wood mill & its Hopper Boy; more Portuguese mills; Cyprus watermills; British Tidemills; Belgium mill restorations; USA mills; Mlowe mill, Malawi; East Sussex mills; some Danish watermills; Windmill sail tests; Flowerdew Hundred mill; Caithness watermills; 2 American windmills; Venn watermill, Garford, Oxon.; Eling Tidemill restoration; Salt mills.

TIMS Fifth Transactions 1982



the Preservation of the Mills of Flanders & the Protection of their Sites; The Oldest References to Windmills in Europe; The Mill of Bondouy & its Dynasty of millers; The Drainage Windmill; The Restoration of the Windmill at Ivry; Notes on the Mills in the Codex attributed to Juanelo Turiano; The Tide Mill of Tregastel; The Oil Mills of Provence; Introduction to the Limousin Water mills; Windmills in the Kiev open air Museum, Ussr; Notes on the Origin of the Windmill in Europe; Notes on Oakdale Grist Mill; McCosh’s Mill in Pennsylvania: a German Mill in Alabama; Trough or Pentrough; The 4th Symposium of Molinology - Matlock; The Last Moulin Pendant; Technical Aspects of the Moulin Pendant; The Moulin Pendant in Northern France; Watermills in Japan; Oliver Evans, an Interpretation; The Vanishing Windmills of Malta; Early Pennsylvania Hemp Mills; Tunisian Oil Mills; Eifel Millstone Production; The tower Mill of Montfermeil; The Styrian Clapper Mill; Some Technical Data on Styrian Clappermill; Mischke’s Mill, Missouri, USA; Chesterton Windmill; Introduction to Anjou Windmills; The place & Role of Ethnology in Molinological Studies; Notes on the Origins of the Vertical Windmill in Europe; a Vitrvian Mill in Rome; Handmills; Water Mills in the Basque country; Moulin de la Chaussee at St- Maurice; A few problems; the Effects of 18th & 19th century Technology on English Windmill development; Animal Powered Farm Mills in the Netherlands; Aspects of Polish windmills; Discussion of the Quarter-bars and ‘huse’ assembly in cavier mills

TIMS Seventh Transactions 1989



Some facts about the Scheswig-Holstein region of Germany; Horizontal waterwheels in Aveyron, Massif-Central, France; Treadmill of Kapuvar, Hungary; Windmills of Samos, Greece; Molinos & Molinas in the Canary Islands; Mills in a Museum, Museumsdorf Cloppenburg, Germany; The Last Stone-Sawing Watermill in N. France, Flaumont- Waudrechies; A long way from the Windmill to the Wind Power station, Germany; Was the Cavier Mill invented by Anjou Troglodyte Millers?, France; Far Eastern Watermills; Windmill ‘Emmanuel’ moved from Town to Country, Scheswig-Holstein, Germany; Barley-Peeling Mills - an introduction; The Post Mill - how it came about; Exploitation of the R. Wandle, Surrey; Japanese Rice Mills; Rex Wailes & The International Molinological Society; Horizontal watermills in Southern Europe; The Last Grinding Boat Mills in Europe; The position of the Great Spur-wheel in Hungarian Windmills; The Jonathan Young windmill, Orleans, Mass, USA; Mills & Millers at various times; Some Chinese Millstones; Medieval Water Power Utilization in Switzerland; The Mill Cube; Paltrock Windmills in Middle & Eastern Europe; The Windmills on the delta of the Vistula river, Poland; The Survey of Flour Mills in France 1808; Mill Terminology, English - Dutch/German? translations; Post- Symposium Excursions; Mills on Banknotes & Postage Stamps; 2 German Milling Songs; Press Extracts

TIMS Ninth Transactions 1997 Hungary



Review of Swiss-Hungarian Grain Milling Innovations ; Marketing of USA Wind Engines ; Lisbon’s Pre-Industrial Windmills ; Chutes & Drops Towers of Horizontal Mills ; Medieval Hungarian Watermills ; Former European Silk Mills ; Manchester’s Waterwheels on Canals; Former Mills of Regensburg, Bavaria ; Some aspects of Norwegian Mill Technology ; Stratford Mill, Virginia, USA ; Octagonal Windmill at Rijkevoort, Netherlands ; Caribbean Sugar Mills ; Relocated Postmills between Belgium & Netherlands ; Karstic Spring Mills of Grands Causses Region, France [Rodez, Millau, Mende, Lodeve] ; Water Power for copper-mining in Coniston, Cumbria ; Millstone Manufacture in la Ferte-sous-Jouarre, France ; French Burrstone Assembly ; Berton Sails ; Millstone Research Centre, USA ; Himalayan Mills ; Hollow Post Mills in Flanders ; Cotton Spinning Japanese Boat Mills ; Life & Burial Customs of Millers of Csernaton, Romania ; Reveley’s Windmill Plans ; Introduction to Mill Development in Australia ; Polish Postmills ; Danish Windmill Caps ;

TIMS Tenth Transactions 2000 USA



Pre-Symposium Tours; History of American Roller Mills; American Influence in Portuguese Traditional Windmills; A Nabantia, an automatic Portuguese water mill; How Efficient were Horizontal Waterwheels; Watermills in North West Spain; The Export of north American wind Engines; Reverse engineering the Moulin Pendant; Serious Fire on Odd down; Internet as a research tool; Watermills in the Kotsiphou gorge of Southern Crete; Competitive Testing of Wind Engines; Water-driven Reciprocating Saws; Oil Mills of C19 & C20 Switzerland; Wooden Grain Measures in Britain; Japanese Sawmills; The Technology of Boticas Watermills; Milling & Marketing in the newmillennium; Windmill “De Houp” at Breda-Princehage; The Hopper Boy; New Uses & Strategies for Mill Preservation in Portugal; The Norre Snede Windmill; Reconstruction of a Water-lifting Pump at Konda area in Tsukba-city, Japan; The Life of Oliver Evans; Gazetteer of Guernsey Windmills

TIMS Eleventh Transactions 2004 Portugal


  Diary of the Symposium; Windmills of Alexandria; Corn-grinding Watermills in Cyprus; Mills Archive  International Implications; Research on Hellenic Mills of Waterpowered Systems in Thrace, Aegean & Cyprus, Greece; Seasonal   movements between Milling by Water and Wind in the Sizandro valley, Portugal; Drive Mechanism of the Overshot waterwheel of  ‘Marqueses de Pombal’ Palace - Oeiras, Portugal; Power & Efficiency of Waterwheels in Theory & Practice; Traditional Water-powered  Systems in Thrace, Greece; Origins of Tide Mills; Tide-mills of Tagus Estuary, Portugal; Mills & Millers of the Rio Guadiana, Spain,     Portugal; Timber in Portuguese Traditional Windmills; Early American Mills; Japanese Wooden Watermill; Box Mill (Japanese Rice Stamp Watermill); Windmills in Estonia; Windmills in Yugoslavia; Grinding in France in 1809; Government Regulation of Watermills in Colonial Virginia, USA; Cartographic Disclosure and the Essence of Mills; Mills of Olymbos, Karpthos, Greece; Mills, Villages and   landscapes of Barroso Mountain (Boticas, Portugal); Early Sawmills in Holland; Mills Northwest of Lisbon; Industrialisation of Rice Husking using Watermills in the river Ul, Oliveira de Azemeis, Portugal; Yamada-type Wind Turbine; Patents as a key to understanding Wind Power history in the USA

Transactions of the 2nd International Symposium on Molinology                Denmark 

May 1969

  The start of the Dictionary of Molinology system

USA Internet pages


Theodore R Hazen

A Cross Section of a Typical Oliver Evans Mill (3pp) Millstone Dressing Tools (6 pp) Automation of Flour Milling in America Part 1. (5 pp) Historically: How to Site a Mill (8 pp) A Personal Tribute to Charles Howell (5pp)

USA Internet pages



Water-Powered Industrial Archaeology (1pp), The Fitz Steel Overshoot Water Wheel Bulletin No. 70 (3 pp), Museum of the American Windmill (2pp)

Vechten Voor Molens



Language - Dutch :leaflet with pictures of many mills

Victorian & Edwardian Windmills and Watermills from old photographs


J. K. Major & Martin Watts


Wales : A Glimpse of the Past     A tourists guide to industrial sites

Water and Wind Power


Martin Watts

Development and history

Water Power on the Farm Bulletin No.60 of June 1923



Sales literature. Fitz Water Wheel Co., Hanover, Pennsylvania

Water Raising by Animal Power


Hugo Brunner & J. Kenneth Major


Watermills & Windmills : History of Cornmilling Vol 2


Bennet Richard & Elton John

covers all types of mill

Watermills & Windmills 1933 &1976


William Coles Finch

Historical Survey of Rise, Decline & Fall as portrayed in Kent

Watermills by Peter Wenham




Watermills of Cumbria


Davies-Shiel Mike

Dalesman Publishing Description of types, water-courses, machinery, etc.

Watermills of East Anglia


Pat O'Brien Tempus; photos with brief description

Watermills of the Monnow & Trothy & their tributaries (Gwent & Herts.)


Coates S.D. & Tucker G. D.


Waterpower Equipment by Fitz Water Wheel Co.




Wiek en Rad (Wind and Watermills in Limburg)



Languages - Dutch, English, German & French

Wiltshire Windmills


Martin Watts History and gazetteer

Wind and Water Mills Vol 1


Journal of the Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

 Bouncing Bess Tower Mill, Rowington Green, Warks; Millstone making in Anglesey; The Turtons of Kidderminster; The Watermills, Watercourses and Forges of the Belne Brook, Worcs.

Wind and Water Mills Vol 10


Journal of the Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

Shut Mill, Romsley, Worcs.; Watermills of Broome & Hurcott Estates, Kidderminster Worcs.; Harbury Windmill; A Scots Mill

Wind and Water Mills Vol 11


Journal of the Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

Smelting Mill, Dimmingsdale, Staffs; Anjou Windmills; Flyball Governor; Dunham Massey Sawmill, Altrincham; Some Irish Watermills

Wind and Water Mills Vol 12


Journal of the Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

Watermills on the Repton Brook, Staffs; Bishop of Litchfield’s Mills; Abandoned Windmills of Lanzarote; Shifford’s Grange Farm Mill, Market Drayton; Waterpowered Hoists at Castlefield, Manchester

Wind and Water Mills Vol 13


Journal of the Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

 Water Works at Strutt’s Mill, Belper and the 1st Suspension Waterwheel; Drying Clay Tiles; Nepali Watermills; Proposals for Vertical Axis, Wind Powered Turbine Generators; Medical Condition of Makers of French Millstones

Wind and Water Mills Vol 14


Journal of the Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

 Watermills on Ledwyche & Corn Brooks in S. Shropshire; History of Bosley Works, Cheshire; Stone Grinding at Washford Mill, Buglawton; Pierre-Theophile Berton and his Windmill Sails

Wind and Water Mills Vol 2


Journal of the Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

 More Mills on the Belne Brook, Worcs.; Watermills in Bromsgrove; Windmill Governors; Mills & Forges on Wannerton Brook in N. Worcs;Robert Summers, Reconstruction of Wolverton Mill, Bucks.

Wind and Water Mills Vol 21


Journal of the Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

Croxton Windmill, Staffs; Mills at Winshill, Burton on Trent; Mill explosion at Macclesfield, Cheshire; What happened to the Millstones ?; Some unusual and little known Wind Engines.

Wind and Water Mills Vol 3


Journal of the Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

Watermills of R.Salwarfe outside of Bromsgrove; History & Description of Norton Lindsey Windmill, Warks; French Millstones & Millstone Making; Everton Windmill, Notts.

Wind and Water Mills Vol 4


Journal of the Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

19C Millers at Turn & Elmbridge Mills, Worcs; Watermills on R.Stour, Worcs & Staffs, Pt.1; Bedfordshire Windmills; Horizontal Mills of Hazara; Development of Water Turbine; Etruscan Mill, Stoke on Trent

Wind and Water Mills Vol 5


Journal of the Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

Fladbury Mill, Worcs; Watermills on R.Stour, Worcs & Staffs, Pt.2; Temple Farm Wheel, W. Midlands; English & French Millstone Dressing; Norse mills of Shetland; Mallorca Windmills; Nepal Watermills.

Wind and Water Mills Vol 6


Journal of the Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

Keble Hall, Staffs water supply; Watermills of R.Stour, Worcs. & Staffs, Pts. 3 & 4; Hurcott Paper Mill, Kidderminster; Fulling Stocks; DIY Boulter; Moulin de Billion, Morbihan, Brittany.

Wind and Water Mills Vol 7


Journal of the Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

Medieval English Mills & Milling; Watermills on R.Stour, Worcs. & Staffs,Pt.5; Mills on Upper Arrow valley, Kington, Herts; Machinery of Blackford Mill, Henley-in-Arden; Wheatley Windmill.

Wind and Water Mills Vol 8


Journal of the Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

Crag Works; South African Watermills; 14C Millstone Transaction; Birkdale Old Mill; From Mill to Megawatt.

Wind and Water Mills Vol 9


Journal of the Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

The Vanishing Windmill; Memories of Walk Mill, Eccleshall; Tidal Power: from Tide Mill to Severn Barrage; 2 South African Windmills; Tide Wheel at Tintern ?.

Wind Molens in Nederland (Netherlands)


P. Nijhof

Language Dutch

Windmill Gazetteer for England 1st edition


Mills Research Group


Windmill Giants tower over Schiedam : A Walking & Cycling Tour through History.[in English]


Nathalie Lans ISBN 90-804553-7-7.  A history of the mills of Schiedam, Holland containing a lot of historical photographs.

Windmill Land


Allen Clark

Rambles in North Lancashire



Suzanne Beedell

Origins & Development & Machinery World-wide

Windmills of Devon


Walter Minchinton History and gazetteer
Windmills of Lincolnshire : Surviving into the 21st Century  


David Jager Heritage Lincolnshire   History & Photos then & now

Windmills & Millwrighting


Stanley Freese


Windmills & Watermills : Photographic Memories


Anthony Bryan This is the Francis Frith book.

Windmills & Watermills : Excursions into Architecture


Reynolds John

Origins & Development & Machinery

Windmills and Waterwheels Explained 2006 Countryside Books  Stan Yorke England’s Living History Series explains most of the functions of the machinery found in mills in photos and drawings.

Windmills and Watermills in Iceland


Beenhakker A.J.

a short survey

Windmills and Windmotors (1910)


F. E. Powell

Pbk copy of 1910 book.

Windmills in England


Wailes Rex

a study of their origin & development

Windmills in Hertfordshire 1972 Stevenage Museum  
Windmills in Kent
Excerpt Transactions of the Newcomen Soc. Vol. 29,
1953-54 & 1954-55 Rex Wailes & John Russell  

Windmills in Lambeth


Short Michael

an historical survey

Windmills in Sussex

C. W. Daniel Co.

Rev. Peter Hemming


Windmills in Warwickshire


Seaby Wilfred A. & Smith Arthur C.

survey of what remains

Windmills of East Anglia


Flint Brian

Gazetteer of 64 mills in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambs.

Windmills of England


Brown, R. J.

a study of their origin & development

Windmills of Somerset and the men who worked them


Alfred J. Coulthard & Martin Watts

gazetteer & photo’s.

Windmills of Sussex


Brian Austen

A5 Pbk. guide

Windmills of Thanet [Kent]


C. J. Mills

A5 Pbk.

Windmills of the Aegean Sea


Limona-Trebela Eleni

Details of various types of windmills

Windmills to Visit - Norfolk


Norfolk Windmills Trust

A selection (32) that are reasonably complete

Woodbridge Tide Mill (Essex) GB-62/001


J. Kenneth Major

Consists of scale drawings of the mill

Yesterday No. 27, July 1990



contains an article on Eling Tide Mill

Pamphlets and Leaflets : Argos windmill, Sussex; Arlington Mill, Bibury, Gloucestershire; Ashlett, Southampton Water; Avoncroft; Bembridge Windmill, Isle of Wight; Bursledon Windmill; Burton Mill (Petworth); Calbourne Isle of Wight; Clapton Mill; Die Muhle Aurora in Jork-Borstel, Germany (in German);..Ford End Watermill (Ivinghoe, Beds.); The Watermill, (Clapton, Crewkerne, Somerset); Heatherslaw Mill (Ford, Northumberland); Hook’s Watermill (Hook, Hants); Melbury Abbas Mill (Melbury Abbas, Shaftsbury, Dorset); Pakenham Windmill, Suffolk; Pitstone Windmill (a Postmill at Invinghoe, Bucks N.T.); Saxtead Green Mill (Framlingham, Suffolk); Shawford Mill (Rode, Frome, Somerset);. Shipley Mill (W. Sussex); Shirley Windmill, Croydon; Stansted Windmill, Essex; Town Mills Chudleigh (Exeter, Devon) ; The Old Tide Mill at Eling (Southampton); Upminster, Windmill Essex; Wrawby Post Mill, Lincolnshire; Wilton Windmill (Wiltshire);  Woodbridge Tide Mill (Suffolk) ; Yafford Mill & Farm Park (Nr. Shorwell, IoW); Tadr Molle(Language - Danish)



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