Mills of Ireland: A list dated about 1860. Compiled
by William E. Hogg
Published by the author. 2008 ISBN 0953224678 Pbk.
This book follows on from the above and contains
even more information about Irish mills.
Contents:- OS Triangulation Survey, Irish
millstones, Millers and Mill-workers (by name &
mill), with an occasional copy of part of the 6 inch
map around a mill.
The Millers and Mills of Ireland of about 1850 by
William E. Hogg
Published by the author. 2nd
edition in Jan 2000 ISBN 0953224635 Pbk 0953224643
hbk 489Pp Price £22.
The author examined all of the OS 6 inch maps of
Ireland circa 1850 and the Valuation Office Mill
Books, and noted all of the details of anything that
was worked by water-power. It contains an index of
Millers and Mill-owners, an index of mill-workers
and an index of Townland names (many of which have
fallen from general use). It also has 12 black and
white archive photos and 20 colour photos of
The list of mills by county, townland/parish
includes – type of mill, diameter of water wheel,
breadth of buckets, fall of water, number of stones,
number of men employed, number of hours the mill was
daily employed and the valuation of the water power.
Also, there are descriptions of the mill and the
business.. There is also a collection of local mill
To anyone interested in the milling industry of
Ireland it must be amazing to have such a wealth of
information presented so easily, however it is not a
book for the general reader. But, this is
definitely a book for genealogists and 'mill-nuts'!