Windmills of Anglesey

Second Edition. Soft cover, 19x25cm. 198pp Many line drawings, b/w and colour photographic illustrations. Signed by the authors. Drawings by Ron Pyatt.

Once, over forty windmills could be seen at work on Anglesey. Today only one complete windmill survives, the restored Melin Llynon at Llanddeusant.

The fully illustrated…

Windmills of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

A4 card covers 116pp well illustrated with B&W photographs and maps. Very detailed gazetteers of the windmills in Hampshire and (separately) the Isle of Wight.

As most of these mills have disappeared, this book brings together valuable historical records, much as the result of research by Ken Kirsopp.


A4 card cover plus 72pp. Many illustrations and maps in b/w

A history of Tocketts Mill and its owners broadened to include the township of the same name. With short accounts of the other mills in the Skelton Beck valley, particularly the West Mill and Howl Beck Mill in Guisborough…


This is an account of three generations of outstanding traditional millwrights and engineers, all named John. Founded in 1812 at Louth, Lincolnshire, the business developed a reputation for good design, attention to detail and is credited with erecting some of the finest tower windmills in the United Kingdom. John Junior…

Millers of Holgate

Mills Archive Research Publication number 1. A4 40 pages many 27 illustrations and maps

This study concentrates on the men and women who owned and operated this tower mill, built in the 18th century, which alone today survives of the many windmills of York. We learn about the changing technology,…

London millwrights

A4 card covers 36pp colour and b/w illus
This study traces the pivotal role of the millwright in the London area during the early industrial revolution when horses, wind and especially water, were the primary power sources. They first came to public notice as a London Society of Journeymen in…

Mühlenflügel und Wasserrad

Hardback with good dj protected in a plastic cover. 216pp The book concentrates on the use of wind and water mills for industrial purposes, taking examples from Germany and from abroad, mainly the Netherlands.
It starts by considering mills, saltworks, smelting and hammer works in the past and present landscape…

Living with the desert

For centuries man has adapted his way of life to the harsh conditions of the Iranian Plateau by the use of simple technology. This book examines this process in detail, studying not the grand religious and military structures, but those of ordinary people, and how such devices as the wind…

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Sonning mill

A4 typescript (14pp) stapled with 10 appendices, including 7 foldout blueprints (some 12in x 24in) showing details of the layout of this very big roller mill.

A very detailed survey of the mill taken before sensitive conversion took place to a restaurant and theatre. Very rare.

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Godalming water turbine

A4 booklet, b/w photographs and diagrams.

“In saving the Catteshall turbine the Godalming Water Turbine Trust are to be applauded. So far the group has secured the preservation of this important prime mover, which is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, and they are now engaged in the campaign to ensure…

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