Publications by The Mills Research Group

Index of papers by subject
Index of papers by author
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Proceedings of the First Mill Research Conference 1983
Conference took place in Luton. A5, 48pp. ISBN 978-09509758-0-1 (previously 0 9509758 0 X).
Out of Print, but a copy is available on line.

Proceedings of the Second Mill Research Conference 1984
Conference took place in Luton. A5, 72pp. ISBN 978-09509758-1-8 (previously 0 9509758 1 8).
Out of Print.

Proceedings of the Third & Fourth Mill Research Conferences
Held in Luton, 1985 & 1986. A5, 68pp. ISBN 978-09509758-2-5 (previously 0 9509758 2 6).
Out of Print.

Proceedings of the Fifth & Sixth Mill Research Conferences
Held at Mill Green watermill, Hatfield, in 1987, and at Hinxton watermill, Cambridgeshire, in 1988. A5, 76pp. ISBN 978-09509758-3-2 (previously 0 9509758 3 4).
Out of Print.

Proceedings of the Seventh & Eighth Mill Research Conferences
Held at Alderholt mill, Sandleheath, Hampshire in 1989 and at Sacrewell mill, Thornhaugh, Cambridgeshire in 1990. A5, 52pp. ISBN 978-09509758-4-9 (previously 0 9509758 4 2).
£3.00 post free.

The Horse Mill in the Tour St AubinO Ward
Millstones of La Ferté Sous JouarreO Ward
Some small Swedish Postmills in ÖlandWNT Roberts
The Mill on the PoM Harverson
Variable Weather of Windmill SailsN Plastow
Watermills on Navigable WaterwaysAA Bryan
Horizontal Sugar MillsWNT Roberts
Rotation of Windmill Sails & FantailsP Jarvis
The Millstones of SacrewellO Ward

Proceedings of the Ninth & Tenth Mill Research Conferences
Held at the windmill roundhouse at Earl Soham, Suffolk, in 1991 and at Cranbrook windmill, Kent, in 1992. A5, 68pp. ISBN 978-09509758-5-6 (previously 0 9509758 5 0).
£3.00 post free.

Mills Of Mediæval IraqM Harverson
Three Unusual Milling MachinesWNT Roberts
Millstone Makers in LondonO Ward
Computers & Mill RecordsD Breckels
Rotation & Dressing in Cornmill StonesWNT Roberts
Crabble MillP Jarvis
Carshalton—A Smeaton MillDH Jones
Landscape, technology & MapsW Bignell

Proceedings of the Eleventh Mill Research Conference
Held at Wellesbourne mill, Warwickshire, in 1993. A5, 76pp. ISBN 978-09509758-6-3 (previously 0 9509758 6 9).
Out of print.

Proceedings of the Twelfth Mill Research Conference
Held at the Town Hall, Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire in 1994. A5, 84pp. ISBN 978-09509758-7-0 (previously 0 9509758 7 7).
£3.50 post free.

The Brits in Paris 1878—British Millstone Makers at the Paris Universal ExhibitionO Ward
How the meal emerges(A discussion.)
Manx Windmills; A Contemporary Survey, 1993N Kelly.
Mill Recording in EnglandN Roberts
Fenland drainage windmills of Cambridgeshire and HuntingdonshireP Filby
A test programme for determining the grinding characteristics of millstonesP Jarvis, D Jones
Lutyens' and Jekyll's garden millstonesN Roberts
Bloxham Grove post Mill, OxfordshireS Buckland

Proceedings of the Thirteenth Mill Research Conference
Held at Kelham Island Museum, Sheffield, in 1995. A5, 48pp. ISBN 978-09509758-8-7 (previously 0 9507958 8 5).
£3.00 post free

Variations in design, illustrated by reference to Cretan watermills.M Harverson
Windmill database—EnglandAA Bryan
Use of Maps by the Industrial Historian: a case studyW Bignell
Mills on Pub SignsP Bryan
The Water Powered Canal Incline in the British IslesN Kelly

Proceedings of the Fourteenth Mill Research Conference
Held at Polegate windmill, Eastbourne, Sussex in 1996. A5, 60pp. ISBN 978-09509758-9-4 (previously 0 9509758 9 3).
£3.50 post free

The King's Lynn Millstone AccountsOwen Ward
Barn-Top Mills: A study of the agricultural wind engineGareth Hughes
Twineham and West Ashling Hollow Post Mills, SussexR Hawksley
Mills on Village SignsPhillipa Bryan
The Fen MillwrightsPeter Filby
Jack and JillStephen Buckland
Frank Gregory 1917–1998: an appreciationStephen Buckland
East Sussex MillsFrank Gregory

Windmill Gazetteer for England, first edition, 1998.
A4 landscape, 88pp. ISBN 978-09530049-0-4 (previously 0 9530049 0 2).
Out of Print.
Lists all windmill sites in England with windmill remains over 600mm high with information on type, purpose, appearance and present condition and use. Compiled by Tony Bryan.
If you already have a copy of the Gazetteer you will know it contains a form that can be used by readers to report to us any changes that have taken place since publication. If you don't want to cut your copy of the Gazetter a pdf version of the form can be downloaded from this site.

Proceedings of the Fifteenth Mill Research Conference
Held at the Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Lincoln, in 1997. A5, 44pp. ISBN 978-09530049-1-1 (previously 0 9530049 1 0).
£3.50 post free

Hammond's Patent GovernorStephen Buckland
The Smock Mill in Cambridgeshire Peter Filby
The Smaller English WindpumpGareth Hughes
Some Reflections of fieldwork in Central & Eastern EuropeBill Bignell
The Legend of Meldreth MillPhilippa Bryan

Origins and development of the Windmill Gazetteer for England
A5, 18pp. ISBN 978-09530049-2-8 (previously 0 9530049 2 9).
£2.50 post free

A paper describing the compilation of the Gazetteer.Niall Roberts

Proceedings of the Sixteenth Mill Research Conference
Held at Barnham Windmill, West Sussex, in 1998. A5, 64pp. ISBN 978-09530049-3-5 (previously 0 9530049 3 7).
£3.50 post free

Grist windmill technology in Flanders in the 14th & 15th centuries Yves Coutant
Millers in the Militia ListsMichael Harverson
St Margaret's Bay smock mill, KentStephen Buckland
Oil & cake mills in & around CambridgeshirePeter Filby
French millstones made-to-orderOwen Ward

Proceedings of the Seventeenth Mill Research Conference
Held at Chilworth, Surrey, in 1999. A5, 40pp. ISBN 978-09530049-4-2 (previously 0 9530049 4 5).
£3.50 post free

Early Types of Water Turbine in the British Isles Alan Crocker
Some more Irish Mills with Machinery—1998 visitsNiall Roberts
Seventeenth Mill Research Conference—Notes on Mills VisitedAlan Crocker

Proceedings of the Eighteenth Mill Research Conference
Held at Coldharbour Mill, Uffculme, Cullompton, Devon, in 2000. A5, 64pp. ISBN 978-09530049-5-9 (previously 0 9530049 5 3).
£3.50 post free

Majorcan WindpumpsTony Bryan
A forgotten MolinologistNiall Roberts
Mills on StampsPhillipa Bryan
Mills and Millers in LiteratureMilica Vernon
Millwrights, Mills and Engines:
The Transition from Carpenter to Engineer
in Cambridgeshire & Huntingdonshire 1750–1900
Peter Filby

Proceedings of the Nineeenth Mill Research Conference
Held at Greens Mill, Sneinton, Nottingham, in 2001. A5, 72pp. ISBN 978-09530049-6-6 (previously 0 9530049 6 1).
£3.50 post free

The watermill on Alderney, Channel IslandsAlan Crocker
Mow Cop MillstonesTony Bonson
Customers for Cromer Postmill: Milling and Baking in north Central Hertfordshire
1758–1772, an interim study
Michael Harverson
Greens TheoremAlan Crocker
Fen Drainage Windmills and Districts of LincolnshirePeter Filby

Proceedings of the Twentieth Mill Research Conference
Held at the Museum of Rural Life, Reading, in 2002. A5, 52pp. ISBN 978-09530049-7-3 (previously 0 9530049 7 X).
£3.50 post free

Some Eucharistic MillsNiall Roberts
Coding the Condition of Watermills on the DatabaseA A Bryan
Windmills used as Wartime Observation PostsSue Burden
Millstone Makers at Nogent-le-Rotrou: Footnote to Article in MRG 12th Proceedings 1994Owen Ward
The Esoteric MillPhillipa Bryan
Waterwheels in EnglandAA Bryan
Drainage Mills by Act of ParliamentPeter Filby
The On-going Work of the Mills ArchiveLuke Bonwick & Ron Cookson
Early American Mills and the Export of Ideas A Current Line of EnquiryDavid H Jones

Proceedings of the Twenty-First Mill Research Conference
Held at Repps with Bastwick, Norfolk, in 2003. A5, 52pp. ISBN 978-09530049-8-0 (previously 0 9530049 8 8).
£4.00 post free

Mills in the Landscape, Economy and Society of late 18th Century Buckinghamshire
(Illustrated by Reference to the listing of the Hundred of Burnham in the
Posse Comitatus of 1798)
Michael Harverson
Mr Reveley's MillstonesOwen Ward
The Ramell Windmill: a Mallorcan solution for Water ElevationPhilip Graves
Millwrighting Myths Concerning James BrindleyTony Bonson

Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Mill Research Conference
Held at Willingham Windmill, Cambridgeshire, in 2004. A5, 44pp. ISBN 978-09530049-9-7.
£4.00 post free

Mill Espionage, 1800–1802Alan Crocker
Power Transmission in English WatermillsA.A. Bryan
The Decline of St Cross Mill, Newport, Isle of WightShirley Kirsopp
The Mills of Cambridgeshire, a ResuméPeter Filby

Proceedings of the Twenty-Third and Twenty-Fourth Mill Research Conferences
Held in Whitchurch, Hampshire, in 2005 and Machynlleth, Powys, in 2006. A5, 40pp. ISBN 978-09567381-0-3.
£4.50 post free

Economic Grinding—a West Country TrialOwen Ward
Ryde water and the Mills on the Eastern Yar, Isle of WightShirley Kirsopp
Indentifying tower windmills by batter angle comparisonA.A. Bryan
Mills, Maladies and MagicDavid H Jones
Anglesey Tide Mills a 2006 assessment of surviving sitesDavid Plunkett
Were the millstones really from la Ferté-sous-Jouarre?Owen Ward
Ronald Hawksley mill picturesA.A. Bryan

Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth Mill Research Conference
Held in Peterborough in 2007. A5, 40pp. ISBN 978-09567381-1-0.
£4.50 post free

Cataloguing Mallorcan Wind EnginesPhilip Graves
Mills in Böckler's Theatrum Machinarum NovumAlan Crocker
Eastrop MillShirley Kirsopp
Mills in Northamptonshire And North CambridgeshirePeter Filby

Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth and Twenty Seventh Mill Research Conferences
Held in Skidby, East Yorkshire, in 2008 and at Dover, Kent, in 2009. A5, 56pp. ISBN 978-09567381-2-7.
£5.00 post free

La Ferté-sous-Jouarre takes its wares to London: The Great Exhibition of 1851 Owen Ward
Murder and mayhem at the millGuy Blythman
Windmills of the East RidingRoy Gregory
The Rank family and their collections of mills in the Hull areaGeraldine Mathieson
The Michael Goodchild collectionDavid Plunkett
A Gazetteer of drainage windmills in eastern England c.1550–2000Peter Filby
The rarest tide mill—revised 2009David Plunkett
Some outstanding questionsDavid H. Jones

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