Collection MRGD - Mills Research Group Database

Reference code

MRGD

Title

Mills Research Group Database

Date(s)

  • 1980s-1990s (Creation)

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Collection

Extent and medium

51 digital files, 2 volumes

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Archival history

The windmill and watermill computer databases were compiled by Tony Bryan and the Mills Research Group. Early computer generated lists were published in the Newsletter of the Cambridge Wind and Water Mills Society in the 1980s. In the 1990s the database was transferred to Access and in 1998 the 'Windmill Gazetteer for England' was published. In 2003 the data was used as the basis for the mills index in the Mills Archive's online catalogue.

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Scope and content

Databases of wind and watermills.

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Conditions governing access

This collection may be consulted free of charge at the Mills Archive; please email visitors@millsarchive.org to arrange an appointment.

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Sources

Roberts, Niall, "Origins and development of the windmill gazetteer for England" (Mills Research Group, 1999)

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