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UK Wind and Watermills survey lists

File of lists and maps of the surviving remains of windmills and watermills in Britain during the late 1970's and early 1980's. The work is by Peter Dolman, Mark Barnard, Roy Gregory, Jo Roberts and others. Includes Cornwall, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Devon, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Suffolk, Sussex, Wiltshire, Yorkshire, Wales and Ireland.

Dolman, Peter C J (1955-2002), miller

David H Jones Collection

  • DHJC
  • Collection
  • 20th century

Photographs of English and Welsh watermills. Index cards re mills in Denmark and Scotland, containing only name, location and Jespersen's international mill index serial number.

Jones, David H (1926-2023)

Notebook - May to August 1967

A government-supplied Shorthand Note Book dated May to August 1967, containing notes from visits to a variety of industrial buildings and works throughout the UK but particularly in Somerset, Westmorland and Wales. Sites visited include breweries, foundries, rope-walks, collieries, quarries and slate, brick and granite-works. The contents are itemized on the front cover. Mills visited are listed at 'Place access points' below. Unindexed mills at Bovey Tracey, Pontlliw (referencing Penallt millstones) and Felindre, Swansea were also visited, as was the millstone quarry at Penallt, Monmouthshire.

Wailes, Reginald (1901-1986), engineer, known as Rex

Double Pelton wheel from Aberllefeni, Powys

Double Pelton wheel from Llwydiarth Hall, Aberllefenni, Powys. Installed in 1926. Supplied electricity to hall and village of Aberllefenni until 1983. 4ft and 5ft diameter. Now located at Cragside House, Northumberland.
Negative no. #1230/30A

Stoyel, Alan (1939 – 2021), watermill researcher

Research notebook for 'Chinnor', 'Llandeusant' and 'Saughhall' mills

A repurposed Army field message book (without its cover) labelled, 'Chinnor & (contains all sketches & rough notes of) Llandeusant Mill, Anglesey, Saughall'. The contents include: a narrative description of the post mill at Chinnor describe its post as, 'the smallest I have ever seen', notes also being made about 'Great Hazeley Mill' (7 pages); detailed notes, drawing and measurements on xxx mill following an inspection on 4 March 1933 (20 pages); intricate drawings, measurements and notes about Llanddeusant water mill (33 pages).
The notebook also contains detailed notes relating to some sort of printing or photographic process and a pinned memo to 'call at W.H. for fiddle' [a possible reference to his wife's violin].

Wailes, Reginald (1901-1986), engineer, known as Rex

Loose notes, folded together

3 pages of A4 paper, folded around 16 pages of notes taken from two smaller notebooks. Notes taken on mills in Somerset, Devon, Cornwall, Wales, Yorkshire with more detailed notes on a windmill at 'Brill, Bucks' which is also labelled 'Wilford's mill'.

Wailes, Reginald (1901-1986), engineer, known as Rex

'Notes Watermills'

Notebook measuring approx. 10.5 cm x 16.5 cm and marked on the inside cover 'c.1972' containing a list of mills (one page per mill), at varying levels of detail (those with more content being listed at 'Place access points' below). The first half of the notebook is devoted to watermills but the second half features windmills (mostly smock and post mills). Notes on several of the windmills reference the work of JM Heathcote. Cross references to maps/page numbers of books occur throughout.

Wailes, Reginald (1901-1986), engineer, known as Rex


Notes on Monmouthshire watermills. Also refers to the following mills: Coed Ithel Iron Furnace Watermill (Llandogo), New Weir Forge Watermill (Symonds Yat West), Tintern Ironworks Watermill (Tintern), Welsh Newton Watermill,


Notes on Wales watermills. Also refers to the following mills and mines: Felin Cafnan Watermill (Llanfairynghornwy), Pontdolgoch Workshop (Llanwynog), Coedefal Furnace Watermill, Middle Watermill (Whitchurch), Rhosydd Quarries, Angelsey Watermill, Gaerwen Watermill, Town Mills (Brecon), Ponde Watemill (Llandefalle), Conway Watermill, Caerfadog Watermill (Dolbenmaen), Felin Isaf: Llwyngwril Watermill (Llangelynin), Felin Uchaf: Llwyngwril Watermill (Llangelynin), Hendre Farm: Llwyngwril Watermill (Llangelynin), Hendre Hall: Llwyngwril Watermill (Llangelynin), Pennant Watermill, Ynyscynhaiarn Slate Watermill, Aberayron Watermill, Felin Geri Watermill (Brongwyn), Ceulanymaesmawr, Esgairhir & Esgairfraith Watermills, Bwadrain Mine (Cwmrheidol), Castell Mine (Cwmrheidol), Llywernog Mine (Cwmrheidol), Nantycreiau Mine (Cwmrheidol), Plynlimon Watermill (Cwrheidol), Lampeter Watermill, Upper Llanfihangel-y-Creudddyn Watermill, Carmarthen Watermill, Pontgarreg Watermill (Carmarthen), Carmarthen Tin Works Watermill, Cystanog Mine, Lovelodge Ffairfach Watermill (Llandeilo), Llanelly Furnace Watermill, Llanelly Dingle Furnace Watermill, Felin Marlais Watermaill (Llanfihangel, Rhos-y-corn), Dyffryn Watermills (Llangeler), Rhydwyrn Watermill (Llangeler), Llanwrda Woolen Mill, Llanwrda Watermill, Llanwrda Sawmill, The Factory Watermill (Myddfai), Gilfach Watermill (Myddfai), Forge Watermill (Newchurch), Pumpsaint Watermill, Minerva Mines, Voelas Watermill (Pentrevoelas), Ysbyty Ifan Watermill, Trecastell Mine (Henryd), Marford Watermill, Mold Mines, Aberdare Watermill, Cyfarthfa Watermill, St. Brides & Ewerry Watermill, Plymouth Furnace Watermill (Merthyr Tydfil), Watermill nr. Swansea (South Wales), Ystalyfera Watermill, Lower Watermill (Carrog), Upper Watermill (Carrog), Dolgun Watermill, Pandy Watermill (llanuwchllyn), New Mills (Trellech), Prioress Watermill (Usk), Top Mill (Whitebrook), Bridget's Paper Mill (Whitebrook), Guilsfield Watermill, Cwm Belan Flannel Watermill (Llangurig), Glynbrochan Woollen Watermill (Llangurig), Glan Clywedog Woolen Watermill (Llanidloes), Herbert#s Factory Watermill (Llanidloes), Old Hall Watermill (Llanidloes Without), Cwmdeuddwr Watermill (Llansantffraed), Llanerchyraur Mine (Pennant), St. Harmon Watermill, Leighton Farm Watermill (Trelystan), Blackpool Watermill, Priory Watermill (Haverfordwest), Aberedw Watermill, Boughrood Watermill, Llandeilo Graban Watermill,

Pages from a loose-leaf notebook

Assorted brief 'aide memoire' and more detailed notes on a variety of milling matters including: notes taken from books/papers and maps (e.g. 'Dynamics of Windmills' - J.A. Griffiths, the 'English Encyclopedia', 1802, Merian's 'View of London', 1638 and 'The Miller, 1900 and 1916); lists of milling journals, articles, reports and academic papers (including electricity generation); more detailed notes and drawings on the mills listed at 'Place access points' below; a June 1926 typed packing and kit list for a trip to Suffolk and expenses incurred; mileage and logbooks for a trip in June 1928 and again for Wailes' Eastertrip to Anglesey in 1929; notes taken from a visit to the Sussex Archives Collection including an account of the relocation of an entire Brighton windmill in 1797; a list of Lancashire mills in working order; and an anecdote about an interaction between a miller and the King of Prussia.

Wailes, Reginald (1901-1986), engineer, known as Rex


Notes on Gloucestershire watermills. Also refers to the following mills: Woolen mill, Avening; Bledington Mill, Bledington; 6 unnamed watermills, Blockley; Silk mill, Blockley; Model Village, Bourton-on-the-water; Waterwheel, Bourton-on-the-water; Baptist Mills, Bristol; The Brass Mills, Keynsham, Bristol; Abbey Mill, Charfield; Waterwheel, Chedworth; 2 watermills, Chipping Camden; Daneway; Daylesford Mill, Daylesford; Farm Mill, Dymock; Preston Mill, Dymock; Fairford Water Pump, Fairford; Frocester Court, Frocester; Lower Kilcott Mill, Hillesley; Woolen/Saw mill, Kingscote; Corn mill, Latton; Lightfrith Mill; Demolished mill, Littledean; Dursley Green Mill, Longhope; Pumping Wheel, Lower Slaughter; Little Ashton Mill, Lower Slaughter; Prior's Lodge Pumping Wheel, Lydney; Nailsworth; Ruskin Mill, Nailsworth; Upper mill, Newmarket, Nailsworth; Corn mill, Newent; Upper Furnace, Newland; Park End Iron Furnace; Copper mill, Redbrook; Washburn's mill, Somerford Keynes; Stratton Mill, Stratton; The Stanley Mill, Stroud; Stanway Mill; Demolished mill, nr. Cheltenham; Wood Mill, Temple Guiting; Steel furnace, Tetbury; Tuffley Mills, Tuffley; Pumping mill, Whittington; Silk mill, Winchcombe; Stone mill, Woodford; Textile mill, Wotton under Edge.

Pocket notebook - 1933 or later

A repurposed pocket diary for October 1933 measuring 6.5 cm x 9 cm containing notes on the mills listed at 'Place access points' below. These include more detailed notes about: the toll board and exterior cleats at Llanddeusant, Anglesey; some drawings under the heading, 'Windmills for the Generation of Electricity, Institute for Research in Agricultural Engineering, University of Oxford'; a reference to 'Parsonage Mill' at Eastbourne 'painted by Hine'; a reference to a book of photos as Eastbourne town hall showing mills in the 1870s and referencing, 'E.L.B. 50 years ago'.

Wailes, Reginald (1901-1986), engineer, known as Rex

Pocket notebook - 1932 or later

A repurposed pocket diary for December 1932 measuring 6.5 cm x 9 cm only partially filled, most of the notes seeming to be a critique of an unknown author's narrative on: Constable's depictions of windmills; Pembrokeshire windmills.

Wailes, Reginald (1901-1986), engineer, known as Rex

Research notebook for various mills, 1928 to 1929

A repurposed Army field message book labelled, "Bledlow Ridge, Summe Holiday June 1928, 1929 Easter in Anglesey" comprising: 5 pages of Rex Wailes' research notes, drawings and measurements from a visit to Bledlow Ridge Mill; 24 page narrative describing Rex Wailes' summer holiday (2 June to 13 June 1928) in which he toured a variety of Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire windmills, meeting several millers, mill owners and old friends en route (and recording an open invitation from a Swedish vice-consul for Wailes to visit Sweden to examine its old mills); 27 page narrative describing Rex Wailes' tour of Anglesey over the Easter bank holiday (28 March to 1 April 1929) in which he inspected both wind and watermills, using paperwork forwarded to him by his father, to survey the number of derelict mills (including notes on a mill at Tre-Arddur Bay which he records as the last mill worked by wind on Anglesey).

Wailes, Reginald (1901-1986), engineer, known as Rex

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