Publication:

Schiffdorfs Windmühlen

    Full details

    English titleThe windmills in Schiffdorf
    Authors & editors

    Lissau, Karl-Heinz [Author]

    Publisher Mühlenrat des Heimatsbundes der Männer vom Morgenstern
    Year of publication 1989
    Languages

    German (main text)

    Medium Book
    Edition1
    Topics

    Wind & watermills by Region > Other Europe (not GB) > Germany, Austria & Switzerland

    Scope & contentSummary Translation
    The history of the 125 year old Dutch gallery mill in Schiffdorf in Lower Saxony. The text starts with its predecessors, the first mention of which goes back to 1606, with information about the millers and the original postmill.
    It then describes the building of the Dutch mill, the millers and the various improvements they made, its decline after the Second World War and moves to preserve it as a historic monument.Further chapters cover the Schiffdorf Mill Association, memories of the mill, and more detailed information about its construction and components.The book is illustrated with black-and-white photos, diagrams and historical reproductions.
    KeywordsMillwrighting, Milling, Germany, Cereals, Family history, People, Archaeology & history

    Copies held

    Accession no. 230011

    • Shelf location: C114-LIS