Vodes Mühle Kirchborchen 500 Jahre 1487-1987
|English title||Vodes mill in Kirchborchen 500 years 1487-1987|
|Authors & editors|
|Publisher||Förderkreis Vodes Mühle|
|Year of publication||1987|
German (main text)
Wind & watermills by Region > Other Europe (not GB) > Germany, Austria & Switzerland
|Scope & content||Summary Translation |
A booklet to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Vodes water mill in Kirchborchen in North Rhine-Westphalia. The chapters cover: mills in general over time; Vodes mill over the last 50 years and the changes made, written by a son of the millers with labelled sketches of some of the machinery; an account of the Vodes Mill Friends’ group, constituted in 1985.
The longest section contains a detailed history of the mill, its ownership, the millers, the users, settlement, legal disputes, land use and the church. It ends with a map of the village in 1830 and a list of house names and families in the village in 1852 and the present.It is illustrated with photos and some historical reproductions, and contains advertisements from local businesses.
|Keywords||Millwrighting, Milling, Germany, Oil, Cereals, Family history, People, Archaeology & history|
Accession no. 230024
- Shelf location: C114