Vodes Mühle Kirchborchen 500 Jahre 1487-1987

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    English titleVodes mill in Kirchborchen 500 years 1487-1987
    Authors & editors

    Anon, [Author]

    Publisher Förderkreis Vodes Mühle
    Year of publication 1987

    German (main text)

    Medium Book

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


    Scope & contentSummary 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.

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