Images and documents on UK and foreign mills, amassed over a lifetime of research and recording. Emphasis on water-powered sites in the UK.
J Kenneth Major Foundation Collection
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Kenneth Major ARIBA, FSA, (1928-2009) was an architect, author and authority on industrial archaeology, particularly windmills, watermills and animal powered machines. He was a founding trustee of the Mills Archive. For a longer biography of J Kenneth Major, see the Profiles section of our website.
Conditions Governing Access
Available to all readers by appointment at The Mills Archive, Reading. We are open Monday to Friday from 10am-3pm.
Collection level description revised by Luke Bonwick and Nathanael Hodge, 2012.
Conditions Governing Use
Printed and high resolution copies of photographs can be made available, subject to a charge. Please see our website for details.
Copyright restrictions may apply.
Book collection added to the Mills Archive Library.
Progressively transferred to the Mills Archive from 2002 onwards.