All you need to know about the Isle of Man

For quick though superficial reference to many of the aspects of the Island's history generally covered by Manx Transport Review, there has grown a useful list of keynotes. It is now many years since this was first compiled for private purposes but since their use shows no sign of diminishing, they are reproduced here for the general information of readers. They are not comprehensive but are primarily useful for the references contained. Any corrections or additions would be gratefully received.

Constitutional History

Services & Utilities - Shipping

Ports & Harbours

Coastal Lighthouses

Air Transport

Railways and Tramways

Passenger Road Motor Services

Utilities - Water

Industries - Tourism

Industries - Mines, Quarries and Extraction

Industries - Mining and Manufacturing



BOYD JIC, The Isle of Man Railway (3 volumes) Oakwood Press 1993-6;

BROWN, J C,Story of Douglas Harbour, NHAS Vol V No 4 1955

COWLEY, J W, Manx Woollen Industry through ten centuries, NHAS Vol VI No 1;

DOWN,C G & D H Smith: Polar Bear & the Groudle Glen Railway, Brockham 1978

DUCKWORTH CLD & GE Langmuir: West Coast Steamers, Stephenson, 1966

GARRAD, Dr LS, Castle Rushen Mint, JMM Vol VII No 82;

GOODWYN, AM, Manx Electric, Platform 5, 1993

GARRAD, Dr LS, TA Bawden, JK Qualtrough & JW Scratchard: Industrial Archeology of the Isle of Man; David & Charles 1972;

GREENHILL, B, The Schooner PEGGY, JMM Vol VII, No 84

HENRY F, Ships of the IoM Steam Packet, Brown Sons & Ferguson, 1962

JESPERSEN, A,Lady Isabella Waterwheel 1854 1954, Denmark (Revd) 1970

JONES DB, Manx Watermills, JMM Vol VII No 82

KINVIG, RH, A History of the Isle of Man

LAMPLUGH, WG, Memoirs of a Geological Survey of the IoM, HMSO, 1903

MACKAY & SCHELLMANN, Mines & Minerals of the IoM. Govt Report 1957

McMULLEN, J, Star of India-Iog of an Iron Ship: UCB Berkeley, Ca, USA 1961

MAGAW, BRS, Development of Manx Fishing Craft, NHAS Vol V

-Ibid: Mwyllin Beg - Account of horizontal Mills, JMM Vol IV No 63

MATHIESON, N: Forgotten factory -Port-e-Chee cotton mill: JMM Vol VI No 74

MOORE A W, Centenary of the IoM Steam Packet, IoMSPC, 1930

PALMER, Fred; Peel Hill and Shore Road, Peel City Guardian 1973

QUILLEASH, M, Last of the Sulby Mills, RNHS Vol VI

QUINE, C, A History of Manx Milling, Milling Journal, June 1925

RYDINGS, E, John Ruskin & Laxey Mills, The Young Man, July 1895

WILLIAMSON, K, Papermaking in Mann, JMM Vol IV Nos 59-60

MAIR, Craig, A Star for Seamen, John Murray, 1978.