User:Mjroots

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Thelnetham Windmill Henry Allingham Charles Fryatt Hawkhurst Branch Line SS Irish Oak (1919) BOAC Flight 712 Somerhill House Penshurst Airfield Lympne Airport RMS Magdalena (1948) St Lawrence's Church, Mereworth SS Empire Endurance Saint-Inglevert Airfield
2009 Viareggio train derailment Aria Air Flight 1525 2009 Great Britain and Ireland floods MV Danny F II ROKS Cheonan (PCC-772) 2010 Polish Air Force Tu-154 crash 2010 Merano train derailment MV Moscow University Afriqiyah Airways Flight 771 Pamir Airways Flight 112 2010 Var floods 2010 Yanga train derailment‎ 2010 Castelldefels accident‎ Petarukan train collision‎ Aero Caribbean Flight 883 Aung San Suu Kyi United Nations Bombardier CRJ-100 crash Costa Concordia UTair Flight 120 Bhoja Air Flight 213 Sloterdijk train collision Mount Salak Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash Lao Airlines Flight 301

Great Mill, Sheerness Friston Windmill De Olifant, Burdaard 1929 Luft Hansa Junkers G 31 crash

About me.

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I live in Hadlow, Kent. My hobbies and interests include molinology, deltiology, civil aircraft, railways and Dutch. I have been researching the windmills, millers and millwrights of Norwich for a number of years. The results of my research can be found on the Norfolk Mills website. I have been an admin on Wikipedia since 26 September 2009. I have an alternate account for use when away from my own computer and not in need of admin's tools - Mjroots2 (talk · contribs).

I am (distantly) related to a number of Wikinotable people, including Jane Austen, Flora Twort, Frank Merrick, Frederick Twort and William Vousden VC.

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Useful admin-related stuff My userboxes. My Did You Know's
and In The News's
Sandboxes:-
General, Mills, Ships, List
Barnstars I've been awarded. Articles I've created
or worked upon.
ISO 639 Icon new.svg As of 1 April 2014, this user has started 888 new articles and 434 new lists, on the English Wikipedia, 2 new articles on the Dutch Wikipedia and 9 new lists on the German Wikipedia.

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The D.Y.K. Project thanks you for your tireless contributions. The Interior (Talk) 17:48, 28 February 2011 (UTC)

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Windmills - to do list

Create lists for each country:-
Yes check.svg Done Australia, Belgium, Canada, Channel Islands, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Ireland, Isle of Man, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Scotland, South Africa, United Kingdom, USA, Wales
X mark.svg Not done Portugal, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Russia, New Zealand
Doing...
UK - create lists for each county with 20 or more windmills:-
Yes check.svg Done Anglesey, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cornwall, Devon, East Sussex, Essex, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Middlesex, Norfolk (drainage), Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Warwickshire, West Sussex, Wiltshire, Yorkshire (North, South, East and West)
create articles on surviving windmills:-
Yes check.svg Done Essex, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, London, Suffolk, Sussex, Surrey,
X mark.svg Not done Lincolnshire, Yorkshire, Northumberland, Durham, Nottinghamshire, Lancashire, Anglesey, Somerset
On hold Norfolk

Europe

Create articles for all surviving windmills
Doing... Friesland
Yes check.svg Done Drenthe

Common names for windmills:- Black Mill, White Mill, Upper Mill, Lower Mill, Great Mill, Little Mill, New Mill, Old Mill, North Mill, East Mill, South Mill, West Mill, Town Mill, Union Mill.

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