[from Cubbon - Bibliography, Vol 1, 1933]

B

Useful Arts

AGRICULTURE.

BURN. (Robert S.). Brief notes of a visit to some of the agricultural districts of Man. In Journal of Agric. and Trans. Highland & Agric. Soc. of Scotland, 1861. Edinburgh: Wm. Blackwood. pp. 57-72. [3951, B 22]

BROWN (Professor). Observations on the Cattle Plague in Ireland and the Cattle Disease in the Isle of Man. London. 8vo. pp. 29. [B 22] Not in Library.

CAINE (W. R. H.). Are we making the most of the land? B. & S. 1916. pp. 24. 220x140. [3740, B 22]

CURWEN (John Christian, M.H.K., M.P.). Report of the Agricultural Society in the Isle of Man. In The Rules and Proc. of the Workington Agric. Soc., 1807. Workington: E. Bowness. pp. 21-27; 55-73. 185x120. [2052, B 22]
Records the founding of the Manx Agric. Sec. in 1806 as a branch of the Workington Society.
The Report of J. C., Curwen on the state of Manx agriculture in 1807 is of much historical interest. He refers also in detail to the Manx fisheries,

__Report of the Agricultural Society in the Isle of Man, 1808. In The Rules and Proc. of the Workington Agric. Soc., 1808. Workington : E. Bowness. pp. 28-32; 66-77. 220x130. [2053, B 22]
The author was president of both societies. His remarks on the progress of Manx agriculture are of historical interest.

__References to the state of Manx husbandry at the opening of the 19th C. In the Rules and Proc. of the Workington Agric. Soc., 1812. pp. xlii-li, 179-187. 230xl30. [2054, B 22]

GOSSET (Adelaide, L. J.). Shepherds of Britain. Scenes from Shepherd Life past and present. From the best authorities. Illus. Man, pp. 62-6, 184-5, 78, 308, 311, 113. London. 8vo. [B 22] Not in Library.

HONEYMAN (John). The Isle of Man : its agriculture, climate, etc. hi Trans. of the Highland & Agric. Soc. of Scotland. Edinburgh: Wm. Blackwood. 1869. pp. 359- 368. [3784, B22]
The author lived at Crosby, Isle of Man, and his paper secured the medium gold medal of the society. (2 copies).

JEFFCOTT (J. M.). Corn : the Manx terms in connection with threshing, milling, etc. In M.N.B. i, 149.

LEFEVREE (George John Shaw). The Agrarian Condition of the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. In Agrarian Tenures, ch. ix, p. 217-228. London. 8vo. [B 22] Not in Library.

QUARRIE (George, New York). How to make the land yield richer harvests. In Manx Quar. xviii, 1917.

QUAYLE (Basil). General view of the Agriculture of the Isle of Man, with observations on the means of its improvement. London - C. Macrae. 1794. pp. 40. Map. 260x205. [2491, B 22]
The author farmed the Creggans, near Castletown, and his work was drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture and internal improvement. It was not printed for sale, but circulated for the purpose of procuring further information.

__Another copy. 240x185. [472, B 22]

QUAYLE. (Thomas). General view of the Agriculture of the Isle of Man with observations on the means of its improvement. Drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture and internal improvement. London W, Bulmer & Co. 1812. pp. xvi,194. Coloured map. 215X130. 7/6. [473, B 22]
Apart from Agriculture, the author deals with the commerce, fishing, markets, fairs, the poor ; and there are a number of useful appendices dealing with imports and exports, etc. (2 copies.)

R [OTHWELL] (A. E.). The Wraick Harvest. In Manx Quar. xxii, 1920.

SHIRIFF (S. D). Report on the Farm Prize Competition in the Isle of Man, 1877. In The Journal of the Royal Agric. Soc. of England, xiv. No. 27. London: Jolm Murray. 1878. pp. 97-103. [2055, B 22]

STEIN (S.). Directions for the cultivation of the Sugar Beet Root in the Isle of Man. B. & S. 1909. pp. 4. 270x210. [1498, B 22]

SMITH (Rev. Copeland). Two Islands : a comparison and a contrast. [Man and Guernsey.] In Manx Quar. xiv, 1914.
See also Blundell, c. 1680, in Mx Soc. xxv, pp. 38-52 ; Townley, 1791 ; Feltham, 1798, Mx Soc. vi, pp. 41, 112, 1 115 ; Bullock, 1816 ; Train ii, pp. 225-62 ; A. W. M., pp. 913-940 ; A. W. M. Notes and Does., pp. 56, 97, 111 ; Mx Soc. x, p. 117.

Corn and Food Prices in 1644. In A.W.M. Notes and Docs. 30-34. [758, F 64]

Imports 1835-1844: Return of the quantities of wheat, flour, meal, barley, oats, potatoes, cattle, sheep and pigs imported into the Isle of Man from 1835 to 1844. In Train's Hist. ii, 261-2.

First Annual Report of the Isle of Man Agricultural Association, formed 13tn March, 1841, with the Rules and Regulations. Douglas: W. Dillon. 8vo, [B 22] Not in Library.

Isle of Man Agricultural Society : Rules of the Society, Minutes of Ann. Gen. Meeting, Cash Account, List of Subscribers, etc. Ramsey. 12mo. pp. 12. [B221 Not in Library.

See also Feltham's Tour 1798; Thwaite's History and Directory 1863.

Official Reports, etc.

(Arranged by order of date of publication.) Returns relating to the Acreage of Land under Crops. Bare Fallow and Grass in the United Kingdom, etc. [including Man] in the year 1866. London. pp. 13. 330x210. [6121, D 152]

Contagious Diseases (Animals) Bill: Evidence talven by the House of Keys Committee on 17th July, 1873. B. & S. pp. 26. 242x150. [6121, D152]

Bye-Laws for the regulation of dairies, cow-sheds, teilk shops and slaughter houses made under the provisions of the Local Government Acts. B. & S. 1900. pp. 20. 240x160. [1520, B 468]

Agriculture. and other industries : Commission on Local Industries : Report No. ii. B. & S. 1900. pp. v,169. 330x200. [3777, B 22]
The First Report dealt wiith the Fishing- industry and was presented in 1898.

Horses and Cattle : Return of the amounts voted out of the revenue and the sums paid in respect thereof towards prizes for improving the breed of Horses and Cattle, in the ten years 1891-1900. 10th Oct., 1900. 210x330. [6123, 1122]

Report of the Committee appointed by Tynwald to consider the payment of Grants in aid of Premiums to be given by the Agricultural Society. R. & S. 2nd Dec. 1903. pp. 2. 210x330. [B22]

Notes of Evidence taken by the Committee appointed by Tynwald to consider the payment of Grants in aid of Premiums to be given by Agric. Society. B. & S. Jan. 1904. pp. 12. 210x330. [6128, B 22]

Report by a Committee of Agric. Soc. on the ravages committed by Dogs on Sheep, 9th 1Vlarch, 1907. p. 1. 330x 210. [6,129, D 152]

Proclamation by the Lieut.-Governor relating to the importation of Cattle from abroad. B. & S. Oct. 1910. pp. 4. 210x330. [5900, B 22]

Report of a Committee of the Rouse of Keys appointed to report on the Local Government (Medical Officer of Health and Inspection of Dairies) Bill, together with Minutes of Evidence. Undated. [June, 1912.1 B. & S. pp, iv,46. 210x330. [6131, B 22]

Dairy Industry, Memorandum on, by T. W. Kelly. Ira Dep. Com. Rep. on Constitution, 1912, ii, 283. [6133, D 153]

Statement on Agriculture, by Thomas Cowley. In Dep. Com. Rep. on Constitution, 1912, , 264. [6133, D 153] .

Reports on Animals and Cattle Diseases, together with agricultural statistics, from 1913 to date. In Legis. Debates xxxi onwards.
The Reports were issued separately from 1920.

Reclamation of the Curraghs : Report by R. Egerton Purves, C.I.E., late Chief Engineer, Irrigation Works, Punjab. B. & S. 14th July, 1917. pp. 4. 210x330. [B22]

Reports of the Board of Agriculture, 1917 to date. ' In Legis. Debates xxxiv onwards.
The Reports were issued separately from 1921. The Knockaloe Manager's Reports commence in 1926. "The Manager's Report for the year ended Hollantide 1939 (17 pp.) deals with various experiments tried in soils, in sowing oats, barley, and grasses, and in breeding cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry, etc.

Public Markets (Weighing of Cattle) Bill : Report of the Legislative Council Committee. In Legis. Debates xxxviii.

Report of House of Keys Committee on Agriculture, etc. In Legis. Debates xxxix.

Return of Imports and Exports, 1922-3. In Legis. Debates,

Exportation of Animals: Report of the deputation from the Board of Agriculture which interviewed the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries in regard to effect of the provisions of the Imperial Importation of Animals Act, 1922, on the exportation of animals from the isle of Man to England. In Legis. Debates, xli. B. & S. 1923. pp. 4.

Humane Slaughter of Animals: Report of Committee of House of Keys on the Humane Slaughter of Animals Bill. In Legis. Debates, xli.

Drainage: Report of the Commission on the Drainage Districts of Sulby, and the Lhen Trench and the Killane Trench. B. & S. 1925. pp. 12. 1/-. [4955, B 22]

Report of the Committee of Tynwald and Minutes of Evidence of the Inquiry as to damage caused to Agriculturists by persons trespassing in pursuit of Game and Rabbits with Artificial Lights. 1926. pp. 7. 255x190. [B22]

Report of the Committee appointed by Tynwald on Agriculture, with Minutes of Evidence and Appendix; containing Report of W. H. Hogg, Divisional Education Inspector Ministry of Agriculture. B. & S. 1926. pp. v,212. 245x185. 3d. [B22]

Rep. on Animals and on the administration of the Cattle Diseases Prevention Act, together with the Agricultural Statistics for 1929. In Legis. Deb. xlvii. 1930. pp. 15. [6194, D 152]

Rep. of Board of Agriculture for year to 31st March, 1930. In Legis. Deb. xlvii. 1930. pp. 24. [6194, D 152]
Contains report on experiments at Knockaloe by the Board's organiser, G. W. Howie.

First Interim Rep. of the Industrial Commission: Agriculture. In Legis. Deb. xlvii. pp. 2. [6194, D 152]

Prize Lists and Catalogues.

Christmas Show: Prize list of the second annual show of fat cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry, dogs, roots, grain. . . . Castle Mona Livery Yard, December 12th, 1867. R. B. Fargher, herald Office. 1867. pp. 8. 210x145. [5757, B 22]

Isle of Man Agricultural Society : Prize Lists and Catalogues. 1887 onwards. 210x138. [6084, B 22]

Isle of Man Southern District Agricultural Show Catalogues, 1920 to (late. 1920. 210x138. [6085, B 22]

Catalogue of the annual Spring Show, Belle Vue, Douglas, 16th April, 1925. Vic. Press. 1925. pp. 16. 218x140. [B22]

Milling.

Order against the use of Querns or Hand-mills, 1648. In Manx Soc. xxxi, 226.

Mills. In Feltham's Tour, Manx Soc. vi, 109-11, 270; Train's Hist. ii, 236. [F 64]

Manx weights and measures, farming and milling, quantities, measures, and customs. In Manx Soc. xxt, 210-4; 219-225.

History of Manx Milling, by Canon Quine, M.A. In Milling for June, 1925. pp. 9. [4735, B 22]

John Ruskin and the Laxey Woollen Mills, by Egbert Rydings. In The Young Man, July 1895. [5230. B 240]

JOHN RUSKIN and EGBERT RYDINGS (Letters between). In Mannin, 164-169, 407x413. [L 6]

Forestry and Gardening.

The Origin of the Garden Rose, by Edward FORBES , F.R.S. In The Glasgow University Album. Glasgow. 4to. pp. 296. [ Y 40] Not in Library.

Report of the Committee appointed by Tynwald to enquire and report as to the policy of encouraging the planting of trees in this Island, etc. Undated [Oct. 1909]. B. & S. 1909. pp. 36. 330x210. [6100, b40]
The evidence of Mr. George Drinkwater, given before the Committee, is very valuable, showing his experience kk in growing trees in all parts of the Island.

Tree Planting: Rep. of Committee of Tynwald to 31st March, 1911. Undated. B. & S. 1911. pp. 8. 330x210. [6131, D 152] Reports of the Tree Planting Board with accounts, 1916 to date. In Legis. Debates xxxiii onwards; also published separately.

Rep. of the Tree Planting Board for year to 31st March, 1930. In Legis. Deb. xlvii. pp. 4. [6194, D 152]


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