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Leach's eight-sailed tower mill, Wisbech

Two sets of handwriting on the reverse. Rex Wailes' note reads, "Leach's Eight Sailed mill, Lynn Road, Wisbech. This [corn] mill was built on an old post mill mound. The sails were removed in 1896. It had originally 4 sails but by 1840 it had 8. When this change was made is not certain. Copy photo from A.A. Oldham, Mount Drive, Wisbech". The second set of handwriting is in pencil (underneath Rex Wailes' notes) and reads, "The Eight Sail Mill, Lynn Road, Wisbech. Taken before removal of sails in 1896. (Copy of original photo of course). Cap of mill demolished in summer of 1947".

Oldham, Arthur Artis

Haddenham Tower Mill, Cambridgeshire

"Haddenham Tower Mill, Cambridgeshire. The Brakewheel, windshaft and Wallower looking up towards the breast of the cap. A.1725/8".

Wailes, Reginald (1901-1986), engineer, known as Rex


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Windmills and millwrighting file

File containing draft M/s, background notes, correspondence for publications and other research material.

Wailes, Reginald (1901-1986), engineer, known as Rex

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