Item REXW-1121365 - Cutting re destruction of Toft Mill

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REXW-1121365

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Cutting re destruction of Toft Mill

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  • 1954 (Creation)

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1 file of miscellaneous papers and copies of letters

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(6 March 1901 - 7 January 1986)

Biographical history

Rex Wailes (1901-1986) was considered the leading mill expert of his day. By profession an engineer, he made windmills the subject of lifelong study, acting as consultant and advisor for mill repairs and restoration throughout Britain and elsewhere in the world. He played an important role in the formation of the Mills Section of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and trained many others in the study of mills, as well as acting as a consultant in the wider field of Industrial Archaeology. For more information see the featured people section of our website: http://www.millsarchive.org/explore/people/biographies/entry/111775/Rex-Wailes

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Short newspaper cutting re mill being blown over in 1854 with miller Mr William Webb considerably hurt

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This item may be consulted free of charge at the Mills Archive; please email visitors@millsarchive.org to arrange an appointment.

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