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95 Archival description results for Electricity

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"Putting the wind to work"

Cutting from 'Manchester Evening News' with a basic explanation of the history of windmills and how they work, up to the American invention of iron windmills to turn dynamos.

"Dutch windmills"

Cutting from 'Bucks Free Press' about Dutch methods of preserving their windmills, picturing the remains of the post mill at Bledlow Ridge.

Electric lighting

Bainbridge, Hawes, Askrigg (including saw mill) and Reeth Electric Light Co. histories. Photocopied documents, notes on Gilkes turbines.

Wind Engine patents

File of wind engine patents noting that bound copies are held in the archive under JKM material

Burne, Edward Lancaster (1871-1946), engineer


Cutting from 'The Observer' about the new windmill driving a 30kW electricity generator which Sir Henry Lawson-Tancred had had constructed at Aldborough near Boroughbridge, North Yorks.

Letters from A W Tiffin

"List of Sussex windmill negatives of Mr. E. Lancaster Burne's from which prints have been taken," prepared by A W Tiffin and H E S Simmons. Letter from Donald Muggeridge and letters from Tiffin re. a file of windmill notes of Burne's lent to Muggeridge.

Burne, Edward Lancaster (1871-1946), engineer

Correspondence re. purchasing watermills

Correspondence with the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and J Danek re. purchasing watermills and converting them to generate electricity.

Burne, Edward Lancaster (1871-1946), engineer

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