Collection NSTO - Norman Stoate Collection

Reference code

NSTO

Title

Norman Stoate Collection

Date(s)

  • 20th century (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

3 notebooks plus some typed foolscap notes

Name of creator

Biographical history

Miller at Cann Mills, Dorset.

Name of creator

(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

Repository

Archival history

Passed to the Archive by Norman Stoate's son in March 2007

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Scope and content

Notes on Dorset Mills

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

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Conditions governing access

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

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

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Archivist's note

Collection level description by Nathanael Hodge, April 2015.

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Physical storage

  • Box: Norman Stoate Collection