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Fantail, Maud Foster Mill, Boston

Part of the Rex Wailes collection of photographs. This image was contained with others in a separate envelope marked Cranbrook. The mill was built in 1834 and is now restored and in working order.

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

"The Port of Wisbech Cambridgeshire"

Part of the Rex Wailes collection.
A view of the port of Wisbech showing ships in a wide canal, two post mills and one tower mill. Drawn by J.P.Hunter. Published by J.P.Hunter,Wisbech, February 1840. Sent as a calendar to Enid and Rex Wailes, Christmas 1947.
The white post mill is Webster’s mill and the black mill is Bell’s mill, both in Leverington Road.

Hunter, J P

Mills at Wisbech

Part of the Rex Wailes collection.
Photograph of an oval painting showing a river and townscape and a number of mills and churches. Signed JC Sargeant? 1848.
The white post mill is Webster’s mill (demolished between 1887 and 1895) and the black open trestle mill without sails is Bell’s mill (last known to be standing in 1846), both in Leverington Road.

Wicken Fen Mill, Cambridgeshire, England

The written message behind the photograph reads, '' Sardine Drom, Wicken Fen Mill, 135/563/701. ''
'' The mill was moved from Adventurer's Fen. It is still used occasionally to control water level in the Fen and to prevent peat from drying out in summer. ''

Post mill, Udimore

The written message behind the photograph reads, '' Battle, Sussex, Photo by E.L.Burne.''

Burne, Edward Lancaster (1871-1946), engineer

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