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Wailes, Reginald (1901-1986), engineer, known as Rex
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"English Windmills & Windmilling"

The Conference Folder for the Avoncroft Museum of Buildings Annual Weekend Conference 1977. Contains information on millwrights including biographical information on Vincent Pargeter and Rex Wailes, Ken Major, Bill Heathershaw of North Leverton Mi...

Horizontal Watermills and Norias

"Horizontal Watermills Berthold Moog pre 1994. Noria Saqiyeh on postcards". Includes a slide of Rex Wailes, the photograph of which was found in MH's copy of "English Windmills" (now in HARV-087).

"Arkley Windmill - restoration of Famous Landmark"

Cutting from "Morning Post". Arkley Windmill is one of the most notable windmills on the Hertfordshire-Middlesex border. It has been restored by Mr William Booth under the expert guidance of Mr Rex Wailes. Mr Booth hopes to arrange admis...

"Arkley Windmill - Restoration of Famous Landmark"

Cutting from "Barnet Press". One of the most notable windmills on the Hertfordshire-Middlesex border has been restored by Mr William Booth under the expert guidance of of Mr Rex Wailes. Mr Booth hopes to arrange admission to the public o...

"Restoration of a Notable Windmill"

Cutting from "Birmingham Post". Arkley Windmill on the Herts-Middlesex border has been restored by Mr William Booth (purchased in 1929) under the guidance of Mr Rex Wailes. The mill was "probably erected during the Napoleonic Wars&q...

Portrait of Rex Wailes

At Zaandijk, Netherlands, on a trip as part of the Third International Symposium of Molinology, 1973. Note on reverse reads 'To Enid, Kindest regards from Sally'.

Jespersen, Anders, miller, millwright and engineer

"Owner allays anxiety over Wiverton Downs"

Report in 'Eastern Daily Press' of meeting of the Norfolk branch of the Council for the Preservation of Rural England, when Cmdr Coke finally got the opportunity of explaining what he was actually planning to do with quarrying on his pr...

Album XXII

Negatives of smock, tower and post mills and watermills in Kent and Sussex.

Buckland, John Stephen Percy (1935-2006), mill researcher

Album XVII 1959 Album 7

Negatives of smock, tower and post mills and watermills in Kent, Sussex, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk. Includes SPAB Mill Section visit to Herringfleet Mill and the reopening of Union Mill, Cranbrook.

Buckland, John Stephen Percy (1935-2006), mill researcher

Cuttings about Rex Wailes

Short news articles about Rex Wailes provided by Durrant's Press Cuttings, from the English Digest (1940), Nature (1963) and the Evening Standard (1969). Obituary, The Times, 1986.

"Stansted Windmill"

Historical notes and restoration of windmill, Description of external features ( eg. Sails and fantail), ground floor, meal and stone floors, dirt and cap floors with Sectional diagram of mechanisms.

The Anchor Press, Bishop's Stortford

"War stops the Windmills"

Note in the Gloucester 'Citizen' on Rex Wailes' estimate that, if the present rate at which windmills are being shut down, none will be left at work in fifteen years.

"The Winds of Change Blow By"

Article in 'The Illustrated Carpenter and Builder' by Reece Winstone A.R.P.S., F.R.S.A. on the theme of the variety of windmills and the arrival of the new wind turbine being put up at St.Albans that should generate 100 kW in a 30 mile p...

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