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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...

Arthur Titley Correspondence

  • TITL
  • Collection
  • 1920-1933

Letters from Haines to Titley and correspondence between Titley and Wailes; on Chesterton Mill, other windmills and related subjects. Also notebook with notes, measurements and sketches re. Sibsey, Alford, Heckington, Chesterton and Burton Dassett...

Titley, Arthur

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...

Rex Wailes Collection

  • REXW
  • Collection
  • c 1900 - 1986

Images and documents on windmills and watermills in various regions of the UK, Europe and the USA. Includes material on the sugar mills of Barbados. Some parts of the collection have been given individual catalogue entries; the remainder is listed...

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

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.

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