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Wailes, Reginald (1901-1986), engineer, known as Rex
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Union Mill, Cranbrook, Kent

Rex Wailes, his daughter and party of Dutch millwrights (+ wives) who had replaced the sweeps with a new set. The people identified by Mildred Cookson are:- Chris Bremer (Dutch) to left of doorway; Anthea Wailes kneeling with white handbag; Rex sitting in doorway wearing beret; Enid Wailes, Rex's wife, on extreme right.

Dunn, Michael (1916-1993)

"Old and New"

Note from the Ipswich 'Evening Star' about Rex Wailes's work in ensuring the accuracy of the restoration at Williamsburg (VA) of an 18th century English windmill.

Miscellaneous reports

Miscellaneous reports, some with pages missing. Includes biography of Rex Wailes and report on the wind engines of John Wallis Titt. Negative copies of mill illustrations.

Rex Wailes

Note on reverse of photograph reads, ''Langley Marsh''; however another copy in the collection is labelled "Norton Staithe".

Unknown photographer

Album XXII

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

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

"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 Mill, and information on Danzey Green Mill, Norton Lindsey Mill, Chestern Mill, Harbury Mill, Berkswell Mill and Saxon Mill, Guy's Cliffe.

"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 per hou. wind.

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