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

"Otterton Mill, Devon - The Last Working Mill on the River Otter"

Guide gives historical context from Doomsday to the present day. The disolution of the monosteries during Henry XVIII reign enabled Otterton Mill to become a substantial corn mill on the River Otter. Restoration began in 1976 and continued by Desna Greenhow who became miller and director. The guide gives details of the Water wheels, machinery, stone floor, mill stream and sluices and milling process. There is the Otterton Mill Gallery space for exibiting crafts and professional exhibitions.

Greenhow, Desna, miller

"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.

Scanned Photographs of Drawings

A collection of photographs of drawings that have been scanned. Also includes a catalogue of Whitmore and Binyon drawings by Peter Dolman, giving notes and information for each specific photographed drawing. Individual catalogue entries for the scanned photographs can be found under the 'Large Mill Drawings Collections' section. Negatives of the scanned photographs are also included at the back of the album.

Dolman, Peter C J (1955-2002), miller

"Three windmills selected for preservation"

Piece in the 'West Sussex Gazette' reporting the discussions by West Sussex County Council about which of their county's windmills should be picked for preservation. They were opposed. however, to preserving the combined wind-and-water mill at West Ashling since it was still lived in by the farmer who owned it.

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