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Wailes, Reginald (1901-1986), engineer, known as Rex
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"New Study of Old Industries"

Article in the 'Dorset County Journal' about the lecture by Rex Wailes, newly appointed as Adviser on the preservation of industrial buildings to the Minister of Public Buildings and Works.

"Campaign to Preserve or Record"

Article in the Stroud (Gloucs) 'News & Journal' about a lecture which Mr Rex Wailes gave at the Technical College about his campaign to save or record what is left of Britain's industrial heritage before it is too late.

"Plain Words"

Comment in 'Engineering' about how Rex Wailes had been appointed head of the survey of British industrial monuments, to decide what should be preserved.

"The Village of Wolvey"

Letter to the Editor of 'The Field' from Mrs Dance, of the S.P.A.B., commenting on CUTT-03642'S illustration and adding that Rex Wailes, their Technical Advisor, had visited the site without finding any modern traces of the mill shown.

"Burton Dassett Windmill"

Letter to the Editor of the 'Stratford-upon-Avon Herald' from Sir Willoughby de Broke & Mr O. A. Greenslade, about the report by Mr Rex Wailes of the S.P.A.B. on the irreparable done to the the Burton Dassett mill in the 1946 storm. However, he reports that the 'Beacon Tower' nearby might benefit from restoration work and that the £60 requested for the mill could be better spent on the Beacon.

"Windmill can still be saved"

Illustrated piece in the 'Hastings & St. Leonards Observer' showing the Mayor, Alderman C. Barfoot, inspecting the interior of Silverhill Mill with Mr Rex Wailes of the S.P.A.B. to assess how realistic its restoration could be.

"Mill Expert's Visit"

Piece in the 'Hastings & St. Leonards Observer' drawing attention to the forthcoming illustrated talk by Mr Rex Wailes, the country's leading mills expert.

"Mill restored"

Cutting from the 'Chichester Observer' recording the virtual completion of restoration work on Medmerry Mill in Selsey.

"An Office !"

Article in the 'Evening News' recording the story of how the restoration of Medmerry Mill came about, thanks to the S.P.A.B. being tipped off and Rex Wailes being asked to do an inspection, after which the owners, John & Douglas Bunn, decided to start the repairs.

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