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

"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 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.

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

"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.

"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.

Preston Place Farm Mill, Angmering

A photograph showing the side of the wind engine at Preston Place Farm Mill at Angmering, West Sussex. The photograph was presumably taken by Lancaster Burne (circa 1905), although this copy was taken by Martin T. Mason and held by both Rex Wailes, and la

Farries, Kenneth G, author

Arun Mill, Littlehampton

Photograph showing the side of Arun Mill in Littlehampton, West Sussex. The name 'H. Cashby' is advertised on the side of the outbuilding attached to the mill. Photographed by Lancaster E. Burne circa 1905, and then held by Rex Wailes before being passed

Farries, Kenneth G, author

Wind wheel, Wind Wheel, Punnett's Town

Photograph showing the wind wheel of the Wind Wheel windmill at Punnetts Town in East Sussex. Presumably originally photographed by Lancaster Burne, this photograph was reproduced by Martin T. Mason and held by Rex Wailes before residing in the Kenneth G. Farries Collection.

Farries, Kenneth G, author

Alexandra Road Mill, Heathfield

Photograph showing the circular sailed mill called Alexandra Road Mill at Heathfield. Photographed by Lancaster Burne circa 1905. The photograph was then in the possession of Rex Wailes before being held by Kenneth G. Farries.

Farries, Kenneth G, author

Alexandra Road Mill, Heathfield

Second photograph showing the circular sailed mill called Alexandra Road Mill at Heathfield. Photographed by Lancaster Burne circa 1905. The photograph was then in the possession of Rex Wailes before being held by Kenneth G. Farries.

Burne, Edward Lancaster (1869-1946), engineer