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Wailes, Reginald (1901-1986), engineer, known as Rex
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FWG 03566 - Individuals and general

Correspondence with Ken W. Hamlin; J. Kenneth Major; Archie S. Palmer; H.E.S. Simmons; Lawrence Stevens; Rex Wailes; Gerrard Young and other individuals. Indexed by Ken Kirsopp during stage 2 of Frank Gregory Online.

"Rex Wailes"

Cutting from 'Daily Telegraph' of an obituary for Rex Wailes, an expert on windmills. The obituary contains details of his life as well as his work on windmills.

"Obituary: Mr. Rex Wailes"

Cutting from 'The Times' of an obituary for Rex Wailes, an expert on windmills. The obituary contains details of his life as well as his work on windmills.

"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

"Suffolk Windmills"

Piece in the 'East Anglian Daily Times' on how the pioneering steps taken in East Suffolk to preserve some of their windmills is being followed by West Sussex and Bucks County Councils.

"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.

Miscellaneous Notebook

A notebook by Peter Dolman containing miscellaneous notes on a variety of items including mills, meetings, family history, drawings and others. Items include: Pakenham; Whitmore and Binyon firm/family history; Horsford; Rex Wailes visit; Campsey Ash; Norwich library references; Thelnetham; H.E.S. Simmons notes; Holland; SPAB trips/meetings; Nottinghamshire; Windmills of Scotland/South Wales; Duffields and Great Thurlow.

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

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