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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, 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

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

Faerie Cottage, Finchingfield

Note on reverse reads "Faerie Cottage, Finchingfield. Alan Arthur's cottage taken by AA & HA about 1924 or 1923. Where Rex Wailes stayed whilst looking at mills and met Hallam Ashley".

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

Rex Wailes relaxing

See similar pictures in Hallam Ashley Collection, Set C, Box M, 16 and 17 (1120226 and 1120227)

Ashley, Hallam (1900-1987), photographer

"Arkley Windmill - restoration of Famous Landmark"

Cutting from "Morning Post". Arkley Windmill is one of the most notable windmills on the Hertfordshire-Middlesex border. It has been restored by Mr William Booth under the expert guidance of Mr Rex Wailes. Mr Booth hopes to arrange admission to the public on suitable weekends. Included in this article are some historical notes of interest.

"Arkley Windmill - Restoration of Famous Landmark"

Cutting from "Barnet Press". One of the most notable windmills on the Hertfordshire-Middlesex border has been restored by Mr William Booth under the expert guidance of of Mr Rex Wailes. Mr Booth hopes to arrange admission to the public on suitable weekends. Included in this article are some historical notes of interest.

"Restoration of a Notable Windmill"

Cutting from "Birmingham Post". Arkley Windmill on the Herts-Middlesex border has been restored by Mr William Booth (purchased in 1929) under the guidance of Mr Rex Wailes. The mill was "probably erected during the Napoleonic Wars".

Neck Journal, smock mill, Upminster

According to millwright Paul Kemp the wind shaft neck journal and bearing is of the specific style used by several mills in the South Essex area. It was replaced by Hector Stone in the late 1940s.

"Weeton's Old Windmill - Preservation Plea to Public"

Cutting from "Northern Daily Telegraph". A plea for public support to preserve the old windmill at Weeton has been made to the Lancashire branch of the Ancient Monuments Society. Rex Wailes gave a talk about the need to preserve the old windmills of the Fylde area. He discusssed the history and development of windmills since their introduction following the Crusades.

"Weeton Windmill -

Cutting from "West Lancashire Evening Gazette". The Weeton windmill was built in 1812 and the present owner, Lord Derby has promised to help the Society of Ancient Monuments preserve it for the future. Mr Wailes described the mill as a 'fine example of a tower mill and the work of the early millwrights.

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