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Wailes, Reginald (1901-1986), engineer, known as Rex Tide mills
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"Survey of Tide Mills"

Note in the 'English Digest', quoting from the 'New English Weekly', on Rex Wailes' survey of the tide-mills around the coasts of England, one of which has worked continuously since AD 1170.

"Energy in ebb and flow of tides"

Article in the 'Yorkshire Evening Post' summarising a paper in 'Engineering' by Rex Wailes on "Tide Mills in Great Britain", in which he claims that they can be traced back as early as AD1170.