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"Chattisham Mill, Suffolk"

Part of the Rex Wailes collection.
Annotated on reverse:- 'Built by Collins of Melton, Woodbridge. Note the resemblance to Leithfield Mill.'

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

"Jack's Hill, Graveley, Herts"

Part of the Rex Wailes collection.
Annotated on reverse:-
Photo c. 1878. Mill built c. 1825, burned c. 1886.
Attached to the photograph is a hand written note by Jospeh Iredale's grandson, Lewis W. Iredale, with details of the history of the mill built for Joseph Iredale (on right in photo).


"Sandhurst, Kent"

Part of the Rex Wailes collection.
Note on reverse by John Russell "Built by Warners of Hawkhurst in 1844. They had to go to Lincolnshire to see how a cross was used for four sails instead of a a pole-end". Note two pigeon houses on the wall of the base.

Russell, John (1797-1875)

"Watts Cross Mill, nr Tonbridge"

Part of the Rex Wailes collection.
Photograph of Watts Cross Mill, Hildenborough, Kent mounted by Stickells and Son, Cranbrook shows the mill with workers loading sacks into a horse cart. Notes on the reverse state it was built in 1812, worked until 1910 and demolished in 1961 - winded by hand chain - all wheels of wood but had an iron windshaft.


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