Images and documents on windmills and watermills in various regions of the UK, Europe and the USA. Includes material on the sugar mills of Barbados. Some parts of the collection have been given individual catalogue entries; the remainder is listed in the attached PDF.
Wailes, Reginald (1901-1986), engineer, known as Rex
Photographs, negatives, reports and research notes on UK wind and watermills. Photographs and research material on sugar mills in the Caribbean by David Nicholls and Cyril McCoombe. Micro tapes of conversations with mill workers in Barbados.
Card Index comprising 30k millers. Index of mills by county. Ringbinders of letters to Tom Hine in response to his article in Family Tree Magazine re. his index of mills and millers.
Brent Mill. Extracts from "The Story of Watling Street and The Brent" by Sidney Keyes. Old b/w photo of the mill; noted taken in 1885; demolished 1901; sent to Tom Hine by Tony Brown and Janet Capan Brown March 1999.
Transcript of Indenture for Sellinge Windmill transcribed by Jenny Paterson between owner and millwright /builder of the mill.
Barking Abbey & Tamworth Mill excavations. Copy report by Kenneth MacGowan supplied by Thames Valley Archaeological Services.
Hagbourne Mill Oxon. Copy Preliminary Building Investigation Report & Recording by Queenpost Building Histories.
Collection of windmill and watermill photographs, drawings, research notes, correspondence and other documents relating to UK mills, with particular emphasis on the regions of Bedfordshire, Suffolk and Lincolnshire. Includes research on Whitmore and Binyon Ltd, millwrights and engineers.
Photographs of English windmills. Four pastel drawings by P B Adnams, 1926, showing Upton Mill, near Ryde, Isle of Wight; Peg Mill, Ashurst, Sussex; Smock Mill, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire; Peg Mill, Stokenchurch, Oxfordshire.
Images and cuttings, mainly of windmills with some material on watermills, covering most UK counties. Parts of the collection have been given individual catalogue entries. The remainder is listed in the attached PDF.
Meyer, Harry (1900-1982), carpenter and mill photographer