Collection TREM - Wynn Tremenheere Collection

"English Windmills" Title page and contents Chapter 1 - The development of milling, and of windmills in particular Chapter 2 - The post mill, its roundhouse and winding gear Chapter 3 - The tower and smock mill and the cap Chapter 4 - Winding the windmill, from tailpole to fantail Chapter 5 - The windmill's sails in all their variety Chapter 6 - The windshaft, brake and brake wheel and the sack hoist Chapter 7 - The drive from wallower to millstone Chapter 8 - Stone dressing, meal conditioning and millwrighting Chapter 9 - Drainage windpumps Chapter 10 - Bibliography, glossary and index
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Wynn Tremenheere Collection


  • Late 20th century (Creation)

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Extent and medium

2 boxes

Name of creator

(11 May 1923 - 6 February 2015)

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Archival history

Wynn Tremenheere's collection was left to the Cranbrook Windmill Association who retained the material relating to Cranbrook and other Kent mills and passed the remainder to the Mills Archive in June 2015. Books and journals have been placed in the Mills Archive library. The donation included a folder of correspondence between Rex Wailes and John Russell which has been placed in the Rex Wailes collection.

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Scope and content

35mm slides of Sussex, Norfolk and Surrey windmills. Print photos.

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This collection may be consulted free of charge at the Mills Archive; please email to arrange an appointment.

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  • English

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Material collected by Wynn Tremenheere relating to Cranbrook windmill and other Kent mills is held by the Cranbrook Windmill Association and has been catalogued as UNIO.

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Archivist's note

Collection level description by Nathanael Hodge, June 2015.

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