Description

THE JOURNAL

Vol 27 – No. 1 – 1949-51

CONTENTS

Pg iv and v – List of Officers of the Society, 1949-50 and 1950-51

Pg xi-xvi – List of Illustrations

Pg 1 – Reminiscences of Early Aviation, Presidential Address 
By Dr. A.P. Thurston, M.B.E., D.Sc., M.I.Mech.E., F.R.Ae.S.

Pg 7 – Sir Cornelius Vermuyden, An Evaluation and an Appreciation
By L.E. Harris, A.M.I.Mech.E., F.R.Hist.S. (Member)

Pg 19 – The Centenary of the Semmering Railway and its Locomotives
By F.J.G. Haut, B.Sc., A.M.I.Mech.E. (Member)

Pg 31 – The Eastern Counties and its Outstanding Steam Engines 1825-1949
By R.H. Clark, A.M.I.Mech.E. (Member of the Council)

Pg 43 – Early Engineering on the Thames and Severn Canal
By H.G.W. Household

Pg 51 – Further Notes on Early Railways in Surrey
By Charles E.C. Townsend, B.Sc., A.M.I.C.E.

Pg 69 – Isaac Wilkinson (c. 1705-1784) of Bersham, Ironmaster and Inventor
By A. Stanley Davies (Member of Council)

Pg 73 – A Brief History of Draughtsmen’s Instruments
By Dr. H.W. Dickinson, D.Eng.Hon. (Past President)

Pg 85 – Bryan Donkin, F.R.S., M.I.C.E. 1768-1855
By S.B. Donkin, M.I.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E. (Member)

Pg 97 – The Windmills of Cambridgeshire
By Rex Wailes, F.S.A., M.I.Mech.E. (Vice President)

Pg 121 – Metallurgical Aids to Archaeology, Presidential Address
By Dr. C.H. Desch, D.S.C., F.R.S.

Pg 131 – The History of the Manufacture of Pencils
By Eric H. Voice

Pg 143 – Manufacture of Vertical Boilers
By John L. Coltman, M.A., M.I.Mech.E. (Member)

Pg 153 – The Early History of the Electric Locomotive
By F.J.G. Haut, B.Sc., A.M.I.Mech.E., M.I. & S.Inst. (Member)

Pg 163 – Adrian Stephens, Inventor of the Steam Whistle
By Charles E. Lee, F.R.S.A., M.Inst.T. (Member of Council)

Pg 175 – James White and his “New Century of Inventions”
By Dr. H.W. Dickinson, D.Eng.Hon. (Past President)