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THE JOURNAL

Vol 29 – No. 1 – 1953-55

CONTENTS

Pg vi – List of Officers of the Society, 1953-54 and 1954-55

Pg x – List of Illustrations

Pg 1 – Report on Railways in England in 1826-27. Translated and Reviewed
By E.A. Forward, M.I.Mech.E. (Member)

Pg 13 – The History of the First Steam Engine in Denmark
By H.H. Mansa, M.Ing.F. (Member)

Pg 19 – Presidential Address
By J. Foster Petree, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.N.A. Mem.ASME

Pg 25 – The Engineers of the English River Navigations, 1620-1760
By A.W. Skempton, D.Sc., A.M.I.C.E. (Member)

Pg 55 – Some Notes on the Origins of Mechanical Servo Mechanisms
By H.G. Conway, M.A., M.I.Mech.E., F.R.Ae.S. (Member)

Pg 77 – Aaron Manby, Builder of the First Iron Steamship
By W.H. Chaloner, Ph.D., M.A. (Member of Council) and W.O. Henderson, Ph.D.

Pg 93 – Some Metallurgical Processes of the Early Sixteenth Century (1530)
By F. Sherwood Taylor, Ph.D., M.A., B.Sc. (Member of Council)

Pg 103 – Lincolnshire Windmills: Part II, Tower Mills
By Rex Wailes, F.S.A., M.I.Mech.E. (President)

Pg 123 – The First Dickinson Biennial Memorial Lecture: The Happy Scholar
By Charles Singer, M.D. (Member)

Pg 137 – New Light on Ancient Turret Clocks
By R.P. Howgrave-Graham, M.I.E.E., F.S.A.

Pg 151 – Far Eastern Engineering
By Herbert Chatley, O.B.E., D.Sc. (Eng.), M.I.C.E., F.R.A.S. (Member)

Pg 169 – The Taylors of Southampton: Their Ships’ Blocks, Circular Saw and Ships’ Pumps
By H.W. Dickinson, D.Eng. (Hon) (Past President)

Pg 179 – The Mechanisation of the Grassington Moor Mines, Yorkshire
By Arthur Raistrick, Ph.D., M.Sc. (Member)

Pg 195 – Hand Wrought Chains
By W.K.V. Gale, F.R.Hist.S. (Member)

Pg 205 – The Vertical Winding Engines of Durham
By G.M. Watkins (Member)