Vol 30 – No. 1 – 1955-57


Pg iv – Origin of the Society and its Aims and Objects

Pg v – Presidents of the Society

Pg vi – List of Officers of the Society, 1955-56 and 1956-57

Pg xii – List of Illustrations

Pg 1 – George Jackson Churchward, Chief Mechanical Engineer, Great Western Railway
By Sir William Stanier, D.Sc., F.R.S., Hon. M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Loco.E. (Member)

Pg 13 – The Prenatal History of the Steamboat
By H. Philip Spratt, B.Sc., A.S.M.E.

Pg 25 – The Waterwheels of John Smeaton
By Paul N. Wilson, D.S.C., M.A., M.I.C.E., M.I.Mech.E (Member)

Pg 49 – The Continental Origins of the Man-Engine, and its Development in Cornwall and the Isle of Man
By David H. Tew, M.A. (Member)

Pg 63 – The Manbys and the Industrial Revolution in France, 1819-84
By Dr. W.H. Chaloner, M.A. (Member of Council) and Dr. W.O. Henderson, M.A.

Pg 77 – Some Industrial Steam Locomotives and Railways
By J.F. Bruton (Member)

Pg 93 – Upright Shafts in Windmills
By Rex Wailes, F.S.A., M.I.Mech.E (Past President)

Pg 99 – The Crampton Locomotive: Parts I and II
By P.C. Dewhurst, M.I.C.E., M.I.Mech.E (Member of Council)

Pg 141 – The Development of Iron and Steel Technology in China: The Second Dickinson Biennial Memorial Lecture (Precis Only)
By Dr. Joseph Needham, F.R.S. (Member)

Pg 145 – The Origin of the Differential Gear and its Connection with Equation Clocks
By H. Von Bertele, Dr. Ing., Dipl.Ing., A.M.I.E.E.

Pg 157 – Norfolk Windmills: Part II, Drainage Mills
By Rex Wailes, F.S.A., M.I.Mech.E. (Past President)

Pg 179 – William Strutt’s Cotton Mills, 1793-1812
By H.R. Johnson, B.A., A.R.I.B.A. and Professor A.W. Skempton, D.Sc., A.M.I.C.E (Member of Council)

Pg 207 – The Staunches and Navigation of the Little Ouse River
By Ronald H. Clark, A.M.I.Mech.E. (Member of Council)

Pg 221 – F.W. Lanchester, L.L.D., F.R.S.: His Life and Work
By George H. Lanchester

Pg 239 – Presidential Address: Observations on the History of Water Power
By A. Stowers, B.Sc., M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.C.E.

Pg 257 – Summer Meeting in the Birmingham Area, 1956

Pg 261 – Summer Meeting in London, 1957

Pg 263 – Annual Reports and Statements of Accounts, 1955-56 and 1956-57

Pg 275 – Obituaries

Pg 277 – Index