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THE JOURNAL

Vol 35 – No. 1 – 1962-63

CONTENTS

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

Pg v – Presidents of the Society

Pg vi – Officers of the Society, 1962-63

Pg x – List of Illustrations

Pg 1 – Tercentenary Celebration of the Birth of Thomas Newcomen (1663-1729)

Pg 3 – The Pre-Natal History of the Steam Engine
By Joseph Needham, Sc.D., F.R.S. (Member)

Pg 59 – The Pumping Station at Hawkesbury Junction: A General Account with a Particular Study of the Surviving Newcomen Engine
By Cyril T.G. Boucher, Ph.D., M.Sc (Tech), A.R.I.B.A., A.M.I.Struct.E. (Member)

Pg 69 – The Newcomen Engine in the Eighteenth Century
By R.A. Mott, D.Sc., F.R.I.C., F.Inst.F. (Member)

Pg 87 – The Development of the Atmospheric Steam Engine after Newcomen’s Death in 1729
By Arthur Stowers, B.Sc (Eng.), M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.C.E, A.C.G.I. (Past President)

Pg 97 – The Newcomen-Type Engine at Elsecar, West Riding
By A.K. Clayton

Pg 109 – The Birth of Viscose Rayon
By Edwin J. Beer, F.G.S.

Pg 117 – Portland Cements, 1843-87
By Professor A.W. Skempton, D.Sc., M.I.C.E., F.R.S. (Vice President)

Pg 153 – The Lunar Society: Its Membership and Organisation
By Eric Robinson, M.A. (Member)

Pg 179 – Heavy Goods Handling Prior to the Nineteenth Century
By F.R. Forbes Taylor, B.A., M.I.Mech.E. (Member)

Pg 193 – Dorset Watermills
By Joseph Addison, A.M.I.E.E. (Member) and Rex Wailes, F.S.A., M.I.Mech.E. (Past President)

Pg 217 – Summer Meeting at Dartmouth, Devon, 1963
By J.W. Butler (Member)

Pg 225 – Presidential Address: The Cotswold Countryside: An Engineer’s Thoughts on the Past and Present
By Percy Jump, M.I.Mech.E.

Pg 237 – The Haytor Granite Tramroad
By Charles E. Lee, M.Inst.T. (Past President)

Pg 243 – Annual Report and Statement of Accounts, 1962-63

Pg 249 – Obituaries

Pg 251 – List of Members

Pg 263 – Index