Description

TRANSACTIONS OF THE NEWCOMEN SOCIETY

Vol 76 – No. 1 – 2006

CONTENTS

Pg 1 – Superseding Steam: The Napier and Rankine Hot-air Engine
B. Marsden

Pg 23 – Robert Mann Lowne, 1844-1929
S.J. Hayton

Pg 51 – Humphrey Gainsborough (1718-1776): Cleric, Engineer and Inventor
D. Tyler

Pg 87 – The Design and Performance of the King Edward Turbines
P. McOwat

Pg 101 – Hugh Henshall, 1734-1816
C.G. Lewis

Pg 115 – Towards Safer Working: The Hazards and the Risks of Introducing Electrical Equipment in British Coal Mines up to about 1930
A.V. Jones

Pg 127 – A History of the Sewing Machine to 1880
J.M. Gregory

BOOK REVIEWS

Pg 145 – Robert Bud and Philip Gummet (Eds.), Cold War, Hot Science: Applied Research in Britain’s Defence Laboratories, 1945-1990 (C. Ellam); Stafford Linsley, Ports and Harbours of Northumberland (M. Chrimes); Stephen K. Jones, Brunel in South Wales, Volume 1: In Trevithick’s Tracks (E.F. Clark); David Leather, Contractor Leather (P. Cross-Rudkin); Lindsey Porter, Ecton Copper Mines: Under the Dukes of Devonshire 1760-1790 (S. Hughes)

Pg 151 – Notes on Contributors