Record

Reference numberJS/1/104v
LevelItem
TitleWater Mill, Waddon, Surrey
Date1835
DescriptionThis note is on the back of JS/1/114.
Note respecting Waddon mill by John Farey, 'he visited it on the 30 September 1805, before he had seen these drawings, and after that (by recollection) he thought the mill was at that time in the same state as here represented; the mill is situated a short distance from Croydon and is worked by the water of the river Wandle which rises from springs in that town. On the 29th August 1835 John Farey visited this place again, and found an entire new mill built at the side of the old one, which was totally worn out in its machinery and dismantled; the old machinery here represented was in part remaining except the water wheels, which had been rebuilt in cast iron, with iron plate buckets but apparently the same dimensions as Mr. Smeatons.'
Extent1 sheet
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionPaper
Access statusOpen
Related materialSee JS/1/114
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView