<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd"> <HTML> <HEAD><TITLE>Isle of Wight Industrial Archaeological Society</TITLE> <META name=description content="Homepage of the Isle of Wight Industrial Archaeological Society" > <META name=keywords content="Isle of Wight, history, archaeology, industrial archaeology, discovery, discoveries, research, archives, resources" name=keywords> <STYLE type=text/css> TD {FONT-FAMILY: Times New Roman} TD {FONT-SIZE: 11pt} H3 {FONT-SIZE: 13pt} STRONG {FONT-SIZE: 12pt} SMALL {FONT-SIZE: 8pt} A {TEXT-DECORATION: none} A:link { color: #B32A31} A:visited { color: #317FD2} A:hover { color: C78F00} A:active { color: #317FD2} </STYLE> </HEAD> <body background="back.gif"> <table bgcolor="#B3272E" width="735" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr><td align="center" valign="top" colspan=2><img src="titlehead2.jpg" width="735" height="35" border=0 alt="Isle of Wight Industrial Archaeology Society"></td> </tr> <tr><td align="center" valign="top"><img src="titletop.jpg" width="735" height="20" border=0 alt="Isle of Wight Industrial Archaeology Society"></td> </tr> <tr><td align="center" valign="top"><img src="titlebot.jpg" width="735" height="65" border=0 alt="Isle of Wight Industrial Archaeology Society"></td> </tr> </table> <table bgcolor="#B3272E" width="735" border="0" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr><td align="left" valign="top"><font face="arial" size="1" color="white"><p style="letter-spacing:1px;">Up-dated : January 2016</font></td> <td align="right" valign="top"><font face="arial" size="1" color="white"><p style="letter-spacing:1px;"> </p></td> </tr> </table> <table width="735" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top"><p><img src="trans.gif" width="735" height="4" border=0 alt="*"></p></td> </tr> </table> <table bgcolor="#e1e1e1" width="735" border="0" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="0" align="center" style="border-color:#B3272E; border-width:1px; border-style:solid;"> <tr> <td> <center><table cellpadding=10> <tr><td valign=top><font face="arial" size="4"> <b>PLUTO MEMORIES:</b></font><br>We are trying to find people with memories of the Pluto pipeline in Sandown or Shanklin - its construction, operation etc. Any memories or first-hand information would be most welcome and treated confidentially. Please use <a href="#mail">e-mail</a> at the foot of the page. </td><td align=left valign=center> <FONT COLOR="red"></FONT> </td></tr></table></center> </td> </tr> </table> <table width="735" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top"><p><img src="trans.gif" width="735" height="4" border=0 alt="*"></p></td> </tr> </table> <table bgcolor="#e1e1e1" width="735" border="0" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="0" align="center" style="border-color:#B3272E; border-width:1px; border-style:solid;"> <tr> <td align="center" valign="top"><p><big><a href="#ra">Research Archive</a> | <a href="#iw">Information Wanted</a> | <a href="#rr">Research Resources</a> | <a href="#lin">Links</a> | <a href="#con">Contact</a></big></p></td> </tr> </table> <table width="735" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr><td align="left" valign="top"><p><img src="trans.gif" width="735" height="4" border=0 alt="*"></p></td> </tr> </table> <table bgcolor="#e1e1e1" width="735" border="0" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" align="center" style="border-color:#B3272E; border-width:1px; border-style:solid;"> <tr valign="top"><td align="left" class="text" width="80%"> <p><span class="bold"><CENTER><H3>DEDICATED TO RESEARCH AND RESTORATION OF THE ISLAND'S WORKING PAST</H3><STRONG><I>Field Trips&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Monthly Presentations&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Research&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Excavations</I></STRONG></CENTER></p> An informal organization supporting a number of historical ventures. Members encourage an informal atmosphere in which they can propose and partake in practical research and excavation as well as documentary research. Some of our projects are linked on this page. </td> </tr> </table> <table width="735" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr><td align="left" valign="top"><img src="trans.gif" width="735" height="4" border=0 alt="*"></td> </tr> </table> <table bgcolor="#e1e1e1" width="735" border="0" cellpadding="6" cellspacing="0" align="center" style="border-color:#B3272E; border-width:1px; border-style:solid;"> <tr valign="top"> <td align="left"><img src="resarc.jpg"></td></tr> <tr><td width="340" align="left" valign="top"> <table cellpadding="10" border="0" align="center"> <tr><td align=right><img src="pumpth.jpg"></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;" align=left><a href="http://www.iwhistory.org.uk/RM/shpumps/home.htm ">PLUTO Pump-houses at Shanklin, Isle of Wight</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><img src="tankth.jpg"></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;" align=left><a href="http://www.iwhistory.org.uk/RM/copse/fuel.htm">PLUTO Pipeline: BAMBI Fuel Storage Reservoir (TOTO)</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><img src="funth.jpg"></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;" align=left><a href="http://www.iwhistory.org.uk/RM/funicularrailway/ ">The Ventnor Funicular Railway that Never Was</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><img src="medq1.jpg" height=51 width=100></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;" align=left><a href="http://www.medwayqueen.co.uk/">Medway Queen Preservation Society<br>Paddle steamer conservation</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><a name="ntide"><img src="ntide.jpg" height=70 width=72></a></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;" align=left><a href="http://www.iwhistory.org.uk/RM/ntidemill/home.htm">The Mill on the marsh<BR>at Newport</a></td></tr> <tr ><td align=right><a name="wcmill"><img src="wcmill.jpg" height=58 width=60></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;"><a href="http://freespace.virgin.net/robmar.tin/mill/home.htm">The Lost Windmill<br>of West Cowes</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><img src="hcmoons.jpg" height=48 width=95 alt="Moon's Hill structures"></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;"><a href="http://www.iwhistory.org.uk/moonshill"> What are the Moons Hill Structures?</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><img src="hcalum.jpg" height=47 width=64 alt="Alum Bay cliffs"></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;"><a href="http://www.iwhistory.org.uk/alum">The Alum in Alum Bay</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><img src="hcdennett.jpg" height=66 width=96></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;"><a href="http://www.iwhistory.org.uk/rockets/">Isle of Wight Rocket Man</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><img src="hcpapermill.jpg" height=53 width=89 alt="paper mill"></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;"><a href="http://www.iwhistory.org.uk/papermill">The Island's 18th century<br>Paper Mill</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><img src="hcnoy.jpg" height=50 width=101></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;"><a href="http://freespace.virgin.net/robmar.tin/russ/noy.htm">Joseph Nye<br>An East Cowes-based shipbuilder</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><img src="hcbricks.jpg" height=26 width=55></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;"><a href="http://www.iwhistory.org.uk/brickmaking">Isle of Wight<br>Brickmaking History</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><a name="fort"><img src="fort.jpg" height=52 width=60></a></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;"><a href="http://www.iwhistory.org.uk/RM/minorforts">Minor Fortifications<br>of the<br>Isle of Wight</a></td></tr> </table> </td> <td width="5" align="center" valign="top"><img src="reddot.gif" width="1" height="900" border=0><br><img src="dot.gif" width="1" height="30" border=0></td> <td width="340" align="right" valign="top"> <table cellpadding="10" border="0" align="center"> <tr><td align=right><img src="markth.jpg"></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;" align=left><a href="http://www.iwhistory.org.uk/RM/shelter/shelter.htm">Markers Shelter, Chale, Isle of Wight</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><img src="hcmchouse.jpg" height=43 width=80></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;" align=left><a href="http://www.iwhistory.org.uk/concretehouse">The Earliest Example of Concrete Housing?</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><img src="hcfullinmill.jpg" height=51 width=87></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;" align=left><a href="http://www.iwhistory.org.uk/RM/fullingmills">Isle of Wight Fulling Mills</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><img src="hchammerhead.jpg" height=47 width=104></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;" align=left><a href="http://www.iwhistory.org.uk/cowescrane">The Cowes Giant Cantilever Crane</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><img src="hcbembridge.jpg" height=51 width=90></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;" align=left><a href="http://www.iwhistory.org.uk/RM/bembridgeisle">The History of Bembridge Isle</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><img src="hcwhippch.jpg" height=43 width=80></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;" align=left><a href="http://www.iwhistory.org.uk/gouda/">'Gouda' Bricks at Whippingham Church</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><img src="hccalbournemill.jpg" height=56 width=82></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;" align=left><a href="http://www.iwhistory.org.uk/crm">Calbourne Roller Mill</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><a name="bike"><img src="bike.jpg" height=69 width=60></a></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;" align=left><a href="http://www.iwhistory.org.uk/RM/arabbicycle">Ryde's Pioneering Bicycle Maker</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><img src="white.jpg" height=66 width=100></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;" align=left><a href="http://abandoned-britain.com/PP/whitecroft/1.htm">Pictures of Whitecroft Hospital</a><br>[web page belonging to<br> Abandoned Britain]</td></tr> <tr><td align=right><a name="tel"><img src="tel.gif" height=80 width=52></a></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;" align=left><a href="http://freespace.virgin.net/ric.martin/vectis/hookeweb/tel.htm">Robert Hooke's pioneering<BR>telegraph system</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><img src="fresh.jpg" height=86 width=100></a></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;" align=left><a href="http://freespace.virgin.net/ric.martin/vectis/hookeweb/fresh.htm">Freshwater in the 17th century</a></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><a name="roc"><img src="roc.jpg" height=41 width=100></a></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;" align=left><a href="http://www.rocremembered.com/isle-of-wight/">Royal Observer Corps:<BR>underground posts and their Group Headquarter bunkers on the IW.</a></td></tr> </table> </td></tr> </table> <table width="735" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr><td align="left" valign="top"><img src="trans.gif" width="735" height="4" border=0 alt="*"></td> </tr> </table> <table width="735" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr><td align="left" valign="top"><img src="trans.gif" width="735" height="4" border=0 alt="*"></td> </tr> </table> <table bgcolor="#e1e1e1" width="735" border="0" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" align="center" style="border-color:#B3272E; border-width:1px; border-style:solid;"> <tr><td> <center><a name="lin"><img src="links2.jpg" width="120" height="65"></a></center><ul><li><b><a href="links1.htm" >ISLAND</a><br><br> <li><b><a href="links2.htm" >REST OF THE WORLD</a></b><br><br></ul> </td> </tr> </table> <table width="735" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr><td align="left" valign="top"><img src="trans.gif" width="735" height="4" border=0 alt="*"></td> </tr> </table> <table width="735" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr><td align="left" valign="top"><img src="trans.gif" width="735" height="4" border=0 alt="*"></td> </tr> </table> <table bgcolor="#e1e1e1" width="735" border="0" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" align="center" style="border-color:#B3272E; border-width:1px; border-style:solid;"> <tr valign="top"><td align="left" class="text" width="80%"> <p><span class="bold"> <a name="iw"><img src="info.jpg"></a> <table align=center width=50% cellpadding="5"><tr><td> <p><center><b><i><big>Medina Cement Mills</big></b></i><br> <img src="cement.gif"></center><p><b>Information is urgently sought concerning the Medina Cement Works on the west bank of the River Medina.</b><font size="2"><br>If you have any sort of personal experiences, documentary material or photographs of the site, we would love to hear from you. Any lent material will be handled with utmost care and in strictest confidence.</font><p> <b><i><big>Golden Hill Fort,<br>Freshwater, Isle of Wight.</big></b></i><br><font size="2">Any personal reminiscences from service personnel, who were stationed at the fort, or their relatives would be most welcome. Information about everyday life, facilities, training, domestic life, barrack work etc. <p>Any photographs of the fort when in use by the army as a training centre, depot or barracks are especially welcomed. Scans sent as attachments will be gratefully accepted. Any photos lent will be looked after with the utmost care and returned as quickly as possible. If you can help, please contact rob.martin1@btinternet.com<BR>Thank you.</font> </td></tr></table> </td> </tr> </table> <table width="735" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr><td align="left" valign="top"><img src="trans.gif" width="735" height="4" border=0 alt="*"></td> </tr> </table> <table width="735" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr><td align="left" valign="top"><img src="trans.gif" width="735" height="4" border=0 alt="*"></td> </tr> </table> <table bgcolor="#e1e1e1" width="735" border="0" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" align="center" style="border-color:#B3272E; border-width:1px; border-style:solid;"> <tr valign="top"><td align="left" class="text" width="80%"> <p><span class="bold"> <img src="resres.jpg"> <table cellpadding="5" WIDTH="420" align="center"> <tr><td align="right" valign="top"><a name="rr"></a><a href="medes.htm" TARGET = "_blank"><img src="medesth.jpg"></td><td class="text" style="font-size:10pt;"><a href="http://www.btinternet.com/~rob.martin1/iwias/medes.htm" TARGET = "_blank"><b>The Archimedes Project</b></a><br>The Archimedes Project is an excellent website that makes 16th and 17th century manuals and treatises available online. The works available are mainly on topics such as architecture, mechanics, fortifications, pyrothechnics, machines and mining. The works are available in their original form as images and text.</td></tr> <tr><td colspan="2"><center><hr width=75% color="black"></center></td></tr> <tr><td align="right" valign="top"><a name="kin"></a><a href="http://www.btinternet.com/~rob.martin1/iwias/kin.htm" TARGET = "_blank"><img src="kinth1.jpg"></td><td class="text" style="font-size:10pt;"><a href="http://www.btinternet.com/~rob.martin1/iwias/kin.htm" TARGET = "_blank"><b>The Kinematic Models for Design Digital Library </b></a><br>Cornell University Library has digitized fifty full-text works on the history and theory of machines. The collection contains mostly 19th- and early 20th-century books, but there are also some very useful 17th and 18th century works on the subject of machines, engineering and mechanics. </td></tr> <tr><td colspan="2"><center><hr width=75% color="black"></center></td></tr> <tr><td align="right" valign="top"><a name="kin"></a><a href="http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.asp?pubid=275" TARGET = "_blank"><img src="bho.jpg"></td><td class="text" style="font-size:10pt;"><a href="http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.asp?pubid=275 " TARGET = "_blank"><b>VICTORIA COUNTY HISTORY</b></a><br>A History of the County of Hampshire: Volume 5, including the Isle of Wight.<br>Part of British History Online.</td></tr> <tr><td colspan="2"><center><hr width=75% color="black"></center></td></tr> <tr><td align="right" valign="top"><a name="def"></a><a href="http://www.britarch.ac.uk/projects/dob/index.html" TARGET = "_blank"><img src="def.jpg"></td><td class="text" style="font-size:10pt;"><a href="http://www.britarch.ac.uk/projects/dob/index.html " TARGET = "_blank"><b>THE DEFENCE OF BRITAIN PROJECT</b></a><p>The recording of twentieth century military sites in the United Kingdom.</td></tr> <tr><td class="text" style="font-size:10pt;" colspan="2">In the <I><b>Search</b></I> drop-down menu, select <I><b>Where</b></I>. In the right hand field, type in <I><b>Isle of Wight</b></I>. This will provide all the entries for the Island.<br><a href="http://www.britarch.ac.uk/projects/dob/review/index.html">A REVIEW OF THE DEFENCE OF BRITAIN PROJECT</a> explains what this project is all about. <center><hr width=75% color="black"></center></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><a href="gall.htm" TARGET = "_blank"><img src="galth.jpg" height=67 width=100></a></td> <td class="text" style="font-size:10pt;"><a href="gall.htm" TARGET = "_blank"><a name="gall"><b>GALLICA</b></a><BR>18th century French encyclopaedia and other primary sources</td></tr> <tr><td colspan="2"><center><hr width=75% color="black"></center></td></tr> <tr><td align=right><a href="http://www.findsdatabase.org.uk/hms/search.php?action=searchpage&amp;expand=24" TARGET = "_blank"><img src="hccoin.jpg" height=51 width=106></a></td> <td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;"><a href="http://www.findsdatabase.org.uk/hms/search.php?action=searchpage&amp;expand=24" TARGET = "_blank">PORTABLE ANTIQUITIES SCHEME</a></td></tr> <tr><td colspan="2"><center><hr width=75% color="black"></center></td></tr> <tr><td align="right" valign="top"><a href="http://www.industrial-archaeology.org.uk " TARGET = "_blank"><img src="aia.gif"></td><td class="text" style="font-weight:800; font-size:10pt;"><a href="http://www.industrial-archaeology.org.uk " TARGET = "_blank">THE ASSOCIATION FOR INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY</a></td></tr> <tr><td class="text" style="font-size:10pt;" colspan="2">The AIA is the national organisation for people who share an interest in Britain's industrial past. It brings together people who are researching, recording, preserving and presenting the great variety of this country's industrial heritage.<p><center><hr width=75% color="black"></center></td></tr> <tr><td align="right" valign="top"><a href="http://www.newcomen.com/" TARGET = "_blank"><img src="newcom.gif"></a></td><td class="text" style="font-size:10pt;"><a href="http://www.newcomen.com/" TARGET = "_blank"><b>THE NEWCOMEN SOCIETY</b></a><br> The Newcomen Society is the world's oldest learned society devoted to the study of the history of engineering and technology.</td></tr> <tr><td class="text" style="font-size:10pt;" colspan="2"><a href="http://www.newcomen.com/archive.htm"><big><i><b>Online Archive</b></i></big></a> : the Society have made their publications available online in this excellent archive. This is fully searchable and each article can be downloaded for 10 +V.A.T.</font><p><center><hr width=75% color="black"></center></td></tr> <tr><td align="right" valign="top"><a href="http://www.iarecordings.org/index.html" TARGET = "_blank"><img src="iarec.gif"></a></td><td class="text" style="font-size:10pt;"><a href="http://www.iarecordings.org/index.html" TARGET = "_blank"><b>INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY RECORDINGS</b></a><br>I.A.Recordings make video records of working industry as well as the remains of past industries. </td></tr> </table> </td></tr></table> <table width="735" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr><td align="left" valign="top"><img src="trans.gif" width="735" height="4" border=0 alt="*"></td> </tr> <table width="735" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr><td align="left" valign="top"><img src="trans.gif" width="735" height="4" border=0 alt="*"></td> </tr> </table> <table width="735" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr><td align="left" valign="top"><img src="trans.gif" width="735" height="4" border=0 alt="*"></td> </tr> </table> <table bgcolor="#e1e1e1" width="735" border="0" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" align="center" style="border-color:#B3272E; border-width:1px; border-style:solid;"> <tr><td colspan="3"><a name="con"><a name="comm"><img src="poff.jpg"></a> <table cellspacing=10> <tr><td><a name="mail"><b>Rob Martin</b></a></td> <td>rob.martin1@btinternet.com</td></tr> </table><br><br> </td></tr> </table> <table width="735" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr><td align="left" valign="top"><img src="images/trans.gif" width="735" height="4" border=0 alt="*"></td> </tr> </table> <table width="735" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr><td align="left" valign="top"><img src="trans.gif" width="735" height="4" border=0 alt="*"></td> </tr> </table> <br> <table width="735" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr><td align="center" valign="middle"><img src="logo.gif" border=0 alt="Isle of Wight Industrial Archaeology Society"></td> </tr> </table> <br> <table width="735" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" align="center"> <tr><td align="left" valign="top"><img src="trans.gif" width="735" height="4" border=0 alt="*"></td> </tr> </table> <table bgcolor="#e1e1e1" width="735" border="0" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" align="center" style="border-color:#B3272E; border-width:1px; border-style:solid;"> <tr><td colspan="2" align="left" valign="top"><p style="font-size:11px;">Isle of Wight Industrial Archaeology Society is not responsible for the content of external sites.</p></td></tr> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top"><p style="font-size:11px;">Created: January 2016<br> Updated: May 2015<br> </p></td> </tr> </table> <br> </body> </html>