Museum of Power - Archive


Museum of Power Archive Documents and Request to View

The Museum has limited space in which to exhibit all the material in its collection. In addition to the larger exhibits it has a lot of back up material about its exhibits, this includes the history of the companies, drawings, and other related items. This archive is made up of both paper and where possible an electronic version has been made for you to view online.

A list of available material is listed below.

Here is a list of the Museum of Power electronic archive. These items can be viewed online without formal request. Please click on the item link to the side of the Archive Link to view.

Archive Link Ref Document Description Dates
 Click to View BEL  Belling Company  1884 - present
 Click to View 101  Cochran Boiler Company 100 Years History at Newbie Scotland  1878 - 1998
 Click to View ECO  Ford and Belfairs High School ECO car  1983 - 2009
 Click to View 101  Lilleshall Company history  1802 - 1972
 Click to View 101  Lilleshall Company Engines Manufactured and their Purchasers  1875 - 1930
 Click to View 101  Lilleshall Company Contract with Southend Water Company  1926 - 1928
 Click to View MOR  Morphy Richards Irons and Heaters   
 Click to View PAX  Paxman Engine Co Ltd Colchester   
 Click to View RSL  Railway Stock list  2012
 Click to View RI  Ricardo Engine   
 Click to View 121  Simpson Belt Driven Workshop  1940 - 1999
 Click to View ST  Steam Turbines - Mather and Platt  2012
 Click to View ST  Steam Turbines - Metro Vickers   
 Click to View 61  Vacuum Cleaner Manufacturer Histories  1919 - 2011
 Click to View VAL  Valor Company  1890 - present

 

The items below are only available to view at the Museum

A number of items in our extensive archive are too big to be made available electronically. However you can arrange to view these items at the Museum at prior arrangement only. These items consist of log books, charts, drawings, ledgers, brochures and lists.

If you would like to make arrangements to view any of these items please select from the list below and provide your contact details. Press SUBMIT APPLICATION so we can arrange a suitable time for you to view them. Alternatively, you can call the Museum on telephone number: +44 (0)1621 843183

 

Archive Ref Type Document Description / Reference
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 13  Log Book  2 x Unused Log Books
 8  List  3 x Lists of Drawings for Dagenham Engines
 135  Charts  Agricultural Tractors
 18  Folder 1  Air Compressors
 131  Folder 111  Albin Motor Kristinhamn Sweden
 19  Folder 2  Allis Chalmers Tractors
 137  Folder 113  ASEA Industrial Robot System
 129  Folder 110  Ashworth & Parker
 109  Folder 92  Austin Motor Cars
 94  Folder 77  Ball & Roller Bearings
 108  Folder 91  Barnes, W.F. & John Co.
 110  Folder 93  Batteries & Accumulators
 54  Folder 37  Belliss & Morcom Engines
 68  Folder 51  Bentall, E.H. & Co. Ltd.
 140  Folder 116  Blackstone Engines
 83  Folder 66  Boats & Barges
 134  Logsheets  Boiler MBH 1
 81  Folder 64  Boilers & Boiler Fittings
 20  Folder 3  Bradwell Models
 144  Folder 102  Bradwell Nuclear Power Station
 69  Folder 52  Briggs & Stratton Corporation. Engines
 101  Folder 84  Britannia Company
 21  Folder 4  Brotherhood, Peter Ltd. Turbines
 141  Folder 117  Brush Electrical Engineering Co. Ltd.
 98  Folder 81  Budenberg Gauge Co. Ltd.
 22  Folder 5  Caerphilly Tar Works
 139  Folder 115  Christy and Norris Ltd. Engineers - Chelmsford
 70  Folder 53  Clocks
 53  Folder 36  Coal Products & Byworth Boiler
 23  Folder 6  Coventry Climax
 24  Folder 7  Crossley Brothers Ltd.
 97  Folder 80  Darby T.C.
 74  Folder 57  Diesel Engines (Miscellaneous)
 5  List  Dimension Table for Double Efficiency - Geared Motors
 78  Folder 61  Domestic Appliances
 118  Folder 98  Dynomometers
 65  Folder 48  Electrical Switch & Control Equipment
 56  Folder 39  Electrical Test Gear
 122  Folder 104  Ely-Ouse - Essex  Water Transfer Scheme
 25  Folder 8  Engine Indicators
 99  Folder 82  Engraving Machines
 79  Folder 62  Essex & Suffolk Water (post 1995)
 59  Folder 42  Evans, Joseph (Pumps)
 125  Folder 107  Factories Acts 1937 & 1948
 38  Folder 21  Farm Instruments (Miscellaneous)
 121  Folder 103  Flying Boats Pictorial Display
 27  Folder 10  Ford Industrial Engines
 28  Folder 11  Fordson Tractors
 29  Folder 12  Forklifts & Pallet Trucks
 85  Folder 68  Foundry Equipment
 143  Folder 119  Fraser & Chalmers Ltd. Earith Kent
 142  Folder 118  G.E.C. Co.Ltd.
 104  Folder 87  Gardner, L. & Sons Ltd.
 102  Folder 85  Gas Turbines
 103  Folder 86  Generating Sets (Miscellaneous)
 132  Brochure  Greater London Council
 96  Folder 79  Griswold Circular Knitting Machine
 39  Folder 22  Hand Tools
 105  Folder 88  Hydrovane Compressors
 112  Folder 95  Ingersoll-Rand
 32  Folder 15  J.A.P. Industrial Engines
 120  Folder 100  Kaeser Compressors
 33  Folder 16  Kelvin-Ricardo Engines
 136  Folder 112  Langford & Beeliegh Miniature Railway
 124  Folder 106  Langford Site / MoP
 15  Ledger  Langham & Tiptree Pumping Stations
 17  File  Langham & Tiptree Pumping Stations
 9  Log Book  Langham High Lift Pumping Station
 16  File  Langham High Lift Pumping Station
 10  Log Book  Langham Low Lift Pumping Station
 100  Folder 83  Lathes
 34  Folder 17  Lawn Mowers
 95  Folder 78  Lifting & Pulling Tackle & Slings
 115  Folder 101  Lilleshall
 6  List  List of Drawings for Dagenham No.1 Engine
 7  List  List of Drawings for Dagenham No.2 Engine
 31  Folder 14  Lister Engines
 133  Boxfile  Lowestoft Project
 73  Folder 56  Lubrication & Lubricants
 76  Folder 59  Machine Tools
 36  Folder 19  Mather & Platt Ltd.
 128  Folder 109  MDA Standards
 119  Folder 99  Mechanical Engineering Measuring Equipment
 37  Folder 20  Mirrlees Engines
 71  Folder 54  Models
 91  Folder 74  Museum Grounds, Plants etc
 127  Boxfile  Museum of Power
 62  Folder 45  Musical Instruments
 93  Folder 76  Office Equipment
 41  Folder 24  Oil Engines
 111  Folder 94  Paint & Varnish
 58  Folder 41  Paxman Engines
 117  Boxfiles  Pearl Dot Workshop
 42  Folder 25  Pearl Dot Workshops
 43  Folder 26  Pearn Pumps
 67  Folder 50  Perkins Engines
 40  Folder 23  Petrol Engines
 44  Folder 27  Petter & McLaren Engines
 63  Folder 46  Petter Industrial & Agricultural Engines
 107  Folder 90  Pickering Governers
 82  Folder 65  Plant(Miscellaneous)
 49  Folder 32  Power-Up (back issues)
 88  Folder 71  Pumps: Dawson & Downie (Pumps)
 35  Folder 18  Pumps: Lee Howell & Co. Ltd.
 86  Folder 69  Pumps: Mumford Pumps
 106  Folder 89  Pumps: Pulsometer
 114  Folder 97  Pumps: Submersible
 52  Folder 35  Pumps: Wier Pumps Ltd.
 1  Letter  Quote for 2KWhr Meters
 113  Folder 96  Radio, TV & Video
 90  Folder 73  Railways [Full Size] (Miscellaneous)
 45  Folder 28  Ransomes Simms & Jefferies
 2  Letter  Re - 2 Direct Current Watthour Meters
 60  Folder 43  Reader. E, & Sons
 30  Folder 13  Recorders: George Kent Ltd.
 4  Letter  Reference Order Number E1.9872
 126  Folder 108  Robey 'Lincoln' Boiler
 55  Folder 38  Ruston Hornsby Engines
 66  Folder 49  Simms Diesel Injectors & Pumps
 77  Folder 60  Sinclair C5
 80  Folder 63  Solid Fuels
 123  Folder 105  South Essex Waterworks Company
 46  Folder 29  Spital Road Pumps
 87  Folder 70  Steam Engines (Stationary)
 84  Folder 67  Steam Wagons
 14  Contract  Stour Supply Scheme
 26  Folder 9  Stour Supply Scheme
 130  Conveyance  Stour Supply Scheme
 47  Folder 30  Stuart / Stuart Turner Ltd.
 48  Folder 31  Sulzer Engines
 89  Folder 72  Technical Information (Miscellaneous)
 3  Tender  Tender for Provision of 200A, 240V DC - Watthour Meters
 50  Folder 33  Thorneycroft Marine Engines
 12  Log Book  Tiptree Pumping Station
 11  Log Book  Tiptree Pumping Station
 75  Folder 58  Traction Engines, Steam Wagons & Road Rollers
 64  Folder 47  Tractors: Ota Tractors
 51  Folder 34  Villiers & Norton Villiers Engines
 57  Folder 40  Vire Engines (Finland)
 72  Folder 55  Wavepower
 92  Folder 75  Windmills & Windpower
 138  Folder 114  Wolseley Engines
 61  Folder 44  Worthing-Simpson Ltd.

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