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Correspondence on the Deal Time Ball, 1877 - 1913

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/255

Scope and Contents

Report from G. Criswick regarding his visit to Deal to examine the apparatus of the time ball, 1877.

Report from G. Criswick regarding his visit to Deal to examine the apparatus of the time ball, 1881.

Letters concerning the sanitary alterations made at the Deal Time Ball tower, 1879.

Letters regarding the widening of the roadway running past the Deal Time Ball tower, 1880.

Correspondence with C.V. Walker regarding the failure of time signals, 1877-1881.

Letters concerning the resignation of Mr Newby (junior) and the appointment of Mr Hayward as the Deal Time Ball assistant, 1881.

Letters concerning the position of the Deal Time Ball tower for a 'Pilot's hand book for the English Channel', 1882.

Correspondence regarding repairs to the Deal Time Ball tower, 1881-1882.

Correspondence with the General Post Office regarding the transfer of arrangements for dropping the Deal Time Ball, 1883-1884.

General correspondence concerning the Deal Time Ball, mainly regarding minor repairs, 1887-1890.

Letters concerning the repair of the Deal Time Ball tower roof, 1889.

General correspondence concerning the Deal Time Ball, mainly regarding minor repairs, 1890-1892.

Seven newspaper cuttings regarding Deal Pier and Pavilion, 1913.

Report by W. Bowyer on the Deal Time Ball apparatus and correspondence with the Work's Department regarding this, 1912.

General correspondence concerning the Deal Time Ball, mainly regarding minor repairs, 1892-1901.

Survey conducted by W. Bowyer of the apparatus and moveable property used for the Deal Time Ball, 1898.

Correspondence with J.G. Hayward on matters concerning the Deal Time Ball, 1896-1904.































Dates

  • 1877 - 1913

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Extent

1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

Z6

Finding aid date

2006-03-30 10:52:05+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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