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Science Museum at Wroughton
Hackpen Lane


01793 846 222


01793 815 413



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Collections information

Businesses (111)

Persons (161)

Families (2)

Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (43)

  • NRA 43585 Thomas Andrews, chemist: corresp
  • NRA 9184 Charles Babbage, mathematician: notebooks and papers
  • NRA 28472 Barker & Co (Coachbuilders) Ltd, London
  • NRA 42800 George Parker Bidder, civil engineer: corresp and papers
  • NRA 40192 George Parker Bidder: personal and family corresp and papers, mainly rel to docks and mining
  • NRA 28467 Bramah & Co, lock makers, London
  • NRA 26113 Admiral Sir Benjamin Hallowell Carew: corresp and papers
  • NRA 26109 Sir William Congreve, 2nd Bt: papers rel to hydro-pneumatic locks
  • NRA 35481 Rookes Evelyn Bell Crompton, electrical engineer: personal and business corresp and papers
  • NRA 10079 John Dalton lecture notes and papers
  • NRA 28452 George Edward Davis, chemical engineer: corresp and papers
  • NRA 35278 Dring & Fage, scientific instrument makers, London
  • NRA 25397 Joshua Field, civil and mechanical engineer: corresp and papers
  • NRA 40191 Sir Alexander Gibb & Partners, consulting engineers, London
  • NRA 21399 Stanley Gill, computer scientist: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 11154 Simon Goodrich, Navy Board engineer: letters and papers
  • NRA 35333 T & C Hawksley, civil engineers, London
  • NRA 35277 Adam Hilger Ltd, manufacturing opticians and scientific instrument makers, London
  • NRA 13485 Hooper & Co (Coachbuilders) Ltd, London link to online catalogue
  • NRA 26110 Donald Macadie, electrical engineer: papers rel to inventions
  • NRA 30912 Robert Hobart Mayo, aeronautical engineer: papers
  • NRA 26111 Thomas McLachlan & Partners, public analysts, London
  • NRA 28468 Morton Sundour Fabrics Ltd, textile mfrs, London
  • NRA 35707 Muirhead Ltd, electrical instrument mfrs, Beckenham
  • NRA 28466 D Napier & Son Ltd, motor car and aircraft engine mfrs, London
  • NRA 38866 Negretti & Zambra Ltd, scientific instrument mfrs, London
  • NRA 28463 Sir Henry Norman, public servant: corresp and papers
  • NRA 28461 Pars & Co, dispensing chemists, Bournemouth
  • NRA 28456 Sir Charles Algernon Parsons, engineer and scientist: corresp and papers
  • NRA 28457 S Pearson & Son Ltd, public works contractors, London
  • NRA 25394 Science Museum Library: misc accessions
  • NRA 9524 Science Museum Library: scientific and technical MSS
  • NRA 36698 Charles Sells, engineering draughtsman: notebooks
  • NRA 43177 Oswald John Silberrad, industrial chemist: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 28458 JH Steward Ltd, opticians and scientific instrument mfrs, London
  • NRA 35332 J Taylor & Sons, consulting engineers, London
  • NRA 28460 Henry Tinsley & Co Ltd, submarine telegraph equipment mfrs, London
  • NRA 26108 John Ricketts Vezey: papers rel to submarine cables
  • NRA 28600 George Wailes & Co Ltd, mechanical engineers, London
  • NRA 30555 Sir Barnes Wallis, aeronautical engineer: corresp and papers
  • NRA 25393 Michael Marlow Umfreville Wilkinson: mathematical notebooks
  • NRA 28454 Albert Beaumont Wood, Admiralty scientist: corresp and papers
  • NRA 23119 Christopher Alwyne Jack Young: corresp and papers link to online catalogue


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