Category Archives: Conservation

The price of house coal

The starting point for this post was some old family accounts which extended, with gaps from the 1920s to the 1940s.  This was augmented by some figures found in the online version of Hansard.  Some local history material provided a human … Continue reading

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The early days of electricity in Hove (2)

This post is really my notes from researching the early days of electricity in Hove, it is probable that there will be corrections and revisions.  As with the previous post, the source is the log books of the power station of … Continue reading

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Then and Now

I was recently looking for a second hand PC power supply for a project which is so late I’m too embarrassed to talk about it.  Whilst walking the dog, I came across a box next to a wheelie bin, I … Continue reading

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Energy – A family history

I’ve dipped into history for several posts and after some random research, a pattern seemed to be emerging.  I take the view that technology evolves and allows you to break with the past, however, the past delivered you to the … Continue reading

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