Richard Trevithick
Jim Andrew, Old Weights and Measures, museograph produced originally by the Birmingham Museum of Science & Industry, revised 2008
D.B. Barton, The Cornish Beam Engine, D. Bradford Barton Ltd, Truro, 2nd edition 1966
D.B. Barton, A History of Copper Mining in Cornwall and Devon, D. Bradford Barton Ltd, Truro, 2nd edition 1968
J.J. Beringer et al, Richard Trevithick. Demonstration at Camborne on the Centenary of the Camborne Locomotive, Christmas Eve, 1901, Camborne Printing & Stationary Co Ltd, Camborne, 1902
Philip R.B. Brooks, Where Railways Were Born: The story of Wylam and its railway pioneers, Wylam Parish Council, 1979, revised 2003
Anthony Burton, Richard Trevithick: Giant of Steam, Aurum Press Ltd, London, 2000
J. Sims Carah, "Richard Trevithick and His Home at Penponds" in The Cornish Almanack, pp.29-37, Camborne, 1929
Henry Hyde Clarke, "Memoir of Richard Trevithick" in The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, Scientific and Railway Gazette, Vol II, pp.93-96, London, March 1839
Henry Hyde Clarke, "The high pressure steam engine and Trevithick" in Railway Register, Vol V, pp.86-96, London, January 1847
H.W. Dickinson and Arthur Lee, "The Rastricks — Civil Engineers" in Transactions of the Newcomen Society, London, 5th March 1924
H.W. Dickinson and Arthur Titley, Richard Trevithick: the engineer and the man, Cambridge University Press, London, 1934
Richard Edmonds, Contributions to the Biography of Richard Trevithick, C.E., 1859
John Scott Enys, "Remarks on the Duty of the Steam Engines Employed in the Mines of Cornwall at Different Periods" in ICE Transactions, Vol 3, pp.449-466, London, January 1842
Daniel D. Fetterley, "Two Bicentennials, Two Revolutions" in American Bar Association Journal, Vol 62, pp.311-314, Chicago, March 1976
Colin French and Phil Hosken, Trevithick: First in Steam 1801-2001, Trevithick Society, Camborne, 2001
Elijah Galloway, History and progress of the steam engine, with a practical investigation of its structure and application, Thomas Kelly, London, 1830
Peter Hancock, The Mining Heritage of Cornwall and West Devon, Halsgrove, Wellington, Somerset, 2008
Edith K. Harper, A Cornish Giant, Richard Trevithick: the father of the locomotive-engine, E. & F. Spon Ltd, London, 1913
T.R. Harris, "Engineering in Cornwall before 1775" in Transactions of the Newcomen Society, London, 9th October 1946
Richard L. Hills, "The Importance of Steam Power during the Nineteenth Century" in Transactions of the Newcomen Society, London, September 2000
Charles R. King, "The home of Richard Trevithick" in The Locomotive Railway Carriage and Wagon Review, No 444, pp.242-243, London, 15th August 1929
R.J. Law, "A Survey of Tank Boilers down to 1850" in Transactions of the Newcomen Society, London, 8th December 1976
Thomas Lean and Brother, Historical Statement of the Improvements Made in the Duty Performed by the Engines in Cornwall, from the Commencement of the Publication of the Monthly Reports, Simpkin Marshall & Co, London, 1839
W.W. Mason, "Trevithick's First Rail Locomotive" in Transactions of the Newcomen Society, London, 27th April 1932
"Memoir of Richard Trevithick" in Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, pp.93-96, London, March 1839
Stanley Mercer, "Trevithick and the Merthyr Tramroad" in Transactions of the Newcomen Society, London, 11th February 1948
Alessandro Nuvolari and Bart Verspagen, "Unravelling the Duty": Lean's Engine Reporter and Cornish Steam Engineering, Eindhoven Centre for Innovation Studies, The Netherlands, August 2005
Joseph Frederick Odgers, Richard Trevithick the Cornish giant 1771-1833: memorials and commemorations in Camborne and district, Camborne Printing & Stationary Co, Camborne, 1957
J. Parkes, "The Application of the Expansive Power of Steam in Cornish Engines" ICE Proceedings, Vol 1, pp.9-11, London, January 1838
Philip Payton, "Trevithick, Richard (1771–1833)" in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, September 2004, online edition October 2007
Milton Franklin Reitz, "The Gold Mines of Costa Rica" in The Engineering and Mining Journal, pp.210-213, 16th August 1902, translated into English by Siegfried Kussmaul in 2007
Richard Trevithick Memorial Committee, Memorial edition of the life of Richard Trevithick, E. & F.N. Spon, London, 1883
Peter Richardson, Richard Trevithick: The Quiz Book, edited by Peter Joseph, The Trevithick Society, Cornwall, undated
Andrew Robert Robertson, "The Evolution of the Stationary Steam Engine" in ICE Proceedings, Vol 138, pp.353-363, London, January 1899
L.T.C. Rolt, The Cornish Giant: The story of Richard Trevithick, father of the steam locomotive, Lutterworth Press, London, 1960
L.T.C. Rolt, Thomas Newcomen: The Prehistory of the Steam Engine, David & Charles, Dawlish, 1963
L.T.C. Rolt and J.S. Allen, The Steam Engine of Thomas Newcomen, Moorland Publishing Company, Hartington, 1977
John Rowe, Cornwall in the Age of the Industrial Revolution, Cornish Hillside Publications, St Austell, 2nd edition 1993
Sharron P. Schwartz, A 'Professor' in Peru: Trevithick and the Transatlantic Migration of the Industrial Revolution, Institute of Cornish Studies, paper presented at Kew Bridge Steam Museum, London, 4th July 2002
G.A. Sekon, The Evolution of the Steam Locomotive (1803 to 1898), The Railway Publishing Co. Ltd, London, 1899
A.W. Skempton, "A History of the Steam Dredger, 1797-1830" in Transactions of the Newcomen Society, London, 7th May 1975
Peter H. Stanier, Cornwall's Mining Heritage, Twelveheads Press, Truro, 4th edition 1994
Jennifer Tann, "Trevithick's locomotive of 1804 and the development of steam technology" in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, September 2004, online edition February 2009
S.R. Thomas, Hayle: A Brief History, revised 2008
Arthur Titley, "Trevithick and Rastrick and the Single-Expansive Engine" in Transactions of the Newcomen Society, London, 26th January 1927
Arthur Titley, "Richard Trevithick and the Winding Engine" in ransactions of the Newcomen Society, London, 26th March 1930
Arthur Titley, "Cornish Mining: Notes from the Account Book of Richard Trevithick, Senior" in ransactions of the Newcomen Society, London, 17th December 1930
Francis Trevithick, Life of Richard Trevithick, with an account of his inventions, E. and F.N. Spon, two volume set, London, 1872
Francis Trevithick et al, "Discussion: On the Rise and Progress of Steam Locomotion on Common Roads" in ICE Proceedings, Vol 36, pp.80-102, London, January 1873
Richard Trevithick and Robert Dickinson, Outlines of a Patent Obtained for an Improvement in the Stowing of Ships: for Preserving their Cargoes, Naval and Military Stores, John Bailey, London, 1809
J.H. Trounson, Mining in Cornwall: Volume Two, Dyllansow Truran, Redruth, 1989
Edmund Vale, The Harveys of Hayle: engine builders, shipwrights, and merchants of Cornwall, D. Bradford Barton, Truro, 2nd edition The Trevithick Society, 2009
William Walker, Memoirs of the distinguished men of science of Great Britain living in the years 1807-8, pp.126-132, E. & F.N. Spon, London, 2nd edition, 1864
Lloyd H. Woodcock, "Richard Trevithick's First Steam-Locomotive Trial, Christmas 1801" in Transactions of the Newcomen Society, London, 1971
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