References and Links
The Historic Lighting Club, founded 1989,
publishes 'Midnight Oil' that includes many specialist articles about four times per year.
There are four informal
meetings per year in venues in England. It is an invaluable forum for
exchange of information.
The Membership Secretary is Paul Mitchell, PO Box 125, Wiswell,
Clitheroe BB7 9WH. UK, email:
Paraffin Antique Lamps Net, includes links to more than 20 other lamp sites.
Origin and Development of the Incandescent Paraffin
Lamp, A. R. J. RAMSEY, C.P A. Trans. Newcomen
Society Vol 41 (1968) pp001-026.
Pressure Lamps Unlimited
The International Guild of Lamp Researchers
Links to other lighting related pages
Current European Manufacturers of
gaslights and kerosene-lamps
Many good books are listed by The Lampworks at
There are many commercial suppliers of lamps and spares also
to be found with good websites.