Publications

A LIST OF PUBLICATIONS ON MOUSE TRAPS AND RELATED TOPICS  (1980-2013)

  1. 1980  Pottery rodent traps – a provisional list. Museum Ethnographers GroupNewsletter 9, 14-15.
  2. 1982  Man eats rat. Social Biology and Human affairs 47, 69-75.
  3. 1983  Mouse traps or snake houses. Report of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus, 199-200.
  4. 1985  Rat hunters of Burma. Museum Ethnographer’s Newsletter 18, 47-52.
  5. 1990  An ancient Egyptian rat trap. Mitteilungen des deutschen archaologischen Instituts Abteilung Kairo 46, 91-98.
  6. 1992  Unmasking Mascall’s mouse traps. Proceedings of the 15th Vertebrate Pest Conference,University of California, Davis 229-235.
  7. 1994  Colin Pullinger and his perpetual mouse trap. Sussex Industrial History 24, 2-9.
  8. 1994  Reinhard Hellwig & David Drummond. The Mouse-trap Guide. Hellwig’s Eigenverlag, 40668 Lank-Latum, Germany.
  9. 1994  Reinhard Hellwig & David Drummond. Trap Patents. Hellwig’s Eigenverlag, 40668 Lank-Latum, Germany.
  10. 1996  The Johnstone mouse trap factory. Scottish Industrial History 18, 52-69.
  11. 1997  Irish mouse traps. Folklife 35, 54-62.
  12. 1997  The Delusion of John Morris. Nebraska History 78, 64-74. Reprinted in 1998 in TRAPS 79, 6-15.
  13. 1997  The Mérode mouse trap and the missing clicket. Tools & Trades 10, 37-40.
  14. 1998  Pottery mole traps. Records of Buckinghamshire 38, 248-250.
  15. 1998 Out O’Sight Rat Trap Label. TRAPS 79, 21.
  16. 1999 Hall Trap Company. TRAPS 85, 7.
  17. 2001  James Keep and his Royal No.1. TRAPS 95, 12-15.
  18. 2002   William C. Hooker’s  Great American mouse trap. North American Trap Collectors Association 33pp. jointly with Carl Brandt and Jim Koch.
  19. 2002  Carl Bender and his automatic self-setting ‘Capito’ mouse trap. Hessische Blätter für Volks- und Kulturforschung 37/38, 99-116.
  20. 2002  The round choker mouse traps of Connecticut. Connecticut History 41(2), 190-197.
  21. 2003  Les Frères Marty et leur étonnant piège à rats et à souris: la nasse ratière et souricière. Mémoires de la  Société des Amis de Villefranche et du Bas Rouergue. Année 2003, 127-151.
  22. 2004  Better Mouse Traps: the history of their development in the USA. Proc. 10th Wildlife Damage Management Conference (2004):388-397.
  23. 2004  O.C. Mouse Traps – Catch as Cats Can. TRAPS 115, 12-13.
  24. 2004  Colin Pullinger’s Registered Designs. Sussex Industrial History 34, 36-37.
  25. 2004  Nineteenth Century Mouse Traps Patented in the U.S.A. An illustrated Guide. North American Trap Collectors Association. 40pp.
  26. 2005 Mouse Traps: A quick scamper through their long history. North American Trap Collectors Association. 80pp.
  27. 2005 Victor Auto-Set Mouse Traps. TRAPS 121, 12-14.
  28. 2005 The Bonanza Mystery; The Tale of a Curious Mouse Trap Label. TRAPS 123, 12.
  29. 2006  McGill Mouse Traps and the Stilson Brothers. A successful commercial venture in Marengo, Illinois. North American Trap Collectors Association.
  30. 2007  20th Century Mouse Traps Patented in the USA, 1900-1924; an Illustrated Guide. North American Trap Collectors Association.31.  2007 and 2008
  31. Little Giant and other Wooden L-shaped Rat Traps. 1. Little Giant. TRAPS 132, 12-13. 2. Grip, Erie, Star and Gem TRAPS 134, 5-7. 3. Pennsylvania TRAPS 136, 10-11. 4. Surprise and McClain Self-Setting Rat Traps TRAPS 138, 11-13. 5. Becker’s Traps TRAPS 140, 7-9. 6. Buffalo 7. Never Fail 8. Slayer TRAPS  142, 10-11.
  32. 2008 British Mouse Traps and their Makers. Mouse Trap Books, 22 Knoll Road, Dorking, RH4 3EP, UK.
  33. 2008 Automatic Ketch-All TRAPS 137, 13.
  34. 2008 Masy Mouse Traps TRAPS 139, 8-9.
  35. 2008 20th Century Mouse Traps Patented in the U.S.A., 1925-1949; An Illustrated Guide. North American Trap Collectors Association.
  36. 2009 20th Century Mouse Traps Patented in the U.S.A. The Last 50 Years. An Illustrated Guide. North American Trap Collectors Association.
  37. 2009 Norway Rat, Erie Canal and Little Giant. The Curious History of Robust Wooden L-shaped Rat Traps in the U.S.A. North American Trap Collectors Association.
  38. 2010 Little Wonder it's a Rat Trap! TRAPS 148, 16-18.
  39. 2010 Neroth Mouse Traps and their Makers. The History of a Cottage Industry near the German Rheinland. North American Trap Collectors Association.
  40. 2011 German Mouse Traps and their Makers. North American Trap Collectors Association.
  41. 2011 Mouse Traps. A Quick Scamper through their Long History. Mouse Trap Books, 22 Knoll Road, Dorking, RH4 3EP, UK.
  42. 2011 Rats, Mice and Religion. Mouse Trap Books, 22 Knoll Road, Dorking, RH4 3EP, UK.
  43. 2012 French Mouse Traps and their Makers. North American Trap Collectors Association.
  44. 2012 A Book of Old Rat Catchers. Actual, Political and Fictional. Mouse Trap Books, 22 Knoll Road, Dorking, RH4 3EP, UK.
  45. 2012 Cat and Mouse. Mouse Trap Books, 22 Knoll Road, Dorking, RH4 3EP, UK.
  46. 2013 A Celebration of Mice. Mouse Trap Books, 22 Knoll Road, RH4 3EP, UK.
  47. 2013 William C. Hooker's Great American Mouse Trap. 2nd Edition. Mouse Trap Books, 22 Knoll Road, Dorking, RH4 3EP, UK.
  48. 2013 Twenty First Century Mouse Traps. Mouse Trap Books, 22 Knoll Road, Dorking, RH4 3EP, UK
 
 
Earlier Publications on Rats and their Control (1960-1984)

 

  1. 1960 Partial avoidance of a rodenticidal dust by Rattus rattus L. Parasitica 16(1), 1-6.
  2. 1960 The food of Rattus norvegicus Berk. in an area of sea wall, saltmarsh and mudflat. J. Anim. Ecol. 29, 341-347.
  3. 1963 Social behaviour and movements of rats. Ann. appl. Biol. 51, 343 -345.
  4. 1963 Damage to young beech by the common rat. Proc. Zool. Soc. London. 140, 338-340. (with R. Redfern and A.G. Pyman).
  5. 1967 Recent Developments in the control of Commensal Rodents. Chemistry and Industry. 1966, 1371-1375.
  6. 1967 Rats resistant to warfarin. New Scientist. 30, 771-772.
  7. 1967 Rat Free Towns. Proc. British pest Control Conf. 19-22.
  8. 1968 Laboratory investigations of resistance to warfarin of Rattus norvegicus Berk.in Montgomeryshire and Shropshire. Ann. Appl. Biol. 61, 303-312.
  9. 1969 Some comments on rat-free towns. SchrReihe Ver. Wass.-Boden-Lufthyg. Berlin-Dahlem. 32, 67-70.
  10. 1970 Variation in rodent populations in response to control measures. Symp.zool.Soc. London. 26, 351-367.
  11. 1970 Rat Free Towns. The strategy of area control. Royal Society of Health 90(3), 131-134.
  12. 1970 Provisional instructions for determining the susceptibility or resistance of rodents to anticoagulant rodenticides. World Health Organization: Technical Report Series, 1970, 443, 140-147.
  13. 1971 Warfarin-Resistant Rats – Some Practical Aspects. PANS 17(1), 5-8.
  14. 1971 Repellents and attractants and their role in the control of rodents. Proc. Int Symp. On Bionomics and Control of Rodents. Kanpur, India, 101-104.
  15. 1971 Rodents and Biodeterioration. Int. Biodetn Bull. 7(2), 73-79.
  16. 1972 Biology and control of domestic rodents. Chapter 3 in Vector Control in International Health. WHO.
  17. 1972 Urban Rat Control; An Experimental Study. Monograph Series of The Association of Public health Inspectors. 38 pages (with E.J. Taylor, M. Bond and J.H.Greaves).
  18. 1973 The detection of rodent resistance to anticoagulants. Bull. Wld Hlth Org. 48, 239-242. (with B.D.Rennison)
  19. 1974 An outline of the current status of large scale urban rat control in England and Wales. Beihefte der Zeitschrift für angewandte Zoologie 3, 33-40.
  20. 1975 Urban Rats and their Control. Environmental Health 83(1) 7-9.
  21. 1977 Urban Rat Control: Further Experimental Studies at Folkestone. Environmental Health December 1977. (with E.J.Taylor and M.Bond).
  22. 1979 Improving rodent control in developed and less developed countries; the need to make better use of existing techniques. British Crop Protection Conference Pests and Diseases. 985-981.
  23. 1980 Improving Rodent Control Strategies in Lambeth. Environmental Health April 1980. (with A.N.Meyer
  24. 1984 A study of rodent damage to food in some Cuban warehouses and the cost of preventing it. J. stored Prod. Res. 20(2), 83-86. (with A. Hernandez).
  25. 1984 Monitoring and improving rodent control progress in non-agricultural premises in England and Wales. Environmental Health 92(11), 287-297
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