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Time-Line computer Archive Ltd is a not for profit company, our aim is to collect, restore and exhibit all types of early computers and electronics.

We hope that our website will give an insight to the development of computing and will help give inspiration to other people to collect rather than throw out historical electronics.

We also would like to make a record of peoples experiences of early Computing and Electronics primarily from Scotland and the North of England but also from Great Britain generally. If you have any Experiences of early computing or Electronics please don't hesitate to contact us.


 Kenbak- 1


Mr John V Blankenbaker with

his Kenbak-1 computer 

(Photograph supplied by Mr Blankenbaker)

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Intel 8008


Intel 8008 Development System & 8008 computer

Kindly Donated by Bryan and Anthony Lonsdale

"Sensor Technology Ltd













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Card Punch & Model Jacquard Loom









  This type of Loom is interesting in how it shows the crossover

  between Digital Computing and Weaving in that both systems

  use a binary form of programming.

Kenbak-1 Emulator


Simon’s Kenback-1 Emulator







 For a while I had been looking into the Kenbak-1 computer, admiring how much can be achieved with such basic logic circuits compared to the alternatives in 1971. Having been taught the importance of shift registers at University I was pleased to see them in use throughout the Kenback-1 architecture.

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Computer Museum & Heritage Centre

Fund-Raising Exhibition 25th 26th 27th of April.


Sir William Henry Bragg from Wigton, joint Nobel prize

winner along with his son (1915).

Ranked 3rd out of 87 in the “Great British Innovation” vote.


Computer Conservation Society’s "Resurrection

  ( Spring 2014 )


  Wigton Market Cross  

 Prince Charles starts the

 New Wigton Market Cross

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