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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.

Feature Websites & videos

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 Feature Website





 David Larsen's

 Bugbook Historical Microcomputer Museum

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Tom Kilburn


Tom Kilburn” Interviewed by “Ken Howarth” (1982)

for the North West Sound Archive





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description click on 

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Paperclip Computer


This decoder converts binary code to decimal numbers











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Peak Computers

Peak Computers



Very recently Peak Computers from Hartlepool were in touch to see if we would like to have some of the items they had collected over the years as they were closing their doors for the last time as a business.

Click Read Article for more about Peak Computers, and to check out the systems donated to us!


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Multiple System Donation



Time-Line Computer archive Ltd would like to thank Scottish Power for donating these systems from their Inverkip Power Station.

Construction started at the Inverkip Power Station in 1970, as it was a Oil fired power station it was mothballed in 1988 largely down to the high price of fuel oil.

Scottish Power are now in the process of decommissioning the plant.

Click Read Article for the details on the systems donated to us.


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Mobile:   Sandra     07919260371
Mobile:   Mike         07788404729
Email   contactus@t-lcarchive.org