Benjamin Royall
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Bemjamin Royall -1783 to 1803+

Benjamin Royall was listed in Chase’s Directory of 1783 as a millwright at 15, Tooley St. In 1791 he was expanding into another area of business.


Neat CHAISES and HORSES to LET

Mr. JOHN LARK, of the flower-in Hand, St. Mary’s, having declined the above business, BENJAMIN ROYALL, Millwright, of the aforesaid parish, does hereby solicit the continuance of the favors of Mr. Lark’s friends, as they rest assured of being supplied with neat carriages and good horses on the earliest notice, and their favours gratefully acknowledged by their humble servant,

B. ROYALL

The Carriages and Horses continue at Mr. Lark’s Stables.
Norfolk Chronicle - 9th April 1791


Wednesday last died aged 11 Mr. Royal, jun, son of Mr. Royal, millwright, St. Mary’s.
Norfolk Chronicle - 28th March 1795


TO CORN MILLERS
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION

On Saturday, the 11 th inst. at eleven o'clock in the forenoon, at BENJAMIN ROYALL’S Millwright, in St. Augustine’s Norwich. Two Pair of FRENCH BURR STONES, 4½ feet in diameter, with Irons and Vats belonging thereto; 55 French Stones, three Flour mills, One cylinder, one Rolling Screen, and several other articles in the Flour Mills.
Norfolk Chronicle - 4th April 1801


Benjamin Royal was listed in Peck’s Directory of 1802 as being at 18, Tooley-street, and in the 1802 Norwich Poll Book as a millwright in St. Mary. The freehold of his premises was for sale by auction in 1803.


TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION
By THOMAS SYER.

At his Great room, at the Dove, in St. Lawrence, on Thursday the 19th day of May instant, at five o'clock in the afternoon precisely, subject to such Conditions of Sale as will then be produced.
A most desirable Situation for a wheelwright, Carpenter, Blacksmith, Bricklayer, Millwright, or any trade where room is required; consisting of a very good Dwelling-house, principally new-built, now used as a public-house, with two tenements adjoining, fronting the street, situated at St. Mary at Coslany, in Norwich, together also with a large yard at the back thereof, with stables, workshops, blacksmith’s shop, founder, and all other requisites conveniences for carrying on the millwright business, as the same are now in the occupation of Mr. Benjamin Royall, Millwright, and his undertenants.
The above freehold, very moderately assessed to the Land-tax, and will produce a net annual rental of 20l. a year. For further particulars apply to Mr. Marsh, Bank-street, Norwich.
Norfolk Chronicle - 14th May 1803


The premises were re-advertised three weeks later as to be sold.



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