Sisland Mill
River Chet



May 1970
May 1970

Sisland Mill was at Washingford Farm and had probably ceased working by the mid 1800s.


O. S. Map 1884

O. S. Map 1884
Courtesy of NLS map images

The dotted parish boundary indicates that the river's course has been re-routed to the south and that it once flowed through the farm complex, whch is where the mill was likely to have been.


O.S. Map 2005
O.S. Map 2005
Image reproduced under licence from Ordnance Survey

Notice Re:-
Mr. W. Browne, late of Sisland, Miller deceased

Norfolk Chronicle - 12th October 1822


Thomas Goddard was listed as miller in White's of 1845 but White's of 1864 only listed John Goddard as a farmer.


1822: W. Browne, miller, died

Bryant's map 1826: Washingford Mill

White's 1836: Thomas Goddard, miller


O.S. map 1838: Washingford Mill

White's 1836: Thomas Goddard, corn miller,
Washingford Mill


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