Barney
north
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Barney north postmill stood on the opposite side of the track and a few yards to the northeast of
Barney south postmill. It is not known which miller was running which of the three mills, so all names are listed below.


John Baly of Lilham in the County of Norfolk, Mortgagee of the Estate of John Merk & Eliza his Wife. On a Farm House brick built and thatch'd situate in the Parish of Barney in the County aforesaid In the Occupation of Hen. Stangroom, £50. On a Barn adjoining brick built and tyled, £20. On a Farm House brick built and thatch'd situate in the Parish aforesaid in the Occupation of James Seeder, £50. On a Millhouse & Stable adjoining brick Built & tyled and part Thatch'd sit. in ye Yard belonging, £20. On a Backhouse brick built & part tyled & part thatch'd sit. in the said Yard, £20. On a Barn brick built and thatch'd situate in ye Yard aforesaid, £40.
Royal Exchange Fire Insurance - 21st October 1755


1755: John Baly, mill house

Bryant's map 1826: Barney mills

White's 1836: John Farrow, miller & beerhouse (possibly either or also running Barney north or Barney south)
White's 1836: Robert Frankling, miller & baker (possibly either or also running Barney north or Barney south)

Kelly's 1879: John West, miller (also possibly either or also running Barney south or Barney towermill)

White's 1883: John Atherton, miller (also possibly either or also running Barney south or Barney towermill)
White's 1883: James West, miller (also possibly either or also running Barney south or Barney towermill)


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