Barton Bendish
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Barton Bendish smock mill stood near Eastmore Lodge well to the south of the village and ran two pairs of French burr stones. The windshaft was made of cast iron.


Thomas Wortley, miller made a will dated 7th July 1808.


WANTED at Michaelmas next, a STEADY, SINGLE MAN as MILLER to a Windmill who perfectly understands his business & can write.
Apply personally or by letter post paid to Nath. A. Cowper, Eastmore near Stoke Ferry, Norfolk.
Norfolk Chronicle - 29th September & 6th October 1810


Commission of Bankrupt awarded & issued forth against Nathaniel Adams Cowper of Barton Bendish, Miller .... declared a Bankrupt ... to surrender 15 August next ...
Norfolk Chronicle - 30th July 1814


To Millers To be Sold Sometime in the month of October next

A Capital strong built TOWER WIND-MILL with every convenience requisite for carrying on the trade of a Miller on an extensive scale.

Also an excellent new built Dwelling house with requisite offices, yard & garden & two pieces of arable land containing about eight acres.

The above premises are all freehold & are situate at Barton Bendish near Stoke & now in the occupation of the Assignees of N.A. Cooper, a Bankrupt.

Apply to Sewell & Blake, Solrs. Norwich.

All persons who stand indebted to the said Bankrupt are requested forthwith to pay the amount of their Debts to Mr. Clare Sewell of Barton Bendish, otherwise action will be brought for the recovery of the same without further notice.

March 10, 1815 One concern.

Norfolk Chronicle - 11th & 18th March 1815


To be Sold by Auction

By Messrs. Curle & Son Friday 7 July next at the Crown Inn at Stoke Ferry at 4 o’c.

All that Capital Strong built TOWER WIND-MILL situate at Eastmore in Barton Bendish in the said county, with two pair of capital French stones & every other convenience for carrying on the trade of a Miller on an extensive scale.

Also … Dwelling house … & two pieces of arable land containing about eight acres (more or less).

The above premises are all freehold & are now in the occupation of the Assignees of N.A. Cowper & possession thereof may be had at Michaelmas next.

Apply to Sewell & Blake, Solrs. Norwich.

Norfolk Chronicle - 17th & 24th June & 1st July 1815


Commissioners in a Commission of Bankruptcy hearing date 16 July 1814 awarded & issued forth against Nathaniel Adams Cowper of Barton Bendish, Miller dealer & chapman
To meet 9 June next …

Norfolk Chronicle - 23rd May 1818

Commissioners in a Commission of Bankruptcy hearing date 16 July 1814 against Nathaniel Adams Cowper of Barton Bendish, Miller, Dealer & Chapman
To meet 16 March next …

Norfolk Chronicle - 10th February 1821

To MILLERS. WANTED

A Steady Active SINGLE MAN who thoroughly understands the management of a WINDMILL

Apply to Messrs. Mann & Clarke, Auctioneers, St. Michael at Plea Churchyard, Norwich or to Mr. T. N. Raven, Barton Bendish near Stoke Ferry. The most unexceptionable references will be required.

Norfolk Chronicle - 29th October 1836


Eastmoor

Wanted immediately a steady honest man as Miller, either married or single (if married a good house & garden found) to work a flour windmill. Must have a good character from last employer. Apply personally to Mr. Wm. Flatt, Eastmoor, Stoke Ferry.

Lynn Advertiser - 23rd January 1875


O.S. Map 1888 - 1891
O.S. Map 1888 - 1891
Image produced from the www.old-maps.co.uk service with permission of Landmark Information Group Ltd. and Ordnance Survey

To Millwrights & others
For Sale, the Windmill standing on Mr. Hewitt's Farm at Barton Eastmoor, with all its contents. To be taken down & removed at the purchaser’s expense within a month from date of purchase.
Offers are invited.
Apply G.F. Blake, The Chantry, Norwich

Lynn Advertiser - 7th October 1898

Charles Y. Hewitt
Eastmoor
Begs to announce the following Sales
Eastmoor
Thursday October 12 th
The WOOD WIND-MILLS as taken to pieces, comprising iron wind shaft, spur wheel, cap in halves, pair stones, oak beams & shafts, cladding, in all about 100 lots.
Commencing at 11 o’c.

Lynn Advertiser - 6th October 1899

1808: Thomas Wortley, miller

1810: Nathaniel Adams Cowper, miller

July 1814: Nathaniel Adams Cowper, bankrupt

1814: Nathaniel Adams Cowper, miller

March 1815: Mill advertised to be sold in October 1815

June 1815: Mill advertised for sale on instructions of Assignees of Nathaniel Cowper

O.S. map 1824: Windmill

Bryant's map 1826: Windmill

1836: T. N. Raven, miller

1853: Money Raven, miller

White's 1854: Charles M. Raven, miller & baker

1856: Money Raven, miller

1875: William Flatt, miller

Kelly's 1879: Rose Flatt (Mrs.) miller & farmer, Eastmoor

O.S. map 1891: Windmill

October 1898: Mill advertised for sale and removal

1899: Mill dismantled

October 1899: Dismantled mill advertised for sale by Charles Hewitt, auctioneer & farmer, Eastmoor Farm


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