Burgh St Margaret
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Although this mill is listed here as a postmill and most probably was a postmil, it could possibly have been a smockmill.


James son of James & Martha Mayer was baptised at BURG ST MARGARET July 5th 1742
James Mayer jnr died and was buried there on 7th August 1742.
James Mayer snr stated to be a miller.


1.10.1787. WARREN, James late of Filby now copyhold tenant miller of BURG ST MARGARET
Burgh Burgh St Margaret Court Rolls Book


1.10.1787. WARREN, James late of Filby now copyhold tenant miller of BURG ST MARGARET

In Fleggborough in the county of Norfolk
A Good Stout WIND-MILL, either on or off the Land.
For further Particulars enquire of John Bygrave, miller in Catfield.
Norwich Mercury - 22nd May 1762


John Bygrave possibly also owned mills at Catfield and Witton as he was mentioned in adverts of mills for sale in both places.

To be SOLD

In Fleggborough in the conty of Norfolk
A Good Stout WIND-MILL, either on or off the Land.
For further Particulars enquire of John Bygrave, miller in Catfield.
Norwich Mercury - 22nd May 1762


1742: James Mayer snr, miller

1762: mill owned by John Bygrave

22nd May 1762: Mill advertised for sale by private contract

1786: George Barnes, miller (see Deeds for Hemsby Rd postmill, Martham)

Court Rolls 1st October 1787: James Warren, copyhold tenant miller


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