Fundenhall
postmill


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c.1910
c.1910

Fundenhall postmill stood at Mill Farm. The mill was built as an open trestle mill but had a roundhouse by 1840. The sails powered one pair of French burr stones and a flour mill.


To be Sold by Private Contract
A Capital POST WINDMILL to be removed a distance not less than 5 miles from the spot where it now stands (Fundenhall) with or without the going gears, with one pair of excellent French stones, flour mill & cylinder.
Enquire of Mr. E. Howes, Fundenhall.
Possession to be had in April next.
Norfolk Chronicle - 4th February 1815


When the mill was moved in 1815 it is possible that it was set onto a roundhouse at its new location.


Valuation of William Flegg's business assets - 1853
Valuation of William Flegg's business assets - 1853
Valuation of William Flegg's business assets - 1853
Valuation of William Flegg's business assets - 1853
Valuation of William Flegg's business assets to Benjamin Ringwood - 24th October 1853

To Millers & others
To be Sold by Auction by Mr. S. T. Cann at the Kings Head Inn, Wymondham on Friday 1st July 1864 at 4 for 5 o'c.
By order of the Trustees under the will of the late Mr. James Howes deceased.
A Desirable ESTATE situate at FUNDENHALL in Norfolk consisting of a Messuage with Barn, Stable & other Outbuildings, Yard, Garden & Orchard; Post Windmill with Roundhouse, several Inclosures of Arable, Meadow & Pasture Land, containing 18a. 2r. 7p. or thereabouts & now in the occupation of Mr. Benjamin Ringwood. Possession can be had at Old Michaelmas.
Apply to Messrs. Mitchell & Clarke, Solrs. Wymondham, Messrs. Wright & Woodrow, Queen Street, Norwich or the Auctioneer, Carleton Rode.

Norfolk Chronicle & Norfolk News - 11th, 18th & 25th June 1864


To Millers & others.
TO BE SOLD
A DESIRABLE ESTATE situate at Fundenhall in Norfolk, consisting of a Messuage with Outbuildings, capital Post Windmill & several Inclosures of Land containing 18a. 2r. 7p. or thereabouts in the occupation of Mr. Benjamin Ringwood.
Possession at Old Michaelmas next.
Apply to Mitchell & Clarke, Solrs. Wymondham or Messrs. Wright & Woodrow, Queen Street, Norwich.

Norfolk News - 30th July, 10th & 24th September 1864 & 22nd April 1865


To Millers & others. To be Sold.
A Desirable Estate situate at Fundenhall in Norfolk consisting of a Messuage with Outbuildings, a capital POST WINDMILL & several Inclosures of Land containing 18a. 2r. 7p. or thereabouts in the occupation of Mr. Benjamin Ringwood.
Possession at Old Michaelmas next.
Apply to Mitchell & Clarke, Solrs. Wymondham or Messrs. Wright & Woodrow, Queen Street, Norwich.

Norfolk Chronicle - 10th, & 24th September 1864 & 6th May 1865


MICHAELMAS SALES by JOHN STANDLEY
FUNDENHALL MILL
Friday 22 September
All the Live & Dead FARMING STOCK, Stock in Trade, Furniture & Effects of Mr. Samuel Ringwood, deceased.
Norfolk News - 2nd September 1865


SALE - Effects of the late Mr. Benjamin Ringwood, deceased.
Norfolk News - 16th September 1865


Michaelmas Sales by Messrs. STANDLEY & SONS
FUNDENHALL MILL
On Monday September 30th.
Grey horse ... & all the carriages & implements & part of the Household Furniture & Effects of Mr. William Flegg who has given up his occupation
Sale to commence at 1 o'c.

Norfolk News - 26th September 1867


Kelly's directory of 1908 lists William Bunting jnr as a farmer only.


1815: E. Howes, miller

February 1815: Mill advertised for sale by private contract to be moved a minimum of 5 miles

Bryant's map 1826: Windmill

Greenwood's map 1834: Windmill

White's 1836: James Hawes, corn miller

Tithe map 1840: Mill with roundhouse

White's 1845: William Flegg, miller

White's 1854: William Flegg, corn miller

1856: William Flegg, miller

White's 1864: Benjamin Ringwood, corn miller & farmer

June 1864: Mill advertised for sale by auction by trustees of James Howes

September 1864: Mill advertised for sale

April 1865: Mill advertised for sale

1865: Benjamin Ringwood died

September 1865: Business & personal effects of Benjamin Ringwood advertised for sale by auction

1867: William Flegg, miller

September 1867: Personal effects of William Flegg advertised for sale by auction

1868: William Bunting snr, miller

Kelly's 1879: William Bunting snr, miller & farmer

1883: William Bunting jnr, miller

White's 1888: William Bunting jnr, corn miller

Kelly's 1892: William Bunting jnr, miller (wind & steam) & farmer

Kelly's 1896: William Bunting jnr, miller (wind & steam) & farmer

Kelly's 1900: William Bunting jnr, miller (wind & steam) & farmer

Kelly's 1904: William Bunting jnr, miller (wind & steam) & farmer

c.1906: Mill ceased working

O.S. map 1910: Windmill


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