Honing
Common
postmill


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Honing Common postmill had a roundhouse and used one pair of common sails and one pair if patent sails to drive the stones, boulting mill & jumper. The mill stood behind a row of cottages off the road that led down to what became Honing lock on the North Walsham & Dilham canal.


To Millers
To be Sold
A POST WINDMILL in good repair situated in the parish of Honing near North Walsham in the county of Norfolk, within one mile of a navigable river to Yarmouth, together with a messuage, barn, stable & an acre of freehold land; Also about 30 acres of land on a lease. Possession may be had immediately.

Apply to Mrs. Bond on the premises.
Norfolk Chronicle - 21st February 1807


To Millers
To be Sold by Auction On Monday March 30, 1897 at 3 o'c At the Cross Keys, North Walsham (Unless sooner disposed of by private contract)
A Capital POST WINDMILL in good repair situate at Honing near North Walsham in the county of Norfolk, within a mile of a navigable river to Yarmouth, together with a Messuage, Barn, Stable etc. & an acre of freehold land. Also a lease on 30 acres of land adjoining the premises. Possession may be had immediately.

Apply to Mrs. Bond on the premises.
Norfolk Chronicle - 21st March 1807


To Millers & others
By Order of the Assignees

To be Sold by Auction By Basham & Harman On Monday & Tuesday 1 & 2 December

All the Farming Stock, Household Furniture & Effects of Mr. Robert Beane, Miller, at Honing in Norfolk, comprising upwards of one thousand sacks, a capital jumper, regulator, scales, weights, upwards of twenty boulting cloths, sack barrows, meal & flour bin, flour cart & many other articles in the milling business.

The Farming stock …

Household furniture …

… catalogues to be had of Mr. Coke of Stalham, the place of sale & of the Auctioneer, Norwich.

Sale to begin precisely at 10 o’c

Norfolk Chronicle - 22nd & 29th November 1817


To Millers & others
By Order of the Assignees

To be Sold by Auction By Basham & Harman On 8 & 9 December

All the Farming Stock, Household Furniture & Effects of Mr. Robert Beane, Miller, at Honing in Norfolk, comprising upwards of one thousand sacks, a capital jumper, regulator, scales, weights, upwards of twenty boulting cloths, sack barrows, meal & flour bin, flour cart & many other articles in the milling business.

The Farming stock …

Household furniture …

… catalogues to be had of Mr. Coke of Stalham, the place of sale & of the Auctioneer, Norwich.

Sale to begin precisely at 10 o’c

Norfolk Chronicle - 6th December 1817


HONING

To be Sold by Auction by Mr. John Rump on Thursday 3 September 1863 at the Black Swan Inn, North Walsham at 4 for 5 o’c.

By order of the Trustees for Sale under the Will of Thomas Youngman, deceased.

The following desirable PROPERTY in one Lot.
A Capital POST WINDMILL & Brick ROUNDHOUSE with the Stones, Sails (two of which are patent) & all the going gears thereto, Bolting Mill & pollard House.

Brick & Tiled Dwelling House
A very good Brick & Tiled Barn, Stable, Bullock & Cart Lodges & other buildings etc.

An Inclosure of excellent ARABLE LAND

All above now in the occupation of Mr. Thomas Youngman
Also two Brick & Tiled Cottages

All above Property is Freehold & contains altogether 0a. 3r. 35p.

Annual outgoings - Apportioned Rent Charge 2s. 3d.

Apply to Mr. Walter Scott, North Walsham or the Auctioneer, Ingham.

Norfolk Chronicle - 29th August 1863

Mr. Thomas Youngman, deceased

All persons who stood indebted to Mr. Thos. Youngman, late of Honing, Miller, deceased, are requested to pay the amount of their respective debts forthwith to Isaac Youngman, Miller, North Walsham or to Thomas Youngman at Honing, on the premises or to George Youngman of Ridlington, the Son & Son-in-law of the deceased & the two Executors under the Will of the said Thomas Youngman …

Thomas Youngman
 
  Executors
George Youngman
 
Norfolk News - 20th June 1863

White's 1845: Richard Youngman, farmer
White's 1854: Richard Youngman, farmer
Kelly's 1879: Thomas Youngman jnr, farmer
White's 1883: Thomas Youngman jnr, farmer

Faden's map 1797: Windmill

1807: Mrs. Bond, miller

February 1807: Mill advertised for sale

March 1807: Mill advertised for sale by auction

1817: Robert Beane, miller

November 1817: Mill advertised for sale by auction

November 1817: Business & personal effects of Robert Beane advertised for sale by auction due to insolvency

Bryant's map 1826: Windmill

White's 1836: Thomas Youngman, corn miller

O.S. map 1838: Windmill

Census 1841:

Thomas Youngman (60) miller

Martha  Youngman (50)

Thomas Youngman jnr (20) miller

Emma  Youngman (20)

John Youngman (13)

Thomas Youngman (2)

 

Robert Mason (40) miller - living with a watchmaker, no address given

Susan  Mason (45)      


Benjamin Howlett (17) miller, son of Henry Howlett, farmer living at home


White's 1845: Thomas Youngman, corn miller


Census 1851:

Thomas Youngman (71) b.Erpingham, miller & farmer
Emma Chapman (29) b.Honing, daughter
John Youngman (23) b.Honing, son
 Address: The Street,  Honing

Joseph Tills (30) b.Dilham, miller, lodging with Daniel Culley

Benjamin Howlett (35) b.Honing, miller (living with father in law, John Cole)
Mary Ann Howlett (30) b.Gt Ormsby


White's 1854: Thomas Youngman snr, corn miller

1862: Thomas Youngman snr, miller

1863: Thomas Youngman snr, miller died

August 1863: Mill advertised for sale by auction

1863: Thomas Youngman jnr, miller

White's 1864: Thomas Youngman jnr, miller & farmer

1878: Thomas Youngman jnr, miller & farmer

c.1878: Mill ceased working



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