Rockland St Andrew
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Rockland St Andrew post windmill stood in Mill Lane to the north of Rockland St Andrew and Rockland All Saints, which were combined parishes. The mill ran 2 pairs of 4ft stones and a dressing machine.


To be Sold by Auction By Mr. Parson On Thursday 23rd instant at 4 o'c At the Cock Inn in Attleburgh
An ESTATE in Rockland All Saints in the county of Norfolk consisting of an excellent dwelling house, barn, stable and other outbuildings and about 7 acres of good Land in high cultivation, now occupied by the proprietor, William Hardy. One acre of the above land is Copyhold.
Also a capital newly erected WINDMILL, very advantageously situated for trade, now occupied by the said William Hardy.
Possession will be given to a purchaser if required on the 1st November next.
Further particulars may be had of Mr. William Cockell, Attleburgh.

Norfolk Chronicle - 11th & 18th October 1800


Notice to Debtors and Creditors of William Hardy, jun. of Rockland, Miller.
Norfolk Chronicle - 24th January 1801


To be Sold by Auction Sometime in August next unless previously disposed of by Private Contract
An ESTATE in Rockland St. Andrew consisting of a Wind-mill, very good Dwelling house lately built with brick, stone and tiled, with a newly erected stable, and cart lodge; also a Cottage adjoining and seven Pieces of Land of excellent quality containing between 7 and 8 acres, one of which pieces is an Orchard well planted with fruit trees in full bearing.
The above premises are in the occupation of Mr. Edward Kemble, who has been served notice to quit at Michaelmas next. Also 6a. 3r. of newly enclosed Land near to the rivulet which divides the parishes of Rockland and Shropham, of which immediate possession may be had.
The above Estate is freehold (except one acre) and is subject only to an annual outgoing of £1. 7s. 10½d.
Half of the purchase mone
y may remain on Mortgage if required.
Apply to Mr. Cockell, Solr. Attleborough.
Norfolk Chronicle - 30th July & 6th August 1814


To be Sold by Private Contract
An ESTATE in Rockland near Attleborough consisting of a Windmill, a very good Dwelling house brick and tiled in excellent repair, with a new built stable and cart lodge, also a cottage adjoining and seven pieces of land of excellent quality containing between 7 and 8 acres, one of which pieces is an orchard well planted with fruit trees in full bearing. All Freehold except one acre.
Possession may be had on the 11th October next.
Also 6a. 3r. of newly enclosed Land on the low common of Rockland next the rivulet that divides Rockland and Shropham, of which immediate possession may be had.
Likewise a Double Cottage at Ashwellthorpe ...
The Tenants have notice to quit on the 11th October next.
Half of the purchase mone
y may remain on Mortgage if required.
Apply to Mr. Forster, Eaton, Norwich.
Norfolk Chronicle - 13th May 1815


To be SOLD by Private Contract
With Posession at Old Michaelmas next

A substantial Dwelling house in Rockland All Saints, in Norfolk, with granary, barn, stable, and convenient outbuildings, in good repair, together with an excellent orchard, and a piece of pasture land adjoining the same, also several inclosures of fertile arable land containing altogether about 9 acres, now in the occupation of Mr Charles Clover.
Also a windmill, in full trade, standing at an easy distance from the dwelling-house, now in the occupation of the said Charles Clover.
Also a Cottage and a Blacksmith's shop, near to the above premises, now in the occupation of Shadrach Osborne,
The Estate is freehold and the Land Tax is re-deemed.

Norfolk Chronicle - 27th July 1822


Norfolk Chronicle - 27th July 1822
Norfolk Chronicle - 27th July 1822

James & William Smith, millers & bakers, were running the mill in 1834 along with Caston_postmill, Hardingham_towermill, Hardingham_watermill, when they got into financial difficulties and were forced to assigned their personal estates and effects to their creditors.


Notice is hereby given that James Smith and William Smith, of Hardingham, Rockland All Saints and Caston, in the county of Norfolk, Millers and Bakers, have by Indenture dated 25 Feb. inst. assigned all their Personal Estate and Effects to Trustees for the equal benefit of their creditors.
Norfolk Chronicle - 1st March 1834


Tithe map 1846 - as redrawn by Harry Apling
Tithe map 1846 - as redrawn by Harry Apling

Rockland St. Andrew & All Saints (United Parishes)
Tithe Award 1847
Map 1846
Owner: John Sayer
Occupier: William Sayer

No. 98

House, Mill & Land

Arable

1a. 2r. 14p.

£1. 3. 5


ROCKLAND ALL SAINTS near Attleborough
Desirable Small Freehold Property
SALTER & SIMPSON are favoured with instructions to Sell by Auction at the Griffin Inn, Attleborough, on Thursday September 28, 1876 at 5 for 6 o'c, a capital POST WINDMILL fitted with two pairs of Stones and all necessary gears, well situated for wind and doing a fair trade, together with a convenient Dwelling house, Stable, Cart lodge, Granary and Outbuildings and an Inclosure of productive Arable Land containing in all 1a. 2r. 14p.
The Property is in the occupation of Mr. George Lusher and possession will be given at Michaelmas next.
Further particulars of Mr. Henry Feltham. Solr. Hingham or of the Auctioneers, Attleborough.

Norfolk Chronicle - 16th & 23rd September 1876


ROCKLAND ALL SAINTS
To be Sold by Private Contract A Capital FOUR SAIL WINDMILL driving Two Pairs of 4 feet Stones, fitted with Dressing Machine and all necessary gear, well situated for wind and in which for many years a good trade has been carried on, with a convenient Dwelling house containing ... and Garden, good Well of water, Stable, Cart Shed, Granary and an Inclosure of productive Arable LAND containing 1a. 2r. 14p. (more or less), situate in Mill Lane and adjoining the property of Mr. James Buckenham and Miss Tyrell. All Freehold. The property is occupied by Mr. George Lusher, the Proprietor and possession may be had at Michaelmas next.
Apply to Mr. Henry Feltham. Solr. Hingham.

Norfolk Chronicle - 30th September & 7th October 1876


ROCKLAND ALL SAINTS near Attleborough
SALTER & SIMPSON will Sell by Auction at the White Hart, Rockland, on Monday, February 12, 1877 at 4 o'c.
The following valuable Freehold PROPERTY consisting of a capital four sail Wind Mill driving two pairs of 4 ft. Stones, fitted with Dressing Machine and all necessary gear, well situated for wind and in which for many years a good trade has been carried on.
Also a convenient Clay and Tiled Dwelling House ... also a Garden, Well of Water, Stable, Cart Shed and Granary, together with an inclosure of productive Arable LAND, containing in all 1a. 2r. 14p. (more or less) situate in Mill Lane and adjoining the property of Mr. James Buckenham and Miss Tyrell.
Land Tax 10s. Tithe Rent charge (variable) £1. 3s. 5d.
The Property is occupied by Mr. George Lusher and immediate possession may be had.
Further particulars of Mr. H. Feltham. Solr. Hingham or of the Auctioneer, Attleborough.

Norfolk Chronicle - 3rd & 10th February 1877


Situations Vacant
TO MILLERS
Wanted, a Single Man to Live in the House.
Apply to Mr. Lusher, Rockland, Attleborough.

Norfolk News - 1st June 1872


O.S. Map 1882
O.S. Map 1882
Courtesy of NLS map images

c.1795: Mill built

Faden's map 1797: Windmill

1800: William Hardy, miller

October 1800: Mill advertised for sale by auction; described as newly built

1801: William Hardy, miller, insolvent

1814: Edward Kemble, tenant miller

July 1814: Mill advertised for sale by auction or private contract

May 1815: Mill advertised for sale by private contract

1822: Charles Clover, tenant miller

July 1822: Mill and complex advertised for sale by private contract

March 1834: James & William Smith, millers & bakers, assigned their personal estates to their creditors

White's 1836: Thomas Sayers, corn miller

White's 1845: Thomas Sayer, corn miller

Tithe award 1847: Owner: John Sayer; Occupier: William Sayer

1850: William Sayer, miller

1853: William Sayer, miller

White's 1854: Thomas Sayer, corn miller

1856: William Sayer, miller

1858: John Sayer, miller

White's 1864: John Sayer, corn miller

1872: George Lusher, miller

1876: George Lusher, miller

September 1876: Mill advertised for sale by private contract

1877: George Lusher, miller

February 1877: Mill advertised for sale by auction

1878: Robert Kenny, miller

Kelly's 1879: Robert Kenny, miller & farmer

White's 1883: William Samuel Barber, miller

O.S. map 1885: Windmill

O.S. map 1890: Windmill

1970: Ernest John Fisher, Mill House, Mill Lane



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