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Roughton Chapel Road tower mill appears as Old Windmill on the OS map of 1889-91 but is not shown on Bryant's map of 1826.


James Bower was baptised in Metton on 11th May 1809, the son of John and Catherine Bower
Martha Bower died on 8th June 1878, aged 58


Tithe map 1838 - as redrawn by Harry Apling
Tithe map 1838 - as redrawn by Harry Apling

Tithe Award 1841
Map, George Pank, Cromer 1838
Owner: Robert Temple
Occupier: John Temple

No. 191

Mill, Yard & Garden

Garden

0a. 1r. 14p.

9d


ROUGHTON near Cromer
Tower Windmill, Dwelling House, Granary, Stable and Freehold Land
Henry Sandford is instructed to Sell by Auction on Wednesday 13 July 1864 at the New Inn, Roughton at 2 o'c

All that Brick built TOWER WINDMILL with Dwelling House, Granary, Stable, sheds and Pightle of Freehold Land situate in the Parish of Roughton in the occupation of Mr. R. Wall containing with sites of Buildings 1a. 2r. 27p. Outgoings Land Tax 3s.
Apply Messrs. Miller, Son & Bugg, Solrs. Bank Chambers, Norwich or at the office of the Auctioneer, Cromer.

Norfolk Chronicle & Norfolk News - 25th June, 2nd & 9th July 1864

map 1889-91
O.S. Map 1889 - 1891
Image produced from the www.old-maps.co.uk service with permission of Landmark Information Group Ltd. and Ordnance Survey

James Bower was baptised in Metton on 11th May 1809, the son of John and Catherine Bower
Martha Bower died on 8th June 1878, aged 58


White's 1854: John Leman, foreman miller (either this mill or Mill Hill towermill)


White's 1836: John Temple, corn miller

O.S. map 1838: Windmill

White's 1845: James Melton

1846: James Melton

Census 1851:
James  Melton (52) b.Barford, miller employing 1 man & 1 boy
Sarah Melton (45) b.Felbrigg, miller's wife
Robert Nobbs (51) b.Langfield, journeyman miller
John Temple (16) b.Roughton, errand boy 

1853: William Moore, miller

White's 1854: William Moore, corn miller

1856: William Moore, miller

1858: Robert Wall, miller

Census 1861:
Robert Wall (27) b.Langham, master miller
Sarah Wall (28) b.Southrepps
James Wall (3) b.Roughton
Harriot Wall (2) b.Roughton
Anna Maria Wall (1 mnth) b.Roughton
Robert Bansley (11) b.Southrepps, visitor

1864: Robert Wall, miller

June 1864: Mill advertised for sale by auction

1865: Robert Wall, miller

1868: James Bower, miller

Census 1871:
James Bower (61) b. Metton, miller
Martha Bower (50) b.Smallburgh
George Bower (20) b.Lamas, carpenter
Elvira Bower (11) b.Gresham
Hannah ? (80) b.Edingthorpe, visitor

Elector's list 1874: James Bower of Roughton. Freehold mill, house & Land. Nr. the New Inn

Harrod's 1877: James Bower, miller

8th June 1878: James Bower's wife Martha, died aged 58

Kelly's 1879: James Bower, miller

Census 1881:
James Bower (71) miller
Eleanor Bower (21) b.Metton (daughter) dressmaker

O.S. map 1889-91: Old Mill

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