Shipdham
Market Street
postmill


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Shipdham Market Street postmill stood on the northeast side of the village


Robert Littleproud jnr, was the son of Robert Littleproud snr and Anne Littleproud. Robert jnr had 7 brothers James, John, William, Thomas, Jesse, Frederick and Alfred along with a least one sister, Sophia., James (b.1832, in Shipdham); John Littleproud (b.1845 in Cranworth), was the miller at Sporle_towermill; William emigrated to Canada, where he became a miller; Thomas became inkeeper & corn dealer at the Mill Inn, Stow Bedon; Jesse became miller at Shipdham, Frederick became the innkeeper at the Cattle Market Inn, Timber Hill, Norwich, while Alfred worked at and took over the Cranworth_smockmill when their father died c.1883.


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

Faden's map 1797: Mill

White's 1836: James Buckenham, corn miller, East End

Census 1841:

Samuel Harwood (35) miller
Mary Harwood (35)
James Harwood (6); George Harwood (5)
Anna Harwood (3)
Address: Market Street

James Stagg (19) miller (living at home with mother)
Address: Market Street


Census 1851:

John Woods (45) b.Eye, Suffolk, miller
Charlotte Woods (41) b.East Bradenham, miller's wife
Elizabeth Woods (11) b.Hardingham
Esther Aylmer (70) b.West Bradenham (mother in law)
Address: Mill, Letton Road

James Stagg (28) b.Shipdham, journeyman miller
Address: Market Street

Kelly's 1854: John Woods, miller

O.S. map 1891: Windmill (corn)



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