Shotesham
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Shotesham postmill stood to the southeast of the watermill, the two mills being worked in conjunction. The mill powered two pairs of French burr stones and a flour mill.

Notice to Creditors
John Spratt of Shottisham, Miller and George Gordon of Carleton Rode, Farmer, legal representatives of George Everettt, Administrator of the goods etc. of the late Richard Everett, of Carleton Rode, deceased.
Norfolk Chronicle - 29th October 1791


Notice
All persons indebted to the late Mr. John Spratt of Shottisham, Miller, to pay same to William Spratt, coachmaker, Norwich or Robert Spratt, Shottisham.
Norfolk Chronicle - 18th December 1819


Miscellaneous
Post Windmill
TO BE SOLD a POST-WINDMILL driving two pair of French burr stones and Flour Mill, Iron shaft, four good sails and all machinery and mill in good repair. Now standing at Shotesham and to be removed by the purchaser.
Apply to Mr. J. W. Miles, Saxlingham Mills or Mr. John Brown, Millwright, New Lakenham, Norwich.
Norfolk News - 14th May 1864


O.S. Map 2010
O.S. Map 2010
Red cross marks postmill - watermill at the ford
Image reproduced under licence from Ordnance Survey

1791: John Spratt, miller (also at watermill)

1795: John Spratt, miller, also Saxlingham_watermill, Saxlingham Thorpe postmill and Shotesham watermill

Poll Book 1806: John Spratt, miller (also at watermill)

Poll Book 1819: John Spratt, miller (also at watermill)

c.1819: John Spratt died

1836: Henry Barnard, miller (also at watermill)

O.S. map 1838: Windmill

White's 1845: William Barnard, corn miller (also at watermill)

White's 1854: William Barnard, corn miller (also at watermill)

1856: William Barnard, miller

1858: John Wakelin Miles, miller, merchant & farmer

1859: John Wakelin Miles, miller, merchant & farmer

1863: John Wakelin Miles, miller, merchant & farmer

May 1864: Mill advertised for sale and to be removed by purchaser


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