Southery
smockmill



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Southery smock mill stood just to the northwest of the village. The mill used two pairs of 4ft. stones and a flour mill.


To Millers
To be Sold
A SMOCK WINDMILL situate on Southrey, with a Pair of good Stones and a FLOUR MILL. The Mill has been lately put in good Repair and of course will not call for much more Repair for some Time.
N.B. The mill will be sold on reasonable Terms by applying to Henry King of Little Brand, Norfolk.
A Part of the Purchase Money may remain in the Mill at interest. Joseph
Bendall, who lives by the Mill, will shew the premises.
Norfolk Chronicle - 26th April 1788


Southery, Norfolk
Live and Dead Farming Stock, Wind Flour Mill etc.
R. W. REEVE
Is favoured with instructions from Mr. H. Tokelove to Sell by Auction upon the premises of the late Henry Porter on Saturday December 29, 1877
Comprising ... horse, Implements ...
Also a capital Wind Flour
Mill with two pairs of stones 4 ft. across to be removed, which will be sold according to conditions to be produced at the time of Sale.
Sale to commence punctually at One o'c
Outwell, December 26, 1877
Lynn Advertiser - 29th December 1877


It may well be that the mill was not removed, but no records to confirm either possibility have been found.
Other millers shown below as associated with this mill are recorded here on the basis that they were probably associated with this mill wherever it was situated.


White's 1864: Aaron Porter, farmer
White's 1864: Christopher Porter, farmer
White's 1864: Edward Porter, farmer
White's 1864: Hannah Porter, farmer
White's 1864: John Porter, farmer (owner)
White's 1864: John Porter, farmer (owner)
White's 1864: Kibble Porter, farmer
White's 1864: Neah Porter, farmer (owner)

White's 1864: Robert Porter, farmer (owner)
White's 1864: Thomas Porter, farmer (owner)
White's 1864: William P. Porter, farmer (owner)

White's 1883: Mr. Aaron Porter, Little London
White's 1883: Benjamin Porter, grocer
White's 1883: Christopher Porter, farmer & landowner, Ferry bank
White's 1883: David Porter,(D. & Son), & farmer & landowner
White's 1883: David Porter & Son, builders & contractors
White's 1883: George Porter, farmer & landowner, White bridge
White's 1883: Gregory Porter (David & Son), & surveyor & valuer
White's 1883: John Porter, farmer & landowner, Little London
White's 1883: John Porter, victualler, Old White Bell
White's 1883: John Porter Porter, farmer & landowner, White bridge

White's 1883: John Benn Porter, bootmaker
White's 1883: Joseph Porter, beerhouse, Little London
White's 1883: Mrs. Mary Porter, grocer, draper, baker & postmistress
White's 1883: Richard Porter, beerhouse
White's 1883: Mr. Robert Porter
White's 1883: Robert Porter, farmer & landowner, White bridge
White's 1883: Mrs. Sarah Porter, shopkeeper
White's 1883: Thomas Porter, farmer & landowner
White's 1883: Thomas Brewer Porter, carrier
White's 1883: William Porter, beerhouse
White's 1883: William Porter, bootmaker, Little London
White's 1883: William Elmer Porter, farmer & landowner, Ferry bank


White's 1890: Alfred Henry Porter, beerhouse, painter & glazier
White's 1890: Alfred William Porter, grocer and draper, Brandon creek
White's 1890: Mrs. Alice Porter, Little London
White's 1890: Benjamin Porter, grocer & landowner
White's 1890: Christopher Porter, farmer & landowner, The Ferry
White's 1890: David Porter,(D. & Son), & farmer & landowner
White's 1890: David Porter & Son, builders & contractors
White's 1890: Edward Porter, farmer
White's 1890: George Porter, farmer & landowner, White bridge
White's 1890: George Porter, farmer, White bridge
White's 1890: Gregory Porter (D.& Son), & surveyor & valuer
White's 1890: John Porter, farmer & landowner, Little London
White's 1890: John Porter, victualler, Old White Bell
White's 1890: John Porter Porter, farmer & landowner, White bridge

White's 1890: John Porter, bootmaker
White's 1890: Mr. John Porter, Flint house
White's 1890: Joseph Porter, cattle dealer, The Ferry
White's 1890: Mrs. Mary Ann Porter
White's 1890: Richard Porter, beerhouse
White's 1890: Mr. Robert Porter, cattle dealer
White's 1890: Mrs. Sarah Porter, shopkeeper
White's 1890: Thomas Brewer Porter, carrier
White's 1890: William Porter, bootmaker, Little London
White's 1890: William Elmer Porter, farmer & landowner, Ferry bank


Kelly's 1892: Porter & Son, builders
Kelly's 1892: Barley Page Porter, grocer, Post office
Kelly's 1892: David Osler Porter, farmer
Kelly's
1892: Gregory Porter, building surveyor
Kelly's 1892: Isaac Porter, beer agent, & c. Southery ferry
Kelly's 1892: Job Porter, farmer, Little London
Kelly's 1892: John Porter, shoe maker
Kelly's 1892: John Porter, White Bell P.H.
Kelly's 1892:
Richard Porter, beer retailer
Kelly's 1892: Robert Porter, cattle dealer
Kelly's 1892: Thomas Porter, carrier
Kelly's 1892: William Porter, bootmaker, Little London
Kelly's 1892: William Elmer Porter, farmer
Kelly's 1892: William Porter, farmer, Little London


Kelly's 1896: Alfred Henry Porter, plumber & glazier
Kelly's 1896: Alfred William Porter, grocer & draper
Kelly's 1896: Barley Page Porter, grocer & draper, Post office
Kelly's 1896: Benjamin Porter, grocer & c.

Kelly's 1896: David Osler Porter, farmer
Kelly's
1896: Gregory Porter, building surveyor & clerk to Southery parish council
Kelly's 1896: Isaac Porter, beer agent, & c. Southery ferry
Kelly's 1896: Job Porter, farmer, Little London
Kelly's 1896: John Porter, farmer, Little London
Kelly's 1896: John Porter, shoe maker
Kelly's 1896: John Porter, White Bell P.H. & farmer
Kelly's 1896: John Larman Porter, farmer & landowner
Kelly's 1896: John Thomas Porter, farmer, Black bank
Kelly's 1896: John William Porter, grocer & draper

Kelly's 1896:
Richard Porter, beer retailer
Kelly's 1896: Thomas Porter, carrier
Kelly's 1896: William Porter, bootmaker, Little London
Kelly's 1896: William Elmer Porter, farmer

Kelly's 1900: Alfred Henry Porter, plumber & glazier
Kelly's 1900: Barley Page Porter, grocer, draper & boot dealer, Post office
Kelly's 1900: Benjamin Porter, grocer & draper

Kelly's 1900: David Osler Porter, farmer
Kelly's
1900: Gregory Porter, building surveyor & clerk to Southery parish council
Kelly's 1900: Isaac Porter, beer agent, & c. Southery ferry
Kelly's 1900: Job Porter, farmer, Little London
Kelly's 1900: John Porter, farmer, Little London
Kelly's 1900: John Porter, shoe maker
Kelly's 1900: John Larman Porter, farmer & landowner
Kelly's 1900: John Thomas Porter, farmer, Black bank
Kelly's 1900: John William Porter, grocer & draper

Kelly's 1900:
Richard Porter, beer retailer
Kelly's 1900: William Porter, bootmaker, Little London
Kelly's 1900: William Elmer Porter, farmer


Kelly's 1904: Alfred William Porter, wheelwright
Kelly's 1904: Barley Page Porter, grocer, draper & boot dealer, Post office
Kelly's 1904: Benjamin Porter, grocer & draper

Kelly's 1904: David Osler Porter, farmer
Kelly's 1904: Mrs. Eliza Porter, beer agent, & c. Southery ferry
Kelly's
1904: Gregory Porter, bldg surveyor & clerk to Southery parish cncil & assistant overseer & ins agent
Kelly's 1904: John Porter, farmer, Little London
Kelly's 1904: John Porter, shoe maker
Kelly's 1904: John Larman Porter, farmer & landowner
Kelly's 1904: John Thomas Porter, farmer, Black bank
Kelly's 1904: John William Porter, grocer & draper

Kelly's 1904:
Richard Porter, beer retailer
Kelly's 1904: William Porter, boot maker, Little London
Kelly's 1904: William Elmer Porter, farmer


Kelly's 1908: Alfred William Porter, wheelwright
Kelly's 1908: Benjamin Edward Porter, grocer & draper
Kelly's 1908: David Osler Porter, farmer
Kelly's 1908: Mrs. Eliza Porter, beer agent, & c. Southery ferry
Kelly's
1908: Gregory Porter, bldg surveyor & clerk to Southery parish cncil & assistant overseer & ins agent
Kelly's 1908: John Porter, farmer, Little London
Kelly's 1908: John Porter, shoe maker
Kelly's 1908: John Larman Porter, farmer
Kelly's 1908: John William Porter, grocer & draper

Kelly's 1908: Marsh Porter, boot repairer
Kelly's 1908: Miss Mary Porter, dressmaker

Kelly's 1908:
Richard Porter, beer retailer
Kelly's 1908: William Elmer Porter, farmer


Kelly's 1912: Alfred William Porter, wheelwright
Kelly's 1912: Benjamin Edward Porter, grocer & draper & post office
Kelly's 1912: Charles Porter, farmer, Little London
Kelly's 1912: David Osler Porter, farmer
Kelly's 1912: Mrs. Eliza Porter, beer agent, & c. Southery ferry
Kelly's
1912: Gregory Porter, bldg surveyor & clerk to Southery parish cncil & assistant overseer & ins agent
Kelly's 1912: John Larman Porter, carpenter
Kelly's 1912: John Thomas Porter, saddler
Kelly's 1912: John William Porter, grocer & draper

Kelly's 1912: Miss Mary Porter, dressmaker
Kelly's 1912: William Elmer Porter, farmer

Kelly's 1912: Wilson Porter, farmer, Little London

Kelly's 1916: Alfred William Porter, wheelwright
Kelly's 1916: Benjamin Edward Porter, grocer & draper & post office
Kelly's 1916: Charles Porter, farmer, Little London
Kelly's 1916: David Osler Porter, farmer
Kelly's
1916: Gregory Porter, builder
Kelly's 1916: John Thomas Porter, saddler
Kelly's 1916: John William Porter, grocer & draper

Kelly's 1916: Miss Mary Porter, dressmaker
Kelly's 1916: Wilson Porter, farmer, Little London


Kelly's 1922: Benjamin Edward Porter, grocer & draper & post office
Kelly's 1922: Charles Porter, farmer, Little London
Kelly's 1922: David Osler Porter, farmer
Kelly's 1922: Ivan & Mrs. Kathleen Porter, grocers & drapers, Oakdale
Kelly's 1922: John Thomas Porter, saddler
Kelly's 1922: John William Porter, farmer

Kelly's 1922: Miss Millicent Porter, dressmaker
Kelly's 1922: Wilson Porter, farmer, Little London


Kelly's 1925: Charles Porter, farmer, Little London
Kelly's 1925: David Osler Porter, farmer
Kelly's 1925: George Wilson Porter, saddler
Kelly's 1925: Ivan & Mrs. Kathleen Porter, grocers, Oakdale
Kelly's 1925: John Thomas Porter, saddler
Kelly's 1925: John William Porter, farmer

Kelly's 1925: Wilson Porter, farmer, Little London


December 1788: Mill advertised for sale by auction

Faden's map 1797: Windmill

O.S. map 1824: Windmill

1853: John Porter, miller

White's 1854: John Porter, corn miller

White's 1864: John Porter, corn miller


1868: John Porter, miller

1872: Henry Porter, miller

c.1877: Henry Porter, miller, died

December 1877: Mill advertised for sale by auction to be removed



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