Suton
postmill


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Suton post mill stood on the south west side of village. Although Suton was a village to the southwest of Wymondham it was technically in the parish of Wymondham. The mill ran two pairs of stones and a flour mill.

To be LETT or SOLD
And enter'd upon immediately or at Michaelmas next
A WINDMILL with two Pair of Stones, in good Repair and a Flour Mill; also a Dwelling House with a Stable and other convenient Outhouses thereto belonging.
For further Particulars enquire of John Durrant, Miller at Wymondham the Owner & Occupier, or of Thomas Burham, Junr. at Market Harling in Norfolk.
Norwich Mercury - 27th July & 3rd August 1765

To be SOLD
A well accustomed WINDMILL in good Repair, pleasantly situated in the Parish of Wymondham, now in the occupation of Edward Bolton.
For further Particulars enquire of James Johnson at the Old Turnpike House in the Parish aforesaid.
Norfolk Chronicle - 23rd & 30th March 1776
No further advertisements were run and the mill remained in the Bolton family.

WYMONDHAM
To be Sold by Auction by Messrs. Standley & Sons
On Friday 22 November 1867 at the Kings Head Inn, Wymondham at 4 o'c
A Capital Brick and Tiled Messuage with Barn, Stable and other convenient buildings
Also a Capital POST WINDMILL (in which good trade has been carried on for many years) and Miller's Cottage and 2a. 1r. 33p. of excellent Land in Suton Division in Wymondham near the Turnpike Road leading to Attleburgh, late in the occupation of Mr. Esau Bolton, deceased, the owner.
Immediate possession may be had.
Apply to Messrs. Mitchell & Clarke or the Auctioneers, Wymondham.
Norfolk Chronicle - 16th November & Norfolk News - 9th & 16th November 1867

WYMONDHAM
To be Sold by Private Contract
A Capital Brick and Tiled Messuage with Barn, Stable and other convenient Buildings, also a capital POST WINDMILL in which a good trade has been carried on for many years and MILLER's COTTAGE and 2a. 1r. 33p. land in Suton Division of Wymondham near the Turnpike Road leading to Attleborough, late in the occupation of Mr. Esau Bolton, deceased.
Possession at Michaelmas (old style) next.
Apply to Messrs. Mitchell & Clarke, Solrs. Wymondham.
Norfolk Chronicle & Norfolk News - 31st July 1869

WYMONDHAM, Suton
To be Sold by Auction by Messrs. John Standley & Sons on Friday 7 January 1870 at the Kings Head Inn, Wymondham at 4 o'c
Lot 1.
A Capital Brick and Tiled Messuage with Barn, Stable and other convenient buildings
Also a Capital POST WINDMILL (in which good trade has been carried on for many years) and Miller's Cottage and 2a. 1r. 33p. of excellent Land in Suton Division in Wymondham near the Turnpike Road leading to Attleburgh, late in the occupation of Mr. Esau Bolton, deceased, the owner.
Immediate possession may be had.
Apply to Messrs. Mitchell & Clarke or the Auctioneers, Wymondham.
Norfolk Chronicle - 24th December 1869 & 1st January 1870
Norfolk News - 25th December 1869 & 1st January 1870

Ogilby's Britannia map, London to Norwich 1675: Windmill

1765: John Durrant, miller

July 1765: Mill advertised for sale or let

1776: Edward Bolton, miller

March 1776: Mill advertised for sale

Faden's map 1797: Windmill

Poll Book 1802: Edward Boulton, miller

1822: ? Bolton, miller, died

July 1822: Mill advertised for sale but remained unsold

Bryant's map 1826: Windmill

1830: Esau Bolton, miller

Greenwood's map 1834: Windmill

1836: Esau Bolton, miller

O.S. map 1838: Windmill

1839: Esau Bolton, miller

1840: Esau Bolton, miller

1845: Esau Bolton, miller

1846: Esau Bolton, miller

1850: Esau Bolton, miller

1853: Esau Bolton, miller

1854: Esau Bolton, miller

1858: Esau Bolton, miller

1863: Esau Bolton, miller

1864: Esau Bolton, miller

1865 Esau Bolton, miller

1867: Esau Bolton, miller, died

November 1867: Mill advertised for sale by auction

July 1869: Mill advertised for sale by private contract

December 1869: Mill advertised for sale by auction


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