Walpole
Rochford's Manor
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Walpole had a postmill working in both Rochford's Manor and Ely Manor in the 1200s.

The 45th year of the reign of Henry III was 1261.


ROCHFORD'S MANOR
... Henry III ... and in the 45th of that King ...
Sir Guy do Rochford purchased of John de Burgh, Earl of Kent all his marches in Rochford and held in capite at Berden a messuage with agarden, dove house, about 600 acres of arable land, 6 acres of meadow, 30 of pasture and 3s rent per ann. with a wood, windmill ...
In 1272 he was a witness ...
Sir Guy died in the following year 1273.

Blomefield's History of Norfolk - Hundred of Freebridge


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