Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen postmill


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Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen postmill stood beside Fen Road to the southeast of the village.

To Millers and others
To be Sold by Auction By Thos. Platten At the Cock Inn, Wiggenhall St. Mary Magdalen in the county of Norfolk
On Wednesday June 18, 1823 at 4 o'c
Unless sooner disposed of by Private Contract
A Capital WIND_MILL nearly new, with a new built Messuage or Dwelling house and outbuildings, large yard and garden containing about 2 roods of Land in Wiggenhall St. Mary Magdalen aforesaid, now in the occupation of Mr. J. Hammond the proprietor.
The whole is Freehold and possession may be had of the Mill and yard at Midsummer, if required and of the whole premises at Michaelmas next.
Apply to Mr. Hammond on the premises or to the Auctioneer, High Street, Lynn. (if by letter post paid)
Also will be Sold by Auction on the Premises of Mr. J. Hammond the same day at 2 o'c
Two thrashing Machines, two Coleseed Carts, a Coleseed Cloth ...

Norfolk Chronicle - 7th & 14th June 1823


To Millers and others
To be Sold by Auction By T. Platten At the White Hart Inn, Kings Lynn On Tuesday February 17, 1824 at 4 o'c
(Unless sooner disposed of by Private Contract)
A Capital WIND MILL nearly new with a new built Messuage or Dwelling house and Outbuildings, large yard and Garden containing about 2 roods of Land in Wiggenhall St. Mary Magdalen, now in the occupation of Mr. J. Hammond the Proprietor.
The whole is Freehold and Possession may be had of the whole Premises at Lady day next.
Apply to Messrs. EVERARD & SONS, Merchants, or to Mr. Clayton, Solr. Lynn (if by letter post paid) and to view the Estate apply to Mr. Hammond on the Premises.

Norfolk Chronicle - 7th February 1824


Tithe Award 1840
Owner: Abraham Brighton
Occupier: do

No. 320

Mill Yard

Pasture
part of

..0a. 1r. 10p.
15a. 1r. 37p.

6d
£2. 5s. 0d.

 
No mill shown. Possibly a drainage mill. Alongside Simonds Lode.

c.1822: Mill built

1823: J. Hammond, miller

June 1823: Mill advertised for sale by auction

O.S. map 1824: Windmill

February 1824: Mill advertised for sale by auction

1824: J. Hammond, miller, owner & occupier

Bryant's map 1826: Windmill


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