Norfolk Mills

Itteringham Mill 1913

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Local History Websites

Norfolk Village Websites
Other Local History Websites

Contributors' Product Links

Links to Norfolk local history & Norfolk websites

About Norfolk - comprehensive and large site covering all aspects of Norfolk

Aldborough - A Century of Faces and Places - Brick Kiln Books - ISBN 0 9543935 0 3

Paddy Apling's Web Site - a mass of fascinating information on Norfolk history and genealogy

ARCH Project - Archiving Community and Rural History - you can upload your own information and photos

Aylsham Local History Society - website of the society that was formed in 1984

Aylsham Navigation -
aims to raise the profile of the river Bure, to identify and protect its history and wildlife

Margaret Bird - editor of Mary Hardy's Diary - see below

Brick Kiln Books - publishers of books on local history including Holt and Aldborough

Rhoda Bunn - late author of Holt & District - Portrait in Postcards - published by John Nickalls, see below
Also Melton Constable, Briston and District ISBN 1 904136 13 3

Broads Map - shows many points of interest (including some mills) on the Broads

Bylaugh Hall - arts, cultural and musical centre offering high class accommodation with all facilities

Cambridge Art Academy - paintings of East Anglian mills and advice on how to paint by a Cambridge artist

Chapel Books - books and documents for the genealogist, family and local historian researching Britain

Cley Mill - B&B plus holiday self catering facilities and afternoon cream teas - Tel. 01263 740209

Courtyard Publishing - publisher of Sheringham local history books - Tel. 01263 823008

Cromer Museum - town museum housed in former fishermens' cottages

Denver Mill - restored working windmill open to the public or Tel. 01366 384009

Dereham Windmill
- renovatred mill with sails opened as a Community Exhibition Centre in September 2013

Digitalwild - Jonathan Neville's African and UK wildlife digital photos

East Anglian Waterways Association
- aims to preserve, restore and manage the area's inland waterways

Keith Entwistle - author of HOLT an Illustrated History - ISBN 0 9549045 0 8

Essex Mills Group - keen to encourage new members

Explore Norfolk - everything to do in the wonderful county of Norfolk

Fairgreen Farms
- picking blueberries is easy and  fun, great to eat fresh and they keep well too

Friends of Norfolk Mills - charitable group promoting the preservation of all Norfolk mills

Brian Gage - publisher of Costessey - A Look Into The Past -
ISBN 0 952113 0 8

Garboldisham Postmill
- open for viewing by appointment + flour sales - Tel. 01953 681593

Glaven River Conservation
- group dedicated to the well being and conservation of the River Glaven

Gressenhall Rural Life Museum
- huge collection and archive of specifically Norfolk artifacts and records

Gt Bircham Windmill - open to the public, bakehouse, tearooms, gift shop, etc. Tel. 01485 578393

Hardley Drainage Mill
- renovated drainage mill on the River Yare

Mary Hardy's Diary
- well-illustrated 18th-century Norfolk diary, by the wife of a brewer and miller

Hempstead Hall
- B&B plus caravan facilities in idyllic surroundings - Tel. 01263 712224

iknow-eastanglia - new onlne directory promoting attractions and accommodation in Norfolk & East Anglia

Itteringham Mill - B&B plus holiday self catering facilities in idyllic surroundings - Tel. 01263 587688

Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse Museum of Family Life - Norfolk life as it used to be on a 50 acre site

John Lawn - obituary and details of the memorial plaque dedicated to him on Paddy Apling's website

Letheringsett Mill - Norfolk's only working watermill - Tel. 01263 713153

Loddon Historical Society - nice website and various local history publications

Lord Paul Sergent - professional photographer covering all aspects from weddings to wildlife

Joe Mason - author of Words on Paper history of Taverham
- Email: or Tel. 01603 261182

Methwold History Group - active in building an archive of anything connected with Methwold area's history.

Mike Page Photography - local aerial photography specialist with several books published

Mills Archive - contains many thousands of digital images and documents as well as extensive databases

Morse's Wind Engine Park - wonderful collection working wind engines open to the public

John Nickalls Publications - publisher & distributer of local history books - Tel/fax 01953 601893

- Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society - influential and worthwhile organisation

Norfolk Broads - local website - "Your window on East Anglia"

Norfolk Churches - Simon Knott's wonderful site

Norfolk - big friendly site covering all aspects of Norfolk

Norfolk - Guide to the Norfolk Coast including attractions, events, accommodation, local food etc.

Norfolk Electronic Library - large user friendly web based Photo Archive

Norfolk Gardens Trust - seeks to preserve, enhance and promote Norfolk Gardens of all ages and sizes

Norfolk Guide - is an internet directory which includes an ever increasing amount of information on Norfolk

Norfolk Historic Buildings Trust - group recording and sharing information about Norfolk's historic buildings

Norfolk Lavender - large essential oils distillery with visitor centre based at Caleys mill in Heacham

Norfolk Life - "Take a new view on life, Norwich Life"

Norfolk L Rootsweb - Norfolk genealogy email forum with worldwide links

Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service - one of the largest museums services in the country

Norfolk-Norwich - information on Norfolk’s towns & villages, holiday accommodation & places of interest

Norfolk & Norwich Norwich Millenium Library - The county's newest and largest library

Norfolk Now - Eastern Daily Press' Norfolk website - newspaper archive page

Norfolk Pubs - a comprehensive archive of every pub in the county and provider of material for this website

Norfolk Record Office - Norfolk county archives

Norfolk Tours - Personally guided tours of Norfolk for the Historian & Family Historian

Norfolk Wherry Trust - charitable trust dedicated to the history and restoration of Norfolk wherries

Norfolk Windmills Trust - charity dedicated to restoring and looking after Norfolk Windmills

North Norfolk Radio - North Norfolk's own radio station

Northwold Church - everything from the history to the day to day running of a Norfolk Breckland church

Norwich Castle Museum - one of the best in the country

Norwich Life
- just that - along with much of Norfolk as well

Old Norfolk
- lots of interesting information and lovely old photographs

Parson Woodforde Society - the fascinating diaries of Parson James Woodforde

Paston Stow Hill Windmill
- restored windmill open to the public Email Tel. 01263 720298

Photographs of Old Norwich
- wonderful large archive of old photographs

Picture Norfolk
- the photographic archive of Norfolk Library and Information Service

Poppyland Publishing
- specialist local history publisher for East Anglia

Scenic Norfolk
- hundreds of vivid colour photographs and information on Norfolk towns and villages

Sculthorpe Watermill
- pub and
restaurant along with six bedroom luxury accommodation

Sheila's website -
genealogical based site with a lot of history of the Downham Market area

Sprowston History
- detailed history of every area of this popular Norwich subhurb

Strumpshaw History
- new book due to be published October 2010 and can be orderd via the link

Strumpshaw Steam Museum -
Museum housing the UK's largest private collection of steam engines

Thetford Ancient House Museum - housed in a magnificent timber framed Tudor merchant's house

Alan Ticehurst
- antiquarian bookseller holding remaining copies of Harry Apling's Norfolk Corn Windmills

Waveney River Centre - eco friendly holidays on the Norfolk Broads camping or staying in a luxury lodge.

Waveney Valley Blog - local Stories and Features covering the Waveney Valley area

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Links to Norfolk village websites





Barroway Drive




Berney Arms





Briston 2





Castle Acre Castle & Priory















Gt Massingham

Gt Yarmouth










Hunstanton Info

Hunstanton on Line


Kings Lynn - Local History Forum

Kings Lynn - North End

Kings Lynn - True's Yard


Loddon Local History


Martham 1

Martham 2





New Buckenham


North Lopham

North Runcton

North Walsham

Old Buckenham

Old Catton



Pudding Norton





Sea Palling



South Lopham


Spooner Row



Stoke Ferry


Swanton Novers




Thorpe Market

Upton Broad



Wells on Sea






Wood Norton




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Links to other local history & mill websites

Argos Hill Windmill - website run by Friends of Argos Hill Windmill, a postmill near Mayfield in Sussex

Luke Bonwick
- Milling Heritage Consultancy & author of Norfolk's Windmills - published March 2008

Derwent Hydroelectric Power Ltd
- installs hydro electric turbines - details and project list

- local history of a hamlet near Peterborough with many Norfolk connections

Halliday's Hydropower
- specialise in converting mills back to green energy via Archimedes screw turbines

Hampshire Mills Group -
county group interested in mills of all types, with many members who own mills

Jack And Jill Windmills Society
- Charity responsible for Jill Windmill, a postmill in Clayton, West Sussex

Lincolnshire Windmills - County Council official website

Medieval English Towns - detailed history of early town life and development

Mills Archive - contains many thousands of digital images and documents as well as extensive databases

Ordnance Survey - government mapping agency

Redbournbury Watermill - working watermill open to the public, near St Albans, Hertfordshire

Smugglers' Britain - fascinating website covering all aspects of smuggling in days gone by

Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
(SPAB) - vast amount of interesting info

Society for the Preservation of Old Mills (SPOOM)
- American international site dedicated to mills

David Stoker
- series of in depth specialist historical articles including paper mills

Suffolk Mills Group - Voluntary Association helping to care for Suffolk's heritage of windmills and watermills 

Sussex Mills Group
- Voluntary Association helping to care for Sussex's heritage of windmills and watermills

Tempus Publishing - specialist publishers of local history and archaeological books

Thetford Ancient House Museum
- housed in a magnificent timber framed Tudor merchant's house

Thurtell Family Website run by Susan Miller

Tide Mills of Western Europe - a touring exhibition is taking place in Europe until 15th September 2007

Tilty Mill - history of an Essex watermill

Traditional Corn Millers Guild - milling trade association

UK Mills - mostly windmills but a lot of info

Union Millwrights - American site detailing the trade history in the USA

Water Towers
- photographs from a water tower enthusiast

Windmill Land - promoting the works of Allen Clarke
Windmill World
- big site containing a lot of info and links

Product Links of website contributors

Digitalwild - Jonathan Neville's African & Norfolk wildlife photos

Mike Page Photography - local aerial photography specialist with several books published

Cartridge World Reprocessing and refilling of computer printer inkjet cartridges in Norwich
Tel. 01603 667025

Mainline IT Norfolk internet and broadband service provider, website hosting and IT network problem solving. Real people at the end of a phone! Tel. 01953 860225. Try this link for one of the best entry pages to the Google search engine

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