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69712 Archival description results for England

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Lease of a mill in St Mary of the Castle, Hastings

I folded sheet measuring 50cm x 38cm, signed and sealed by Mary Dodson, and detailing the grant of a year's lease "of a Mill & in the Parish of St Mary of the Castle in Hasting for one year from Michas 1775. Rent £15". The lease is granted by Mary Dodson, widow, of Rye to Joseph Carswell, baker, of Hastings. The mill is leased together with, "the mill stones, wheels, coggs, staves, sweeps, running tackle and all other implements, utensils and appurtenances to the said mill, stable and ground..."

Indenture relating to a grist mill at Northpetherton

1 sheet of vellum measuring 77cm x 38cm, signed and sealed by Henry Gatchell and Robert Woodhouse and concerning a grist mill and meadows at Northpetherton (being known as Spall House, woods or grounds). The reverse features numerous notes in different handwriting, relating to the receipt of payments due under "this mortgage", the last one being made in 1712. .

Conveyance of a windmill, cottage and land at Sprowston

1 sheet of vellum measuring 69cm x 44cm documenting the sale by William John Harvey (surveyor) to John Morris (wheelwright) and George Dyball (clerk) for £160 of the windmill, cottage and land at Sprowston, bounded towards the east by Mousehold Heath and towards the south by Lingwood and by the west by a strip of land used as a "Brick Ground". The indenture is signed by William Harvey and bears the seals of all three parties.

SPAB Mills Section Collection

  • SPAB
  • Collection
  • 1920s onwards

Records of the work of the SPAB Mills Section preserving windmills and watermills. Wind and watermill related items donated to the Society.

Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings Mills Section

A surrender relating to a Corn Mill at Easthorpe, Bottesford

1 sheet of vellum measuring 69cm x 57cm comprising a surrender of a mortgage concerning an estate at Easthorpe, Bottesford and signed and sealed by The Reverend John Furniss Ogle and John Scrimshaw, miller. £417 and four shillings is paid in consideration for the surrender which includes a Corn Windmill at Easthorpe, "together with the Dressing Mill, Flour Mill, Mill Stones, Binns, Sails, Sail Clothes, Ropes, Tackle and all the other Materials, Utensils and Implements whatsoever..."

A year's lease for a watermill at Mill Bridge, Liversedge

1 sheet of vellum measuring 62cm x 39cm comprising a lease from Thomas Greenwood and Benjamin Wood of a corn mill at Mill Bridge, Liversedge to Elizabeth Kershaw. The description of the demised property includes, "All that Mill or building situate and being at Mill Bridge aforesaid used as a Corn mill with the water wheel, steam engine, engine house, drying kiln, machines, hoppers, Mill stones and all other implements, fixtures, geerings and things belonging to the said mill...". The indenture is signed and sealed by Wood and Greenwood.

Two 18th century documents relating to mills at Haughton and Thoresby Park, and to tree planting in the parkland of the Duke of Kingston (the Pierrepont Family)

1 folded sheet measuring 38cm x 31cm recording an agreement between the agent of the Duchess of Kingston and Thomas Thorpe (miller) relating to the diversion of the water supply to Haughton Mill and a weekly lease of new corn mill at Thoresby Park, the Duchess' corn and malt to be ground free of charge. For further content click on the link to the document transcription. A second folded sheet measuring 41cm x 31cm gives, "An Account of all the Trees taken out of the Nurserys and Planted in the Parke to 31 December 1762", seeming to relate to tree planting at either Thoresby Park or Holme Pierrepont Hall.

Extract of the will of John Scarbrough, farmer and miller, Lincolnshire

2 sheets of paper measuring 25cm x 40cm and extracted from registry of the Archdeaconry of Stow showing the last will and testament of John Scarbrough of Ashby, Bottesford, Lincolnshire. Bequests include land in Ashby called "Mill Hill" and giving "to my son John Scarbrough all that my corn wind mill with mill stones, sails, tackle, apparel, going geer......situated on Mill Hill".

Grant of Probate of the Will of John Jupp, Miller, Surrey

Probate document is on 1 sheet of vellum measuring approximately 24cm by 32cm and bearing the seal of the Court of Probate which grants probate to John Jupp's widow, Mary Jupp (Executrix) and Edward Scott (Executor). Attached is a copy of the Will of John Jupp "of Outwood in the Parish of Horne in the County of Surrey Miller" who died at Horne, Surrey, on 26 June 1860. The copy Will comprises 2 sheets of vellum measuring approximately 67 cm x 54 cm and was made on 5 November 1858.

Grant of Probate of the Will of Robert Robson, Miller, Hexham, Northumberland

Probate document is on 1 sheet measuring approximately 25cm x 14cm, bearing the seal of the Prerogative Court, York, and grants probate to Sarah Robson (widow) as Administratrix. Attached is a copy of the Will of Robert Robson, Miller, Hexham Northumberland, made on 9 December 1823 and which includes bequests relating to land at West Mill Lane, Hexham. The copy Will comprises 1 sheet of vellum measuring approximately 48cm x 74 cm.

Scrapbook of postcards, photographs and cuttings

Scrapbook of postcards of English mills. Photographs of Lacey Green Windmill, St Leonards Mill, Wincheslea, and Smock mill, Rye. Newspaper and magazine cuttings on mills and mill people in the United Kingdom. Stephen Buckland's scrapbook number 69.

Buckland, John Stephen Percy (1935-2006), mill researcher

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