Item MCFC-IND-046 - Mortgage of the Tower Mill, Burston, Norfolk

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Mortgage of the Tower Mill, Burston, Norfolk


  • 1 March 1878 (Creation)

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Two vellum sheets (approx 59 x 72 cm and 55 x 69 cm). Mortgage of a piece of land 'formerly parcel of the Common called Pound Green in Burston ... whereupon a Brick Tower Windmill Stable and other Outbuildings have been erected and built,' with 'all and singular the flour Bins Sails cloths ropes going gears fixtures and Chattels belonging to or used with the said Windmill,' together with other premises in Burston, to secure the balance of the account of Charles Christopher Simonds (miller) at the London and Provincial Bank Limited. Other names mentioned: Josiah Humphries, Catherine Muskett, William Cooper. Original document available for reference.

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  • Box: Mildred Cookson Indentures Box 5