Blofield Field postmill

Blofield Field postmill stood near Mousehold Farm (later renmamed Heath Farm) just to the north of Bond Road. The mill had two pairs of French burr stones for milling flour and a flour mill. A pair of 4ft 10ins stones were in the head of the mill and a pair of 4ft 4ins stones were in the tail of the mill.

To be Sold by Auction
At the Globe Tavern, Blofield on Tuesday ath 13th day of August next betweeen the hours of 12 & 1 o'c (unless in the meantime disposed of by Private Contract of which timely notice will be given)
A Very good OAK WIND-MILL in Blofield Field, very desirably situated for business, with two pair of French stones, head stones 4ft. 10ins., tail stones 4ft. 4ins. A good Flour Mill & all the going geers in the best condition. And a new brick Dwelling house contiguous containing three rooms on the ground floor, three chambers, a very good garden, a stable & other conveniences, all in the occupation of Mr. Whitby Tooke.
N.B. The Mill must be removed at the expiration of ten years from the first of September next, but a convenient piece of land very near the premises may be purchased on reasonable terms.
For further particualrs apply to the said Whitby Tooke, Mr. John Tooke or Mr. Watson, Attorney, Yarmouth.

Norfolk Chronicle - 27th July, 3rd & 10th August 1793

BLOFIELD, December 29, 1797
Notice is hereby given that the Partnership lately subsisting between John Tann and William Carll in the business of Miller & Flour Merchant in Blofield in the county of Norfolk, under the firm of Tann & Carll was this day dissolved by mutual consent & that the said Business will from henceforth be conducted by the said John Tann ...

John Tann
William Carll
James Boyce

Norfolk Chronicle - 6th January 1798

To be Sold by Auction at the Globe in Blofield, Norfolk
On Friday 2 July 1802 between the hours of 3 & 4
All that WINDMILL commonly known by the name of BLOFIELD MILL situate in the field of Blofield aforesaid with its appurtenances, now under a lease to Mr. Wm. Barnes which expires at Michaelmas next.
Apply to Mr. Isaac Blyth of Hales near Loddon, Norfolk or Mr. Cole, attorney, Loddon, aforesaid.

Norfolk Chronicle - 26th June 1802

Sale of Household Goods etc. of Mr. John Tuck at the Mill House, Blofield who is engaged in another concern ...
Norfolk Chronicle - 18th September 1813

1793: Whitby Tooke, miller

August 1793: Mill advertised for sale by auction

29th December 1797: John Tann & William Carll trading as Tann & Carll, millers, dissolved parnership

Poll Book 1798: John Tann, miller

Poll Book 1802: John Tann, miller

June 1802: Mill advertised for sale by auction

1st September 1803: Mill due to be removed at expiration of lease

1813: John Tuck, miller, leaving business

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