Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Hethersett had a postmill in the 1600s and it is not know how long it survived

INDENTURE Lease for 500 years
Thomas Townshend of Norwich, Esquire and John Fisher of Westminster, Gent.
Lords of the Manor of Hethersett Cromwells in trust for Sir John Pettus of Rackheath Bt. and dame Mary his wife
2. Edward Hewitt of East Tuddenham, yeoman
Cottage and windmill in Hethersett 2 November 1672

INDENTURE Assignment of Mortgage
1. Edward Hewitt of East Tuddenham, yeoman
2. William Craske of Hockering, miller
Cottage, Mill and land in Hethersett 10 October 1676

2nd November 1672: Mill leased to Edward Hewitt for 500 years

10th October 1676: Edward Hewitt assigned the mortgage to William Craske, miller

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