Thornage Road


Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Holt Thornage Road postmill stood just to the southwest of the town on the east side of the Thornage Road.

May 8 Thurs. Mr. Wade's Mill at Holt burnt down, took fire by accident.
Mary Hardy's Diary

1794: William Wade, miller

Thursday 8th May 1794: Mill burnt down

Faden's map 1797:
Holt Mill

1822: William Wade died and was buried in St Andrew the Apostle churchyard in Holt on 10th April

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