Market Street


Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Shipdham Market Street postmill stood on the northeast side of the village, on the south side of Market Street almost opposite the Swan Lane junction.

Faden's map 1797: Mill

White's 1836: James Buckenham, corn miller, East End

Census 1841:

Samuel Harwood (35) miller
Mary Harwood (35)
James Harwood (6); George Harwood (5)
Anna Harwood (3)
Address: Market Street

James Stagg (19) miller (living at home with mother)
Address: Market Street

Census 1851:

John Woods (45) b.Eye, Suffolk, miller
Charlotte Woods (41) b.East Bradenham, miller's wife
Elizabeth Woods (11) b.Hardingham
Esther Aylmer (70) b.West Bradenham (mother in law)
Address: Mill, Letton Road

James Stagg (28) b.Shipdham, journeyman miller
Address: Market Street

Kelly's 1854: John Woods, miller

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