Stratton St Michael
Mill Farm


Drainage Mills (Windpumps)
Steam Mills

Stratton St Michael Mill Farm postmill was on quite an old site and was working before 1675. The mill stood just to the south of Morningthorpe_watermill and were worked together.

Faden's map 1797
Faden's map 1797

Sarah Richardson of Pulham St. Mary Magdalen Assignment to
James Cole of Mourning Thorpe, Miller ...

Norfolk Chronicle - 10th August 1805

Tithe map 1838
Tithe map 1838 - as redrawn by Harry Apling

Tithe Award 1839
Map A. T. Clarke, Surveyor, Norwich. 1838
Owner: Honble. Frederick Paul Irby
Occupier: James Cole

No. 179
No. 180

House, garden & premises

No mill shown



White's 1836: James Cole, farmer

Ogilby's Britannia Ipswich to Norwich & Cromer map 1675: Windmill

1782: George Hewett, miller, took on apprentice King George

Faden's map 1797: Windmill

1805: James Cole, miller

Poll book 1806: James Cole, miller

Bryant's map 1826: Windmill

c.1836: Mill ceased working

Tithe award 1839: Owner: Honble. Frederick Paul Irby; Occupier: James Cole

5th May 1848: James Cole died

19th September 1848: Will of James Cole proved

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