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Thurlton postmill had a roundhouse and 4 patent sails powered 2 pairs of French burr stones and a flour mill. The mill buck had a straight pitched tiled roof. The mill stood to the southeast of Thurlton, to the northwest of Haddiscoe and southwest of Thorpe next Haddiscoe.

None of the millers of Thurlton postmill were listed in White's or Kelly's directories under Thurlton.
Instead, all millers were listed under Thorpe next Haddiscoe.

To be Sold by Auction
By Samuel Crowe
At the Crown, at Haddiscoe in the County of Norfolk, on Monday 18 June 1792 at 2 o'c in the afternoon. Unless previously disposed of by Private Contract of which notice will be given in this paper.
All that good accustomed
GRIST WINDMILL called Thurlton Mill, situate in Thurlton Field, near Haddiscoe aforesaid, with flour mill, good French stones and all the appurtenances.
N.B. This mill is now in full trade and is excellently well situated for the business.
For further particulars apply to Mr. Peter King, jun. at the Mill, Messrs. Negus & Bonhote at Bungay or to the Auctioneer at Beccles.

Norfolk Chronicle - 9th June 1792

John Warner the Younger of Thurlton near Loddon in Norfolk, Miller, having declined Business, Notice is hereby given that all Persons indebted to him are within one calendar month from the date hereof to pay their respective debts to John Warner the Elder of Thurlton, aforesaid, Miller, who is duly authorised to receive the same, and the Creditors of the said John Warner the Younger are requested forthwith to send an account of their claims on him to the said John Warner the Elder.
Thurlton, 14 October 1833.

Norfolk Chronicle - 19th October 1833

J. M. Goff & Son are instructed to Sell by Auction at the White Lion Hotel, Beccles on Friday July 12, 1861 at 4 for 5 o'c in seven lots, the following eligible property
In Wrentham, Suffolk
Lot 1. Tower & Steam Mills
Lot 5. Land & Post Mill in Wrentham
In Thurlton, Norfolk, within a short distance of the Market Town of Beccles and Loddon and near the Railway Stations of Haddiscoe and Aldeby.
Lot 7. All that desirable Property known as "THURLTON MILL" comprising
an excellent Freehold Post Windmill, with spacious round-house, four patent sails driving two pairs of French stones and winding herself with the usual machinery.
Also a Pightle of ... land ... a brick built Dwelling House, recently erected, Brick and Tiled Stables, Granary, small Barn, Cart lodges and other suitable Buildings and a large well-planted Garden, now in the occupation of Mr. Jonathan Goff.
Possession ... at Michaelmas next.
Apply to Mr. J. J. Goff, Wrentham, to the Auctioneers, Loddon, Norfolk or to Messrs. Crabtree & Cross, Solrs. Halesworth, Suffolk.

Norfolk Chronicle - 29th June & 6th July 1861

To Millers, Merchants and others
Important and desirable Freehold Mills, Land and House property in Suffolk and Norfolk, with possession at Michaelmas next . Being the unsold portion of the Estates of Mr. J. J. Goff decd. To be peretemporily sold by Auction by Goff & Freeman who are jointly concerned on this occasion, at the Eagle Inn, Wrentham on Thursday 12 Septembere 1861 at 5 o'c in 5 lots
Lot 1. Wrentham Water Mill
Lot 5. In Thurlton, Norfolk.
All that excellent Freehold POST WINDMILL known as "Thutlton Mill" (as before advertised) ... now in the occupation of Mr. Johnson Goff.

Possession ... at Michaelmas next.
Apply to Mr. J. J. Goff, Wrentham, Messrs. Crabtree & Cross, Solrs. Halesworth, or to Messrs. Goff & Son, Auctioneers, Loddon or Mr. G. P. Freeman, Woodbridge, Wangford and Halesworth.

Norfolk Chronicle - 31st August 1861

G. P. Freeman begs to announce that he is instructed in conjunction with Messrs. Goff & Son peretemporily to Sell by Auction at the Eagle Inn, Wrentham on Thursday 12th September 1861 at 4 0'c
The VALUABLE STEAM and other MILLS, COTTAGES and LAND at Wrentham in Suffolk and Thurlton in Norfolk, late the property of Mr. J. J. Goff, deceased.
Further particulars will appear next week and can be obtained from Mr. J. J. Goff, Wrentham, Messrs. Goff & Son, Loddon and Mr. G. P. F. Woodinge, Halesworth and Wangford.

Norfolk News - 31st August 1861

Frederick Disney had been at at Thurlton towermill in 1869

White's 1836: James Bexfield, farmer

1792: Peter King jnr

June 1792: Mill advertised for sale by auction

Faden's map 1797: Thurlton Flour Mill

Bryant's Map 1826: Haddiscoe Mill

October 1833: John Warner jnr., miller, declined further business

October 1833: John Warner snr., miller

Greenwood's map 1834: Mill

1836: John Beck, corn miller

1845: John Beck, corn miller

1846: Warren Beck, miller

White's 1854: Warren Beck, corn miller

1856: Warren Beck, miller

1858: Johnson Goff, miller

1861: Jonathan Goff, miller

June 1861: Mill advertised for sale by auction

1863: Charles Beck, miller

White's 1864: Charles Beck, miller

1868: Charles Beck, miller

1875: Frederick Disney, miller

Kelly's 1879: Frederick Disney, miller

O.S. map 1883: Mill

White's 1890: Clifford R. Harrison, miller

Kelly's 1892: Frederick Disney, miller (wind)

Kelly's 1896: Daniel Disney, miller (wind) & corn merchant

Kelly's 1900: Stephen Nicholls Disney, miller (wind & steam), corn merchant & farmer; & at Thurlton towermill

Kelly's 1904: George Andrews, miller (wind)

Kelly's 1908: Walter Rump, miller (wind) & Thurlton towermill in 1904)

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