drainage pump

Upwell drainage mill was also cornmill, using two pairs of French burr stones and a flour mill.

UPWELL & ELM, Isle of Ely, and county of Cambridge
To be Sold by Auction by Robert Tiffin at the Five Bells Inn, Upwell on Wednesday 19 November 1833 between 5 and 8 o'c
Freehold Estate ... Farm 173a. 3r. 23p. ... in Upwell and Elm in the Isle of Ely, with a Wind Corn Mill or Water Engine, in full trade driving two pairs of French Stones, flour machine etc. standing on the said Farm as the same Estate is now in the occupation of Messrs. Gouldin & Howell.
The estate is bounded by a Navigable River.
Apply to Mr. Thomas Lister Wiles, the proprietor or at the office of Messrs. Jackson & Son, Solrs. Wisbech.

Norfolk Chronicle - 2nd & 9th November 1833

O.S. map 1824: Windmill

1833: Thomas Lister Wiles, miller

November 1833: Mill advertised for sale by auction

Kelly's Cambs. 1854: John Wiles, miller & farmer
White's 1854: John Wiles, corn miller - Isle of Ely

White's 1864: John Wiles, corn miller

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