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Sharron Report 29 Jul 2020 15:51

British History Online is making all research content free to individual researchers until 30th September.

If for nothing else, it is worth having a look at the Victoria County Histories.


maggiewinchester Report 29 Jul 2020 18:34

Ooh! Thank you for that info, Sharron! :-D :-D


Sharron Report 31 Jul 2020 17:05

Please share my delight.

Oh has had to compose his face to look pleased again, he doesn't know why but he does it to please me and I might just as well be telling him I have just found a winge-flongle. Just out of pity, could you all do the same please.

I have found a reference to the King's mill in the 1285 manorial custumal.

Now, isn't that something?

Thank you for your support, I can't help it.


maggiewinchester Report 31 Jul 2020 18:14

Which King's Mill is that?


Sharron Report 31 Jul 2020 18:28

All I can say is that is local to me but I am not sure about where it was.

There was the big mill at Sidlesham but I don't think that this was the one.


maggiewinchester Report 31 Jul 2020 19:18

My family lived in Climping MIll in about 1955/56.
It was just before I was born.
The family moved to Worthing, either because my mum accidentally started a fire there, or to be nearer a hospital, or both - and I was born at Southlands.


Sharron Report 31 Jul 2020 21:13

How strange.

Quite by chance, I discovered that I have a family member buried in Climping churchyard, which is right next to Ford open prison.


maggiewinchester Report 31 Jul 2020 21:25

Coincidences are strange, aren't they? :-D