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This article came from the Chronicle published September 1978. Page 13

 

Frog Mill, Mill Lane, Yeovil

Author: T.J.Cave

 

The first Conveyance on record of Frog Mill, Mill Lane, is dated 11 October 1733, from William Mead, Woolcomber, and others, to John Catskill, Miller, for the sum of £250 for the sale of ‘that water grist mill commonly called by the name of Frogmill with the Mill House, garden, orchards, and a little meadow thereunto belonging, containing by estimation four acres (be the same more or less) and also all houses, outhouses, edifices, buildings, ways, waters, water-courses, paths, passages, ponds, banks, dams, streams, floodgates, hatches, wares (?weirs), profits, commodities, advantages, hereditaments and apputenances to the said water grist mill, Mill House, garden, orchards, meadow and premises belonging or in any wise appertaining All which said premises with their appurtenances are situate lying and being in Yeovil aforesaid’. On 30 July 1734 the property was mortgaged to a Mrs Daw for £30 for 2,000 years, but this sum was paid back within the time limit of six months and the mill sold to Mr Francis for £100.


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