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Town Mills

Other OS name in the Parish of Gillingham

Historical Forms

  • Towne Mills 1664 HTax
  • de molendino 1327 SR
  • atte Mulle 1332 SR
  • one water corne mill, one fullinge mill, one maulte mill, Mill Crofte, Millerosse furlonge, Mill Meade, Millwaye 1609 LRMB
  • Mill Head, Mill Md, Mill Silk Ho, Mill Silk Gdn 1839 TA


, Towne Mills 1664 HTax;other references to mills here or elsewhere in Gillinghaminclude Jacob de molendino 1327SR , Alice atte Mulle 1332SR, one water corne mill , one fullinge mill , one maulte mill ,Mill Crofte , Millerosse furlonge , Mill Meade , Millwaye 1609LRMB , Mill Head , Mill Md , Mill Silk Ho , Mill Silk Gdn 1839TA , v. myln , atte ; on the manufacture of silk in Gillingham , v. Hutch3 3615 .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement