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This well-known Norfolk Millwright from Ludham, Dan was in trade for 66 years, until his death, aged 80. He built the mills at Langley, Horsey, Somerton, St Olaves, and Martham. 

He started as a millwright and engineer at the age of 14. He built the mills listed above, and also made improvements in mill turbines which was invented by his father, D.C. ENGLAND. He installed this on many large Estates in East Anglia - 5 on the Langley Estate for drainage purposes. He carried out work in all drainage areas in Norfolk.

The ENGLAND family have done this sort of work for the last 300 years.

Dan was a bachelor and lived with his sister. Following his death, the business was carried on by his only brother - Lionel, and his nephew Albert. 


Horsey Photohistory

A Genealogical CD, in PDF format so can be read by any computer, containing almost 200 high quality photographs, all from private sources, depicting the life and times of this idyllic Norfolk Broadland village.

Never-before-seen photographs of the Horsey Flood of 1938, together with people and events in village life, covering the past 120 years.

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