The Restless Miller – Scenes from rural life in bygone Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire
David Johnston

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The true story of a well-to-do miller who fell to the level of a pauper and was buried in an unmarked grave.

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Front cover: Shellwood Windmill, Leigh and William Chalcraft

Paperback - 86 pages
ISBN: 978-1-907242-03-8

Pomegranate Press, Dolphin House, 51 St Nicholas Lane, Lewes, Sussex BN7 2JZ
www.pomegranate-press.co.uk


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The true story of a well-to-do miller who fell to the level of a pauper and was buried in an unmarked grave is thronged with a lost world of farmers, auctioneers, innkeepers, wine merchants and smugglers who mingled in the borderlands of Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire in the Victorian age and beyondChichester, Petersfield, Bedhampton, Leigh, Harting, Chiddingfold, Dunsfold, Wisborough Green, Barford, Headley. Colworth and Oving.


Contents

Introduction
1.
The Last of the Old Worthies – and the Yeoman Farmer
2. Yeoman Farmers of Chiddingfold and Dunsfold
3. Harting, Sussex
Petersfield, Hampshire
4. The Dairy Farm
Bedhampton, Hampshire
5. Barford Mill and Shellwood Windmill (and Headley)
6. George Etherington, Auctioneer of Petersfield
7. The Coulthards, Petersfield Wine Merchants
8. Arthur Purchase, Wine Merchant of Chichester
9. The Johnston and Purchase Family Tree: Etherington, Chalcraft, Coulthard & Purchase


About the author

David Johnston is and architectural and countryside photographer based in Sussex. Over the past 25 years he has built up an archive of more than 10.000 photographs of the Sussex countryside, many of which have been published in national and local magazines and newspapers.


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