Stuart

1603 – 1714


 

A selection of website articles for this period

Chrishall Windmill

Chrishall Windmill

For nearly three hundred years Chrishall had it’s own windmill*. It stood next to Mill House on Mill Causeway and was a post mill, probably very similar to Chishill Mill. The mill was made of wood and could be turned around a main central post so that the sails were...

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Chrishall Hearth Tax

Chrishall Hearth Tax

(Picture above: the old brewhouse at Gents Farm, now Broad Green Farm). Forasmuch as nothing conduceth more to the peace and prosperity of a nation, and the protection of every single person therein, than that the public revenue thereof may be in some measure...

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