House, early C19. Gault brick with selected bricks in front facade, slate roof, end stacks. Two storeys and basement, three storeys to rear range. Symmetrical facade of three ‘bays’.
1851: Mill Lane
[association with of this property with F D Fyson seems likely – RGL 2021]
Robert Dillamore Fyson, 59, farmer of 600 acres employing 65 labourer, b Fordham
Sophia, 54, b Isleham
James Fletcher, 34, nephew assisting on farm, b London
Ann, niece, 25, b Isleham
Robert, nephew, 28, assisting on farm, b London
Emily Daynes, 26, cook, b Norfolk
Susan Scarr, 19, housemaid, b Isleham
Ann Frost, 19, kitchenmaid, b Suffolk
It was Mrs R Dillamore Fyson who was the champion of James Reynolds Withers and his poetry when he arrived in Fordham.
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