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The Martin family, ironfounders, millwrights & engineers

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Ham Green, Holt

Posts around Ham Green in Holt

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The Martins came from Rode in Somerset, where Thomas Martin was born in 1811 and Henry was born in 1817. They are listed in directories and in the census records as millwrights, engineers and fitters and appear to have fitted out entire factory buildings.

Greenland Middle MillGreenland Middle Mill where, as millwrights, the Martins supplied six pairs of fulling stocks -machines for cleaning and felting woollen cloth- in 1855

Their premises were in Bridge Street, where Thomas Martin & Sons were listed in 1842.