Temporary ACC 2018/170 - King's Lynn Town Hall visitor books and Mayoral album

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Reference code

ACC 2018/170

Title

King's Lynn Town Hall visitor books and Mayoral album

Date(s)

  • 1836-2014 (Creation)

Level of description

Temporary

Extent and medium

7 volumes and 1 album

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Name of creator

(?-1974)

Administrative history

Chief administrative officer of the Corporation who would also advise on legal matters.
Name of Town Clerk followed by the date they took office.

Leonard Malham - 1524
Humphrey Kervyle - 1528
Henry Castell - August 1542
Robert Houghton – 29 August 1545
John Houghton – 22 August 1569
Thomas Baker – 16 January 1571/2
Thomas Oxborough – 24 September 1584
Thomas Valenger – 20 May 1597
Robert Gawsell – 29 August 1606
Thomas Revett – 29 September 1614 (11 October 1614 in Le Strange Official Lists)
William Leeke – 3 May 1633
John Williamson – 29 August 1645
Thomas Utber – 6 December 1654
Francis Rolfe – 19 August 1654
Edmund Rolfe – 29 September 1678 (Son of Francis Rolfe. Removed with several members of the Corporation including the Mayor by Royal mandate of James II on 2 June 1688)
Matthew Cusande – 11 June 1688
Edmund Rolfe – 29 August 1689
Jonas Rolfe – 21 December 1711
Edward Bradfield – 18 July 1725 (Discharged for misconduct, 29 September 1729)
Robert Underwood – 29 September 1729
Scarlet Browne – 14 February 1767
Robert Whincop – 16 April 1785
Robert Whincop – 13 October 1803 (Nephew of previous)
Frederick Lane – 14 February 1833
Edward Lane Swatman – 8 October 1846 (Resigned calling the job ‘onerous’)
Thomas Goodwyn Archer – 21 November 1864
Johnston William Woolstencroft – 12 April 1899
Frank G. Reeves – 15 June 1934 (retired due to ill health)
Edward Willis Gocher – 18 September 1953
John Robert Davison – 16 April 1970 (in post until 1974)

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Scope and content

Visitor books from the Town Hall signed by dignitaries during events, 1901-2014. Album of mayoral photographs from 1836-1908 (with gaps)

G.S. Woodwark (1887)
G. Sadler (1888)
W. Thompson (1879)
T. Bowker (1883 and 1884)
R. Bagge (1836 and 1851)
W. Seppings (1848 and 1855)
Sir L.J. Jarvis (1861 and 1862)
Robert Cook (1856 and 1857)
T.J. Sepping (1878 and 1879)
W. Burkitt (1863 and 1886)
Alfred Ream (1892)
W.R. Pridgeon (1890 and 1891)
Edwin Dunn (1895, 1904 and 1905)
W.S.V. Miles (1893 and 1894)
Sir Alfred Jermyn (1897 and 1898)
Sir S.A. Gurney (1896)
George Bristow (1899)
J.P. Bunkall (1898)
F.J. Carpenter (1902)
T.E. Bagge (1901)
G.E. Rose (1906)
W.R. Smith (1903 and 1907)
R. Green (1908)

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Related units of description

KL/TC 13/1

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Alternative identifier(s)

CALM RefNo

ACC2018/170

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Description identifier

dfccf54b-1aee-4bff-8d1c-315309b2f337

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Status

Uncatalogued

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 18/12/2018 by Luke.Shackell. Modified 06/08/2019 by Luke.Shackell.

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