Fonds MC 3304 - Scrapbooks about Councillor Raby

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MC 3304


Scrapbooks about Councillor Raby


  • 1935-1937 (Creation)

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2 volumes

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(fl 1935-1937)

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King's Lynn Corporation Councillor

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 17 February 2017 (ACC 2016/268).

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Two scrapbooks of newspaper cuttings from various local outlets. They are about important local events or national events that impacted Lynn which involved the Coporation or Mr Raby. These include the death of King George V and the proclamation of Edward VIII. The ongoing slum clearances and the reprieves that were given to some houses. The Vancouver Jubilee celebrations. There are also a number of caricatures of the Town Council.
At the back of MC 3304/2 are a number of original photos seen in the newspapers. A number are missing. Others have come loose from the volume. A single photo is loose in MC 3304/1.

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Created 10/07/2017 by Luke.Shackell. Modified 29/01/2019 by Droab.


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