Fonds MC 3502 - Leslie Hall collection

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MC 3502


Leslie Hall collection


  • 17th century-19th century (Creation)

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1 box

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Born in King's Lynn, Norfolk, in 1903. Trained as an upholsterer and married Eileen Stringer in 1930. Successfully applied to be Town Hall Keeper in November 1933 after being made redundant. The role was expanded to act as Mayor's Officer in 1946. Leslie had an interest in local history and used the town muniments to research aspects of it. He died in 1974.

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Records collected by Leslie Hall. They relate to King's Lynn and the lighthouse at Hunstanton, the Trustees of the Port for the Port of King's Lynn, a bill for damage done to the Duke's Head during an election riot in 1822, mayoral seal (side with St Margaret only).

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KL/C uncat FI and BEI (see interim list) for Hunstanton Lighthouse items. KL/TS for Port Trustee items

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