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“Royal Yards aloft…”

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On the return to Lynn of a large Whaler, after an Arctic voyage From The Lynn Advertiser, 1872

As is generally known, in that day (c.1820) there were what were …
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Lost Boats found in Boal Quay

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it’s a map

Boal Quay is formed of a loop in the River Nar, a tributary off the River Great Ouse, on the south side of King’s Lynn in …
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A whale, lost in Lynn, 1842

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“… an enormous whale, which had apparently fallen asleep…”

An anonymous account of a whale in King’s Lynn’s water


Port of Kings Lynn 11th April 1867 Some …
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Notes on the Arctic Whale-Fishery from Yarmouth and Lynn

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Thomas Southwell FZS V-P

From Norfolk & Norwich Naturalists’ Society, 1908


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Aitkin… A Jacobean family affair

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William Atkin, Mayor of King’s Lynn. Image: Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk

John Atkin’s name is on a blue plaque outside the Greenland Fishery …
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