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King’s Lynn and West Norfolk

“Royal Yards aloft…”
1 month ago

“Royal Yards aloft…”

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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South Lynn’s Maritime Industry on The River Nar
2 months ago

South Lynn’s Maritime Industry on The River Nar

By  •  South Lynn

It’s about Shipbuilding, Nelson’s Fllet, Friar’s Fleet, the Blubber Houses, Royal Yards aloft… And all that

South Lynn boatyardshttps://goo.gl/maps/45M4RrvgrZhBQS9X9

Lost Boats found in Boal Quay
4 months ago

Lost Boats found in Boal Quay

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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Aitkin…  A Jacobean family affair
4 months ago

Aitkin… A Jacobean family affair

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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Steve Worfolk’s map of ‘The Friars’ c1905

Steve Worfolk’s map of The Friar’s 1905

Drawn in 2001, shows the river Nar and it’s environs, as it probably was, with his family’s boat yard, the Blubber House and …
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Heritage Open Day 2019
8 months ago

Heritage Open Day 2019

Jon, Flossie, Vickie and our visiting Tavern maid

On 15th September, as happens every year, the Greenland Fishery opened its doors to the World.