Socialism in King’s Lynn and Suffragism in Great-Yarmouth

Minutes of the King’s Lynn Socialist and Labour Societies, 1897-1916 Minutes of the Executive Committee of the Great Yarmouth Women’s Suffrage Society, 1909-1915 This year’s volume might well be titled ‘The Struggle for Democracy in Edwardian Norfolk’. It illustrates in fascinating detail the battle for social, political, and gender equality…

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BALH – The Local Historian – Review – The Papers of Nathaniel Bacon of Stiffkey Volume VII 1614–1622

The British Association for Local History recently published a review of THE PAPERS OF NATHANIEL BACON OF STIFFKEY Vol. 7 1614-1622 edited by Barry Taylor and G. Alan Metters in The Local Historian (Journal of the British Association For Local History), Volume 54, No. 1 (February 2024). Dr Heather Falvey…

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2024 Volume Launch and Lecture

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Launch of our 2024 volume: Socialism in Kings Lynn and Suffragism in Great Yarmouth - This volume contains the minutes of the King’s Lynn Socialist and Labour Societies, 1897–1916, and the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Great Yarmouth Women’s Suffrage Society, 1909–1915.

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Overseas Trade (and Smuggling) in Early Modern King’s Lynn

The King's Lynn Port Books 1610-1614 While not as important as London, King’s Lynn was still definitely in the premier division of the urban commercial leagues in the early modern period, alongside ports such as Newcastle, Hull, Southampton, Bristol and Chester. Liverpool and Glasgow at that time were still ‘emerging’…

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