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King’s Lynn

PROSSER, Jeffrey (born 1942), Chairman, Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn (formerly King’s Lynn and Wisbech Hospitals) NHS Trust, 2000–05

MAXWELL, Somerset Arthur (1905 - 1942), MP (U) King’s Lynn Div. of Norfolk since 1935

GORDON, (Vera) Kate (born 1944), Chair, Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, King’s Lynn, 2007–13

Wise, Frederick John (1887 - 1968), DL; Major; retired chartered surveyor, land agent and farmer; Mayor of King’s Lynn, 1953–54

FOX, John Charles (1855 - 1943), JP Oxon; late Vice-Chairman of Quarter Sessions; Director, King’s Lynn Dock Co.

JODRELL, Neville Paul (1858 - 1932), MP (U) King’s Lynn Division of Norfolk, Dec. 1918–1923

BRINDLE, Michael John (born 1934), Consultant Radiologist, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn, 1972–98; President, Royal College of Radiologists, 1995–98

PUNCH, Arthur Lisle (died 1964), Senior Physician, Royal Northern Hospital, Holloway; Physician to the Brompton Hospital for Consumption and Diseases of the Chest; Consulting Physician to the West Norfolk and King’s Lynn Hospital, Norfolk

Grey, Thomas de (1843 - 1919), High Steward of University of Cambridge since 1891, and of the Borough of King’s Lynn since 1894; Trustee of British Museum, the Hunterian Museum (Royal College of Surgeons)

FFOLKES, Francis Arthur Stanley (1863 - 1938), Rector of Hillington; Chaplain attached, to Norfolk Yeomanry King’s Own Royal Regiment, TF; Chaplain in Ordinary to the King; SCF to 74th Division Egyptian Expeditionary Force (despatches); SCF Kantara Canal Zone; Governor, King Edward VII School and High School, Lynn

RAIKES, Henry St John Digby (1863 - 1943), KC 1921; JP; Recorder of King’s Lynn since 1905; Chairman: Derbyshire Quarter Sessions, 1912; County Criminal Appeal Committee; County Rating Committee; County Probation Committee; formerly Chairman, Derbyshire War Savings Committee; Chairman, 2nd Div. Derbyshire Military Appeal Tribunal; Member of Coal Supplies Committee for the Midlands


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On the estuary of the Great Ouse (Norfolk), was for centuries one of England's major ports. It was developed by the first bishop of Norwich in the 1090s, and enlarged by the third bishop, each sector with its own church and market. Its trade was international in the Middle Ages, but mainly domestic from the 16th cent.

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