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Lynn Collection

"Lynn: A Captivating Tale of History, Music, and Legends" In the enchanting town of Lynn, where history intertwines with music and legends, a captivating story unfolds

Background imageLynn Collection: Theatre, A Cuckoo in the Nest 1925, Nerman

Theatre, A Cuckoo in the Nest 1925, Nerman
A scene from A Cuckoo in the Nest, a popular farce playing in London in 1925. Here, the impeccable husband is discovered by his wife and in-laws in a ladys bedroom (equally impeccable)

Background imageLynn Collection: Archie Andrews, Peter Brough and Vera Lynn

Archie Andrews, Peter Brough and Vera Lynn
Forces Sweetheart Vera Lynn at the BBC, recording with Peter Brough and famous ventriloquist dummy, Archie Andrews, 1944. Lynn had only just returned from a tour of India

Background imageLynn Collection: Scrabo Hill Tower, Co. Down, Northern Ireland

Scrabo Hill Tower, Co. Down, Northern Ireland
Scrabo Tower is located to the west of Newtownards in County Down, Northern Ireland. Built on a volcanic plug above the town in 1857 as a memorial to Charles Stewart

Background imageLynn Collection: Stephen Tennant as Prince Charming

Stephen Tennant as Prince Charming
Stephen Tennant in fancy dress at the Pageant of Romantic Historical Lovers. The party was organised by Olga Lynn for Marie Tempests London Pride matinee at the New Theatre

Background imageLynn Collection: Kings Lynn / South Gate

Kings Lynn / South Gate
Kings Lynn, Norfolk: the South Gate

Background imageLynn Collection: Vera Lynn during the Second World War

Vera Lynn during the Second World War
Page from The Sketch featuring Forces Sweetheart, singer Vera Lynn answering fan mail, leaving home to star in the show Applesauce at the Palladium

Background imageLynn Collection: KINGs LYNN MART, 1920S

KINGs LYNN MART, 1920S
Kings Lynn Mart, featuring a proscenium painted by George Orton, Sons & Spooner Date: 1920s

Background imageLynn Collection: Aspland Carousel

Aspland Carousel
Asplands Switchback Motor Cars, built up at Savages Yard, Kings Lynn

Background imageLynn Collection: Vera Lynn / Stars / Song

Vera Lynn / Stars / Song
VERA LYNN Popular English singer: The Stars Will Remember

Background imageLynn Collection: PURITANS: PUNISHMENT, 1651. The whipping of Baptist minister Obadiah Holmes at Boston in 1651 for

PURITANS: PUNISHMENT, 1651. The whipping of Baptist minister Obadiah Holmes at Boston in 1651 for holding an unauthorized religious meeting at Lynn, Massachusetts

Background imageLynn Collection: Clinker fishing boat, Kings Lynn

Clinker fishing boat, Kings Lynn
Clinker-built wooden fishing boat with broken rudder beach near Kings Lynn, Norfolk Date: 1990

Background imageLynn Collection: Lynn of Dee, Braemar, Aberdeenshire

Lynn of Dee, Braemar, Aberdeenshire
Lynn of Dee, Braemar, Cairngorms National Park Authority, near Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Date: 1900s

Background imageLynn Collection: Docking, Kings Lyn, Norfolk - The Well

Docking, Kings Lyn, Norfolk - The Well. Date: 1904

Background imageLynn Collection: Docking, Kings Lynn, Norfolk - The School

Docking, Kings Lynn, Norfolk - The School Date: 1904

Background imageLynn Collection: Picture No. 10741162

Picture No. 10741162
Bircham Windmill, Great Bircham, King's Lynn, Norfolk Date:

Background imageLynn Collection: Kings Lynn Custom Hse

Kings Lynn Custom Hse
The Custom House in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England, built in the late 17th century as an exchange, or trading centre for merchants. Date: late 17th century

Background imageLynn Collection: Red Mount Chapel

Red Mount Chapel
The Chapel of Our Lady of the Red Mount, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. Built for the use of pilgrims en route to the Shrine at Walsingham. Date: late 15th century

Background imageLynn Collection: THE CROSSWAYS PUB SIGN

THE CROSSWAYS PUB SIGN
The fine inn sign of The Crossways at Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England

Background imageLynn Collection: Opening of the Alexandra Dock at Kings Lynn

Opening of the Alexandra Dock at Kings Lynn, Norfolk by the Prince and Princess of Wales, showing the Mary entering the dock

Background imageLynn Collection: Fair / Car Ride, Kings Lyn

Fair / Car Ride, Kings Lyn
A petrol car ride (owned by F Thompson), Kings Lynn (cars manufactured by R E Chambers Co. USA)

Background imageLynn Collection: Design for Unitarian Church, St. Stephens Green, Dublin

Design for Unitarian Church, St. Stephens Green, Dublin (1862). Lynn, William Henry 1829 - 1915. Date: 1862

Background imageLynn Collection: May Day celebration at Lynn Norfolk: carrying the Lynn garland through the streets

May Day celebration at Lynn Norfolk: carrying the Lynn garland through the streets. 1/1/1827 (engraving)
5615994 May Day celebration at Lynn Norfolk: carrying the Lynn garland through the streets. 1/1/1827 (engraving); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageLynn Collection: Rev. S. H. Lynn; Pastor of the Union Baptist Church in Dresden, Ont... 1907. Creator: Unknown

Rev. S. H. Lynn; Pastor of the Union Baptist Church in Dresden, Ont... 1907. Creator: Unknown
Rev. S. H. Lynn; Pastor of the Union Baptist Church in Dresden, Ont.; Oldest colored preacher holding a charge in Canada, 1907

Background imageLynn Collection: A group at Murrays including Lady Idina Gordon

A group at Murrays including Lady Idina Gordon
A group at Murrays River Club in Maidenhead, Jack Mays outpost of his Beak Street club in Londons Soho. From left, Jack Gordon, the Countess of Munster, Miss Olga Lynn (famous singing teacher)

Background imageLynn Collection: 1886 Savage Steam Powered Fun Fair Carousel

1886 Savage Steam Powered Fun Fair Carousel. A 38ft hree abreast 12 section steam gallopers powered by Savage No. 664 Lady Golightly steam Engine

Background imageLynn Collection: Tights and Shorts 70s Style

Tights and Shorts 70s Style
7th June 1976: Models, Lynn and Christine, wearing a new style of tights and shorts from the Aristoc range. (Photo by Jones/Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Background imageLynn Collection: City Hall Square, Lynn, Massachusetts

City Hall Square, Lynn, Massachusetts
3782062 City Hall Square, Lynn, Massachusetts; (add.info.: City Hall Square of Lynn, Massachusetts, showing the public library and the Soldiers Monument)

Background imageLynn Collection: 7 HP De Dion veteran car

7 HP De Dion veteran car
6 HP De Dion veteran car, used to deliver newspapers between Norwich and Kings Lynn, early 1900s Date: circa 1900s

Background imageLynn Collection: 6 HP De Dion veteran car

6 HP De Dion veteran car, used to deliver newspapers between Norwich and Kings Lynn, early 1900s Date: circa 1900s

Background imageLynn Collection: South Gate Harbour, King's Lynn

South Gate Harbour, King's Lynn

Background imageLynn Collection: King's Lynn Tuesday Market Place early 1900s

King's Lynn Tuesday Market Place early 1900s

Background imageLynn Collection: King's Lynn Market Place

King's Lynn Market Place

Background imageLynn Collection: High Street, King's Lynn

High Street, King's Lynn

Background imageLynn Collection: King's Lynn South Gate Harbour early 1900s

King's Lynn South Gate Harbour early 1900s

Background imageLynn Collection: River Ouse, King's Lynn

River Ouse, King's Lynn

Background imageLynn Collection: King's Lynn River Ouse early 1900s

King's Lynn River Ouse early 1900s

Background imageLynn Collection: King's Lynn High Street early 1900s

King's Lynn High Street early 1900s

Background imageLynn Collection: King's Lynn early 1900s

King's Lynn early 1900s

Background imageLynn Collection: King's Lynn

King's Lynn

Background imageLynn Collection: Kings Lynn Market Place, early 1900s

Kings Lynn Market Place, early 1900s

Background imageLynn Collection: 1840s Victorian Map of Norfolk

1840s Victorian Map of Norfolk

Background imageLynn Collection: West Lynn Harbour, Norfolk, Victorian period

West Lynn Harbour, Norfolk, Victorian period. Date: late 19th century

Background imageLynn Collection: King's Lynn, Victorian period

King's Lynn, Victorian period. Date: late 19th century

Background imageLynn Collection: When They Sound The Last All Clear

When They Sound The Last All Clear
An illustrated WW2 music sheet cover for When They Sound The Last All Clear, by Hugh Charles and Louis Elton, recorded and broadcast by Vera Lynn, who can be seen in the portrait photograph

Background imageLynn Collection: British variety stars and actors Ralph Lynn and Tom Walls

British variety stars and actors Ralph Lynn and Tom Walls
The British comedy and variety stars and film actors Ralph Lynn and Tom Walls, 1920s Date: 1920s

Background imageLynn Collection: Sharon Lynn, American film actress and singer

Sharon Lynn, American film actress and singer Date: 1931

Background imageLynn Collection: Ben Travers farce scene, theatrical action photograph. With description

Ben Travers farce scene, theatrical action photograph. With description, More Dangerous than Leg Theory; Gussie Pogson (Robertson Hare) and Dandy Stratton (Ralph Lynn), Test Match cricketers

Background imageLynn Collection: Butterflies and Moths, Plate 7, Sphinges, Sphingidae

Butterflies and Moths, Plate 7, Sphinges, Sphingidae. Date: 1896



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"Lynn: A Captivating Tale of History, Music, and Legends" In the enchanting town of Lynn, where history intertwines with music and legends, a captivating story unfolds. From Archie Andrews to Peter Brough and Vera Lynn, this picturesque place in Co. Down, Northern Ireland has been home to many notable figures. Perched atop Scrabo Hill Tower stands a symbol of Lynn's grandeur and resilience. Just like Stephen Tennant as Prince Charming mesmerized audiences on stage at the Theatre with his charm, Lynn casts its spell on all who visit. Back in 1925 at the Theatre's production of "A Cuckoo in the Nest, " Nerman stole hearts with her remarkable performance. Meanwhile, Kings Lynn/South Gate welcomed visitors to explore its rich heritage while immersing themselves in its vibrant atmosphere. Transporting us back to the roaring 1920s is an iconic image from KINGs LYNN MART - a bustling marketplace filled with joyous laughter and lively entertainment. It was during this era that Vera Lynn emerged as one of Britain's brightest stars through her soul-stirring songs that touched countless hearts. As World War II engulfed nations in darkness, Vera Lynn became a beacon of hope for millions around the world. Her voice echoed through airwaves even amidst chaos and uncertainty – reminding us all that love can triumph over adversity. Lynn's historical significance extends beyond music; it witnessed moments etched forever into memory. The Aspland Carousel spun tales of childhood innocence while Puritans' punishment unfolded when Baptist minister Obadiah Holmes faced public whipping for holding an unauthorized religious meeting at Lynn's Massachusetts counterpart. Venturing further east brings us to Docking in Kings Lyn Norfolk – a serene haven where The Well quenches thirst both literally and metaphorically. Nearby lies The School - echoing laughter from generations past as children embarked on their educational journeys within these walls.