The King’s Lynn Borough Archives
Royal charters, letters patent and close and privy seal writs, 1204-1737.
Episcopal and other non-royal charters, formal letters and agreements, 1204-1609.
Hall or congregation (assembly) rolls and books, 1385-7, 1399-1403 and 1412-1902; Council minutes, 1903-74.
Registers of freemen and apprenticeships, 1440-1868, and honorary freemen, 1901-69.
Registers and enrolments of charters, deeds, wills and memoranda, 1276-1924, including the fourteenth-century Red Register and an early fifteenth-century common clerk’s book.
Enrolled private deeds, 1571-1881.
Court records, thirteenth-twentieth centuries, including assize of bread, 1296-8, leet rolls and books, 1309-1871, Guildhall Court books, 1591- 1846, Quarter Sessions records, 1620-1971, and Admiralty Court books and papers, 1604-1830.
Accounts, late thirteenth century-1959, including Chamberlains’ and Treasurer’s accounts, 1297-1959, and tolls and town dues accounts, 1557-1852.
Terriers, rentals and deeds to Corporation estates in Lynn, South Lynn, Gaywood, Snettisham, Wiggenhall and elsewhere, late thirteenth/twentieth centuries.
Religious gilds, including the Holy Trinity and Corpus Christi gilds: minutes, statutes and accounts, thirteenth-sixteenth centuries.
Trustees under an Act for the relief of maimed and disabled seamen: minutes, accounts and papers, 1747-1827.
Paving Commissioners’ minutes, accounts, deeds and papers, 1790-1872.
Borough Surveyor and Engineer’s plans, nineteenth-twentieth centuries.
Registers of deposited (building control) plans, 1883-1974, and plans, 1883-1959.