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Stories of Lynn to end Spring Talks with a look back at town’s first female mayor

PUBLISHED: 09:06 19 April 2018 | UPDATED: 09:07 19 April 2018

The First and Latest Female Mayors talk at the Stories of Lynn will explore the life of Florence Ada Coxon, who became the first female mayor of King’s Lynn in 1925. Picture: Courtesy of Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk

The First and Latest Female Mayors talk at the Stories of Lynn will explore the life of Florence Ada Coxon, who became the first female mayor of King’s Lynn in 1925. Picture: Courtesy of Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk

Courtesy of Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk

A talk looking back at the life of a town’s first female mayor will be hosted by the current mayor of West Norfolk.

The First and Latest Female Mayors talk at the Stories of Lynn will explore the life of Florence Ada Coxon, who became the first female mayor of King’s Lynn in 1925. Picture: Courtesy of Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West NorfolkThe First and Latest Female Mayors talk at the Stories of Lynn will explore the life of Florence Ada Coxon, who became the first female mayor of King’s Lynn in 1925. Picture: Courtesy of Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk

Stories of Lynn’s Spring Talks programme will end on Tuesday, April 24 with The First and Latest Female Mayors, hosted by mayor Carol Bower and Stories of Lynn’s learning and engagement officer Rachael Williams.

The talk will explore the life of Florence Ada Coxon, who became the first female mayor of King’s Lynn in 1925, with Mrs Bower reflecting on her experience of being mayor in 2018 as she comes to the end of her tenure.

The talk will feature a wealth of photographs and information recently shared by the family of Florence Ada Coxon.

The talk takes place at 6.30pm until 7.30pm at King’s Lynn Town Hall, with tickets available on the door for £2.50.

More information can be found at www.kingslynntownhall.com/storiesoflynn/events or by calling 01553 774 297.

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