King’s Lynn Directory: M-O



The son of London photographer, Frederick Manders. At some point after Frederick died in 1868, Victor and his younger brother, Arthur, were taken in by their uncle, William Woodhouse (q.v.), with whom they were living by the time of the 1871 census. When Woodhouse retired from photography in 1876, Victor Manders and Christopher Wallis (q.v.) took over his studio. (For information on their joint career, see Wallis & Manders.) Manders left Lynn between 1879 and early 1881. He ran a studio in Walthamstow for much of the 1880s.

MASON, George

See Gainsboro’ Photo Co. 

MOWLL, Edwin Balleshall

After working as a photographer in London and Lancashire, Mowll took over the studio of the King’s Lynn Photographic Company (q.v.), where he was in business c1881-1888. He was succeeded by Charles Weale (q.v.). Mowll went on to run a successful Birmingham studio in the 1890s.

Trade directory evidence:

4 London Road, Lynn

WN1883, KN1883, KN1888*

*The spelling ‘Mowell’ is used in KN1888.  


Postcard photographer and publisher active in the early 1900s. (A shot of the opening of the Lynn Mart is dated 1906.) The identity of the photographer is not known. 

O’HANLON, Esther

Daughter of Rachel O’Hanlon (below), working as assistant in her mother’s studio in 1911.

O’HANLON, Mrs Rachel

The widow of an Irish doctor, Mrs O’Hanlon had set up a studio in Lynn by the time of the 1911 census.

Trade directory evidence:

108 Norfolk Street, Lynn



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