Born in Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, Lynda is the Conservative district councillor for Barrowbygate.
She studied shorthand, typing Commerce and Accounting, at school, skills that have enabled her to work in many and varied places.
After leaving school at 16, she began working with stockbrokers in the City of London for some years.
Her family moved to Melton Mowbray and Lynda worked for PERA and was a liaison officer with the Girls Voluntary Corp, as well as a member of the Young Conservatives.
She left PERA and worked for Canadian Pacific on board a ship sailing between Liverpool and Montreal, Canada, in the Pursers Office, Duty Free Shop, Accounts Office working in general doing paperwork etc. regarding the passengers and their documents.
She also worked on the ship’s newspaper for a time.
As this was a temporary job and then went to Vienna in 1970 to work as an Au Pair before joining the United Nations Industrial Development Organization in the English Translation Unit helping produce leaflets, booklets etc. which had been translated into English.
Upon returning to England Lynda was employed in London for some years in the accounts department of the International Wool Secretariat.
After moving to Grantham in 1983, she worked temping for the Highways Department in their office at Barrowby. She then worked for some time as secretary to the agent of a Member of Parliament which also involved meeting people, helping with fund raising etc.
She became a proof-reader at the Grantham Journal before moving to a similar role with the Nottingham Evening Post.
In 1996 she began working as a Civil Servant at Prince William of Gloucester Barracks where she remains.
She became a councillor with SKDC in 2015 and was appointed Mayor of Grantham in 2018.