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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: Correspondence., 08 Jul 1903 - 30 Dec 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/5
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of the Oldham Conservative Association] (18); Samuel Smethurst [Vice-Chairman of the Oldham Conservative Association] (7); Sir William Walrond [later 1st Lord Waleran, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] regarding the creation of magistrates for Waterhead [Lancashire]; Alfred Emmott [later 1st Lord Oldham, Liberal MP for Oldham] regarding an industrial dispute on the railways; 6th Lord Londonderry [President of the Board of Education]...
Dates: 08 Jul 1903 - 30 Dec 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: Correspondence., 03 Jan 1904 - 27 Mar 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of the Oldham Conservative Association] (7); Samuel Smethurst [Vice Chairman of the Oldham Conservative Association, resigned 7 Jan 1904] (12); 9th Duke of Marlborough regarding his refusal to become an honorary member of the Oldham Conservative Club; James Maclean (2) regarding a Free Trade League meeting in Oldham. Subjects include: Churchill's relations with the local Conservative, Labour and Liberal Parties; his decision not to...
Dates: 03 Jan 1904 - 27 Mar 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: correspondence., 01 Apr 1904 - 09 Dec 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Samuel Smethurst (9); James Travis Clegg [Senior Vice President of the Oldham Conservative Association] (4); Sir John Gorst [Conservative MP for Cambridge University] (2) regarding arrangements for him to address a Free Trade League meeting in Oldham.Subjects include: Churchill's breach with the Conservative Party and his move to the Liberal Party; the Oldham Free Trade League; the Trade Unions and Trades Dispute Bill; the postal service and the rights of postmen; the...
Dates: 01 Apr 1904 - 09 Dec 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Political: Constituency, out of office, 1923 - 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 6
Scope and Contents This class of papers comprises material relating to the two unsuccessful election campaigns fought by WSC in West Leicester [Leicestershire] (1923) and Westminster [London] (1924) after losing his seat at Dundee.WSC fought the West Leicester seat as a Liberal, but contested the Westminster seat as an independent anti-socialist candidate. It was in this period that he began to move away from the Liberal Party, back towards the Conservatives. The papers primarily contain correspondence...
Dates: 1923 - 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex], 1943 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3
Scope and Contents This class of papers covers WSC's time as Conservative MP for Woodford, where he served from 26 July 1945 to 15 October 1964. His earlier years as MP for Epping [Essex] are covered in the pre-1945 Chartwell Papers at CHAR 7.The vast majority of the papers consists of correspondence handled by WSC's office and local officials, particularly representatives of Woodford Division Conservative Association, including the Honorary Secretaries and Agents Frederick Mummery, and later W Hubert...
Dates: 1943 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence., 02 Oct 1953 - 23 Dec 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/104A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence on constituency affairs by individuals including: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (20), John Harvey, Chairman [1954 - 56] (9) and Donald Forbes, Vice-Chairman, later Chairman [1956 - 61] (6), on constituency affairs including finances, meetings, office holders, Barlow-Wheeler's future employment and the 1959 General Election; F J Matthews, Chairman, Industrial Life Insurance Offices,...
Dates: 02 Oct 1953 - 23 Dec 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence., 25 Nov 1959 - 31 May 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/105A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence on constituency affairs by individuals including: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (13), Donald Forbes, Chairman [1956 - 61] (9), and Doris Moss, Chairman [from 1961] (5), on constituency affairs including finances, meetings, office holders, WSC's successor as MP and Barlow-Wheeler's future employment; "Rab" [R A Butler], Chairman, Conservative Party and Home Secretary, on subjects...
Dates: 25 Nov 1959 - 31 May 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folio 124, closed until 2036 on Cabinet Office instructions.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence., 21 Dec 1959 - 14 Dec 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/106A-B
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence on constituency affairs by individuals including: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (19), Doris Moss, Chairman (8) and R T Prout, Honorary Treasurer (4) on constituency affairs including finances, meetings, office-holders and WSC's retirement as member for Woodford; Peter Mountfield, Private Secretary to the Financial Secretary to the Treasury; John Harvey [MP for Walthamstow East,...
Dates: 21 Dec 1959 - 14 Dec 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence., 19 Sep 1963 - 02 Feb 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/107
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence on constituency affairs by individuals including: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association including R T Prout, Honorary Treasurer (6) on constituency affairs including finances, meetings and office-holders; Rosalind Gilmore, Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer; representatives of Woodford Young Conservatives including Brian Tarring, Chairman (6); John Biggs-Davison [MP for Chigwell, Essex]; A McCarlie Findlay, Wanstead and Woodford Town...
Dates: 19 Sep 1963 - 02 Feb 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence about the general election., Aug 1951 - Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/10
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association (3); Oswald Silberrad. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, ?Richard Greville (Honorary Secretary), Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], "Jo" Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], and Chips Gemmell; [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries] Anthony Bevir and Edward Cass; CSC (President of Woodford Conservative Association); and from WSC to some of those...
Dates: Aug 1951 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence concerning various business., Jan 1952 - Dec 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/20
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Chairman [until 1952], and W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent, (6) of Woodford Conservative Association; Leonard Ropner, Chairman, Conservative and Unionist Films Association, on 3 dimensional propaganda films (2); Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (3). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Lettice Marston (Lettice Shillingford), Grace Hamblin, S Wade, Jane...
Dates: Jan 1952 - Dec 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with Alderman Donald Forbes, Mayor of Wanstead and Woodford [1953-54] and Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association [from 1956]., Sep 1951 - May 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/14
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Frederick Bishop [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, Sir Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon]; Hugh Ellis-Rees (War Office) (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Lettice Marston (Lettice Shillingford), Joan Prideaux, and Anthony Montague Browne; CSC (President of Woodford Conservative Association).Subjects include: honouring the late Sir James Hawkey [former constituency chairman] and Stuart Mallinson; the 1951...
Dates: Sep 1951 - May 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open (folios 14-24 were opened in 2022).
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with John Harvey, Vice-Chairman [until 1954] and Chairman [1954-1956] of Woodford Conservative Association, and MP [for Walthamstow East, Essex, from 1955]., May 1954 - Dec 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/21
Scope and Contents Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Lettice Shillingford [earlier Lettice Marston], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Miss H Wood and Grace Hamblin; CSC (President of Woodford Conservative Association).Subjects include: constituency feeling on national issues such as MPs salaries and the withdrawal of British troops from the Suez Canal Zone [Egypt] in 1954; speculation about WSC's retirement as Prime Minister; the setting up of the Chigwell [Essex] Conservative Association;...
Dates: May 1954 - Dec 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with representatives of Woodford Conservative Association., Nov 1950 - Dec 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/12A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Cedric] Wordsell, Secretary and Agent [until 1951] (9); Sir James Hawkey, Chairman [until 1952] (18); Kathleen Kemp, Secretary to the Agent (17); W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Secretary and Agent [from 1952] (40); Malcolm McCorquodale; Rowland Arnison, Chairman [1952-1954] (4); John Harvey, Vice-Chairman [1952-1954], Chairman [1954-1956] (9); Squadron Leader Albert Cooper inviting WSC and CSC to lunch; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary]; George Christ...
Dates: Nov 1950 - Dec 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folio 50 which has been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about potentially living individuals until review on 1 January 2027.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with Wanstead and Woodford Borough Council., Mar 1950 - Nov 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/9A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: A McCarlie Findlay, Town Clerk and Solicitor of the Borough (59); [Percy] Cohen, [Joint Director] of the Conservative Research Department (3); J R Iles, Parliamentary Secretary at the Ministry of Local Government and Planning (7); Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association [until 1952] (2); [?Richard] Adams of the Ministry of Housing and Local Government; [Peter] Hudson, Private Secretary [to the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation] (3);...
Dates: Mar 1950 - Nov 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with officers, associations, wards, clubs, etc., A-M., Jul 1946 - Feb 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/1
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including Assistant Secretary Frederick Mummery (21), Chairman Sir James Hawkey (11), Honorary Secretary Donald Forbes (7), and Honorary Treasurer Frank Foster, on various association matters, including local events, appointments, rulings, finances, an honour for Foster, canvassing, local publications, the supply of a car to Mummery, and delays in dealing with WSC's constituency correspondence; various...
Dates: Jul 1946 - Feb 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with officers, associations, wards, clubs, etc., A-M., Jun 1948 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Newman, Chairman of the Buckhurst Hill Branch of the Woodford Conservative Association, inviting WSC and CSC to a horse show; representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including Honorary Secretary and Agent Frederick Mummery (16) and Chairman Sir James Hawkey (8), on various association matters, including WSC and CSC's visits to the constituency, local elections, the local party organisation, delegates for the party conference, finances, Mummery's...
Dates: Jun 1948 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folio 58 which has been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2025.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with officers, associations, wards, clubs, etc., N-Z., May 1946 - Mar 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: R Trend Binks, Town Clerk of Wanstead and Woodford Borough (5); Iain MacLeod, Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat; Evan Maude, [Assistant] Private Secretary to Chancellor of the Exchequer; representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including Assistant Secretary (later Honorary Secretary and Agent) Frederick Mummery (15), Chairman Sir James Hawkey (6), and Honorary Secretary Donald Forbes (7) on various association matters, including local publications,...
Dates: May 1946 - Mar 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with officers, associations, wards, clubs, etc., N-Z., Jan 1949 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/5
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Enoch Powell and Reginald Maudling of the Conservative Research Department; representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including Chairman Sir James Hawkey (5) and Honorary Secretary and Agent Frederick Mummery (34), mainly on local association matters and advising on constituents' correspondence. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries ["Jo"] Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Chips...
Dates: Jan 1949 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or about constituency officers., Nov 1951 - Mar 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/13
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Theresa Arnison, Chairman of the Women's Advisory Committee of the Woodford Conservative Association, on whist drives, opening times of the gardens at Chartwell [Kent], her husband Rowland Arnison's death, and her retirement from her position (13); Frank Foster on the Chigwell [Essex] Conservative Association. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: CSC (President of Woodford Conservative Association); secretaries Lettice Marston (Lettice Shillingford),...
Dates: Nov 1951 - Mar 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-G., Mar 1946 - Feb 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/32
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (11); [Kenneth] Witney, [Assistant] Private Secretary [to the Home Secretary] (2); Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head] of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat [and Joint Director, Conservative Research Department] (2); E A Baker, Private Secretary, Ministry of Food (4); L D Baynes of the War Office (7); [Arthur] Drew [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War]; constituent...
Dates: Mar 1946 - Feb 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-H., Jan 1947 - Jul 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/36A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Tom Driberg [later Lord Bradwell]; E A Baker, Private Secretary, Ministry of Food (4); [Anthony] Ridge, [Principal] Private Secretary to the Postmaster General (2); Robert McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] (3); [John] Hobbs, Private Secretary, Ministry of National Insurance (2); constituent Emily Brandon on recovering her property (4); Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (15); Theresa Brewster,...
Dates: Jan 1947 - Jul 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-H., Oct 1946 - Oct 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/38
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (11); [Kenneth] Witney, [Assistant] Private Secretary [to the Home Secretary] (7); E A Baker, Private Secretary, Ministry of Food (4); constituent E Watson, Honorary Secretary of Chigwell Road Allotments Committee [Essex] (5); Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association; [Evan] Maude [Assistant Private Secretary to Chancellor of the Exchequer]; constituent W Fraenkel (4)....
Dates: Oct 1946 - Oct 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-J., Nov 1946 - May 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/34A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: A E Hine, Private Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service (4); Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (12); Sir Godfrey Thomas, Equerry to the Duke of Gloucester; [Theresa] Brewster, Private Secretary, War Damage Commission (8); Ralph Bury on Nigel Davies, prospective Conservative candidate for the Epping Division [Essex]; Lena Prescott of the Ministry of Health (8); Stuart Mallinson on Anglo-American goodwill; [Anthony]...
Dates: Nov 1946 - May 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 42-50 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2046.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-J., Jan 1947 - Feb 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/46
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: M M Killeen, Private Secretary, Ministry of Pensions (4); Frederick Mummery, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (14); H J Backwell, Deputy, (11) and F E M Beatley, Regional Petroleum Officer, (4) Ministry of Fuel and Power; Frank Foster (2); constituent Howard Dickinson (8); [Herschel] Austin MP; [Jack] Beddoe, [Principal] Private Secretary [to the Minister of Health]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries...
Dates: Jan 1947 - Feb 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 214-5 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about potentially living individuals until 1 January 2025.