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Found in 755 Collections and/or Records:

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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, I-Z., Mar 1947 - Oct 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/39
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Herbert] Stotesbury, Home Office; J H Hughes of the Air Ministry (6); E A Baker, Private Secretary, Ministry of Food (4); Stuart Mallinson, Essex County Welfare Officer; Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, (7) and Sir James Hawkey, Chairman, Woodford Conservative Association; E Gower of the Board of Trade (4); Lena Prescott of the Ministry of Health (5); L D Baynes of the War Office (4); constituent Olive Warne (7); [Arthur] Drew [Private Secretary to the...
Dates: Mar 1947 - Oct 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 199-204 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2023.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, I-Z., Oct 1947 - May 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/43
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (14); Enoch Powell and Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head] of the Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat; L D Baynes of the War Office (4); [Christopher] Fogarty [Assistant Principal] HM Treasury; A E Hine, Private Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service (4); [Arthur] Drew [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War] (2); constituent Lawrence Yardley (4). Also...
Dates: Oct 1947 - May 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 49-61 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2045.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, K-Z., Jan 1946 - Sep 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/29A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (5); [Arthur] Drew, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War; [Percy] Cohen of Conservative and Unionist Central Office; constituent D M Reddiex (4); Lena Prescott of the Ministry of Health (6); J H Hughes of the Air Ministry (4); Mary Tyrwhitt, Director, Auxiliary Territorial Service; constituents W T Towler (4) and F C Turner (4); Stanley Reed, Secretary of the Wanstead Flats...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Sep 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, K-Z., Apr 1946 - May 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/35
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Kenneth] Witney, [Assistant] Private Secretary [to the Home Secretary] (3); [Arthur] Peterson [Principal Private Secretary to the Home Secretary]; L D Baynes of the War Office (7); [Michael] Barrington-Ward, Divisional General Manager, London North Eastern Railway (4); Nora Sabel, Private Secretary to Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe] (6); Henry Hopkinson [later 1st Lord Colyton, Head of Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat and Joint Director, Conservative...
Dates: Apr 1946 - May 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, K-Z., Feb 1948 - Oct 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/45
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: J T Williams, Private Secretary, War Damage Commission (5); Frederick Mummery, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (14); [Arthur] Drew, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War (3); [James] Chuter-Ede [Home Secretary] on an incident involving the Holborn [London] Conservative Association (2); [Robert] McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; [Christopher] Fogarty [Assistant Principal] HM Treasury (2);...
Dates: Feb 1948 - Oct 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, K-Z., Sep 1948 - Feb 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/47
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (9); H J Backwell, Deputy Regional Petroleum Officer, Ministry of Fuel and Power (9); [Arthur] Halls, Private Secretary [to the President of] the Board of Trade; [Christopher] Fogarty [Assistant Principal] HM Treasury; [Derek] Stephen [Assistant Principal] War Office (2); Herbert Truelove, Honorary Secretary, Chigwell [Essex] Urban District Chamber of Commerce (6); Reginald Maudling of...
Dates: Sep 1948 - Feb 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 173-6 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2024.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, L-R., Jun 1945 - May 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/26A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Claud] Wright, [Principal] (3) and M L Elder (8) of the War Office; J H Hughes of the Air Ministry (9); constituent R W McOwen (5); Sir James Hawkey [Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association] (8); Leslie Rowan [Principal Private Secretary to Prime Minister Clement Attlee]; [Hugh] Farmar [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Air] (2); Sir George Harvie Watt; Archie Moore, Surgeon to the London Hospital, on a constituent's health; Joyce Gordon...
Dates: Jun 1945 - May 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 173-9 and 207-9 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about potentially living individuals until 2021 and 2022.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, S-Z., May 1945 - Jun 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/27A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir George Harvie Watt (2); Lena Prescott of the Ministry of Health (6); Sir James Hawkey [Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association] (20); M L Elder of the War Office (10); E Ambrose of the Ministry of National Insurance (4); A E Hine, Private Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service (6); E A Baker, Private Secretary, Ministry of Food (4); [James] McGregor, Director of Finance, War Office; Percy Cohen of Conservative and Unionist Central Office; Leah...
Dates: May 1945 - Jun 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 218-28 and 497-504 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about potentially living individuals until 1 January 2018 and 1 January 2021.
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Public and Political: General: Air Defence: Deputations to the Prime Minister., 21 Jul 1936 - 21 Jan 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/270
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Clement Attlee [Leader of the Opposition] refusing to join the deputations to the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin; Osmund Cleverly [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Henry Pownall [Deputy Secretary], Committee of Imperial Defence; Hastings Ismay [Deputy Secretary], Committee of Imperial Defence] (2).Also includes: extracts from the transcript of the first deputation, including [?] WSC on the Government's failure to expand the air industry and the RAF...
Dates: 21 Jul 1936 - 21 Jan 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 28 Jan 1939 - 30 Apr 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/358A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Pears, President of the Society of Marine Artists (2); Katharine, Duchess of Atholl, on allegations of Nationalist atrocities in Spain; Group-Captain Lachlan Maclean (2); "Reggie" [Reginald Fellowes] (3); [James] Vincent Sheean; [Lionel] Archer Cust, Secretary, Royal Empire Society; 9th Lord de la Warr [President, Board of Education, earlier Lord Buckhurst]; Sir Horace Rumbold [former British Ambassador to Germany] on the Government's policy towards Hitler;...
Dates: 28 Jan 1939 - 30 Apr 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 01 May 1939 - 30 Jun 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/359
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Harold R" [1st Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on the German submarine programme (2); Oliver Locker-Lampson; Sir Hubert Gough; Evelyn Walkden; Lieutenant-Colonel Anthony Muirhead [63rd (Oxfordshire Yeomanry) Anti-Tank Regiment] on finding positions in the Yeomanry for William Deakin and WSC's nephews [John G Churchill and Peregrine Churchill]; Thomas Horabin on public feeling about the Government's proposals for conscription (2); A P Herbert [Alan...
Dates: 01 May 1939 - 30 Jun 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence and papers on Duncan Sandys and his Breach of Privilege case., Jun 1938 - Jul 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/601
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sandys (2) and Attorney-General Sir Donald Somervell on police powers of interrogation under the Official Secrets Act; Speaker of the House of Commons [Edward] Fitzroy (2) on meeting WSC and a question by Sandys; [John] Macnamara on TA officers being MPs (2). Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Lord Hugh Cecil [later 1st Lord Quickswood], Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, and Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord...
Dates: Jun 1938 - Jul 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence concerning the by-elections at Glasgow Cathcart [Scotland], East Cardiff [Wales], Putney [London], Grantham [Lincolnshire], Rugby [Warwickshire], Wallasey [Cheshire], Chichester [Sussex], Llandaff and Barry [Glamorgan, Wales], Windsor [Berkshire], Salisbury [Wiltshire], Maldon [Essex], and South Poplar [London]., Feb 1942 - Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/452A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Clement Attlee [leader of the Labour Party] and Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, leader of the Liberal Party] on sending separate letters of support for government candidates; "E E B" [Sir Edward Bridges, Secretary to the Cabinet] on canvassing in uniform; Francis Beattie, candidate for Cathcart; James Stuart [Government Chief Whip] (7); "B B" [Brendan Bracken] on a speech by Sir James Grigg, Secretary of State for War; Grigg, candidate for Cardiff; Sir...
Dates: Feb 1942 - Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence H-K., 1910 - May 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/574A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John Hayes, Editor of the Police Review; Sir Maurice Hankey, Cabinet Secretary, on subjects including meetings of the Cabinet, imperial defence, German military capacity and the impetus for sending the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) to Antwerp [Belgium] (9); A P Herbert on licensing laws; [1st Lord] Hailsham [earlier Douglas Hogg], Secretary of State for War, on subjects including WSC's health (2); William Birdwood on military affairs; John Clynes, Home Secretary,...
Dates: 1910 - May 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: correspondence to WSC as Chancellor of Bristol University., Feb 1939 - Jun 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/385
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thomas Loveday, University Vice-Chancellor, on honorary degrees and appeals concerning Czechoslovakia (2); [Graham] Charlton [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War] on a student enquiry concerning Officers' Training Corps and the Military Training Bill.Other subjects include: re-appointing Professor Andrew Robertson as a representative of the University; [John] Cabot and America; German and Austrian prisoners held by the Spanish Government.Also...
Dates: Feb 1939 - Jun 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Defence., 06 Nov 1936 - 20 Jan 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/371A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents on defence issues include: Sir Thomas Inskip [Minister for Co-ordination of Defence, later 1st Lord Caldecote]; Harry Sellar, Private Secretary to Inskip (2); Leslie Hore-Belisha, Secretary of State for War, on subjects including the arming of the Guards Battalions; Sir Kingsley Wood, Secretary of State for Air, on showing WSC [air construction graphs]; 1st Lord Swinton [former Secretary of State for Air, earlier Philip Cunliffe-Lister and Philip Lloyd-Greame] on the formation...
Dates: 06 Nov 1936 - 20 Jan 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Public and Political: General: Defence: Correspondence and papers., 09 Jan 1937 - 23 Feb 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/302
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Philip Gibbs on the inefficiency of the RAF; Sir Eustace Tennyson d'Eyncourt [former Vice-President of the Tank Board] (2); Sir William Beveridge [Director of London School of Economics and Political Science]; Oswald Frewen on working with German and Italian sailors, German fanaticism, Italian aid to Franco and how the policies of Neville Chamberlain [Prime Minister] encourage Germany and Italy; Leo Amery; Basil Liddell Hart; Vice-Admiral Sir Reginald Henderson...
Dates: 09 Jan 1937 - 23 Feb 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Defence: Correspondence etc., 12 Jan 1936 - 27 Nov 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/266A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Basil Liddell Hart [Military Correspondent to the Times] on the troop system used in India; "Harold R" [1st Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on subjects including 1st Lord Weir's position in defence [as Adviser to the Air Ministry], the likely stop to any battleship programme, pilot training, the likelihood of a quick German victory against Britain and France, German contempt for the British Government, and the Government's refusal to discuss the...
Dates: 12 Jan 1936 - 27 Nov 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folio 93, closed on Cabinet Office instructions under S23 of the Freedom of Information Act ('sanitised' photocopy available). Review date 1 January 2021.
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: correspondence., Jan 1942 - Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/455A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thomas Mitchell, Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Scotland], on WSC visiting Aberdeen and accepting its Freedom (4); Thomas Loveday, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bristol, on various University matters; Hugh, [7th] Lord Sefton [earlier Lord Molyneux] offering WSC membership of the Buck's Club; Sir Patrick Hannon sending confidence in WSC's leadership from the Constitutional Club and the Early Closing Association (2); Sir George Mitcheson offering WSC the presidency of...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: correspondence., Jan 1941 - Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/432A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Stuart [Chief Whip] (2) and Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Archibald Weigall, Chairman of the Conservative and Unionist Films Association, on WSC becoming Patron of the National Society of Conservative and Unionist Agents and President of the Films Association; [Vernon] Bovenizer of the War Office (2); Sir Reginald Barnes (3), Secretary of State for War David Margesson, and Military Secretary [to the Secretary of State for War] Lieutenant-General [Arthur] Floyd-Acland,...
Dates: Jan 1941 - Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: correspondence, A-G. [please note the majority of the file dates from 1943]., Oct 1941 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/484A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thomas Mitchell, Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Scotland], on WSC visiting the City to receive its freedom; [John] Pimlott [Private Secretary to the Home Secretary] on WSC visiting Northern Ireland to receive the Freedom of Belfast [Ulster]; [Alan] Hodge [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Information] (5) and Brendan Bracken [Minister of Information] (2) on concerns over WSC being a patron of Blighty magazine; [Nicholas] Mackaskie, Honorary Treasurer of Gray's...
Dates: Oct 1941 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: correspondence, H-Q., Feb 1943 - Feb 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/485
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] congratulating WSC on his speech at Harvard, Cambridge [United States]; James Conant, President, (2) and Jerome Greene, Secretary to the Corporation, of Harvard University and Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, British Ambassador to the United States] (2) on WSC receiving an honorary degree from Harvard; Victor Goodman [Chief ARP and Security Officer of the Palace of Westminster] and [Douglas] Clifton-Brown...
Dates: Feb 1943 - Feb 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Fourth Queen's Own Hussars P-Z., 1943 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/366
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on WSC's activites as Honorary Colonel of the 4th Hussars including: Letter from Major C M Clements c/o of the regiment, 1946, on shortage of junior officers; correspondence with James Chuter Ede, Home Secretary and Lt-Colonel R S G Smith on desire of Polish soldiers serving with the 4th Hussars to become naturalised British citizens, 1949, including draft letter, signed by WSC correspondence with Frank Salisbury (4) and Lt-Colonel George Kidston-Montgomerie (2)on...
Dates: 1943 - 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Queen's Royal Irish Hussars., Jan 1954 - Dec 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/585A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Brigadier John Scott Cockburn (15); General Sir Cameron Nicholson, Adjutant-General to the Forces, on the allocation of officer cadets; Lieutenant-General "Loopy" G Kennard reporting on the regiment (17); Lieutenant-Colonel A White inviting WSC to regimental dinners (3); David Daniell on his regimental history of the 4th Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars and WSC's foreword to it (6); John Hare [later 1st Lord Blakenham], Secretary of State for War (3), on the...
Dates: Jan 1954 - Dec 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open except for folios 187-192 and 199 which contain sensitive material about named individuals and are closed on grounds of data protection until 2033.
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Queen's Royal Irish Hussars., Jan 1959 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/586A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Brigadier John Scott Cockburn; David Daniell on his regimental history of the 4th Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars (4); Field Marshal Sir Gerald Templer, Director of Personal Services; Lieutenant-Colonel W Butler reporting on the regiment (5); Air Marshal Sir John Baldwin (3); Lieutenant-Colonel George Kidston-Montgomerie reporting on the regiment (26); Lieutenant-Colonel A White inviting WSC to regimental dinners (4); General Sir John Steele of the Army Benevolent...
Dates: Jan 1959 - Nov 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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