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Powell, Ellen Mary, 1886 - 1953 (mother of Enoch Powell)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1886 - 1953

Dates and places

Born Liverpool, Lancashire, c 1886. Died 20 May 1953
Geographical areas Birmingham, Warwickshire, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, and Seaford, Sussex.
Legal status / Nationality British
Admin / Family structure Born Ellen Breese; wife of Albert Powell.

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

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Family papers, 1871 - 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/3/30
Scope and Contents Marriage, birth, teaching and death certificates etc for JEP’s grandparents and parents.
Dates: 1871 - 1932
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Family papers, 1912 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/3/34
Scope and Contents Includes JEP's birth and baptismal certificates, and his parents' death certificates and other papers relating to their deaths and settlement of their estates.
Dates: 1912 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Letters from JEP's parents to JEP's godmother Ellie Hill, 1909-04 - 1952-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/3/33
Scope and Contents Subjects include: JEP's appointments as Professor of Greek at the University of Sydney and then at Durham; his enlistment in the army and war service in the Middle East and India; his interest in India and the beginning of his political career, 1946; listening to JEP's final campaign speech on the eve of the 1950 General Election and his re-election in 1951; his engagement to [Margaret] Pamela Wilson. Also includes letters from JEP to his parents on his gratitude to them and to his mother on...
Dates: 1909-04 - 1952-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Letters from parents, 1938-02-27 - 1939-08-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/3
Scope and Contents Letters to JEP in Australia from his parents, on subjects including: JEP's work at the University of Sydney, Australia [as Professor of Greek]; his publications, including work on the Rendel Harris Papyri, and his poems, Casting Off; the approach of war; JEP's preparations to move to Durham [as Professor of Greek and Classical Literature]; news from Trinity College [Cambridge]; JEP's finances. Also includes letters from others, including Colin Hardie [Tutor in Classics], Magdalen...
Dates: 1938-02-27 - 1939-08-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Letters from parents, 1943-08-18 - 1944-08-25

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/8
Scope and Contents Letters written to JEP in India from his parents, on subjects including: JEP's friend A W J Thomas; JEP's finances; his health; JEP's friend Paul Maas; JEP's resignation from the University of Durham [as future Professor of Greek and Classical Literature]; the progress of the war in the Far East.
Dates: 1943-08-18 - 1944-08-25
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Letters from parents, 1944-08-11 - 1946-01-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/9
Scope and Contents Letters written to JEP in India from his parents, on subjects including: the progress of the war and peace negotiations; JEP's life in India; his promotions; his friends, including Ted Curtis, A W J Thomas and Paul Maas; JEP's finances; his future as a writer; the publication of JEP's book of poems, Dancer's End; JEP's resignation from Durham University [as Professor of Greek and Classical Literature]. Also includes copies of letters from James Duff, Vice-Chancellor of Durham...
Dates: 1944-08-11 - 1946-01-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Letters to parents, 1940-05-26 - 1951-06-24

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/10
Scope and Contents Letters from JEP to his parents, mostly from India. Subjects include: JEP's affection for A W J Thomas; hunting and learning to ride; broadcasts; Wolverhampton [Staffordshire] affairs; speaking engagements, including trying to make his maiden speech in Parliament; JEP's return to Cambridge; the writing and publication of JEP's poems in Dancer's End; the illness of Ellen Powell; JEP's return from India; taking an examination in Urdu; [Henry] James Wickenden; JEP's report on the post-war defence...
Dates: 1940-05-26 - 1951-06-24
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
 Sub-Series

Personal correspondence, 1932 - 2005

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1
Scope and Contents Correspondents include JEP's parents, friends and political colleagues.
Dates: 1932 - 2005
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Personal correspondence, 1957-01-07 - 1958-12-17

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Bishop [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister] on the resignation of the Prime Minister, Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon]; [Maurice] Harold Macmillan, Prime Minister [later 1st Lord Stockton] on JEP's acceptance of the position of Financial Secretary to the Treasury, and the possibility of a future Privy Counsellorship for him; Eden on JEP's new position; the Rev. W W S March on a church memorial to JEP's parents [Albert Powell and Ellen Powell]...
Dates: 1957-01-07 - 1958-12-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Photographs of Ellen Powell, JEP's mother, 1900-08 - 1935-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 13/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: This collection consists of the personal and public papers of Enoch Powell. The papers include: personal correspondence, literary and academic material and some wartime papers, 1922-1998; diaries, 1946-1995; political papers, including some ministerial and shadow cabinet papers, election material, subject files on a wide range of political issues, papers from Powell's various constituencies and letters from the public on various issues, and also papers from Powell's long-running journalistic...
Dates: 1900-08 - 1935-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Photographs of family homes, 1936 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 13/3
Scope and Contents Includes photographs of Ellen Powell’s birthplace, Wynnstay Street, Liverpool, and a copy of the register of the family address in the electoral rolls, 1890s, and also a photograph of [?] the family home in Worthing [Sussex] in the 1930s.
Dates: 1936 - 1989
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Small family photographs, mostly of JEP's parents, Albert and Ellen Powell, 1890-08 - 1944-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 13/2
Scope and Contents Also includes photographs of JEP’s godmother and a photograph of a felucca in Egypt, presumably taken by JEP, 1943.
Dates: 1890-08 - 1944-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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War letters from parents, 1941-10-29 - 1943-10-14

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/6
Scope and Contents Letters to JEP in [Cairo, Egypt, and Tunisia] from his parents, on subjects including: JEP's promotion prospects; his finances; his concerns for A W J Thomas.
Dates: 1941-10-29 - 1943-10-14
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.

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