Powell, Ellen Mary, 1886 - 1953 (mother of Enoch Powell)
- Existence: 1886 - 1953
Dates and places
Born Liverpool, Lancashire, c 1886. Died 20 May 1953
Birmingham, Warwickshire, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, and Seaford, Sussex.
Legal status / Nationality
Admin / Family structure
Born Ellen Breese; wife of Albert Powell.
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Marriage, birth, teaching and death certificates etc for JEP’s grandparents and parents.
Includes JEP's birth and baptismal certificates, and his parents' death certificates and other papers relating to their deaths and settlement of their estates.
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.
Correspondents include JEP's parents, friends and political colleagues.
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.
Also includes photographs of JEP’s godmother and a photograph of a felucca in Egypt, presumably taken by JEP, 1943.
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.