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



  • 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


Admin / Family structure

Born Ellen Breese; wife of Albert Powell.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


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: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.