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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 4 Collections and/or Records:

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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.
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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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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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