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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 3 Collections and/or Records:

 File

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

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

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