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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 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...
Dates: 1940-05-26 - 1951-06-24
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.