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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: correspondence., 12 Feb 1903 - 25 Aug 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/4

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Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (15); Samuel Smethurst [Vice Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (10); Sir Albert Stephenson [newspaper proprietor] (3); 6th Lord Londonderry [President of the Board of Education] (4).Subjects include: Free trade; WSC's relationship with local Conservative party and political clubs; patronage of Oldham churches; Oldham schools, particularly East Crompton National School and the Wesleyan Greenacres School; surcharges on Crompton Urban District Councillors; reform of licensing laws; appointment of county magistrates; trade unions; the Ascroft Memorial; army reform; requests for support and patronage from constituents.


  • Creation: 12 Feb 1903 - 25 Aug 1903

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