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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence H-J., Jan 1937 - Dec 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/38A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association and Mayor of Wanstead and Woodford [Essex] (22); C Hilton (7) and Sir Victor Warrender [later 1st Lord Bruntisfield, Financial Secretary] (War Office) (3) on Hilton's case for compensation for a work-related health problem; Sir John Jackson on John Maitland being chosen as Conservative candidate for Chorley [Lancashire].Other subjects include: co-operation with Germany; Palestine; the use of the Epping Women's Institute Hall by the Peace Pledge Union; Chingford's [Essex] application for Incorporation as a Municipal Borough; the retirement of Stanley Baldwin as Prime Minister; a proposed memorial to Sir Richard Colvin; the design of a mace for the new Borough of Wanstead and Woodford; ophthalmic benefit; pension and employment queries by constituents; motor legislation; the formation of an Empire Union in schools; transport matters; political bias in newsreels; animal rights; general constituency business.Also includes: local Junior Imperial League annual report 1936.

Dates

  • Jan 1937 - Dec 1937

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Extent

2 file(s) (2 bound files (186 folios).)

Language of Materials

English

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