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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Freedoms received A-Be., 1941 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/356

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File includes: Correspondence and papers on Freedom of Aberystwyth, 1945-1951, particularly arrangements for presentation ceremony at 28 Hyde Park Gate, London, May 1951, with letter from Lord Lisburne, Aug 1945 making initial offer.Correspondence and papers on Freedom of Aldershot, 1944-48, particularly arrangements for admission ceremony, July 1948, with letters from Oliver Lyttelton MP, (later Lord Chandos), 1947-48 (4), booklet "Aldershot and the War 1939-1945" and programme and menu for admission ceremony [menu has chicken wishbone attached, in shape of "V" sign, presented to WSC for good luck.Correspondence and papers on Freedom of Ayr, 1947 including cuttings from the Ayr Advertiser, the Ayr Evening News, The Ayr Bulletin, the Daily Dispatch, the Scottish Daily Express, the Daily Graphic, the Daily Herald, the Scottish Daily Mail, the Daily Telegraph, the Evening Citizen, the Evening Times, the Glasgow Herald, the News Chronicle, The Press and Journal, The Record, and The Scotsman on visit to Ayr, and admission ceremony, notes for speech by Provost Thomas Murray, May 1947;.Correspondence and papers on Freedom of Bath, 1945-50, including The Bath Weekly Chronicle and Herald Churchill Souvenir Issue, 22 July 1950 (3 copies), correspondence with the Mayors, Kathleen Harper, (4) and Leslie Punter (4) on arrangements for visit, with draft letter signed by WSC, and James Pitman MP (7).Correspondence and papers on Freedom of Beckenham, 1946, particularly with Mayor and Town Clerk, on arrangements presentation ceremony at Chartwell, Oct 1946, with copies of souvenir brochure.


  • Creation: 1941 - 1951

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