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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Freedoms and honorary degrees outstanding O-Z., 1946 - Jan 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/364

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File includes correspondence with: The Burgh of Stirling, Scotland, particularly Town Clerk, Charles Norman (10), and Walter Elliot MP, on offer of Freedom, 1951-63, including press cuttings on postponement of visit in 1952 and 1953; The Borough of Worthing, particularly Ernest Townsend, (16) Town Clerk, on offer of Freedom, 1947-63; The Borough of Oldham, Lancashire, 1941-60, with letters from Leslie Hale MP, 1946 (3), Frank Lord, Chairman, Oldham Conservative and Unionist Association, 1947-52, (10), James Thomas, (2) and Lord Woolton, Conservative and Unionist Central Office, 1947-51, Toby Low (later Lord Aldington) and Sir Hamilton Kerr, on the possibility of WSC visiting the town to receive Freedom, and arranements for visit in Oct 1951, which was postponed due to the General Election, with letters from Lord Derby (4) on possible visit to Lancashire, and the death of President Roosevelt, 1943-45, copy of the "Oldham Evening Chronicle, 3 Apr 1941; The Mayor of Oxford, Alan Brown, (5), Lawrence Turner MP, and Quintin Hogg MP (later Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone) on offer of Freedom, 1945-53; The Borough of Pembroke, on offer of Freedom, 1945-46; WilliamCuthbert MP, on offer of the Freedom of Rye, 1947; William Morrison MP (later Lord Dunrossil) on offer of the Freedom of St Albans, 1946; The Burgh of St Andrews, Scotland on offer of Freedom, 1944-45; John Arbuthnot MP on offer of the Freedom of Sandwich, Kent, 1950; Alec Spearman MP (2) on offer of the Freedom of Scarborough, Yorkshire, 1952; The Borough of Tenby, on offer of Freedom, 1950-58; The City of Toronto, Canada, on offer of Freedom, 1958; Lord Salisbury on offer of the Freedom of Weymouth, Dorset, 1951; Sir Cyril Black (6), the Mayor and Town Clerk of Wimbledon, on offer of Freedom, 1950-52, with cutting from "Wimbledon Boro' News", 28 Jul 1950, on offer; W Thomson and John Kaye, successive Lord Mayors of York, on offer of Freedom, 1943-51.


  • Creation: 1946 - Jan 1963

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