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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with Alderman Donald Forbes, Mayor of Wanstead and Woodford [1953-54] and Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association [from 1956]., Sep 1951 - May 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/14

Scope and Contents

Other correspondents include: Frederick Bishop [Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, Sir Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon]; Hugh Ellis-Rees (War Office) (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Lettice Marston (Lettice Shillingford), Joan Prideaux, and Anthony Montague Browne; CSC (President of Woodford Conservative Association).Subjects include: honouring the late Sir James Hawkey [former constituency chairman] and Stuart Mallinson; the 1951 election; WSC providing signed photographs; council elections; WSC's support for the government over its policy to Egypt [Suez crisis]; information on local events; the local United Nations Association; WSC's state of health; Forbes obtaining trooping the colour tickets.


  • Sep 1951 - May 1958

Conditions Governing Access

Open, except for folios 14-24 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2014.


1 item(s) (1 file (65 loose folios))

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