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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with John Harvey, Vice-Chairman [until 1954] and Chairman [1954-1956] of Woodford Conservative Association, and MP [for Walthamstow East, Essex, from 1955]., May 1954 - Dec 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/21

Scope and Contents

Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Lettice Shillingford [earlier Lettice Marston], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Miss H Wood and Grace Hamblin; CSC (President of Woodford Conservative Association).Subjects include: constituency feeling on national issues such as MPs salaries and the withdrawal of British troops from the Suez Canal Zone [Egypt] in 1954; speculation about WSC's retirement as Prime Minister; the setting up of the Chigwell [Essex] Conservative Association; possible election issues for 1955; constituency appointments; local issues such as the danger of cows straying from Epping Forest [Essex]; Harvey's election as an MP; a request for WSC to sign copies of his books.Also includes newspaper cuttings from the Evening Standard and the Woodford and Chigwell Express and Independent.


  • Creation: May 1954 - Dec 1958

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