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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-B., Mar 1943 - Apr 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/23A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: J H Hughes of the Air Ministry (16); Sir James Hawkey [Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association] (15); M L Elder of the War Office (5); [Anthony] Ward, Legal Secretary, Royal Courts of Justice; A E Hine, Private Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service (8); W Gladstone of the Ministry of Works (6); Edith Watson [Private Secretary to Prime Minister Clement Attlee]; [John] Millson, [Private Secretary to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Air] (5); Frank Bacon (11); J T S Lewis, Private Secretary to the Minister of Food (4); H A Bartlett; [Claud] Wright, [Principal] War Office (2); Stuart Lawrence (15), Duncan Sandys (Minister of Works) (2), George Hicks [Parliamentary Secretary] (Ministry of Works) (3), Sir Herbert Dunnico (2), Kenneth Bird (9), and George Tomlinson [Parliamentary Secretary] (Ministry of Labour and National Service) (3) on Kenneth Bird's case; [Bernard] Curson [Assistant Private Secretary to Secretary of State for India] (2); E F Bond (4); A M Bothwell (9). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Elizabeth Layton, Kathleen Hill, Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], and Elizabeth Gilliatt; Dorothy Spencer [of Conservative and Unionist Party Organisation]; [Prime Minister WSC's Private Secretaries] John Colville and George Dodds.Subjects covered by the file include: appeals by constituents in a variety of areas, including military service and demobilisation, employment, land development, housing, pensions, trading, war damaged properties, and rationing; comments by constituents on various national issues; tributes to WSC; a request for WSC to speak at Buckhurst Hill County High School [Essex].Also includes: Ashton [Essex] Playing Fields and Youth Centre annual report; civil service entrance regulations.


  • Creation: Mar 1943 - Apr 1946

Conditions Governing Access

Open (folios 239-41 opened in 2022).


2 file(s) (2 files (557 loose folios))

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