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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-J., Dec 1945 - Sep 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/28

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Ralph Bury on WSC addressing a meeting in the Epping Division [Essex] (2); Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association (3); Lena Prescott of the Ministry of Health (5); Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (8); Brigadier Ivan de la Bere, Secretary, Central Chancery of the Order of Knighthood, on a warrant and insignia for a constituent; constituent E L Ensor (7); Frank Foster on obtaining a living for a reverend (2); Anthony Bevir [Private Secretary to Prime Minister Clement Attlee]; constituent Dr Goldstaub (5); [Claud] Wright [Principal, War Office] (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Grace Hamblin, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Elizabeth Gilliatt, and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow]; CSC.Subjects covered by the file include: comments by constituents on various national and international issues, including demobilisation, health policy, agriculture, education, housing, rationing, exports, and Yugoslavia; borough victory celebrations; appeals by constituents in a variety of areas, including national service and demobilisation, land development and housing, financial assistance, transport, war damaged property, health, shortages, a serviceman missing in action, and immigration; applications for House of Commons tickets; invitations for WSC to attend events.Also includes: "The Ballad of Winston Churchill" sent in by a constituent.

Dates

  • Dec 1945 - Sep 1946

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (312 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English