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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, K-Z., Jan 1946 - Sep 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/29A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (5); [Arthur] Drew, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War; [Percy] Cohen of Conservative and Unionist Central Office; constituent D M Reddiex (4); Lena Prescott of the Ministry of Health (6); J H Hughes of the Air Ministry (4); Mary Tyrwhitt, Director, Auxiliary Territorial Service; constituents W T Towler (4) and F C Turner (4); Stanley Reed, Secretary of the Wanstead Flats [Essex] Defence Committee (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Grace Hamblin, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Edmund Oddy (Honorary Secretary), Christine Taylor, and Kathleen Hill.Subjects covered by the file include: appeals by constituents in a variety of areas, including national service and demobilisation, trading, housing and land development, financial assistance and compensation, rationing, health, employment, costs, pensions, naturalisation, war damaged property, and education; comments by constituents on various national and international issues, including demobilisation, health policy, immigration, transport, housing, and the civil service; applications for House of Commons tickets; an appeal by the local RAF benevolent fund; local Anglo-Jewish affairs; messages of support and congratulations to WSC; an invitation for WSC to open a Red Cross hall; a local party worker, Ellen Whiskin.Also includes: Cocoa, Chocolate, and Confectionery Alliance material on the nationalisation of inland transport; copies of the Woodford and Chigwell [Essex] Express and Independent; petitions on rationing and conscription; Wanstead Flats Defence Committee details.


  • Jan 1946 - Sep 1946

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2 file(s) (2 files (378 loose folios))

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