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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-J., Sep 1946 - Mar 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/40A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: constituent F C Bacon (4); [Anthony] Ridge, [Principal Private Secretary to the Postmaster General]; constituent M A F Hayhow (4); Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (19); Stuart Mallinson; [Edward] Butler, Surgeon, London Hospital; H J Backwell, Deputy Regional Petroleum Officer, Ministry of Fuel and Power (4); Robert McAlpine [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] on George Cantacuzino, father of Sherban Cantacuzino; [Christopher] Fogarty [Assistant Principal] HM Treasury; [Evan] Maude [Assistant Private Secretary to Chancellor of the Exchequer]; constituent D A Finden (4); [Basil] Dickinson, Private Secretary, Ministry of Transport; [Patrick] Kinna, Foreign Office (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Penelope Wall, Christine Taylor, and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow]; CSC.Subjects covered by the file include: appeals and complaints by constituents in a variety of areas, including housing and land development, car and telephone provision, rationing and food supplies, train travel, war damage, tax and financial matters, trading, service pay, employment, education, and health; comments by constituents on various national and international issues, including rationing, health policy, and the death penalty; municipal concerns over the Local Government Bill; requests for WSC to attend local events, sit for a bust, or send greetings to local people.Also includes: letter from L P Gray and other local doctors opposing health reforms; front page of the Daily Mirror.


  • Creation: Sep 1946 - Mar 1948

Conditions Governing Access

Open, except for folios 2-6 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2024.


2 file(s) (375 loose folios)

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Copies

Folio 360: Copyright holder (Trinity Mirror for Daily Mirror) has withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.

Repository Details

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