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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A - H., 30 Dec 1949 - 21 Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/61

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including Sir James Hawkey, Chairman (2) and "Kath", Kathleen Kemp, Secretary to the Agent (7); Thomas Shearer, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Air (3); [Ness Edwards], Postmaster General, on the campaign for official recognition by the Engineering Officers (Telecommunications) Association, including a note of his negotiations with the Association; Sir Howard Roberts, Clerk of London County Council; Derek Stephen, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War; Jack Beddoe, Principal Private Secretary to the Minister of Health. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by WSC's secretaries Lorna Cowper, Monica Graham and "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow] and Edmund Oddy, Honorary Secretary.Other subjects include: housing enquiries; war damage claims; requests for compassionate leave and release from the Forces; service medals; Christmas and birthday greetings for WSC; registration of nurses; support for the Criminal Amendment Bill extending legal protection to prostitutes; invitations for WSC; Sunday opening for the Festival of Britain; National Service rations.Also includes: programme for the Clean Food Exhibition; annual report of the Medical Officer of Health, Chigwell [Essex]; memoranda supporting the Criminal Amendment Bill; typescript of an article by Gunter Feller on "Western Defence" and the continued threat from Germany and the Soviet Union.


  • 30 Dec 1949 - 21 Dec 1950

Conditions Governing Access

Open, except for folio 107, closed for 75 years until 2026 on grounds of data protection due to the presence of sensitive and personal information on a potentially living individual.


1 item(s) (1 file (220 loose folios))

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