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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, L - O., 20 Aug 1943 - 30 Dec 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/87

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (15); Raymond Gedling [Principal Private Secretary to the Minister of Health] (3); Graham Kear, Ministry of Supply; [Margaret] Barbara Sloman [Principal], Treasury (3); Norman Calvert [Assistant Principal, Ministry of Housing and Local Government]; Stuart Gilbert [Private Secretary to the Minister of Housing and Local Government] (2); John Priestman [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; H C Naylor, constituent (5); Leonard New, constituent (4); Jack Charles, Private Secretary to the Minister of Supply; Ronald Belcher [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations]; Overy Gingell [Joint Principal Private Secretary to the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation]; Graeme Finlay [MP for Epping, Essex]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Lettice Shillingford [earlier Lettice Marston] and Grace Hamblin, WSC's secretaries, and Peter Oates, WSC's Private Secretary.Subjects include: housing, including compulsory purchase and de-requisitioning of property by the council; war and civil pension enquiries; war damage claims; a pay rise for MPs; cancer research; the local postal service; the legal position of registrars.Also includes: a cutting from a booklet on Billy Graham; a refugee appeal leaflet.The majority of material in this file dates to 1952 - 1954.


  • 20 Aug 1943 - 30 Dec 1954

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1 item(s) (1 file (334 loose folios))

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