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The Papers of Leslie R Pym

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LPYM

Scope and Contents

Political and personal papers maintained by Pym


  • 1883 - 1945


Conditions Governing Access

Closed until catalogued and appraised

Biographical / Historical

Leslie Ruthven Pym was born in 1884, the son of Walter Ruthven Pym, the Bishop of Bombay. He was educated at Bedford School and Magdalene College, Cambridge. He was elected an MP for Monmouth in 1939 at a by-election and represented the constituency until his death in 1945. He served as a government whip in the wartime coalition.


10 archive box(es)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

These papers were deposited at Churchill Archives Centre by Pym's grandson in November 2013.

Related Materials

Churchill Archives Centre also holds the papers of Francis Pym (Leslie Pym's son), GBR/0014/FPYM


This collection (fonds) level description was compiled by Andrew Riley of Churchill Archives Centre in 2014.


Pym, Leslie Ruthven, 1884-1945, politician

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Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
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