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Agriculture

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 295 Collections and/or Records:

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Papers relating to agriculture and fisheries, October 1977-March 1979, 1977-10 - 1979-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/7
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with John Clement (Chairman, Unigate Group)

Dates: 1977-10 - 1979-03
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Personal: Chartwell [Kent] correspondence., Aug 1945 - Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/32A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Lloyds Bank, including Geoffrey Mason and T E R Harris, (3); representatives of Massey-Harris Limited, including its President James Duncan, (4); Percy Cox [agent for WSC's farms] (12); Major Reginald Marnham [WSC's neighbour] (9); Robert Hudson; representatives of the Sevenoaks [Kent] and District Electricity Company Limited (4); "Top" [ 3rd Lord Selborne, earlier Lord Wolmer]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries...
Dates: Aug 1945 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 287-8 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about living individuals until 1 January 2022.
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Personal: Chartwell [Kent] correspondence., Apr 1953 - Nov 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/37
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of the Commonwealth Relations Office, including Eric Vines and John Morrison [later 2nd Lord Dunrossil, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations], on collecting acorns from Chartwell for Melbourne [Australia] Botanic Gardens (6); Percy Cox, Manager of the Chartwell Estate (10); General Sir Ian Hamilton (2); representatives of Fladgate and Company, including Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] (19); Richard Cave...
Dates: Apr 1953 - Nov 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Policy, 1950's, 1953-01 - 1957-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/2
Scope and Contents Minutes, papers and correspondence of the Conservative Policy Study Group on subjects including: education (including memorandum by 2nd Lord Hailsham, [Minister of Education, earlier Quintin Hogg, later Lord Hailsham of Saint Marylebone]); agriculture; industrial policy; national insurance; taxation; defence regulations; social services; pensions; nationalised industries; the structure of the Social Services Ministries; the People's League for the Defence of Freedom and the Middle Class...
Dates: 1953-01 - 1957-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Policy: Food and agriculture, 1986 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 9
Scope and Contents

Papers on agriculture and food safety issues, including: the fishing industry; salmonella in eggs; mad cow disease (bovine spongiform encephalopathy, BSE); the Food Safety Bill; reform of the Common Agricultural Policy; the establishment of the Food Standards Agency.

Dates: 1986 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence A-B., 02 Jan 1939 - 25 Jul 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/53
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Rowland Arnison (4); Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (5); H Reginald Beck (4); A M Bex (4); C S Ketchen (4).Subjects include: a conscription query from a constituent; the local Canning & Food Industries Club and Dairy & Ice Cream Equipment Club; local sewerage rates; the marking of imports from Axis countries; criticism by local Conservatives of WSC's "Neglect of Constituency"; protests about London transport fares;...
Dates: 02 Jan 1939 - 25 Jul 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence Ca., 10 Oct 1939 - 02 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/65
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: D J Capper (4); Keith Catmur (12).Subjects include: animal feed; local rates; fuel rationing;.

Dates: 10 Oct 1939 - 02 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence E., Jan 1936 - Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/27
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: George Elliston [MP for Blackburn, Lancashire] on speaking in WSC's constituency; B Hiscott [Clerk to Epping Council] (4).Other subjects include: equal job opportunities for women; requests for WSC to become patron of local groups; Sunday trading; local transport matters; licensing laws; a pension query from a constituent; farming issues; general constituency business.Also includes: a map of the Epping area indicating the position of a crossing over a railway line.

Dates: Jan 1936 - Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence Go-Gu., 10 Oct 1940 - 23 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/75A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Harry Goschen [Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association]; Mrs S Gould (7); Sir James Hawkey [Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association and Mayor of Wanstead and Woodford] (7).Subjects include: reparations to Jews; loss of SS Almeda Star; Conservative Central Office guidance to candidates in the 1945 General Election on opticians; Women's Land Army; bomb damage repair and rehousing; war widows' pensions; land reclamation for agriculture;...
Dates: 10 Oct 1940 - 23 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence Ho-Hu., 02 May 1939 - 30 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/78A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Clement Holdstock (5); G J Holtham (9); Joyce Howard (6); Reginald Hucks (4); Sir James Hawkey [Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association and Mayor of Wanstead and Woodford] (5).Subjects include: Merchant Navy clothing; land requisition; rehousing bombing victims; the place of religion in probation work (amendments to the Criminal Justice Bill, 1939); British residents in unoccupied France (1941); BBC messages to France.Also includes: a petition for...
Dates: 02 May 1939 - 30 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence N., 14 Feb 1940 - 20 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/86
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Gilbert Gledhill, MP for Halifax [West Yorkshire]; Sir John Simon [Chancellor of the Exchequer] on mortgage interest rates; Lieutenant Colonel Augustus Charles Newman; Sir James Hawkey [Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association and Mayor of Wanstead and Woodford] (6).Other subjects include: housing shortages; the employment of children on the land; house requisitioning; relief for oil tanker crews; the supply of machine gunners to the Merchant Navy;...
Dates: 14 Feb 1940 - 20 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence P., Jan 1937 - Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/40
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sylvia Pankhurst on activities by fascists in the constituency and the case of a British transport firm in Casablanca [Morocco] (3); Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association; Dinah Pratt, Honorary Secretary of Epping Division Conservative Association (10).Other subjects include: ophthalmic benefit; WSC's support for local causes; local land development; international affairs, particularly Spain and the League of Nations; air raid...
Dates: Jan 1937 - Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence R-S., Jan 1934 - Dec 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/14
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association.Subjects include: local transport issues; housing, employment, rating and pension queries from WSC's constituents; the duty on sparkling wine; the preservation of Epping Forest; divorce law; the provision of telephone facilities; executive unemployment; licensing laws; arms dealing; budgetary matters; a dinner invitation; a legal case involving the North Charterland [Northern Rhodesia, later...
Dates: Jan 1934 - Dec 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence Sk-So., 01 Aug 1940 - 24 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/94
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: David Skyrme-Jones (5); Frederick Bellenger.Subjects include: war damage claims; service pay enquiries; tax enquiries; rehousing bombing victims; naval pensions; prevention of foot-and-mouth disease; local air raid shelter provision.

Dates: 01 Aug 1940 - 24 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex] Election: correspondence., 02 Mar 1929 - 29 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/106A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Mary, Lady Blandford [later Mary, Duchess of Marlborough]; 2nd Lord Hamilton of Dalzell, on the bookmakers' opposition to the Conservatives because of the Tote Bill; Stanley Baldwin; John Walton Newbold; Arthur Duffes on Liberal wrecking tactics; Sir Percy Girouard.Other subjects include: the sale of the Casino and Hotel Napoleon, St Raphael [France]; Chingford [Essex] telephone system; recollections of Sir Henry Hozier; David Lloyd George's disappointing performance...
Dates: 02 Mar 1929 - 29 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-J., Nov 1946 - May 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/34A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: A E Hine, Private Secretary, Ministry of Labour and National Service (4); Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (12); Sir Godfrey Thomas, Equerry to the Duke of Gloucester; [Theresa] Brewster, Private Secretary, War Damage Commission (8); Ralph Bury on Nigel Davies, prospective Conservative candidate for the Epping Division [Essex]; Lena Prescott of the Ministry of Health (8); Stuart Mallinson on Anglo-American goodwill; [Anthony]...
Dates: Nov 1946 - May 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 42-50 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2046.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, A-L., May 1949 - Dec 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/53
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Percy Cohen [Joint Director] (2) and [Richard] Michael Fraser [later Lord Fraser of Kilmorack] of the Conservative Research Department; Edith [Summerskill, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Food]; Frederick Mummery, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (12); [David] Nenk, Ministry of Education (2); [Valentine] McEntee; constituent Dr G B Kirkland (4). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries "E G" [Elizabeth...
Dates: May 1949 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 152-8 which have been removed on grounds of data protection due to presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2021.
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, C - F., 03 Mar 1953 - 29 Dec 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/85
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (13); J R Jameson, Ministry of Education (7); I H Slee, Private Secretary, War Damage Commission (4); [Sherard] Falkner Allison, Bishop of Chelmsford [Essex]; G D Gooden, Chairman, Chigwell [Essex] County Primary School Parent-Teachers Association (4); Norman Calvert, [Assistant Principal], Ministry of Housing and Local Government; Stella Fisher, Assistant Private Secretary to the...
Dates: 03 Mar 1953 - 29 Dec 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, H-Z., Jan 1946 - Feb 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/33
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Thomas] Williams, Minister of Agriculture; Frederick Mummery, Assistant Secretary, Woodford Conservative Association (4); J H Hughes of the Air Ministry (7); [Arthur] Peterson [Principal Private Secretary to the Home Secretary]; [Harold] Copeman, Private Secretary to the Financial Secretary, HM Treasury (2); Iain MacLeod, Conservative Parliamentary Secretariat. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Christine Taylor, Elizabeth Gilliatt,...
Dates: Jan 1946 - Feb 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, I - L., 22 Nov 1949 - 30 Nov 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/94
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent (4); James Carruthers, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Air; Beatrice Ingall, Principal, Woodford Green Nursery School for Deaf Children (6); 1st Lord Coleraine [earlier Richard Law]; Charles Regan, Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance; S W G Ives, constituent (14); [Richard] Michael...
Dates: 22 Nov 1949 - 30 Nov 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, S - T., 28 Jul 1947 - 21 Dec 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/82A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, Honorary Secretary and Agent, Woodford Conservative Association (8); F J Sharman, constituent (4); John Langland, County Education Officer for Dorset; Gordon Wilson, Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War; Terence Grady, [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Stuart Gilbert, Private Secretary to the Minister of Housing and Local Government (2); [Walter] Leonard Allinson, Assistant Private Secretary to...
Dates: 28 Jul 1947 - 21 Dec 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for folios 355 - 358, closed for 100 years until 2054 on data protection grounds due to the presence of sensitive and personal information on a potentially living individual.
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Preparations for 1978 manifesto: papers relating to the draft of the section for agriculture, March 1978, 1978-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/7/1/6
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with John Peyton MP

Dates: 1978-03
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Public and Political: General: Defence., 06 Nov 1936 - 20 Jan 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/371A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents on defence issues include: Sir Thomas Inskip [Minister for Co-ordination of Defence, later 1st Lord Caldecote]; Harry Sellar, Private Secretary to Inskip (2); Leslie Hore-Belisha, Secretary of State for War, on subjects including the arming of the Guards Battalions; Sir Kingsley Wood, Secretary of State for Air, on showing WSC [air construction graphs]; 1st Lord Swinton [former Secretary of State for Air, earlier Philip Cunliffe-Lister and Philip Lloyd-Greame] on the formation...
Dates: 06 Nov 1936 - 20 Jan 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Public and Political: General: General Election: Manifestos., Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/554
Scope and Contents Includes drafts and printed versions of the 1945 Conservative Party manifesto entitled "Mr Churchill's declaration of policy to the electors"; a printed version of the Labour Party manifesto entitled "Let us face the future: a declaration of Labour policy for the consideration of the Nation"; and a newspaper cutting detailing the Liberal Party manifesto. All the manifestos cover issues including foreign policy, defence, housing, unemployment, agriculture and food, and education.Also includes...
Dates: Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Germany: Military and Economic Intelligence., 22 Feb 1939 - 15 Jun 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/374
Scope and Contents Correspondents on Germany include: Sir Henry Strakosch on Germany's spending on armaments, 1938 - 9, comparative British spending, petrol and oil consumption by German aircraft, the German oil supply and the case for destroying the Romanian oil wells on the outbreak of war (4); Anthony de Rothschild; "Edward" [Lord Halifax, Foreign Secretary, earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin]; Sir Keith Price [former Council Member, Ministry of Munitions] on the capacity of explosive production during the...
Dates: 22 Feb 1939 - 15 Jun 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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