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Land reform

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Cabinet: Irish Land Bill., 1903 - 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/6A-B
Scope and Contents Includes: manuscript notes by Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC] and WSC on land purchase in Ireland; copies of the 1903 Irish Land Act and the 1907 Evicted Tenants (Ireland) Act; notes for the framing of the 1908 Irish Land Bill including measures to relieve congested districts, financial arrangements for land purchase in Ireland, amendments to previous legislation and amendments proposed by the House of Lords; notes by James Bryce on the increase of offences involving fire-arms in...
Dates: 1903 - 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: notes., Feb 1909 - Apr 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/14
Scope and Contents Includes a programme for the 1909 Parliamentary session and Cabinet papers on various subjects including: Supertax; the taxation of land values; stamp duties; increased death duties; assessment of property owners and the Finances Bill; report of the Poor Law Commission with recommended social reforms such as the classification of the poor and the establishment of labour exchanges; the Dairies (Scotland) bill and agricultural rates; Metropolitan Police finance; the Lake Magadi scheme for...
Dates: Feb 1909 - Apr 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 1 to 20., Jan 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/152
Scope and Contents Includes: a memorandum by Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame,later Lord Swinton] President of the Board of Trade, Ronald McNeill [later 1st Lord Cushendun, Financial Secretary to the Treasury] and First Lord of the Admiralty [William Bridgeman] on financing lighthouses in the Red Sea; Cunliffe-Lister on imports and exports of leather bags, trade outlook including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade, and the state of industry and company law;...
Dates: Jan 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: East Africa Protectorate [EAP, later Kenya]: land policy: notes and papers., 1907 - 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/49
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Colonel Edmund Gorges, Commander 1st Battalion, King's African Rifles; Lieutenant-Colonel James Sadler, Governor, British East Africa Protectorate (6); Colonel James Montgomery, Commissioner of Lands, British East Africa [later Kenya and Uganda] (5); Edgar Harper. Subjects include: revision of the land laws; the EAP police; granting land to Indians. Also includes: recommendations and minutes of the Concessions and Railways Committee and the Land Board of EAP; printed...
Dates: 1907 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence., 05 Aug 1924 - 06 Nov 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/1
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Harry Goschen [Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association] (8); F Stanley Jackson [Chairman of the Conservative and Unionist Party]; Sir Raymond Greene; James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (2); Sir George Lloyd; Richard Colvin; Lord Balfour [earlier Arthur Balfour]; Lord Carson [earlier Sir Edward Carson]; Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere]; Lord Rochdale [earlier George Kemp]; Sir Ian Hamilton; Ralph Bury;...
Dates: 05 Aug 1924 - 06 Nov 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [1907]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/100
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Letter from [WSC] to the editor of the Times on Henry Rider Haggard's assertion that rural depopulaton and urban congestion can only be remedied by a multiplication of small holdings and a system of Protection. Draft in the hand of ?.

Dates: [1907]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/31/3
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Leaflets issued by the Liberal Publication Department, covering the budget of 1907, land reform and small holdings, registration of voters and Conservative proposals for Tariff Reform and the abolition of income tax. 6 items.

Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Jan 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/22/29
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Letter from George Keeble (Peterborough) to WSC predicting that WSC will become Prime Minister and urging him to take up the question of land reform.

Dates: 22 Jan 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Feb 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/22/43
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Letter from A B ?Martin (Chatterville, Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston, [Birmingham]) to WSC asserting that Joseph Chamberlain's influence should be checked by a campaign for land reform, which would greatly benefit the poor. Annotated in shorthand.

Dates: 07 Feb 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 03 May 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/22/56
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Letter from Lindsay Talbot-Crosbie (Kildare Street Club, Dublin, [Ireland]) to WSC noting that WSC has advocated the same policies as the Irish Reform Association.

Dates: 03 May 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [May 1905]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/22/56a
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Cutting: letter to the Daily Chronicle by Lindsay Talbot- Crosbie criticising the Government's attitude to the implementation of the 1903 Land Act and endorsing WSC's proposals for the reform of Irish administration.

Dates: [May 1905]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Nov 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/23/39-40
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Letter from Ivor Guest [later Lord Ashby St Ledgers and Lord Wimborne (2nd baron, 1st viscount)] (Ashby St Ledgers, Rugby, [Warwickshire]) on the need for Liberalism to offer a definite alternative to government policies and increasingly influential socialist ideas. Advocates leasehold enfranchisement, land reform and reduction in military spending.

Dates: 13 Nov 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 May 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/17/50
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Letter from Henry Massingham (34 Grosvenor Road, Westminster, [London]) to WSC an mentioning article on Liberal land policy in the Contemporary Review and recommending that WSC meet Mr Outhwaite, former editor of the labour newspaper in Johannesburg, who can give him important information about South Africa.

Dates: 10 May 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Apr 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/21/17
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Cutting from the Times: criticism of the campaign of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman and WSC for land reform.

Dates: 09 Apr 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Apr 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/21/20
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Cutting from the Times: letter from Henry Rider Haggard on land reform.

Dates: 29 Apr 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 May 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/21/21
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Cutting from the Times: letters from WSC and others on land reform.

Dates: 02 May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jan 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/15/38-42
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Letter from Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] to WSC, regretting that he was unable to join WSC for meeting in Aberdeen [Scotland], as he did not wish to offend orthodox Conservatives by appearing on a platform with WSC two days before the opening of the Parliamentary Session, because of WSC's open support for the Liberals, also commenting on negotiations with the Liberals, and on David Lloyd-George's "pernicious" views on land.

Dates: 13 Jan 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Nov 1918

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/103/73
Scope and Contents Letter from 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (71 Savoy Court, Strand, [London]) to David Lloyd George asserting that Lloyd George's coalition owes its survival to its supporters in the press and complaining about the attacks made on him [Rothermere], Lord Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] and Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] at meetings of the Unionist War Committee. States that he will not work for the return of Conservative MPs, whom he believes will...
Dates: 14 Nov 1918
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [Jan 1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/50/2-3
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Memorandum [by Sir John Dewar, later Lord Forteviot] explaining why the crofters of the highlands of Scotland support the Government's Small Landholders Bill as the best means of making more land available to be held on crofting tenure, and why they oppose Lord Lovat's rival measure, which would entail the merging of the Crofters' Commission with the Congested Districts Board. Sent with CHAR 2/50/1.

Dates: [Jan 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Jan 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/50/4-6
Scope and Contents Telegram from [Alexander Murray, Master of Elibank, later Lord Murray of Elibank] (Edinburgh, [Scotland]) to WSC (Queens Hotel, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) stating that the Lords having twice rejected the Land Bill the Government is free to make further proposals on the issue. He is sending a copy of the Prime Minister's speech at Earlston [Berwickshire, Scotland] and mentions that he has asked [Sir John Dewar, later Lord Forteviot] to write on the shortcomings of 14th Lord Lovat's and 3rd...
Dates: 06 Jan 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Feb 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/50/7
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Printed cabinet memorandum by "J S" [John Sinclair, 1st Lord Pentland, Secretary for Scotland] summarising the proposals of the Small Landholders (Scotland) Bill. Annotated that this memorandum was first printed on 2 Mar 1907. 4p.

Dates: 22 Feb 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Jan 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/51/7-13
Scope and Contents Letter from W H Shaw, port steward of the British Yukon Navigation Company (White Horse, Yukon Territory, Canada) to WSC praising him, David Lloyd-George and the Government generally for their measures "for the benefit of the struggling masses." He describes: the poor living conditions he experienced in Huddersfield [Yorkshire] before leaving about 27 years earlier and their bad effects on morality and on the fitness of men enlisting for the Army; his approval of the Government's land reform...
Dates: 08 Jan 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Mar 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/51/79
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Letter from Sir John Elliott (Board of Agriculture and Fisheries) to WSC on a scheme to clear off the unsatisfied demand for small holdings. Annotated that the letter was acknowledged saying WSC will be glad to help.

Dates: 30 Mar 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/55/2
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Notes to clauses of the Land Transfer Bill. Annotated: "3 April". 6,[1p. Leaves printed on one side only.].

Dates: 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/55/3
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Table showing the recommendations of the Royal Commission on the Land Transfer Acts and their treatment in the draft land transfer and registration of assurances bills.

Dates: 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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