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Political patronage

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 512 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 Apr 1919 - 30 Apr 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/6
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: General Sir Ian Hamilton refuting press allegations; Walter Roch on the Dardanelles [Turkey] Inquiry; Field-Marshal Sir Douglas Haig [Commander-in-Chief of the Expeditionary Forces in France and Flanders] (2); General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] on matters discussed at the Paris [France] Peace Conference (7); 1st Lord Milner [Secretary of State for the Colonies]; Colonel James Blair [Chief, British Military Mission in Siberia]; 1st Lord Haldane...
Dates: 01 Apr 1919 - 30 Apr 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 May 1919 - 31 May 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Walter Long [First Lord of the Admiralty] on cemeteries in France; General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] (7); 1st Lord Inverforth [earlier Andrew Weir, Minister of Munitions] (2); Major-General Neill Malcolm, British Military Mission, Berlin [Germany], sending on a letter purporting to be by Enver Pasha appealing for British intervention to preserve Turkey; Elizabeth Haldane on the territorial force nursing service; Lieutenant-General Sir Philip...
Dates: 01 May 1919 - 31 May 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 Jul 1919 - 31 Jul 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/9
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General Sir Hugh Trenchard [Chief of the Air Staff] on the availability of aeroplanes for Air Ministry officials; Frederick Guest [Patronage Secretary, Treasury]; Major-General John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone, Under-Secretary of State for Air] on air force matters, including flying casualties (2); Austen Chamberlain [Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2) on subjects including War Office stocks and army estimates; Clive Wigram [Assistant Private Secretary and...
Dates: 01 Jul 1919 - 31 Jul 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 Aug 1919 - 31 Aug 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/10
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] (4); General Sir William Robertson [Commander-in-Chief, British Army on the Rhine] on his baronetcy; Lord French [earlier Sir John French, later 1st Lord Ypres, Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland] on his account of the events of 1914; Major-General John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone, Under-Secretary of State for Air] on air force matters and Sir Frederick Banbury's role in the O'Sullivan enquiry (3); Jack Scott...
Dates: 01 Aug 1919 - 31 Aug 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 24 Aug 1919 - 30 Sep 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/11
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lieutenant-General Serge Belosselsky-Belozersky (3); Lord French [earlier Sir John French, later 1st Lord Ypres, Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland] and General Sir William Robertson [Commander-in-Chief, British Army on the Rhine] on Robertson being appointed to Ireland; General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] (9) on subjects including matters discussed at the Paris [France] Peace Conference and Wilson's health; Major-General Sir Hugh Trenchard [Chief of...
Dates: 24 Aug 1919 - 30 Sep 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 Dec 1919 - 31 Dec 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/14
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Reginald Brade [Secretary, War Office] on promotions and his health; Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (2); Robert Donald of the Globe; H A Gwynne, [Editor] of the Morning Post; Niall, 10th Duke of Argyll; General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff]; 1st Lord Curzon [Lord President of Council] (2); Sir Charles Darling on his son (2); Major-General Boris Heroys; Sir Maurice...
Dates: 01 Dec 1919 - 31 Dec 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: WSC's minutes., 15 Jan 1919 - 27 Mar 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/15A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes (some annotated in reply) from WSC to various individuals including: Secretary [War Office, Sir Reginald Brade]; Chief of Imperial General Staff [General Sir Henry Wilson]; Air Secretary [Jack Scott]; Major-General John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone, Under-Secretary of State for Air]; Chief of the Air Staff [Major-General Frederick Sykes, until February 1919; Major-General Sir Hugh Trenchard, from February 1919]; Director of Military Intelligence...
Dates: 15 Jan 1919 - 27 Mar 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: WSC's minutes., 01 May 1920 - 31 Aug 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/52A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals including: Quartermaster-General [Lieutenant-General Travers Clarke]; Jack Scott [Air Secretary and Private Secretary to WSC]; Sir James Stevenson [Surveyor-General of Supply]; Secretary [War Office, ?Sir Reginald Brade]; Military Secretary [Lieutenant-General Sir Philip Chetwode]; Adjutant-General [Lieutenant-General Sir George Macdonogh]; Major Lionel de Rothschild; Finance Member [Sir Archibald Williamson, later...
Dates: 01 May 1920 - 31 Aug 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: WSC's minutes., 01 Sep 1920 - 24 Dec 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/53A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals including: Secretary [War Office, Sir Herbert Creedy]; Chief of Imperial General Staff [General Sir Henry Wilson]; 10th Lord Scarbrough [Director General Territorial and Volunteer Forces]; Chief of the Air Staff [Air-Marshal Sir Hugh Trenchard]; Director of Military Operations [Major-General Sir Percy Radcliffe]; Quartermaster-General [Lieutenant-General Travers Clarke]; Finance Member [Sir Archibald Williamson,...
Dates: 01 Sep 1920 - 24 Dec 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business correspondence., Oct 1945 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/17A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John S Churchill (2); Sir William Rootes on a chauffeur for WSC; representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Few [WSC's solicitors] (14); representatives of Concrete Limited on work on the pump house at Chartwell [Kent] (4); Clement Penruddock, Secretary, Chequers Trust; Sir Kenneth Clark (2), Jacob Epstein, and Oliver Locker-Lampson (2) on WSC sitting for an Epstein bust; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (3); representatives of Knight, Frank and...
Dates: Oct 1945 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Family: biographical material and information file., 1891 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/38A-B
Scope and Contents Includes details of WSC's filing system, broadcasts, speeches, favourite songs, agricultural patronage, books, orders and decorations, honorary degrees, fellowships, freedoms, medals, ministerial appointments, service titles, degrees offered but not yet received, parliamentary seats, paintings exhibited at the Royal Academy [London], and annual subscriptions; copies of various items by WSC including a letter to the Times under the pseudonym "Scorpio" on prayers for rain, and a lecture...
Dates: 1891 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence., 13 Feb 1926 -28 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/3
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir Harry Goschen [Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association]; Richard Colvin (2).Subjects include: education expenditure; a pension query from one of WSC's constituents; appointing land tax commissioners; Colvin recommending an associate for a knighthood; press coverage of divorce cases; moneylending; constituency business.

Dates: 13 Feb 1926 -28 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence., 31 Jan 1928 - 06 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/5
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (11); George Tryon [Minister of Pensions] (2).Subjects include: the Drug Protection Bill; WSC's illness; a pension query from one of WSC's constituents; traffic noise; receiving honours from Poland; work permits; greyhound racing; constituency business.

Dates: 31 Jan 1928 - 06 Dec 1928
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 E-G., Jan 1937 - Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/37
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association; E Rawden Smith, Public Relations Officer of the London Passenger Transport Board (4); Lord Roche on WSC speaking to the East Anglian Society of London.Other subjects include: the Marriage Bill; a pension query by a constituent; the National Defence Contribution tax; air raid precautions; local transport issues; donations to local groups; a request for WSC to recommend a constituent for an...
Dates: Jan 1937 - Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence F-G., Jan 1936 - Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/28
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (2).Other subjects include: requests for WSC to become patron of local groups; licensing laws; the Football Pools Bill; official recognition of the National Union of Postmen; employment queries from constituents; rating issues; international affairs, particularly sanctions against Italy for its invasion of Abyssinia [Ethiopia] and support for the League of Nations; farming issues; a proposed...
Dates: Jan 1936 - Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence H., Jan 1936 - Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/29
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (26); Sir Kingsley Wood [Minister of Health] on a housing scheme at Chigwell [Essex]; Sir Harry Goschen [Chairman of Epping District Conservative Association] on resigning as Chairman; John Maitland requesting WSC become Vice-President of Loughton [Essex] Chamber of Trade; Sir Reginald Tyrwhitt, President of the ex-Services Welfare Society, on a charitable appeal.Other subjects include: tax on...
Dates: Jan 1936 - Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence O-R., Jan 1936 - Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/32
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sylvia Pankhurst (5) on subjects including the Italian invasion of Ethiopia [Abyssinia], the League of Nations and Germany (4); Ernest Parry on WSC providing a testimonial for his son (4); Dinah Pratt, Honorary Secretary of Epping Division Conservative Association, (11) including WSC's introduction for her to the Governor of Nassau [the Bahamas], Sir Bede Clifford; Alan Lennox-Boyd on a centenary commemoration of Joseph Chamberlain; Marthe Raisin, Secretary to 1st...
Dates: Jan 1936 - Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence Q-V., Jan 1938 - Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/49
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association; Alexander Spearman thanking WSC for his support for Spearman's candidature; Sir Kingsley Wood [Secretary of State for Air] on enlisting one of WSC's constituents.Other subjects include: a pension query from a constituent; requests for support from local groups; army vocational training centres; pensions policy; the Coal Bill; support for and criticism of WSC's stance on foreign policy from...
Dates: Jan 1938 - Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence R-T., Jan 1935 - Dec 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/22
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Ralph Gould on WSC becoming President of Epping and District Branch of the Scientific Poultry Breeders' Association Ltd. (4); Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (3); Ellen Stutely [a local party worker] (7).Other subjects include: European rearmament; Indian affairs; permission to fish at Chartwell; a pension query from a constituent; local transport issues; Abyssinia [Ethiopia]; WSC's perceived lack of support for the National...
Dates: Jan 1935 - Dec 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence U-Z., Jan 1937 - Dec 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/42
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: R Trend Binks, Clerk to Wanstead and Woodford [Essex] Council (4); Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association and Mayor of Wanstead and Woodford (3).Other subjects include: local Women's Institute branches on the provision of milk to young children; the rising cost of living; requests for support and patronage from local groups; the design of a mace for the new Borough of Wanstead and Woodford; the postal address of Theydon Bois...
Dates: Jan 1937 - Dec 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester: Correspondence., 04 Jan 1905 - 29 Jun 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: T W Killick of the Free Trade League (2); Fred Burn of the Manchester Liberal Federation on WSC's engagements and initiation as an Oddfellow (14); Sir Ernest Hatch (3); James Southern (4); B I Belisha (3); Sir Austen Chamberlain, Chancellor of the Exchequer about the distraint of goods at the Grand Hotel, Manchester for non-payment for taxes; John Kidger about income tax policy (5) and John Petro (3).Other subjects include: the selection of Edgar Pearson as election...
Dates: 04 Jan 1905 - 29 Jun 1905
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester: Correspondence., Jan 1906 - Dec 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/10
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Royle, Chairman of the Manchester Liberal Federation (18) on subjects including arrangements for the election (2); E Crosfield Pearson (4); Lord Loreburn [earlier Sir Robert Reid]; 2nd Duke of Westminster; Fred Brierley on the issues of importance to the Manchester electorate including socialism, Chinese labour in South Africa, education, Free Trade and Ireland (2); James Southern (6); William Westbrook on WSC's recommendations for local magistrates; Sir...
Dates: Jan 1906 - Dec 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester: Correspondence., Jan 1908 - Apr 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/16
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Walter Speakman, Chairman of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce about the Brussels Sugar Convention (2); Arthur Hutton of the British Sugar Growing Association about the delay in completing the Nyasaland [Malawi, Africa] railway (1); T W Killick (1) on Free Trade and a reply from WSC; William Joynson Hicks [later Lord Brentford] on the likelihood of an by election in Manchester (2); Henry Massingham, editor of the Nation (1); W H Bridge of the Manchester Protestant...
Dates: Jan 1908 - Apr 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: North West Manchester: Correspondence., May 1908 - Nov 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 4/17
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Wolverhampton, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster concerning the appointment of Manchester magistrates (1); E Crosfield Pearson on his enjoyment of working as WSC's election agent and the difficulties of finding a suitable candidate for Manchester (2); Sir Edward Donner inviting WSC to be President of the Liberal Federation (1); William Royle, Chairman of the Manchester Liberal Federation (2); Arthur Newman on patents (2); Herbert Gladstone, Home Secretary...
Dates: May 1908 - Nov 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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