Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: "Political" correspondence on the appointment of WSC's agent, elections, etc.

Reference code: CHUR 3/8

Part of: CHUR 3
Next record: CHUR 3/9A-B
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Date: Jan 1950 - Dec 1950


Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association (4); Gerald Barry, Director-General of the Festival of Britain; Victor Raikes; James Thomas [later 1st Lord Cilcennin], Vice-Chairman [of Conservative and Unionist Party]; Frederick Mummery, Honorary Secretary and Agent of Woodford Conservative Association (7); 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Chairman], Conservative and Unionist Central Office. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, Chips Gemmell, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], and ["Jo"] Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow]; CSC (President of Woodford Conservative Association).

Other subjects include: the Liberal candidate for the 1950 election; a proposed Festival of Britain exhibition on WSC's life; the question of branches organising sweepstakes; a fund set up after Mummery's death; local elections; a payment to Mummery; postal voting.

Also includes: 1950 Christmas message from WSC; a cutting on the Liberal candidate; details of the candidates to be WSC's agent, Cedric Wordsell and Ivor Jones, including copies of testimonials for Wordsell dating back as far as 1935 from individuals including Graham Page, Clifford Glossop, Helen, Duchess of Northumberland [earlier Lady Helen Gordon-Lennox and Lady Percy], and John Catlow; details of various election results; information on postal voting.




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