Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: Correspondence.

Reference code: CHAR 3/5

Part of: CHAR 3
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Date: 08 Jul 1903 - 30 Dec 1903

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Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of the Oldham Conservative Association] (18); Samuel Smethurst [Vice-Chairman of the Oldham Conservative Association] (7); Sir William Walrond [later 1st Lord Waleran, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] regarding the creation of magistrates for Waterhead [Lancashire]; Alfred Emmott [later 1st Lord Oldham, Liberal MP for Oldham] regarding an industrial dispute on the railways; 6th Lord Londonderry [President of the Board of Education] regarding the Wesleyan School in Oldham.

Subjects include: Free Trade; Churchill's breach with the local Conservative Party and political clubs; industrial dispute on the railways; appointment of local magistrates; patronage of Oldham churches; requests for patronage and support from constituents. Also includes:printed rules for Oldham Cricket Association League for 1903 season.

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