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Reference X 494
Covering dates 1919-1991
Held by Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Record Service
Extent 53 series
Source of acquisition acc.6976
Creators Bedford Constituency Labour Party



Committee minutes  X 494/1-5  1926-1955

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Bedford Women's Labour Guild (Women's Section of Bedford Divisional Labour Party)  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  X 494/6-7  1919-1939

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Minute Books (gaps)

[no title]  X 494/8  1924-1934

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Sale of Work Committee Minute Book

[no title]  X 494/9  1926-1939

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
List of Members

[no title]  X 494/10-11  1926-1939

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Receipts & Expenditure

[no title]  X 494/12  1956

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Cash Book

[no title]  X 494/13  1949-1952

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Postage Book

Background Papers to AGM's including Accounts  X 494/14  1951-1982

[no title]  X 494/14/1  28 February 1957

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Annual Report to Annual General Meeting of Bedford Constituency Labour Party

[no title]  X 494/14/2  1981

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Nomination Papers for posts in Constituency Labour Party completed by local branches and affiliated Unions (prior to A.G.M. 1981) for 1981-1982

[no title]  X 494/14/3  1961-1977

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Signatures of Attenders books attending A.G.M.'s, General & Executive Committees

[no title]  X 494/14/4  (14 April 1983)

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Signautres of Attenders at Inaugural General Meeting of North Bedfordshire Constituency Labour Party

[no title]  X 494/14/5  1951-1973

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedford Constituency Labour Party Account Book

Minutes of Annual General Meetings etc  X 494/15  1969-1988

[no title or date]  X 494/15/1

1 volume

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Minutes of Annual General Meetings, General Management & Executive Committees

[no title]  X 494/15/2  1978-1988

1 folder

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Agendas & Minutes of Annual General Meetings ONLY

General Committee of Bedford Constituency Labout Party  X 494/16  1978-1988

[no title]  X 494/16/1  9 March 1978-4 December 1980

1 folder

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Notices & Minutes of General Committee

[no title]  X 494/16/2  8 January 1981-14 March 1983

1 volume

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Minutes of General Committee

[no title]  X 494/16/3  9 July 1981-14 April 1983

1 folder

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Notices of Meetings of General Committee including inaugural meeting of North Bedfordshire Constituency Labour Party

[no title or date]  X 494/16/4

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Number reserved for future deposit

[no title]  X 494/16/5  9 Mar 1985-11 February 1988

1 folder

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Notices & Minutes of Meetings of General Committee of North Bedfordshire Constituency Labour Party

Minutes of Executive Committee of Bedford Constituency Labour Party (after 14 April 1983 North Bedfordshire Constituency Labour Party)  X 494/17  1978-1987

[no title]  X 494/17/1  2 March 1978-27 November 1980

1 folder

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Notices & Minutes of Executive Committee

[no title]  X 494/17/2  March 1981-31 March 1983

1 volume

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Minutes of Executive Committee

[no title]  X 494/17/3  29 October 1981-30 September 1982

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Notices of Meeting of Executive Committee

[no title or date]  X 494/17/4

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Number reserved for future deposit

[no title]  X 494/17/5  30 May 1985-26 February 1987

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Notices & Minutes of Meetings of Executive Committee

Membership Committee of Bedford Constituency Labour Party  X 494/18  1978-1985

[no title]  X 494/18/1  14 October 1981

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Minutes of Membership Committee of Bedford Constituency Labour Party

[no title]  X 494/18/2  1978-1985

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Membership Reports (giving names of members 1980-1982)

[no title]  X 494/18/3  1980-1981

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Correspondence re membership

Committee/Activities/Events  X 494/19  1980-1986

[no title]  X 494/19/1  1980

1 sheet

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedford Constituency Labour Party Bazaar Procedure (for preparing Christmas Bazaar)

[no title]  X 494/19/2  September 1980-January 1981

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedford Labour Party List of Social Events

[no title]  X 494/19/3  10 September c1980

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Ticket for ?play entitled "The Unknown" presented by Bedford Labour Party at Althorpe Street Community Centre
(written in pencil on dorse)

[no title]  X 494/19/4  2 March 1984

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Ticket for Bedford Constituency Labour Party Social fun evening at Goldington Community Centre

[no title]  X 494/19/5  5 March 1986

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Poster for public meeting on "Politics, Black People and the Labour Party", (organised by North Bedfordshire Constituency Labour Party) speakers included Sharon Atkins & Keith Vaz (held at Westbourne Centre, Bedford)

Bedford Labour Party Young Socialists: Papers  X 494/20  1978-c1980

[no title]  X 494/20/1  13 September 1978

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Resolutions for Young Socialist Meeting (covers full range of their concerns)

[no title]  X 494/20/2  c1980's

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Letter from A.J. Slaine (Chairman of Bedford Labour Party Young Socialists, 28 Blundell Place, Bedford) calling for a number of reforms including 35 hour working week & £70 per week minimum wage

Affiliation of Trade Unions to the Constituency Party  X 494/21  1980-1983

[no title]  X 494/21/1  December 1980

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Letter from Mike Sargeant, Trade Union Liaison Officer to Trade Union Officials etc. calling for trade unions to affiliate to local party to stand united against "the present Tory Government

[no title]  X 494/21/2  1980-1982

1 bundle

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Affiliation forms and nominations of delegates to General Committee by Trade Unions

[no title]  X 494/21/3  1980-1982

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
List of Trade Union Secretaries within Constituency 1980 altered for 1982

[no title]  X 494/21/4  December 1982

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
List of Trade Unions with Secretaries

[no title]  X 494/21/5  1980-1982

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Correspondence with S.A. Clarry District Officer of Transport & General Workers Union (1/157): His branch represented London Brick Works - favoured new chimneys asked for by the company but opposed by Labour Party including especially Andy Blowers

[no title]  X 494/21/6  1982

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Correspondence relating to criticism of Manpower Services Commission, Steering Committee of Bedfordshire County Council by Confederation of Shipbuilding & Engineering Unions 15 District Committee complaining at County Councillor Mike Farley's supporting lecturers' union NAFTHE being included on this Committee at expense of other unions

[no title]  X 494/21/7  31 January 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Letter from Labour Party Eastern Region, 33 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, Suffolk informing C.L.P. Secretary of names of 3 full time Trade Union officials allocated to Bedford during General Election (by Trade Unions for Labour Victory) T.U.L.V. co-ordinator to be Stan Clarry

Ward Reports (including numbers of members & resolutions)  X 494/22/1-9  1982-1983

[no title]  X 494/22/2  8 May 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Brickhill De Parys

[no title]  X 494/22/3  12 June 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Brickhill De Parys

[no title]  X 494/22/4  14 June 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Brickhill De Parys

[no title]  X 494/22/5  March 1982

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle & Newnham

[no title]  X 494/22/6  13 June 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Goldington/Putnoe

[no title]  X 494/22/7  19 June 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Harpur/Clapham

[no title]  X 494/22/8  6 March 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Queens Park, Biddenham & Bromham Resolutions including one anti Office of Mayor

[no title]  X 494/22/9  c1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Same Branch further resolutions

Administration  X 494/23/1-2  c1970's-1980

[no title]  X 494/23/1  undated c1970's (late)

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Mid Bedfordshire Constituency Labour Party job description of Chairman and Secretary of a Constituency Labour Party

[no title]  X 494/23/2  c1980's?

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedford (later North Bedfordshire) Constituency Labour Party Job Descriptions of all officials of party

Constituency Secretary's correspondence  X 494/24  1965-1980

[no title]  X 494/24/1  1 April 1965

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Letter from Constituency Secretary (?) to Clerk to Kempston U.D.C. protest by R.B. Bird, a crippled man of 68 Bedford Road, Kempston, at a car being driven on Addison Park

[no title]  X 494/24/2  3 May 1979

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
List of Labour Party Committee Rooms for District & General Election

[no title]  X 494/24/3  October 1980

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Correspondence of Constituency Sercretary K. Fairminer mainly re membership; one re protest at closing of Daneswood Hospital

[no title]  X 494/24/4  December 1980

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Letters of Nick Mawson Constituency Secretary to Chief Constable, Beds. Constabulary & National Council for Civil Liberties re alleged harrassment of man selling Morning Star on Church Square - Labour Party Young Socialists occasionally recruit there. Mention of Kempston Town Council's failed attempt to get Beds. C.C. to grant free Bus Passes for Old Age Pensioners

[no title]  X 494/24/5  20 January 1981

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Letter from Bruce Henderson, Secretary Bedford Co-operative Society giving names of delegates; advising candidates requesting Co-Op sponsorship in County Council Elections to apply

[no title]  X 494/24/6  February 1981

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Letter from Shan Hunt re arrangements for Labour Campaign in County Council elections

[no title]  X 494/24/7  Undated 1980's?

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Letter from R.A. Vant, Constituency Secretary to US Ambassador re atrocities in El Salvador

Research Documents  X 494/25  c1970's

[no title]  X 494/25/1  c1970's

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
"Housing Policy" - survey of Bedford's housing & Labour Party's proposals to improve matters

[no title]  X 494/25/2  1979

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
"Local Government Policy 1979" local Labour policy on Rates, Housing, Planning & Amenities - also Management of Councils

Published Propaganda  X 494/26  1979-1991

[no title]  X 494/26/1  September 1979

2 sheets

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
"Cuts", concerned with local authority spending cuts (2 sheets)

[no title]  X 494/26/2  c1984

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
News sheet concentrating on Tory council's cuts especially in schools; Reference to Molesworth Cruise missiles

[no title]  X 494/26/3  c1985

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Notice of meeting "Yes to Jobs & Services" in support of Edinburgh, Liverpool & Lambeth in their fight to maintain levels of expenditure on services (background of Liverpool declaring invalid budget 14 June 1985)

[no title]  X 494/26/4  1986

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Leaflet Constituency No. 4: "Jarrow '86 in Bedford" relating to commemorative march of unemployed from Jarrow - other issues Elstow Nucelar Dump

[no title]  X 494/26/5  November 1986

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Campaign Link No. 1: piece about General Election by prospective Labour Candidate Bruce Henderson - in with a chance to win the seat - concentrating in publicity on nuclear dumping, nuclear energy, nuclear weapons, conservation and jobs

[no title]  X 494/26/6  ?March 1988

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Leaflet: "Health Cuts in Bedford" also includes Destruction of Education

[no title]  X 494/26/7  LateSummer 1991

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Across the Constituency No. 11: Labour's Strong Challenege: on dorse 'Castle Contact' from Castle Ward, Bedford - mention of public meeting re development of Castle

Bedfordshire Labour Parties - Joint Agency between various local Labour parties: Letter and Report  X 494/27  1978-1979

[no title]  X 494/27/1  1 August 1978

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Letter from Bedfordshire Labour Parties re Autumn Lottery

[no title]  X 494/27/2  16 January 1979

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
"Bedfordshire Labour Parties - J.A.C." - Triennial Report by Ron Martin, the Organiser includes complete list of local Bye elections contested and County Council results of May 1977, including votes cast for each candidate

Bedfordshire County Labour Party: Manifestoes and Minutes  X 494/28  1981-1985


Related information: For minutes 1980-1983 see Z 790/3/1

[no title]  X 494/28/1  1981

2 sheets

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Summary of Labour Party Manifesto for County Council Elections

[no title]  X 494/28/2  1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
List of endorsed nominations for prospective County Councillors with CVsc

[no title]  X 494/28/3  1985

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
"Take Care of Our County: Labour's 1985 Manifestoes Policies for Bedfordshire

[no title]  X 494/28/4  5 October 1987-23 August 1988

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Minutes & Draft Manifestoes etc. of Bedfordshire County Labour Party

Labour Group on Bedfordshire County Council Minutes (gaps)  X 494/29  1952-1973


Related information: For 1976-1993 Minutes see Z 790/1/1a-5

[no title]  X 494/29/1  16 April 1952-29 May 1957

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Minutes

[no title]  X 494/29/2  23 October 1957-13 July 1960

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Minutes

[no title]  X 494/29/3  19 April 1961-22 January 1973

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Minute Book (including 3 loose sheets)

[no title]  X 494/29/4  1973-1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Number reserved item not deposited [Minutes]

[no title]  X 494/29/5  1961-1973

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Correspondence Files, especially useful for Labour's attitude to Comprehensive Schools in Bedfordshire

[no title]  X 494/29/6  14 October 1980

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Press Release Statement by Councillor M. Farley on Youth Unemployment in Bedfordshire

[no title]  X 494/29/7  13 December 1984

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Council News (from Bedfordshire County Labour Group)

[no title]  X 494/29/8  10 July? 1986

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Council News (from Bedfordshire County Labour Group)

District Councils  X 494/30  [n.d.]

Labour Group on Kempston Urban District Council  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  X 494/30/1  19 May 1958-28 June 1965

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Minutes (from first meeting)

North Bedfordshire District Council Labour Group  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  X 494/30/2  6 April 1982-17 April 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Minutes including Draft Manifestoes of North Bedfordshire District Council Labour Group

[no title]  X 494/30/3  1987

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
"Labour Making the Council Work"

North Bedfordshire District Labour Party  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  X 494/30/4  9 November 1983-1 March 1986

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
AGM & General Committee Minutes (broken set) (including setting up of North Bedfordshire Labour Women's Group)

Bedford Rural Branch  X 494/31  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/31/1  17 October 1986

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Ticket for Bedford Rural Labour Party speech by Dennis Skinner M.P. at Riseley Village Hall

Castle & Newnham Ward, Bedford: correspondence  X 494/32  1983-1990

[no title]  X 494/32/1  1983-1989

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Minutes & Correspondence File - analysis of defeat of 1983 Education in Bedfordshire six months after May 1989 elections

[no title]  X 494/32/2  1989-1990

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Correspondence re Residents Car Parking in Waterloo Road area of Bedford

Castle & Newnham Ward, Bedford: Published Propaganda  X 494/33  1980-1990

[no title]  X 494/33/1  c1984-1989

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newsletter

[no title]  X 494/33/2  1980

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newnham Contact (produced by Newnham Branch Labour Party), attack on Mrs. Thatcher; education, Bedford Town Football Stadium? Residents Parking, Bus CutsSpring

[no title]  X 494/33/3  February 1981

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newnham Contact No. 7: S. Symes retired as Chairman (details of his career), Social Service cuts, Residents Parking

[no title]  X 494/33/4  April 1981

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newnham Contact No. 8: David Grugeon standing for Newnham West; Education, Social Services; Transport; Paul Barton & Tom Samain standing for District Council

[no title]  X 494/33/5  Summer 1982

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle & Newnham Branch Labour Party Contact No. 12: Save Newnham School

[no title or date]  X 494/33/6

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle & Newnham Branch Labour Party Contact No. 13: Chaos on the County Council as a result of Tory Cuts, Newnham School saved

[no title]  X 494/33/7  December 1982

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle & Newnham Branch Labour Party Contact No. 14: Labour Councillors Save Brickhill Middle School, empty house in Harpenden Close

[no title]  X 494/33/8  March (1983)

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle & Newnham Branch Labour Party Contact No. 14 (sic): outlawing of Labour & Liberal Supplementary Rate

[no title or date]  X 494/33/9

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle Branch Labour Party Contact No. 15: Profile of 3 Labour candidates for Castle Ward in District Council Election, concern re Newnham Pool

[no title]  X 494/33/10  Spring 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newnham Branch Labour Party Contact No. 15: Profile of 2 Labour cnadidates for Newnham Ward, future of Power Station site; Newnham Pool; Traffic problems

[no title]  X 494/33/11  September 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle & Newnham Branch Labour Party Contact No. 16: Tories & Liberals vote to close John Howard School - Dog Wardens

[no title]  X 494/33/12  December 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle & Newnham Branch Labour Party Contact No. 17: National Health Service - Asbestos scare at power station, John Howard School, Elstow Tip/Nuclear Waste

[no title]  X 494/33/13  March 1984

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle & Newnham Branch Labour Party Contact No. 18: New threat to Middle Schools; possible redevelopment in Newnham area; N.H.S.; Residents Car Parking

[no title]  X 494/33/14  April-May 1984

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle Branch Contact No. 19: Profile of Elizabeth Grugeon, candidate for Castle Ward

[no title]  X 494/33/15  September 1984

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle & Newnham Branch Contact No. 20: Labour saving Middle & Upper Schools - Major development by Taylor Woodrow along Goldington Road - Miners' Support Fund

[no title]  X 494/33/16  December 1984

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle & Newnham Branch Contact No. 21: Upper Schools closure? Ban of cane in Bedfordshire schools; action on Asbestos

[no title]  X 494/33/17  March 1985

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle & Newnham Branch Contact No. 22: Massive cuts proposed by County Council as result of £10 million cut in Rate Support Grant; Goldington Road Development (protests)

[no title]  X 494/33/18  September 1985

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle Branch Contact No. 24: Bypass Threat; dying Welfare State; Newnham Pool

[no title]  X 494/33/19  December 1985

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle & Newnham Branch Contact No. 25: Opposition to wheelie bins; cuts in education budget; ban by County Council on goods from South Africa

[no title]  X 494/33/20  Spring 1986

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newnham Branch Contact No. 26: Rate rise of 21 % & cuts of 7 %; Traffic, Noise, Hazard, Parking (contains Across Constituency No. 2)

[no title]  X 494/33/21A  ?May 1986

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Caslte Ward Contact: failure of Chris Collins to take seat

[no title]  X 494/33/21B  (Spring 1986)

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle Branch Contact No. 2: water privatization

[no title]  X 494/33/22  c1986-1987

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle Branch Contact No. 3: Housing "scandal" re Council House maintenance by tenants (Across the Constituency 3. Number of votes in Borough Council Elections; School Closures)

[no title]  X 494/33/23  '86

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle Branch Contact No. 4: Swimming pools; Jarrow

[no title]  X 494/33/24  c1986-1987

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle Branch Contact No. 5: Jarrow March; Tory's Social Security Review

[no title]  X 494/33/25  October 1987

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newnham branch Contact (unnumbered): Bus Shuttle Service introduced; opposition to Poll Tax, need for Well Woman Clinic, Bus survey

[no title]  X 494/33/26  (October 1987)

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle Contact No. 7: nursery provision at Castle Lower School, need for Pelican crossing at Greyfriars

[no title]  X 494/33/27  March 1989

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle Contact No. 11: David Grugeon standing for County Council - effects of Labour/Liberal Administration on Borough Council

[no title]  X 494/33/28  September 1989

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle Contact No. 14: Russell Park, Play Facilities, return of Mobile Library

[no title]  X 494/33/29  Summer 1940

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle Ward Contact No. 17: Apu Bagchi won Castle Ward for Labour - Patrick Hall Prospective Parliamentary Candidate - effects on Labour policies

[no title]  X 494/33/30  Winter 1990

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle Ward Contact (unnumbered): Embankment, Poll Tax, Russell Park, Across Constituency No. 9 "Labour ready to govern - profile of Neil Kinnock & Patrick Hall

Miscellaneous relating to Castle & Newnham Branches of Constituency Labour Party  X 494/34  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/34/1  2 June 1985

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Poster for meeting "Labour Party & Ireland", arranged by Castle & Newnham Branch of Labour Party1

[no title]  X 494/34/2  1945-1973

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Account Book of Newnham Branch

De Parys Branch of Labour Party  X 494/35  c1970's-1980's

[no title]  X 494/35/1  c1978

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Agenda of Branch Meeting David Grugeon newly elected councillor for Kempston to speak

[no title]  X 494/35/2  c1978-1979

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Letter to Committee Membersnd

[no title]  X 494/35/3  c1970's?

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Accountsnd

[no title]  X 494/35/4  c1980's?

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Article for De Parys Ward Labour Party Newsletter "On the Buses"

[no title]  X 494/35/6  nd c1970's

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Plan showing streets in De Parys Ward South (boundaries Polhill Avenue, Goldington Road, Foster Hill Road, Park Avenue)

Kingsbrook Branch of Labour Party  X 494/36  nd & 1986

[no title]  X 494/36/1  nd

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Kingsbrook Contact: impending election; Len Holden candidate; Fenlake Cycleway

[no title]  X 494/36/2  2 March 1986

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Kingsbook Labour Contact: Wheelie bins Bedford Constituency Contact No.

Goldington & Putnoe Branch of Labour Party  X 494/37  1980-1985

[no title]  X 494/37/1  May 1980

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Goldington Labour Party Contact: attack on Mrs. Thatcher's policies; selling Council houses

[no title]  X 494/37/2  June 1985

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Goldington & Putnoe Newsletter canvas of Labour supporters

[no title]  X 494/37/3  June 1985

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Map of streets to be covered

[no title]  X 494/37/4  1985

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Goldington Contact 1001: Vic Storrow Mayor, hung Council, good Labour result

Harpur Branch of Labour Party  X 494/38  1970's-1988

[no title]  X 494/38/1  late 1970's pre May 1979

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Harpur News from Harpur Branch of Labour Party: attacking Tony dominated local Council for their support of Harpur Trust schools; housing in Harpur Ward. Pension rises by Labour Government

[no title or date]  X 494/38/2

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Harpur Herald No. 5: Profile of local Labour Councillors. street lighting, litter & rubbish etc., development at Tavistock Court, Hill Rise, Livingstone Family Centre

[no title]  X 494/38/3  1988

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Harpur Herald No. 18: Welfare State under threat

Election leaflets for Labour Candidates in North Bedfordshire Borough Council Election of May 1983  X 494/39  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/39/1  May 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Brickhill Ward: Chris Bainbridge, Mike Sargeant & Mike Hubbard

[no title]  X 494/39/2  May 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedford Castle Ward: Martin Brophy,David Marshall & Tom Sammain

[no title]  X 494/39/3  May 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedford: Cauldwell Ward Bill Astle, Bob Elford & Vic Storrow

[no title]  X 494/39/4  May 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedford: Goldington Ward: Malcolm Haley, Carol Loxley, John Loxley

[no title]  X 494/39/5  May 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedford: Harpur Ward: Brian Anderson, Daryl Haywood, Jill Shields

[no title]  X 494/39/6  May 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedford: Kingsbrook: Ian Luder, Elizabeth Gledhill, Tom Mansell

[no title]  X 494/39/7  May 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedford Newnham Ward: Paul Barton & Richard Crane

[no title]  X 494/39/8  May 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedford: Putnoe Ward: Len Holden, David Jones, Bob Van t

[no title]  X 494/39/9  May 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedford: Queens Park: Mike Cotter, Jane George & Derek Jones

[no title]  X 494/39/10  May 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bromham Ward: Tony Albone, Gill Blowers

[no title]  X 494/39/11  May 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Clapham Ward: Dorothy Two & Margaret Fletcher

[no title]  X 494/39/12  May 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Various wards: Eastcotts - Stove Lowe, Felmersham - Janet Yoell, Great Barford Maria Holden, Kempston Rural Charlotte Neff, Renhold Jane Caldwell, Riseley John Thynne, Roxton Pat Bramall, Sharnbrook - Shan Hunt

[no title]  X 494/39/13  May 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Harrold Ward: Mark Edwards

[no title]  X 494/39/14  May 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Kempston East Ward: Neil Crawley, Steve Devereux, Tay Wilson

[no title]  X 494/39/15  May 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Kempston West Ward: Derek Ayris, Frank Garrick, Richard Ward

[no title]  X 494/39/16  May 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Oakley Ward: Terry Carroll

[no title]  X 494/39/17  May 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Wilstead & Elstow Ward: Percy Cox

Political Opponents of Labour Party: Conservative: Constituency Level  X 494/40  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/40/1  c1979

1 sheet

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Conservative News: Conservative policy on various key issues short note from Trevor Skeet MP

[no title]  X 494/40/2  Autumn 1979

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Conservative News 3: concentrating on Tories and Trade Unions, Europe, Beds. County Council and North Beds. Borough Council

Political Opponents of Labour Party: Conservative: Castle/Newnham Wards Bedford  X 494/41  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/41/1A  October 1982

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Hotline (Castle/Newnham Ward Conservative Party Newsletter): Conservative support unchanged in Cauldwell Ward By-election. Collapse of vote of Labour & Liberals. Inflation falling

[no title]  X 494/41/1B  February 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Hotline Vol.2 No. 1 (newsletter of Castle/Newnham Ward: Conservative Party)Rates, Barkers Lane Power Station, Inflation, Defence

[no title]  X 494/41/2  March 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Hotline Vol. 2 No. 2: local survey of residents views; allotment holders will be protected in any redevelopment of Barkers Lane Power Station

[no title]  X 494/41/3  July 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Hotline Vol. 2 No. 4: General Election victory analysed; employing Dog Wardens

[no title]  X 494/41/4  November 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Hotline Vol. 2 No. 5: Unemployment; feedback on local issues

[no title]  X 494/41/5  July 1985

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
'In Touch' (with Castle Ward Conservatives) narrowly defeated by Labour in County Council Election N.I.R.E.X

[no title]  X 494/41/6  October-November 1985

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
'In Touch' (with Castle Ward Conservatives) Conservative achievements; local issues

[no title]  X 494/41/7  February 1986

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
'In Touch' (as X 494/41/6) Borough Rates; since Spring 1985 Councillor Dewar has paid out 3500 pensions to senior citizens in Greyfriars Flats; Conservative industrial policy

[no title]  X 494/41/8  March 1986

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Letter to Residents: reduction in Borough Rate as result of extra £219,000 Rate Support Grant

[no title]  X 494/41/9  June 1986

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Letter to Residents: Nuclear Freeze and Bedford for Peace's "Vote" on this

[no title]  X 494/41/10  December 1986

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
'In Touch' with Castle Ward Conservative: Disarmament, opposition to closure of Pilgrim School

[no title]  X 494/41/11  undated c1980's?

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
'In Touch' (with Castle Conservatives): Staying Put Service - helping elderly homeowners - Traffic calming

[no title]  X 494/41/1  Undated c1980's

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
'In Touch' (as X 494/41/11): supermarket or Fun Pool in Fenlake Meadows

[no title]  X 494/41/13  June/July 1989

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Special Edition 'In Touch': Councillor's Surgeries

[no title]  X 494/41/14  c1990

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Leisure Complex, Newnham Avenue, Oasis Beach Pool, closing of Granada

Political Opponents of the Labour Party: Conservative: De Parys Ward  X 494/42  [n.d.]

[no title or date]  X 494/42/1

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newsletter of De Parys Ward Conservatives: Ball games in Devon Park, Bus Services, full licence application at De Parys Hotel

Political Opponents of Labour Party: Alliance of Liberals & Social Democrats later Liberal Democrats: Constituency Level  X 494/43  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/43/1  November-December 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Standpoint (Campaigning for Social Democracy): Nuclear Waste; National Health

[no title]  X 494/43/2  November 1986

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Focus (North Bedfordshire Liberal Alliance): Prospective Parliamentary Candidate: Janice Lennon; political success of Alliance, houses, schools, Nuclear Power

Political Opponents of Labour Party: Alliance Alliance of Liberals & Social Democrats later Liberal Democrats: Castle Ward  X 494/44  1983-1987

[no title]  X 494/44/1  January 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Castle News (S.D.P.): boundaries of new Castle Ward; improvements to St. Paul's Square/Market; Unemployment; local issues

[no title]  X 494/44/2  February 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Focus Castle Ward (Liberal Party): Alliance of Liberals & Social Democratic Pary; schools; 2nd sheet of advertisements

[no title]  X 494/44/3  March 1983

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Focus/Castle News (Alliance): Three candidates for Borough Council (1 Liberal, 2 S.D.P.) - campaigning for improvement of grants in Castle Road

[no title or date]  X 494/44/4

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Focus (as X 494/44/3): Newnham Pool; bussing of children from Biddenham & Bromham to Wootton Upper School rather than John Howard

[no title]  X 494/44/5  c1985-1986

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Focus on Castle Ward No. 12: New look Borough Council including election of Nick Hill as S.D.P. Councillor

[no title]  X 494/44/6  c1983-1986

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Focus on Castle Ward No. 13: Allhallows & Church Square pedestrianisation

[no title]  X 494/44/7  early 1987

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Focus on Castle Ward No. 16: improvements to Town Centre, Tesco Superstore at Bury Farm, Goldington; Trials of Wheelie Bins

[no title or date]  X 494/44/8

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Focus on Castle Ward: Gulf crisis (invasion of Kuwait by Iraq), Poll Tax Survey, Energy efficient light bulbs

Political opponents of the Labour Party Alliance Alliance of Liberals & Social Democrats later Liberal Democrats: De Parys Ward: Bedford  X 494/45  1980-1981

[no title]  X 494/45/1  April 1980

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Focus De Parys Ward No. 4: "Thatcher" cuts; Bottle Banks, Buses, Housing

[no title]  X 494/45/2  January 1981

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Focus De Parys Ward: Rates, Schools, local points including Alliance idea of repairing Bandstand in synthetic materials

Political Opponents of the Labour Party: Alliance of Liberals & Social Democrats later Liberal Democrats: Flitwick  X 494/46  1980's

[no title]  X 494/46/1  1980s

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Contact No. 2: Education possibility of children having to be bussed out of Flitwick because Woodlands Middle School too small, need for third Lower School - buses on Galliford Estate

Other Organisations: Alternative Community Centre Meeting  X 494/47  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/47/1  2 April 1973

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Mnutes of Alternative Community Centre - provision for

Other Organisations: Bedford Against Water Privatization  X 494/48  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/48/1  25 March 1989

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
"Bedford Against Water Privatization " advertisement sheet urging people to sign water petition

Other Organisations: Bedford Anti Apartheid Group  X 494/49  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/49/1  17 December (1980's)

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedford Anti Apartheid Group Christmas Social at Howard Room

Bedford Co-op Party  X 494/50  1986-1987

[no title]  X 494/50/1  1987

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Notice of Annual General Meeting on Beds. Co-op Party to be held 19 January 1987 (Minutes of meeting of 20 January 1986 attached) issued 12 January 1987

[no title]  X 494/50/2  6 July 1987

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Notice (as X 494/50/1) of meeting to be held 14 July 1987 (Minutes of meeting of 13 September 1986 attached)

[no title]  X 494/50/3  17 April 1987

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Notice of A.G.M. of Cambridge & District Co-operative Society on 27 April 1987, Secretary of Bedford Co-op Party urging members to attend to preserve Labour control, so that money will continue to be granted to support Labour candidates

Other Organisations: Bedford for Peace  X 494/51  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/51/1  June 1986

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Results of Castle Ward vote on Nuclear Freeze

[no title]  X 494/51/2a & b  (1992)

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Ticket & Leaflet for The Just Peace Gig (proceeds for Gulf Peace Team U.N.I.C.E.F Medical Aid Convoy)

Other Organisations: Bedford Housing Action Group  X 494/52  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/52/1  1972

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Envelope containing material for volunteer on survey of Midland Road, Bedford housing

Other organisations: Bedford to Bletchley Rail Users Association  X 494/53  1981-1982

[no title]  X 494/53/1  12 February 1981

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Minutes of First Annual General Meeting of Bedford to Bletchley Rail Users Association

[no title]  X 494/53/2  c1981

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Notice of special offer from stations on line to Euston £3 & Birmingham £5

[no title]  X 494/53/3  December 1981-January 1982

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
British Rail Advertisement of above offer

Other Organisations: Bedford Unemployed Workers Centre  X 494/54  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/54/1  7 April 1987

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Notice of Annual General Meeting, featuring talk by Ruth Lister, Director of Child Poverty Action Group

Other Organisations: North Bedfordshire Borough Council  X 494/55  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/55/1  May 1982

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Consultation Draft: Queens Park District Plan

[no title]  X 494/55/2  May 1982

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Covering letter

Other Organisations: Prison Reform Trust  X 494/56  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/56/1  (1980's)

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedford Prison WeekOctober

Other Organisations: North Bedfordshire Labour Women's Council  X 494/57  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/57/1  1987

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newsletter from above (Secretary Hilary Wrack) AGM had been 19 March (organisation probably two years old)

[no title or date]  X 494/57/2

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newsletter of above (letter by Jo Richardson MP for Shadow Ministry of Women)

Other Organisations: Mid Bedfordshire Trades Council & Mid Bedfordshire Constituency Labour Party  X 494/58  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/58/1  12 September 1984

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Leaflet re Meeting & Exhibition re Tolpuddle Martyrs 150th Anniversery

Utility Theatre Company  X 494/59  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/59/1  23 November 1985

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Leaflet for Utility Theatre Company and TASS No. 24 Division for their production "With the Sun on our Backs" (Miners strike)

Cannabis Liberation  X 494/60  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/60/1  1980's

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Tony Quinn's 8th Cannabis Libertation Newsletter (against Bedford Library's ban on Legalise Cannabis leaflets)

Bedford Red Letter  X 494/61  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/61/1  1 April 1986

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedford Red Letter (advertising local labour movement events)

Public Meetings  X 494/62  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/62/1  10 April 1984

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
'Hear the Mineworkers Case - Kent Miners March on Nottinghamshire (held at Mander College, Bedford)

[no title]  X 494/62/2  16 March [1988]

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Public Meeting on "The Education Reform Bill" at Harlington Upper School (set up by Bedfordshire's Concern for Education)

Premises for Bedford Constituency Labour Party  X 494/63  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/63/1  24 June 1965-30 October 1978

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Correspondence re Constituency Party's attempt to get premises and lease of 64 St. Mary's Bedford

[no title]  X 494/63/2  1 July 1967

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Copy of Lease for 5 years (including site plan) by Mayor, Aldermen & Burgesses of Borough to Trustees of Bedford Constituency Labour Party, 6 St. Mary's Street, Bedford (6A on dorse): first, second, third floors being two rooms, a slip room and lavatory on first floor; two rooms and a slip room on the second floor, two rooms and lavatory on third floor and staircase and passage leading from street and bicycle shed Consideration £300 (upped in 1972 to £425 p.a. rent)

[no title]  X 494/63/3  10 June 1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Copy of Lease for 10 years by North Bedfordshire Borough Council to Trustees of Bedford Constituency Labour Party Rent £950 p.a. for first 5 years, then market value

Scraprbooks of Newspaper Cuttings kept by Bedford Constituency Labour Party  X 494/64  [n.d.]

Contents:
Most of these volumes are all indexed, so page number not included. Only where they are unindexed is a page references included.

[no title]  X 494/64/1  6 January-16 June 1970

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrapbook including - General Election Campaign in Bedfordshire and visit of Ted Short to Bedfordshire Primary Schools - Bedfordshire some of the worst problems in the country!

[no title]  X 494/64/2  16 June-6 November 1970

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrapbook including: General Election result locally - battle over comprehensive education - mention recent openings of County Hall and Hastingsbury School, Kempston

[no title]  X 494/64/3  3 November 1970-26 February 1971

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book including cheaper bus fares for Old Age Pensioners, a Bedford Theatre; Third London Airport, re-election of Ken Scott as President of Bedford Labour Party; Mention of Private Eye attack on Alderman Jones and Ron Gale; discrimination by Bedford estate agents against coloured immigrants

[no title]  X 494/64/4  2 March-14 May 1971

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newsapepr Scrap Book No. 4 including: women candidates in elections; Shan Hunt elected for first time for Kempston; unemployment figures.

[no title]  X 494/64/5  18 May-17 September 1971

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 5 Including: baptism of Councillor Brian Dillingham at Miracle Church, Bedford. Alan Dass Coloured School Manager; Race bar operated at South End Club, Millbrook Road, Bedford

[no title]  X 494/64/6  17 September-14 December 1971

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 6 including: Richard Wildman standing as candidate in Newnham Ward; Parkyn retires prospective Labour Candidate for Bedford - replaced by Gordon Colling; Thurleigh - Third London Airport

[no title]  X 494/64/7  21 December 1971-28 February 1972

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 7 including: review of 1971 "year the women began to sweep aside the men", article by Councillor Mrs. Jane George, profile of Michael Blackledge, Chairman of Bedford Society by Frank Branston, Colling replaced Ken Scott as Chairman of Trades Council; Ivor Clemitson resigning as President to become candidate for Luton East

[no title]  X 494/64/8  29 February-13 June 1972

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 8 including: Newnham Bridge & Relief Road, Bedford; "gazumping" in house purchases.

[no title]  X 494/64/9  16 June 1972-8September 1972

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 9 including: Irish largest immigrant group in Bedfordshire, breakdown of census reports (23.6.1972) possibility of Royal Aircraft Establishment, Thurleigh closing, staffing of new Bedford District Authorty, future of Bletchley-Bedford Railway, Labour opposition to Luton 6th Form College becoming "elitist".

[no title]  X 494/64/10  14 September 1972-23 January 1973

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 10 including: Bedfordshire County Council elections
- opening of Woburn Court, Kempston for old people
- sacking of Kempston Town Clerk; Fair Rents Act
- opening of divisional offices of Amalgamated Union of
Engineering Workers, Alexandra Road, Bedford

[no title]  X 494/64/11  26 January-6 April 1973

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 11 including: campaign against Western Relief Road; price of Charles Wells' Brewery site sale to Borough Council; County Council election

[no title]  X 494/64/12  10 April-3 July 1973

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 12 including: County Council election and first meetings of new Council

[no title]  X 494/64/13  10 July-16 October 1974

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 13 including: appointment of new County Council Departments,feature on Ron Gale and Alderman Jones, Casebourne bequest to Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, Bedford, Western Relief Road.

[no title]  X 494/64/14  19 October 1973-18 January 1974

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 14 including: Harpur Trust land deal with Bedford Borough, playing fields for Bedford Modern School and playing field and Housing south of Manton Lane for Borough Council.

[no title]  X 494/64/15  October 1973-19 April 1978

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 15 including: Harpur Trust land deal, Western Relief Road, Bedford Adult Illiteracy, Review of 1973 includes H.W. Newman, Bedford Housing, March 1974 General Election. Brian Dillingham, Mayor; major development proposed for Bromham; resignation of Councillor Mrs. Urwin as Chairman of County Council because of illness, opening of Newnham Bridge. Queens Park after demolition for Inner Relief Road

[no title]  X 494/64/16  23 April-6 June 1974

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 16 including: Ampthill Road Improvement Scheme, Rates increase, Kempston Bury Development, Bedford Theatre (proposed), Renovation of Priory Terrace, Bedford; end of Bedford Modern School in Harpur Street; 20 % of Bedford Population immigrants, profile of Frank Branston, then of Bedfordshire Times (U.K. provincial journalist of the year), T.Dan Smith plaque at house in Queens Park, Bedford Housing Action protest.

[no title]  X 494/64/17  7 June-9 July 1974

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 17 including: 10 Cross Street, Bedford squat; Ampthill Road development area, closure of Bedford's Century Cinema.

[no title]  X 494/64/18  12 July-20 August 1974

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 18 including: cost of keeping a Mayor, challenge by Labour on Council By Elections - Century Cinema - Profile of Biddenham - profile of Trevor Skeet MP - Howard Congregational Church, Mill Street - Harpur Trust places - redundancies at London Brick, help sought from Michael Farr, Employment Secretary - protests re proposed housing at Molivers Lane, Bromham - Saving St. John's Railway Line - Women's Club for all races suggesed - Skeet attack on Bedford's bus service - sponsored walk from Newcastle to London for Shelter.

[no title]  X 494/64/19  23 August-18 October 1974

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book 19 (Indexed) including: Addington Close repairs to houses delayed - London Brick Company - tip for Elstow - County Council job freeze - Labour win Harpur Ward but Skeet wins Parliamentary seat of Bedford in General Election.

[no title]  X 494/64/20  20 October-22 November 1974

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 20 (Indexed) including: Elstow Nuclear Power Station? first development at Hillgrounds, Kempston, 250 London Brick workers laid off at Stewartby - Modernising of houses in London Road, Bedford - bad floods (photograph of Clapham) - Housing photograph of empty house in Ashburnham Road - Skeet suggests bringing back Pre Fabs.

[no title]  X 494/64/21  22 November 1974-14 January 1975

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspapers Scrap Book No. 21 (Indexed) including: photograph of G.M. Lee - Black Tom, Bedford inhuman conditions, changing status of Hazeledene School; Councillors dimissed for non attendance.

[no title]  X 494/64/22  16 January-February 1975

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 22 (Indexed) including: large bus fare rises, Unoccupied house in Westbourne Road because of Planning blight because of Western Relief Road; Sandy and District Labour Party support Thurleigh as Third London Airport - new school site for Biddenham [later John Howard] Gipsy site at Chimney Corner, Kempston - Black Tom, Bedford - Kempston Central Area Development.

[no title]  X 494/64/23  13 February-14 March 1975

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 23 (Indexed) including: fire at Kempston Up End School - Labour hold 2 seats (at Kempston and Clapham) on Bedford District Council By Elections - Profile of George Randall retiring head of Pilgrim School, Bedford.

[no title]  X 494/64/24  18 March-22 April 1975

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 24 (Indexed) including: 600 houses for Bedfordshire - Ron Gale Sheriff - Howard Chapel - John Masfield profile as leader of Labour group on County Council - criticism of Local Government Reorganisation of 1972-1974 - racial prejudice in rehousing Bedford slums? Mowsbury Golf Club (profile). Tom Donnelly builder and vice chairman of Bedford District Council Housing Committee, opening of Courtfields Recreation Centre, Kempston.

[no title]  X 494/64/25  25 April-22 July 1975

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 25 (Indexed) including: Harpur Trust direct grant schools independent view of Skeffington Lodge - Liberal Councillor Wilfred Matthew Vice Chairman - 4th Upper School in Bedford to be Roman Catholic [Thomas More], Jane George new leader of Bedford District Council Labour group - possible closure of Putteridge Bury College of Education - "saving" of John Howard Chapel - Toxic waste plant at Elstow rejected - Elm Farm Industrial Estate feature - Bedford's good race relations commented on - Cut Throat Lane Gipsy site, Bedford controversy - proposed Theatre for Bedford - financial problems of United Bus Companies - completion of Priory Terrace, Bedford renovation - Election - proposed Century cabaret club on the Embankment.

[no title]  X 494/64/26  10 July-11 December 1975

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 26 (Indexed) including: Poem about Bedfordshire Clanger - More on Bedford Theatre - comments on poor housing (includes photographs of house in Battison Street) - faulty roof of John Bunyan Upper School, Mile Road, Bedford - closure of St. Cuthbert's church, Bedford - Sharnbrook Upper School Phase I finished - C.I.M. James Headmaster of Bedford School - Westfield School's changing status - money approved for new railway station - Labour County Councillor Colin Saunders fighting Ely Parliamentary seat - Terry Ashton Bedford Labour Agent leaving.

[no title or date]  X 494/64/27

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
[Reserved in case of future deposit]

[no title]  X 494/64/28  2 July - 31 December 1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 28 (Indexed) including:
P. 2 - Trevor Skeet anti abortion speech, accused of racism
P. 3 - £4.5 million cut in County Council budget
P. 5 - Speech by James Kiggins, Headmaster of Westfield School re ratio teachers/administrators
P. 7 - article re Ved Sarpal Bedford's Community Relations Officer since 1971
P.10 - Ian Luder Labour candidate for Yeovil
P.18 - Joe Johnson head of Labour Group in County Council suffered heart attack
P.22 - difficulties of translation of Court evidence or Indian
P.23 - Chief Constable Armstrong stated coloured witness unreliable
P.26 - Van Schwaben, Chairman Bedford National Front
P.27 - Sikhs seek a Temple
P.28 - Profile of Jane George equal rights for all
P.29 - Convicted criminals allowed to work with children by County Council
- Sale of leasehold interest in Harpur Centre provides Harpur Trust with £123,000 in rents
- profile of Nicholas Hyman new Labour Candidate
- Cecil Higgins Art Gallery extension opened
- Batt's Ford Bridge discussed
- transcript of article on Bedford in 1971 by Ray Gosling
P.31-32, 35 Vandalism - cures by Labour and Conservative suggested

[no title]  X 494/64/29  4 January-19 April 1977

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspaper Scrap Book No. 29 (unindexed): Death of Joe Clough aged 91, Bedford: first West Indian immigrant in 1912 (taxi driver), article on Little Italy, Bedford; opening of site for gypsies at Kemspton Hardwick; relief road schemes in Bedford; rate rises and large Budget cuts by County Council promised more money for Bedfordshire Hospitals; photographs of Sell & Willshaw (demolished 1966), John Bull & Co., 49 High St., Lion Hotel, Grimbly Hughes & Co. corner of Mill St. & High St., building of Harpur Centre - Ellis & Everard, Mill Street (now site of County Press); Shan Hunt as a mother; 600th Anniversery celebration at Corn Exchange of Shri Guru Ravidass (His temple in Queens Park); Closing of Bedford Housing Advice Centre in Greyfriars (transfer of function to Town Hall); Portway Centre, Westfield School, Queens Centre, Bedford; ending of empty property rating.

[no title]  X 494/64/30  22 April 1977 - 13 May 1977

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newspapers Scrap Book No. 29 (unindexed)
P.1 - education cuts and visit of Shirley Williams to Bedfordshire
P.3 - Indians standing for County Council (22/4/1977)
P.7 - Victory of Conservatives in those elections (13/5/1977)
P.8 - loose undated article re dispute at Queens Park Lower School Bedford

Bedfordshire Pioneer  X 494/65  1950-1952

Contents:
Photocopies of The Bedfordshire Pioneer: The Bedford Pioneer was written from a Christian Socialist viewpoint. It was edited by Mr. S.S. Metz with offices at 20 Lime Street, Bedford. Stewart S. Metz is listed in the 1962 Commercial Directory as living at 44 Kimbolton Road. He was there in 1967 but only C.M. Metx was living there in 1968. The Pioneer came out for 26 issues from 7 June 1950. Issue 9 dated 10 January-14 February 1951 was in a smaller format which had an additional supplement entitled Labour Section which was under the editorial control of the Bedford Constituency Labour Party. Contributors included W.T. Webb MP, E.L. Mallalieu MP for Brigg, 1948-, Aubrey Marshall living at various Bedfordshire addresses till at least 1976 and W. Ronald Dalzell, well known broadcaster and local lecturer. After the collapse of the "Pioneer", the Offices were taken over by the Mid Bedfordshire Constituency Labour Party.

[no title]  X 494/65/1  7 June 1950

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 1 (4 sheets):
"God & Us", introduction: Messages of welcome from Christian Churches, T.C. Skeffington Lodge MP, H. Grose Hodge of Bedford School and Esme Whiskin of Harlington (granddaughter of George Lansbury, former leader of Labour Party).
Leading article by Alderman H.E. White on Care of Aged Persons
Labour and the Boss: The Key to Success for Nationalised Industries
Special column for "Women in publice and Community life"
Advertisements for ABC Cinema, Luton and Aeromodels, 2 Hastings St., Luton
Comments on Parliament

[no title or date]  X 494/65/2

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Number reserved for future deposit

[no title]  X 494/65/3  19 July 1960

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 3 (4 sheets)
"God & Us" - statement of 'Our Aims'
Comments on Schuman Plan for integrating French & German Coal - Bedfordshire Fortnight notes include Bedford Development Plan and naming of Bedford North and South Wing Hospitals
Regular features as in No. 1 e.g. Parliament, Labour and the Boss, Women in Public and Community Life

[no title]  X 494/65/4  August-September 1950

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 4
Glimpses of Bedfordshire Art (including short profiles of artists) exhibition at Luton
Bedfordshire Fortnight - adverse comment re Bedford taking on Cecil Higgins Museum - bus fare increases - preliminary plans for Festival of Britain
Joint Consultation in Industry

[no title]  X 494/65/5  September-October 1950

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 5
Eating through the Ages by W.R. Dalzell (on Registers of Electors Dalzell was resident at St. Michael's Road, Bedford)
two articles on Race and South Africa
falling numbers of Bedford societies - cuts in Hospital spending revoked - Dr. Barnes and Euthanasia (letter from M.F. Symes of Wendover Drive.

[no title]  X 494/65/6  October-November 1950

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 6
Labour squeezed out of seats on Leighton Buzzard UDC
"Historic Homes in Bedfordshire" by Michael O'Brien. Photographs of Bromham House [in fact Bromham Hall] from the river - Harlington Manor - open as part of National Garden Scheme news of new water schemes- proposed new College of Further Education, Luton - Luton campaign to have crematorium

[no title]  X 494/65/7  November-December 1950

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 7
support to break Anti Socialist Group on Councils - costs of living - Woburn Treasures at Royal Academy by W.R. Dalzell [Ann Countess of Bedford by Van Dyck, Child Moses trampling on Pharoah, Elizabeth Marchioness of Tavistock, 1761 by Reynolds and Gainsborough landscape] Plane to erect 1600 houses on 157 acre site near Goldington
Analysis of remedies to cost of living question

[no title]  X 494/65/8  13 December 1950-10 January 1951

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 8
Robbery under Cloak of the Law - when Bedfordshire was fenced in (re enclosures - reproduction of watercolour of Clapham Church etc. by Bradford Rudge)
American Negro Problem - "If I were Prime Minister" by Duke of Bedford, Christian Pacifist
General Museum to be run in conjunction with Higgins Museum
Plans for Festival of Britain - letter from tied cottager/labourer being evicted
E.L. Mallalieu MP for Brigg takes Parliament slot from W.T. Wells MP

[no title]  X 494/65/9  10 January-14 February 1951

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 9 (smaller format)
Survey of Health Services in Bedfordshire in 1951
"The Good Old Days", article re old Poor Law
"50 Years Struggle" History of Bedford Labour Movement and Jimmy Seamark (contested Municipal By-election in 1892)
attempt to fund Luton Repertory Theatre - rates for part time cleaners in Hospitals - Woman: article re Equal Pay
Special Labour section: preview of candidates etc. for General Election; profile of Edward Morean MP for South Bedfordshire (Labour) - Audrey Wilson (standing for Bedford) William Warbey (standing for Luton) and T.L. Addy Taylor for Mid Bedfordshire
details of ward parties and constituency activities

[no title]  X 494/65/10  15 February-14 March 1951

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 10
How Bedford Voted 1738 onwards - complaint re supply of Dental Goods - New organisations in Rugby Football - Unsettled Workers: Brickfields Experience - Luton Housing set back - possible Operatic Society for Bedford
Facts from 1951 Handbook for Socialists; E. Morean MP predicts World Famine - Audrey Wilson speaking on China - Chalgrave Local Labour Party agitating for clinics for young mothers

[no title]  X 494/65/11  14 March-11 April 1951

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 11
Gallup Polls - Arthur Young at Woburn & Millbrook in 1800 - "heart sunk at sight of so much misery" article by Aubrey Marshall (he lived at 13 Parradine Road, Bedford) letter from Mr. M. Knight saying supports Dr. Summerskill's call for wives to have equal right to husband's income, letter from Hilda Cotton calling for Equality for Women's Teachers - Rural Slums of Thatch and Plaster by Lillian M. Allen
Huntingdonshire Divisional Labour Party may join Bedfordshire - Minister of State for Colonies Jim Griffiths to visit Biggleswade
County Council will improve clinic service as result of Chalgrave Labour women protest

[no title]  X 494/65/12  11 April-9 May 1951

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 12
More about Leighton Buzzard Wards - letter - An Appeal for the Countryside by John Dony, 41 Somerset Avenue, Luton
Bedford as an Inland Port (removing restrictions on boats campaigned for)
Luton pro County Borough status
Article: Origins of Wealth re Russells & Woburn - 3 Ministers to address meetings on Bedfordshire - Bedford Housing Policy and increased rents. Labour candidates for County Council Election (including Mrs. C.M. Metz (former member of Leighton Buzzard UDC)

[no title or date]  X 494/65/13

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 13
Bedford's Bye-laws over Taxis broken - article by Aubrey Marshall - Samuel Whitbread MP (1758-1815) "Forerunner of Socialism" - National issues discussed Budget & Nye Bevan's resignation because of Rearmament Question - Woman: Divorce Reform called for - "Is War a Necessary Evil" article by R. Lansbury, Secretary of Heath & Reach Labour Party - Bedford Borough Labour Party resolution against Gaitskell over budget proposals

[no title or date]  X 494/65/14

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Number reserved waiting future deposit

[no title or date]  X 494/65/15

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Number reserved waiting future deposit

[no title or date]  X 494/65/16

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 16
Tribune 'One Way Only' pamphlet by Bevan, Harold Wilson etc. - Welfare 1800's version by Aubrey Marshall - Criticism of pay rises of senior officials in councils - Brighter Cricket by Tom Richards - Bedford Housing & Rents (less houses completed than other local authorities including Luton)
article about Clerkship of County Council, urging that it should be divorced from Clerkship of Peace - failure of County Agricultural show at Luton - censorship of X movies and Bedfordshire Committee- Women - "Victorian Mothers & their counterpart Today" by Peggy Lewis - short profile of Harold Wilson - Labour Agent C.H. Harrison going - death of Jimmy Seamark aged 86 - "Into the Gardens & Dig for Peace" by Edward Morean MP.

[no title or date]  X 494/65/17

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Number reserved waiting future deposit

[no title]  X 494/65/18  10 October-14 November 1951

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 18
General Election - photograph of candidates for Bedford seated outside Goldington Church
Profile for candidates for Bedford, Mid. Beds., S. Beds. & Huntingdon, fuller on Labour candidates Peter Parker (later Chairman of British Rail), T. Addy Taylor, Edw Morean & F.R. MacDonald, Audrey Wilson standing down for health reasons (appendicitis)
Correspondence with Denis D. Hart, Chapter Clerk, Bedford and Reverend H. Ducan Bagot of Holy Trinity Vicarage, Bedford re proposed religious form
Music Listeners Club set up, County Champtionship (Rugby) farewell to Charlie Harrison, Bedford Labour Agent

[no title]  X 494/65/19  15 November-12 December 1951

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 19
Change of Government - Max Lock's flats in Ashburnham Rd., Bedford - Article "Designing the Home for Mother" by Edna Mills B.A. (Arch), A.R.I.B.A. (Co-operative Planning Ltd) - attack on House of Lords - Bedfordshire Theatre Guild presentation of Pilgrim's Progress - "When Labourers were akin to Serfs", Peasants Revolt in Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire by Aubrey Marshall, especially Dunstable Priory - Forum on Christian Faith

[no title]  X 494/65/20  12 December 1951-16 January 1952

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 20
Reform of House of Lords - Forum on Christian Faith again - Unfair distribution of Alderman seats

[no title]  X 494/65/21  16 January-13 February 1952

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 21
"Church & War" by S.S. Metz (respsonse to Rev. H.J. Dale of Maulden's pamphlet with same title, produced with financial help from Duke of Bedford)
Article by Reverend Ivor Young of Kensworth re "Just Price"
John Lilburne & the Levellers/Bedfordshire in the Civil War) by Aubrey Marshall
Alderman Harry White gets M.B.E. - Question of Film Censorship - Moral Rearmament - Marriage of Peter Parker - Biggleswade U.D.C. rejects calls for wards

[no title]  X 494/65/22  March 1952

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 22
Relations with Russia - Education cuts (Sir Frederick Mander's view)- problems of Repertory Theatre and views of Weyman MacKay well known in Bedford & Luton as manager of touring company - Article on witches, including Bedfordshire examples, by Aubrey Marshall - Rocket Journey to the Moon

[no title]  X 494/65/23  9 April- 14 May 1952

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 23
Article by Peter Parker on 'Our Industrial Future' - Warboys, Hunts witchcraft case 1593 by Aubrey Marshall - Chalgrave agitating against axing of sanitation scheme - Bedfordshire County Council Elections (profiles of candidates including Peter Parker's mother)

[no title]  X 494/65/27  20 May -18 June 1952

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer 24
Next issue last because of production costs - meeting to initiate Old People's Welfare Committee (chair H.E. White) - Television - will it become a Social Menace? - comments on local elections - The Governing Class (in Bedfordshire) brief survey - appointment of H.W. Brown of Stangrounds, Hunts. as J.P. - Aspley Guise Council Election

[no title]  X 494/65/25  28 June 1952

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Bedfordshire Pioneer No. 25
Last issue but newspaper Pioneers Ltd. will continue to exist - Christians & Jews (contribution from Reverend E. Charles Vicar of Arlesey - Sir Richard Nicholls of Ampthill founder of New York 1664 - Geoffrey W. Baker, Bedford Constituency Labour Party Agent, made redundant for lack of funds to pay him

Photographs of Labour Party Candidate  X 494/66  1963-1976

[no title]  X 494/66/1  October 1963

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of Brian Parkyn, Labour candidate for Bedford talking to J. Harold Wilson Labour Leader at Labour Party Conference, Scarborough
Formerly stored in plastic folder marked - De Parys Ward Photographs (all å plate taken by Norman Verby)

[no title]  X 494/66/2  1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of Bill Astlec.

[no title]  X 494/66/3  c1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of Vic Storrow

[no title]  X 494/66/4  c1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of unknown male

[no title]  X 494/66/5  c1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of unknown female candidate

[no title]  X 494/66/6  31 March 1975

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Composite sheet of photographs of above & Bob Elford
Formerly stored in plastic envelope marked "Harpur Ward"

[no title]  X 494/66/7  c1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of Apu Bachi, 27 Day's Lane, Biddenham

[no title]  X 494/66/8  c1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of David Lewis

[no title]  X 494/66/9  c1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of Martin Brophy

[no title]  X 494/66/10  rc1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of Ken Farmine

[no title]  X 494/66/11  c1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of Lionel Lusby

[no title]  X 494/66/12  c1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of Fred Tomkins

[no title]  X 494/66/13  c1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of Ben Jones

[no title]  X 494/66/14  c1975

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of Ann Wood

[no title]  X 494/66/15  c1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of Jane George, 3 Darlow Drive, Queen's Park

[no title]  X 494/66/162  c1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Passport Photographs size of Peter Lane (single sheet)

[no title]  X 494/66/17  c1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of Ann Wood (different from 66/14)

[no title]  X 494/66/18  c1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of Audrey McCarthy, Labour Candidate for Elstow & Wilstead, Constituency Secretary

[no title]  X 494/66/19  c1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of Bill Astle, Ann Wood, Vic Storrow, Bob Elford. Formerly stored in plastic folder marked Kingsbrook Ward

[no title]  X 494/66/20  c1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of 6 candidates of local elections including Kay Burley (wearing checked coat) and Mike Cotter (wearing spectacles)

[no title]  X 494/66/21  c1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Photograph of Kay Burley

[no title]  X 494/66/22  sc1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Composite sheet of photographs of candidates in local election

[no title]  X 494/66/23  c1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Brief biography of Apu Bagchi Labour candidate in local elections

[no title]  X 494/66/24  c1976

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Brief Biographies of Kenneth Buckles & Jane George, Labour candidates (found with photographs)

Plans of Ward areas  X 494/67  [n.d.]

[no title]  X 494/67/1  c1970's?

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Cauldwell Ward, Bedford

[no title]  X 494/67/2  c1970's?

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Harpur Ward, Bedford (showing % canvassed) re Livingstone and Priory Schools

[no title]  X 494/67/3  c1970's?

Source of acquisition: acc.6976


Contents:
Newnham Ward, Bedford

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