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Papers of Lady Shena Simon of Wythenshawe (1883-1972), Lady Mayoress, City Councillor
Papers of Lady Shena Simon of Wythenshawe (1883-1972), Lady Mayoress, City Councillor
1920-1974
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M14/1 Papers concerning the Wythenshawe estate 1920-1954; M14/2 Records concerning the provision of education 1938-1971M14/3 Local government papers 1902-1972M14/4 Personal, c.1896-1972M14/5 Property, 1917-1921M14/6 Scrapbooks 1912-1959M14/7 Miscellaneous papers 1912-1974M14/8 Death of Lord Simon: condolences, 1960M14/9 Labour Party, 1959-1972M14/10 Household, 1921-1972Related Material:See also the papers of Lord Simon of Wythenshawe (1930s-1950s) deposited at Manchester City Archives (Ref GB127.M11). See also MISC/1169.Place:/Manchester/Manchester/Lancashire/England/Wythenshawe/Baguley/Bowden/Cheshire/England
Title:
Papers of Lady Shena Simon of Wythenshawe (1883-1972), Lady Mayoress, City Councillor
Date of work:
1920-1974
Reference number:
GB127.M14
Level of description:
Fonds
Custodial history:
Shena D. Potter was born in 1883 and died in 1972. In 1912 she married Ernest Darwin Simon who was knighted in 1932 and created a baron in 1947, taking his title from the Hall and Park that they acquired in 1926 and gave to the City of Manchester thus providing the impetus to the development of the Tatton estates by the Corporation into the satellite town of Wythenshawe. Shena Simon was Lady Mayoress 1921-1922, a City Councillor from 1924-1933, and thereafter a co-opted member of the Education Committee. She was awarded the Freedom of the City in 1964. She was awarded freedom of the City in 1964.
Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
Record types:
COLLECTION
Language:
English
Record number:
7187534
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