Wedgwood, Josiah C. (Josiah Clement), 1872-1943

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Josiah Clement Wedgwood (1872-1943), Member of Parliament for Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1906-1942, and Lieutenant Commander, RNVR (Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve) and RNAS (Royal Naval Air Service), served on the Western Front, the Dardenelles and East Africa, 1914-1916, before serving on the Mesopotamia Commission in 1916, as Assistant Director, Trench Warfare, in 1917 and in Siberia in 1918. He was awarded the DSO (Distinguished Service Order) and twice mentioned in despatches.

From the guide to the Josiah Wedgwood papers, 1914-1990, (GB 206 Leeds University Library)

Title: 1st Baron Wedgwood

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Josiah Clement Wedgwood, 1st Baron Wedgwood (1872-1943), great great grandson of the first Josiah Wedgwood was Liberal M.P. for Newcastle-under-Lyme from 1906 to 1919 and then Labour M.P. for the same constituency from 1919 to 1942.

Reference: Keele University - Special Collections and Archives, Josiah Clement Wedgwood Papers (http://www.keele.ac.uk/depts/li/specarc/archives/jcwedgwood.htm). Accessed November 2001.

From the guide to the Josiah Clement Wedgwood Papers, 1881-1942, (Special Collections and Archives, Keele University)

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creatorOf Josiah Wedgwood papers, 1914-1990 GB 206 Leeds University Library
referencedIn Edward Mandell House papers, 1885-2007, 1885-1938 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Vol. CIII (ff. 263). April-Aug. 1936.includes:ff. 1, 9 Leopold Gustav Alexander von Hoesch, German diplomatist: Correspondence, partly on his behalf, with Lord Cecil: 1934-1936: Signed.f. 3 Sir Arthur Willert, KBE: Correspondence between Lord Cec... British Library
creatorOf Wedgwood, Helen B. Correspondence of Helen Wedgwood. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
referencedIn Wallace Notestein papers, 1899-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. XLVII B (ff. 212). 1932-[1981].Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Correspondence with publishers and others concerning proposed and reprinted articles by G. K. Chesterton: 1927-1981: Partly signed, partl..., 1932-1981 British Library
referencedIn Low, David, 1891-1963. David Low papers, 1897-1985 (inclusive) 1920-1963 (bulk). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Vol. CXVIII (ff. 389). Sept. 1941-June 1942.includes:ff. 1-3, 35, 39 Anne E. Robinson, wife of N L Robinson; Secretary, League of Nations Union, Darlington Branch: Correspondence between Lord Cecil and Anne E. Robinson: 1941.f. 4 Herbert Stanley ... British Library
creatorOf Wedgwood, Josiah C. (Josiah Clement), 1872-1943. Josiah Wedgwood papers. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
referencedIn Vol. XXIII (ff. 292). Aug. 1914-1918.includes:f. 1 Harold Massingham, of Highgate: Letter to J. Burns: 1914.ff. 2, 130, 193 Sir Charles Philips Trevelyan, 3rd Baronet: Correspondence with J. Burns: 1895-1921.ff. 3, 4 (typewritten copy) Fred Mad... British Library
referencedIn Correspondence of Helen Wegdwood, 1914-1990 GB 206 Leeds University Library
creatorOf Vol. CV (ff. 220). Jan.-May 1937.includes:f. 2 P. A. Argyropoulu, Greek politician: Correspondence between Lord Cecil and P. A. Argyropoulu: 1936-1943: Fr.: Signed. f. 3 Amadeo Giannini, Italian politician and historian: Correspondence between Lord C... British Library
referencedIn House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938. Edward Mandell House papers, 1885-1938 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Wallace Notestein papers, 1899-1969 (inclusive) Yale University Library
creatorOf G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. LVI (ff. 151). Correspondence with:1. ff. 1-11v. Philip Napier Waggett; [1906]-1918, n.d.2. f. 12. William Henry Wagstaff, of the Royal Society of Literature; 1928.3. ff. 13-20. Mildred Wain afterw. d'Avigdor; [1897?] -..., 1894-1935 British Library
creatorOf Pease, Helen Bowen. Interview with Helen Pease. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
referencedIn Josiah Clement Wedgwood Papers, 1881-1942 Special Collections and Archives, Keele University
creatorOf Wedgwood, Josiah C. (Josiah Clement), 1872-1943. Papers, 1913. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Interview with Helen Pease, 1979 GB 206 Leeds University Library
creatorOf Vol. CIX (ff. 252). Feb.-May 1938 British Library
referencedIn G K Chesterton Papers, 1877-1988 British Library: Western Manuscripts
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, 1935-1965 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Vol. XIX (ff 202). 1916-1943.Evelyn Dorothy Emrys-Evans, wife of P V Emrys-Evans: Letters to Evelyn Dorothy Emrys-Evans: 1942-1958.includes:f. 1 Lionel George Curtis, CH; Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford: Letters to P. V. Emrys-Evans from Lion..., 1916-1943 British Library
referencedIn Manuscript Albums, 1615 - 1959 Newcastle University: Special Collections
creatorOf Vol. xxviii. (ff. 235). Oct. 1928-Sept. 1930.includes:f. 1 Harry W. Holmes, of the World Alliance for International Friendship through the Churches: Letter of H. W. Steed to Harry W. Holmes: 1928: Copy.f. 2 James Louis Garvin, Editor, 'The Observ... British Library
creatorOf WRENCH PAPERS. Vol. III. 1912-1928. ff. iii+148. 272 x 200mm.includes:ff. 1-3 Alfred Charles William Harmsworth, Viscount Northcliffe: Letters to Sir Evelyn Wrench from Alfred Charles William Harmsworth: 1912-1913: Signed.f. 4 General Sir Robert ..., 1912-1928 British Library
referencedIn David Low papers, 1897-1985 (inclusive), 1920-1963 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Papers relating to Leith Hill Place, approximately 1913-1959 British Library
referencedIn House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938. Edward Mandell House papers, 1885-2007 (inclusive), 1885-1938 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Josiah Clement Wedgwood Papers, 1881-1942 Special Collections and Archives, Keele University
referencedIn Pollard, Albert: Josiah Clement Wedgwood letters, 1942 Senate House Library, University of London
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Wigan, Lancashire
Leith Hill, Surrey, United Kingdom
Iran, Asia Minor
Abyssinia, Africa
Chingford, Essex
India, Asia
Japan, Asia
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Nationalism India
Land value taxation
Letters--20th century
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918--Naval operations, British
World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, British
South African War, 1899-1902
Letters 20th century
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Birth 1872-03-16

Death 1943-07-26

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