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BLACKMORE, Sir Charles (1880-1967)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/1825
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: BLACKMORE, Sir Charles (1880-1967)
Date(s): 1939
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): Blackmore | Sir | Charles | 1880-1967 | Knight | civil servant
Honey | Constance Winifred | 1892-1944 | painter


Administrative/Biographical history:

Sir Charles Blackmore was born in 1880. He entered the Imperial Civil Service and was posted to Northern Ireland, becoming the Secretary to the Northern Ireland Cabinet between 1924 and 1939. He was knighted in 1932. In 1967 he died, unmarried, at his home in County Down. Blackmore was a noted collector of antiques, many of which were destroyed when his home was gutted by fire in the 1930s.

Constance Winifred Honey was born in England in 1892. She moved to Australia as a child and trained as a painter at the National Gallery School, Melbourne. In 1911 she returned to London and lived there until her death in 1944.

Obituary of Sir Charles Blackmore: The Times Monday, May 15, 1967; pg. 12; Issue 56941; col E.

Information about C W Honey from [accessed Sept 2011].


Scope and content/abstract:

Testimonial and covering letter from Sir Charles Blackmore, Co Down to Miss C Winifred Honey of Chelsea, commercial artist.

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Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

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Archival Information

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Immediate source of acquisition:

Document donated by Mrs A E Robinson, 1 February 1983.

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Description Notes

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Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Records prepared May to September 2011.

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