Spender, Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Wilfrid (1876-1960), Secretary to the Northern Ireland Cabinet and Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service

Spender Papers

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

Personal and political papers of Sir Wilfred Spender (1876-1960), Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, 1926-1944. Comprising correspondence, memoranda, diaries, press cuttings, and other documents, the Spender Papers are an essential resource in documenting the emergence and development of Northern Ireland as a political entity during the early 20th century. Reflecting the various facets an ...

Lady Spender's Diaries and Correspondence

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

Diaries of Lady Lillian Spender (b. 1880) covering the years 1899-1966, recording social events and daily occurrences, people, social functions, dogs, music, houses and in particular great gardens, and were written primarily for circulation within her family. Her husband, Sir Wilfred, was administrator in the Ulster Volunteer Force, Secretary to the Northern Ireland Cabinet, 1921-25, and Permanent ...