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Wolfenden, Sir John Frederick, (1906-1985), Baron Wolfenden of Westcott

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Surname: Wolfenden
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: John Frederick
Gender: Male
Date: 1906-1985
Title: Baron Wolfenden of Westcott
History: John Frederick Wolfenden was chair of the Committee on Homosexual Offenses and Prostitution (1954-1957) which recommended in 1957 that homosexual behaviour between consenting adults in private should no longer be a criminal offence. Knighted 1956; Created baron 1974.
Biography: ODNB link for Wolfenden, John Frederick (1906-1985) Baron Wolfenden
References: Who Was Who; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P276027 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P145515 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1957: G Report of Committee on Homosexual Offences and Prostitution (Cmnd 247).(Keyword: gay).
The National Archives, Kew
family, personal and working papers
University of Reading: Special Collections
See Annual Return 1995
corresp with Sir Samuel Hoare
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 42205 Hoare
1936-52: letters to Albert Mansbridge
British Library, Manuscript Collections