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Buchan, Priscilla Jean Fortescue (1915-1978) Baroness Tweedsmuir of Belhelvie, politician

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Alternative name(s):
  • Thomson (Maiden Name)
  • Tweedsmuir, Baroness, of Belhelvie (Also known as)
Surname: Buchan
Forenames: Priscilla Jean Fortescue
Gender: Female
Date: 1915-1978
Title: Baroness Tweedsmuir of Belhelvie
History: MP (Cons), 1946-1966. Minister of State at the Scottish Office, 1970-1972; Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1972-1974. Maiden name Thomson. In 1948 became Baroness Tweedsmuir of Belhelvie by (second) marriage to 2nd Baron Tweedsmuir. In 1970 created Baroness (Life Peer), of Potterton, Aberdeen.
Biography: ODNB link for Buchan, Priscilla Jean Fortescue (1915-1978) nee Thomson, Baroness Tweedsmuir of Belhelvie, politician
References: Who Was Who; Whitaker's; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P276190 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P165209 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1923-1991: Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Private Offices: Various Ministers' and Officials' Papers
The National Archives, Kew
2
1930-78: political, business and personal corresp and papers
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 29245 Buchan
3
1945-64: corresp and papers
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Annual return 1994
4
1937-78: corresp and papers
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Annual return 2000

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