1930 in the United Kingdom

Events from the year 1930 in the United Kingdom.

1930 in the United Kingdom
Other years
1928 | 1929 | 1930 (1930) | 1931 | 1932
Constituent countries of the United Kingdom
England | Northern Ireland | Scotland | Wales
Popular culture

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UndatedEdit

  • 1930–1935 – unemployment averages more than 18% in Britain.
  • Housing Act provides government subsidy for slum clearance,[14] and construction of further new council houses as replacements.[15]
  • New offices for Crawford's Advertising Agency at 233 High Holborn, London, designed by Frederick Etchells with Herbert A. Welch, are Britain's earliest significant example of the International Style in architecture.[16]
  • Start of local authorities' assisted wiring scheme to encourage people to connect their homes to the public electricity supply.[17]
  • Poor Prisoners' Defence Act provides for limited extension of legal aid.
  • Rosemary Bank is discovered approximately 75 miles (121 km) west of Scotland by the survey vessel HMS Rosemary.
  • Philco produces the first of its "Baby grand" designs of radio of which it will sell two million.[18]

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ReferencesEdit

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  7. ^ Boult, Adrian (1973). My Own Trumpet. London: Hamish Hamilton. p. 99. ISBN 0241024455.
  8. ^ "St Kilda". National Trust for Scotland. Archived from the original on 31 August 2010. Retrieved 10 September 2010.
  9. ^ "Miners die in pit explosion". Wolverhampton: Express & Star. Retrieved 13 August 2012.
  10. ^ "The Labour Party Conference". The Times (45636). London. 6 October 1930. p. 11.
  11. ^ Wainwright, M.; Swan, H. T. (1986). "C. G. Paine and the earliest surviving clinical records of penicillin therapy". Medical History. 30 (1): 42–56. doi:10.1017/S0025727300045026. PMC 1139580. PMID 3511336.
  12. ^ Coburn, Oliver (1950). Youth Hostel Story. London: National Council of Social Service.
  13. ^ Slapper, Gary (23 June 2008). "The cases that changed Britain: 1917–1954". The Times. London. Retrieved 31 March 2009.
  14. ^ The History Today Companion to British History. London: Collins & Brown. 1995. p. 391. ISBN 978-1-85585-178-8.
  15. ^ "Council housing". Archived from the original on 3 January 2013. Retrieved 25 September 2012.
  16. ^ Betjeman, John (1974). A Pictorial History of English Architecture. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. p. 100. ISBN 0-14-00-3824-8.
  17. ^ Biscoe, John. "History of public supply in the UK". Engineering Timelines. Archived from the original on 1 December 2010. Retrieved 12 October 2010.
  18. ^ Mahon, Morgan E. (1990). A Flick of the Switch 1930–1950. Antiques Electronics Supply. p. 116.
  19. ^ "Woodward found fame playing tough-guy roles". The Independent. 23 October 2011. Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  20. ^ "Birthdays". The Guardian. London: Guardian Media. 7 July 2014. p. 31.

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