John W. Stacpoole (fl 1926-1996) was educated at Sedburgh School and Magdalen College, Oxford, then undertook military service, 1944-1947, rising to the rank of lieutenant. He was made Assistant Principal, Colonial Office in 1951 and Principal, 1956. He served as Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State, 1954-1956, was seconded to Sierra Leone, 1956-1958, was Private Secretary to the Secretary of State, 1964-1965, and Assistant Secretary, 1965.
Diaries as District Officer in Sierra Leone, 1959-1960, with transcripts.
The papers were donated to the library by Stacpoole through A.H.M. Kirk-Greene in January 1996.Access Conditions
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Stacpoole | John | fl 1926-1996 | colonial officer and civil servant
Sierra Leone | History | 1896-1961
Great Britain | Colonies | Sierra Leone | Administration