THE names and eonstkuencies of new Catholic candidates in the General Election and further information about some mentioned last week are given below. .
One of the 53 Catholics now, adopted, Mr. Lincoln Hainan, a barrister, is contesting Cardiff West, where his father unsuccessfully sought election last year.
Ardwiek, Manchester : Councillor Edwin Hodson, Con. Accountant, born in Manchester, aged 37, father of' four sons and a daughter. Contested Ardwick in 1950. During the war he served in the Navy and at the Admiralty.
Rroxstowe, Notts : Mr. Anthony J. Gorman, Con. Aged 29, old boy of St. Illtyd's College, Cardiff, and the Becket School, Nottingham, Moved resolutein against Communism at 1947 Conservative Conference. Served with North Atlantic convoys and at Salerno and Normandy landings.
cardiff West Mr. Lincoln Haitimin, Con. Aged 29, old boy of Downside School. His father, Cot Charles Stuart Hallinan, contested the seat last year. Barrister, bachelor. Served in Rifle Brigade.
Cheltenham : Mr. James Finnigan, Lab. Chairman of Plymouth branch of the Electrical Trades Union for 20 years. Born at St. Helens, Served in Army in first World War and in Home Guard and A.R.P. in the second. Twice chairman of Plym
Cleveland, Yorks ; Major Patrick Wall. Con. Old boy of Downside School, aged 35. Just retired from Royal Marines. Chairman of London Sea Scouts Committee. Boy Scouts Association assistant district commissioner in Westminster. Awarded Military Cross and U.S. Legion of Merit for 1)-Day services.
Dagenham, Essex : Mr. Norman Anthony St. John-Stevas, Con. Aged 22. Educated at Ratcliffe College, Leicester. President of the Cambridge Union, represented Cambridge University at the 1949 Conservative Conference.
Derbyshire North-East : Councillor Peter Hughes, Con. Son of Durham miner, aged 57. First job Was in a mine, worked 10 hours a day for 5s. a week, Former president of the Sheffield Catcnian circle, chorister at St. William's. Sheffield. Specialist in Russian polities.
Hackney South Mr. Peter Anthony Grayson Rawlinson, Con. Barrister. grandson of Sir Henry Rawlinson, M.P. for Birkenhead, 1918-22. Old boy of Downside School. Served throughout the war with the Irish Guards, Married, three daughters. Merthyr Tydfil : Mr. James Francis Lynam, Con. Member of the Blessed Sacrament parish, Rumney. Cardiff. Contested Swansea East at last General Election, Married, one daughter.
deputy chairman of Nottingham Catholic Ex-Servicemen's Association, president of the Aspley conference of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. president of the Nottingham Cateman circle. First Conservative returned to Nottingham City Council for the Wollaton Ward for 41 years, Married, one daughter.
Nottingham Central : Mr. James Anthony Crean. Con. Aged 36, old boy of Downside School, Company director, manager of 400-acre farm, including management of racehorses. Has travelled widely in Europe and the East. Bachelor.
Wallsend : Mr. Gerald C. Crangle, Con, Formerly a member of the Northern Area Trade Union Section of the Conservative Party. Brother of Mr. Leo P. Crangle, president of Sunderland C.Y.M.S. district council. In his early forties. married, two children.
Uxbridge, Middlesex : Mr. Charles Curran, Con. Born in Cardiff, educated at Stonyhurst. Barrister, assistant editor of the London Evening Standard. Aged 48, married (his wife also is a journalist), one son.
Wandsworth Central : Wing Comm, Robert Grant-Ferris. Old boy of Douai School. M.P. for North St. Pancras 1937-45, Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Town and Country Planning 1943-44.
Widnes: Mr. F. H. Wilson, Con. Chairman of five industrial companies, two chain stores and an air charter company. Chairman of organising committee of " LiverpoolCan-Make-It " Exhibition, a founder of Liverpool industrial Advisory Council, Married, two sons, two daughters.
Withington, Manchester : Mr. James Clough, Lab. Aged 34, Chairman of the Manchester North branch of the Association of Engineering and Shipbuilding Draughtsmen, and treasurer of the Manchester City Labour Party. Educated at St. Edmund's and St. Malaehy's Schools, Newton Heath Technical School, and the College of Technology.
Yarmouth : Mr. Anthony Fell. Aged 37. grandson of Sir Arthur Fell. former M.P. for Great Yarmouth. Contested South Hammersmith 1949 and 1950.