Terry Wynn Archive

Scope and Content

The collection is divided into three sections;

1. Correspondences and Photographs relating to Terry Wynn, the European parliament or Rugby League (1988-2005)

2. Programmes and memorabilia collected by Terry Wynn (1961-2010)

3. Magazines collected by Terry Wynn (Open Rugby: The League Magazine and Rugby League World (1980-2010))

Administrative / Biographical History

Terry Wynn was a Member of European Parliament (MEP) for North-West England between 1989 and 2006. In 1989, with the help of fellow MEP, Brian Simpson, he established a cross party parliamentary group at Brussels to promote Rugby League as a Sport and highlight discrimination of the rugby league players by Rugby Football unions.

He is a lifelong fan of the Wigan Warriors.

Between 1999 and 2006, he was president of the EU Budget Committee. He has a special interest in the use of development aid in South Africa.





Correspondence retained in original order. Magazines/programmes placed in chronological order where possible.

Access Information

Original available for consultation by appointment

Acquisition Information

Acquired by donation 2010.

Conditions Governing Use

No restrictions other than Copyright, Designs & Patents Act 1988.

Appraisal Information

10 duplicates removed. Two programmes and eight letters.

Custodial History

Accumulated by Terry Wynn during his work as an MEP.

Related Material

RFL - Rugby Football League Archive.

HPA - Rugby League Past Players Papers.