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.

Conditions Governing Access

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.