Civil Partnership of Bridget Leach and Susan Flanagan

Scope and Content

Documents relating to their civil partnership registration ceremony on 28 Feb 2006 at Bromley Public Hall, Bow Road, London, E3. They chose this venue not only because it was in their locality, but because of its associations with campaigner Sylvia Pankhurst. Includes:

* Certificate of Civil Partnership

* Home Office papers relating to a Certificate of Approval for Civil Partnership for Susan Flanagan (an Australian citizen)

* Answers to questionnaire about their reasons for choosing to register a civil partnership (2008)

* Invitations and order of ceremony

* Congratulations cards from friends and family

* Documents produced by Tower Hamlets Council as guidance for planning the ceremony.

* Personal statement about their relationship written by Bridget Leach for her Australian visa application

* Photographs

* DVD recording of ceremony