855. Establishment of the Wellington Museum.

e.     The Wellington Museum

855.     Establishment of the Wellington Museum.

The Wellington Museum was established in 1947 by the transfer of Apsley House to the then Minister of Works1; and by the transfer to the then Minister of Education2, under an agreement made between him and the seventh Duke of Wellington, of certain chattels held as heirlooms, together with other chattels formerly belonging to the first Duke of Wellington which had become the property of the seventh Duke of Wellington3.