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Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

(Untitled), 26 Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/74
Scope and Contents

Letter from Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] to Brigadier Charles Hertzberg, Chief Engineer, 7th Corps, on camouflage at Chartwell [Kent]. [Carbon].

Dates: 26 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/75
Scope and Contents

Letter from Brigadier Charles Hertzberg, Chief Engineer, 7th Corps, to Maryott Whyte, on camouflage at Chartwell [Kent], confirming that work on alteration of the ponds had been completed and that they had been made useless for the guidance of aircraft by night [annotated by WSC].

Dates: 20 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Item

(Untitled), 14 Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/76
Scope and Contents

Note from Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] to Commander Charles Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC], news that WSC had been invited to lunch with the Canadian Division at Leatherhead [Surrey], also that the Canadian Engineers had been camouflaging the swimming pool and draining the lakes at Chartwell [Kent]. [Carbon].

Dates: 14 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Item

(Untitled), [Dec] 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/78
Scope and Contents

Note by Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC], reporting a conversation between Maryott Whyte and the Chief Engineer, 7th Corps, on camouflage at Chartwell [Kent], particularly attempts to camouflage the middle pool, which was taking much time and labour, confirming that they would obtain WSC's permission before draining it.

Dates: [Dec] 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Item

(Untitled), 12 Mar 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/94-95
Scope and Contents

Letter from Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] to Maryott Whyte, on an estimate from Hammond and Hussey Limited, for a long ladder for use at Chartwell [Kent] in case of incendiary bombs.

Dates: 12 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Item

(Untitled), 30 Aug 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/11
Scope and Contents

Note from Mary Shearburn [Secretary to WSC, later Mary Thompson] to WSC, confirming that although construction of Anderson Shelters had ceased, there were a few available, at 10 pounds for a six seater, and 15 pounds for one accommodating up to 10 people [annotated by WSC, asking her to buy a large shelter for Chartwell, Kent].

Dates: 30 Aug 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Item

(Untitled), 28 Aug 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/13
Scope and Contents

Note from Mary Shearburn [Secretary to WSC, later Mary Thompson] to WSC, on air raid precautions at Chartwell [Kent], noting that there were adequate shelters for the staff and the cottages, that for anyone sleeping in the "big house" there was a cellar which would make a splendid shelter, leading out of the day nursery, and that if an Anderson Shelter were required for CSC when staying in the new cottage, a good place for it would be opposite the door to the muniment room.

Dates: 28 Aug 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open