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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Personal, 1945 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1
Scope and Contents This class of papers includes correspondence and papers relating to WSC's business, financial, and legal affairs, including permission for the exhibition and reproduction of his paintings, to the Chartwell estate, including Frenchstreet and Bardogs farms, and to his family, medical advisors, illnesses and pets.There are also sections relating to his staff, to private visits abroad and invitations received, and to his racing interests. There is, finally, a considerable number of photographs...
Dates: 1945 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Personal: Business correspondence., Oct 1945 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/17A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John S Churchill (2); Sir William Rootes on a chauffeur for WSC; representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Few [WSC's solicitors] (14); representatives of Concrete Limited on work on the pump house at Chartwell [Kent] (4); Clement Penruddock, Secretary, Chequers Trust; Sir Kenneth Clark (2), Jacob Epstein, and Oliver Locker-Lampson (2) on WSC sitting for an Epstein bust; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] (3); representatives of Knight, Frank and...
Dates: Oct 1945 - Dec 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business: correspondence with representatives of Fladgate and Company, particularly Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor]., 1948 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/28A-B
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Sir Arthur Jarratt (3); Sir Alexander Korda; Brendan Bracken; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Maxwell Aitken]; Leslie Graham-Dixon (2); Bernard Baruch. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Grace Hamblin, Elizabeth Gilliatt, Gillian Maturin, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford] and Doreen Pugh; and Denis Kelly [Literary Assistant to...
Dates: 1948 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Business: correspondence with representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Few [WSC's solicitors] on financial matters., 1946 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/27
Scope and Contents Other correspondents include: Brendan Bracken and CSC. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford] and Maud Stanley.Subjects covered by the file include: arranging agricultural mortgages on Chartwell [Kent] properties; managing various trust funds, including Miss Cornelia Churchill's trust, John S Churchill's marriage...
Dates: 1946 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Chartwell House and Estate: Newchapel Stud and Chartwell Farm., 04 Mar 1960 - 15 Jan 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/133
Scope and Contents Correspondents on the affairs of the stud include: Percy Cox [agent for WSC's farms] (5); Christopher Soames (8); Arnold Carey Foster on subjects including the purchase of Laylands Farm (14); Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company (WSC's solicitor) on subjects including the value of the stud (24); J Wood of Wood, Wiley and Company on the accounts (9). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC], Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC], Violet...
Dates: 04 Mar 1960 - 15 Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Folios 89-90, 93-101, 105-107, and 208 closed as they contain personal information about members of WSC's staff. Open date: 1 Jan 2040.
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Personal: Chartwell [Kent] correspondence., Aug 1945 - Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/32A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Lloyds Bank, including Geoffrey Mason and T E R Harris, (3); representatives of Massey-Harris Limited, including its President James Duncan, (4); Percy Cox [agent for WSC's farms] (12); Major Reginald Marnham [WSC's neighbour] (9); Robert Hudson; representatives of the Sevenoaks [Kent] and District Electricity Company Limited (4); "Top" [ 3rd Lord Selborne, earlier Lord Wolmer]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries...
Dates: Aug 1945 - Nov 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open (folios 287-8 were opened in 2022)
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Personal: Family etc.: Correspondence A - Churchill, John., Apr 1955 - May 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/135
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Henry, Lord Audley (3); Sarah, Lady Audley [earlier Sarah Churchill, Sarah Oliver and Sarah Beauchamp] (16) on subjects including her acting career, her finances, her marriage to Lord Audley and his death; Arabella Churchill (6); CSC (28) on subjects including her visit to Paris [France] in 1956, the success of an exhibition of WSC's paintings, concern about Sarah [Lady Audley] and her arrest in Liverpool in 1959, a statue of WSC by David McFall, WSC's visit to the...
Dates: Apr 1955 - May 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Item

(Untitled), 1921-1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/155/1-2
Scope and Contents

WSC's Pass Books for Investment Account with Cox & Co., March-Sept 1921, the books contain extensive notes by WSC on his finances, 1921-23, including details of his Childrens' Trust, his South African investments, Chartwell, estimates of his income and expenditure, and expenses and receipts for The World Crisis [2 items].

Dates: 1921-1923
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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