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

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Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 4519 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 26 Dec 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/74
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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

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/75
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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
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(Untitled), 14 Dec 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/76
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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
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(Untitled), [Dec] 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/78
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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
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(Untitled), 02 Dec 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/79-81
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Letter from Lord Duncannon (later 10th Lord Bessborough), Aide-de-camp to Lieutenant-General Andrew McNaughton [General Officer Commanding], Canadian Corps, to Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] on camouflage of lakes at Chartwell [Kent], and on WSC's possible visit to the Corps Headquarters. [Manuscript, with typed copy].

Dates: 02 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Oct 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/82
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Minute from WSC to Maryott Whyte, on camouflaging of Chartwell [Kent], instructing that the reservoir on the hill should be drained, but not the reed bed beside it, that the swimming pool should be camouflaged, that the middle pool could only be emptied by siphoning, on no account should the penstock be opened, and that water could be let out of the biggest of the three lakes, but that care should be taken to prevent fish from escaping. [Carbon].

Dates: 28 Oct 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Sep 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/85
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Letter from Knight, Frank and Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, asking if he still wished to put Chartwell [Kent] up for sale, as they had an interested client, Mr Mourayieff.

Dates: 01 Sep 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/94-95
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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
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(Untitled), 29 Jun 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/98
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Letter from Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] to Kent War Agricultural Executive Committee, returning agricultural forms uncompleted as WSC had no land under cultivation at Chartwell, only permanent pastures and woodlands. [Carbon].

Dates: 29 Jun 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Jun 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/101
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Letter from Elizabeth Layton, Assistant Personal Secretary to WSC, to R G Noakes, Kent War Agricultural Executive Committee, acknowledging coupons for an issue of animal feed.

Dates: 15 Jun 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Dec 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/103
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Note by WSC on grazing at Chartwell [Kent], confirming that the new tenant of Chartwell Farm, R J Marnham could have any grazing not required for the heifers, the pony or the horse, on payment. [Carbon].

Dates: 13 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Dec 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/105
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Letter from C R Bailey, District Technical Officer, Kent War Agricultural Executive Committee to WSC, with a report on Chartwell [Kent] that the ploughing of part of WSC's park for food production was not a success, recommending that the land should be cultivated in the spring, and then sown to permanent pasture, which could then be leased to a neighbouring farmer for grazing. [Copy].

Dates: 04 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Aug 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/107
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Letter from Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] to Maryott Whyte, on payment of 12 pounds from Kent War Agricultural Executive Committee for putting 6 acres of grassland at Chartwell under the plough, asking if payment should be split with H J Pilbrow, who had done the ploughing. [Carbon].

Dates: 30 Aug 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Jan 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/114
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Letter from Maryott Whyte to CSC, on ploughing of pasture at Chartwell [Kent] for cultivation, particularly the unfavourable reaction of A E Hill, the Head Gardener, also on arrangements for accommodation of WSC's secretaries during weekends at Chartwell.

Dates: 07 Jan 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Jun] [1941]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/120
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Letter from Maryott Whyte to Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC], sending a form relating to a claim for a Government grant for ploughing up pasture at Chartwell [Kent], for WSC's signature, also on arrangements for WSC's visit to Chartwell.

Dates: [Jun] [1941]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Jun 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/124
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Letter from [Grace Hamblin, Private Secretary to CSC] to A W Southon and Sons, Builders (Edenbridge [Kent]), on their offer of a Permutit Water Softener for Chartwell, stating that WSC and CSC were unable to accept such a costly gift, but that they would be interested in purchasing a softener. [Carbon].

Dates: 12 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Jun 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/125
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Letter from The Permutit Company Limited to A W Southon and Sons, Builders (Edenbridge [Kent]) offering a water softener for Chartwell free of charge, as a token of the esteem in which WSC and CSC were held by the Board of Directors and members of the Company.

Dates: 01 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Nov 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/130
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Letter from Henry Osborne, Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company, Solicitors, to Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] on a request from R J Marnham, the tenant of Chartwell Farm [Kent], for a copy of the Quarter Sessions order diverting the footpath on the estate.

Dates: 29 Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/158
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Specification for the installation of electric heating in WSC's Clothes Room, Mary Churchill [later Mary Soames]'s Room and the New Bathroom in the Nursery Kitchen [Chartwell, Kent].

Dates: c 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jul 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/183
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Estimate from A W Southon and Sons, Builders (Edenbridge [Kent]), for work at Chartwell, fitting a new lavatory basin in the Work Room on the top floor, and fitting a partition between WSC's room and the Maid's Room, for 24l 13s and painting Horatia Seymour's cottage, for 4 pounds.

Dates: 14 Jul 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Oct 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/192
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Note from Mary Shearburn [Secretary to WSC, later Mary Thompson] to WSC, on a leak in the roof at Chartwell [Kent] which could be repaired with sail cloth and tar, stating that to obtain the sail cloth it was necessary to obtain a Priority Order from the Ministry of Supply [annotated by WSC with a note to the Private Office, asking them to arrange this "if it is not improper"].

Dates: 17 Oct 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Jun 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/195
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Letter from Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] to the Telephone Manager, Tunbridge Wells Area [Kent], requesting an extension from the Westerham 93 switchboard to the office at Chartwell, and confirming that the extension from Westerham 81 in the Cottage bedroom [at Chartwell] was to be left as at present to maintain communication with the Manor Office. [Carbon].

Dates: 06 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 23 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/198
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Letter from Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] to the Telephone Manager, Tunbridge Wells Area [Kent], asking if it would be possible to move the Westerham 93 switchboard from the Cottage [at Chartwell] to Chartwell Manor, where it could be connected when WSC re-occupied the house in 2-3 months time, also asking if it would be possible to install separate telephones in the Cottage, and Stable Cottage. [Carbon].

Dates: 23 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Nov 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397A/101
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Telegram from Louis Alber [President, Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association Incorporated] to WSC, on arrangements for his lecture tour of the United States, January - March 1932.

Dates: 20 Nov 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Nov 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397A/104-105
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Telegram from Louis Alber [President, Affiliated Lecture and Concert Association Incorporated] to WSC, on the itinerary for his lecture tour of the United States.

Dates: 26 Nov 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open