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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 324 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 31 Oct 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/15
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Letter from [Kathleen Hill, Secretary to WSC] to the Local Food Office, Sevenoaks [Kent], applying for a permit for sugar for feeding the bees at Chartwell. [Carbon].

Dates: 31 Oct 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Jun 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/16
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Note from Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] to WSC, confirming that A E Hill [Gardener, Chartwell, Kent] had received a full ration of sugar for the bees at Chartwell.

Dates: 02 Jun 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 05 May 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/17
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Minute from WSC to the Private Office, on the ration of sugar for the bees at Chartwell [Kent].

Dates: 05 May 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 May 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/18
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Minute from Leslie Rowan [Private Secretary to WSC] to WSC, on the ration of sugar for the bees at Chartwell [Kent].

Dates: 03 May 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Mar 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/33-35
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Hire agreement between WSC and Sevenoaks and District Electricity Company, for two water heaters and an electric cooker, for Bailiff's Cottage, Chartwell [Kent].

Dates: 27 Mar 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Sep 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/48
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Note from Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] to John Martin [Private Secretary to WSC], on the possible requisition of land at Chartwell [Kent], pointing out that the house had been inspected early in the War, and was found to be unsuitable, and that the house was needed as an alternative country residence for WSC. [Carbon].

Dates: 26 Sep 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Oct] 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/52-53
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Letter from A E Hill, Gardener, Chartwell [Kent], to Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] confirming that the Army Camp at Chartwell had done no damage, and that no compensation was due.

Dates: [Oct] 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Oct 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/54
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Letter from Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] to A E Hill, Gardener, Chartwell [Kent], on compensation for land at Chartwell occupied by the Army. [Carbon].

Dates: 27 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Jul 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/70
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Letter from Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC] to Major J C Dawson, Camp Commandant, 1st Canadian Division, on contract for garbage for the piggery at Chartwell [Kent], collected from the Camp on the estate, stating willingness to take all garbage from the mess of 130 men, asking for rate of charges. [Carbon].

Dates: 08 Jul 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 May 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/71-72
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Note from Commander Charles Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC] to CSC, on gossip in Westerham [Kent] about a proposed visit to Chartwell by WSC, undertaking to tell the Military Authorities to ensure that the Chartwell Guard were warned not to gossip, pointing out that the information must have come from the staff at Chartwell, and that the staff should not mention such visits, even to the Guard; also on an extractor for the kitchen at Chartwell.

Dates: 27 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 May 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/394/73
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Note from CSC to Commander Charles Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC], stating that the town of Westerham [Kent] was "seething" with the news that WSC would be spending the weekend at Chartwell, and that there was considerable disappointment when only she arrived; asking him to ensure that the Company Commander instructed his men not to discuss any proposed visit in the public houses and canteen in Westerham [initialled by CSC].

Dates: 27 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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