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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), 19 Feb [1941]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/5-6
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Notes from "C R T" [Charles Thompson, Personal Assistant to WSC] to [Eric] Seal [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] on who will pay and time and costs for an air-raid shelter at Chartwell [Kent]. Manuscript notes with Seal's annotated replies.

Dates: 19 Feb [1941]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), Jan 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/7-8
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Note from WSC (10 Downing Street) to [Charles] Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC] dated 12 January on an air-raid shelter for Chartwell [Kent]. Initialled. Typed reply from Thompson dated 23 January on proposed scheme and costs. Further annotated reply from WSC.

Dates: Jan 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Feb 1941 - 25 Feb 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/9-11
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Notes from "C R T" [Charles Thompson, Personal Assistant to WSC] to WSC and [Eric] Seal [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] on timing, costs, and payment for an air-raid shelter at Chartwell [Kent]. Manuscript notes with WSC's annotated replies.

Dates: 02 Feb 1941 - 25 Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Feb 1941 - 01 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/12-14
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Note by [Eric] Seal [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] on a discussion with the Treasury over the scheme for an air-raid shelter at Chartwell [Kent] and commenting on WSC varying his whereabouts at weekends, followed by a carbon copy of a letter from Seal to [William] Douglas [Under-Secretary, Treasury] on the cost of the shelter, and a file note.

Dates: 28 Feb 1941 - 01 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/16
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Letter from "C R T" [Charles Thompson, Personal Assistant to WSC] to [Frederick] Root [Private Secretary to Minister of Works and Buildings] on WSC's approval and Treasury support for a modified scheme for an air-raid shelter at Chartwell [Kent]. Carbon copy.

Dates: 05 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Mar 1941 - 11 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/18-19
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Notes from "C R T" [Charles Thompson, Personal Assistant to WSC] to [Eric] Seal [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] and WSC on WSC turning down an air-raid shelter at Chartwell [Kent] and the suggestion of an Anderson shelter instead. Manuscript notes with brief annotated replies.

Dates: 08 Mar 1941 - 11 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/20
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Letter from "C R T" [Charles Thompson, Personal Assistant to WSC] to [Frederick] Root [Private Secretary to Minister of Works and Buildings] on providing an Anderson shelter at Chartwell [Kent]. Carbon copy.

Dates: 12 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Feb 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/43-46
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Minute from "C R T" [Commander Charles Thompson, Personal Assistant to WSC] to WSC with notes on various matters concerning Chartwell [Kent]: accommodation, an air-raid shelter, a guard, a "Jim Crow Party", and telephones. Annotated with instructions by WSC.

Dates: 25 Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Mar 1941 - 12 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/47-50
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Correspondence between Commander [Charles] Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC] and [Eric] Speed (War Office) on arrangements for a guard to be mounted at Chartwell [Kent] during WSC's residence. Carbon copies and signed manuscript.

Dates: 05 Mar 1941 - 12 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/51
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Minute from Commander [Charles] Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC] to General [Sir Hastings] Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] on the camouflage of a monument north-east of Chequers [Buckinghamshire], an oddly ploughed field near the house, and provision of "mobile guns" to protect WSC. Copy.

Dates: 26 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jun 1941 - 18 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/52-53
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Minute from Commander [Charles] Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC] to WSC on withdrawing the Chequers [Buckinghamshire] guard "during, or immediately preceding, active operations in this country" and WSC's reply agreeing to this if he gets "definite prior notice". Copies.

Dates: 17 Jun 1941 - 18 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/54
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Letter from "C R T" [Commander Charles Thompson, Personal Assistant to WSC] to [Vernon] Bovenizer [Assistant Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War] (War Office) stating that WSC has no objection to the guard being withdrawn from Chequers [Buckinghamshire] in circumstances of "imminent active operations". Copy.

Dates: 23 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Aug 1941 - 20 Aug 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/55-56
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Letter from Colonel A T McGrath (Headquarters, South Eastern Command, Home Forces) to Commander [Charles] Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC] (10 Downing Street) on 43 Division taking over the guard duty at Chartwell [Kent] and Thompson's acknowledgement. Signed typescript and carbon copy.

Dates: 12 Aug 1941 - 20 Aug 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Sep 1941 - 10 Sep 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/57-59
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Letter from Colonel A T McGrath (Headquarters, South Eastern Command, Home Forces) to Commander [Charles] Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC] (10 Downing Street) on withdrawing the guard at Chartwell [Kent], with minute from Thompson to WSC and Thompson's reply to McGrath sending approval. Signed and initialled typescripts and carbon copy.

Dates: 05 Sep 1941 - 10 Sep 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Oct 1941 - 25 Oct 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/60-61
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Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel [Stephen] Lamplugh (Headquarters, Anti-Aircraft Command, "Glenthorne", Stanmore, Middlesex) to Commander [Charles] Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC] (10 Downing Street) on withdrawing into store for the winter the tent gear at Chartwell [Kent] and Thompson's reply. Signed typescript and carbon copy.

Dates: 23 Oct 1941 - 25 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Mar 1941 - 24 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/62-66
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Correspondence between Commander [Charles] Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC] (10 Downing Street) and [Stewart] Crawford [Private Secretary to Chief of Air Staff] (Air Ministry, King Charles Street, Whitehall) on providing arrangements for the warning of possible air attack at Chartwell [Kent]. Carbon copies and signed typescript preceded by file note.

Dates: 05 Mar 1941 - 24 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Apr 1941 - 07 May 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/32/67-71
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Note and minute from Commander [Charles] Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC] to WSC on camouflaging the lakes at Chartwell [Kent] and a monument at Chequers [Buckinghamshire], attaching a note from Captain John [G] Churchill, Camouflage Officer, Anti-Aircraft Command. Manuscript note and signed typescripts.

Dates: 28 Apr 1941 - 07 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Apr 1942 - 30 Oct 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/58/45-51
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Correspondence between Francis Brown [Private Secretary to WSC], WSC, Lieutenant-General Bernard Paget [Commander-in-Chief, Home Forces] and "Bert" [10th Duke of Marlborough, earlier Lord Blandford] on arrangements for Marlborough to be Liaison Officer to General Hugh Ellis, Regional Commissioner, Southern Command and also on the defences of [?] Chequers [Buckinghamshire].

Dates: 13 Apr 1942 - 30 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 May 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53C/234
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Letter from WSC to Miss G Lamont [Administrator, Chequers, Buckinghamshire] thanking her for the birthday cake.

Dates: 12 May 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Jul 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/77/111
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Telegram from Evatt [Australian Minister of External Affairs and Attorney General] marked "most secret" to WSC thanking him for his "thoughtful wire", commenting on plan to provide Spitfires for Australia, and stating that a black swan has been allocated to WSC and will arrive after plumage attaches itself in August.

Dates: 09 Jul 1942
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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(Untitled), 15 Sep 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/8/12-13
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Letter from Sir Archibald Sinclair [Secretary of State for Air, later 1st Lord Thurso] to WSC chastising him for neglecting to use an air raid shelter himself whilst insisting that the rest of the country do so; includes filing note. [Manuscript].

Dates: 15 Sep 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 03 May 1942 - 04 May 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/64/37-40
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Correspondence between Commander Charles Thompson [Personal Assistant to WSC], Colonel [? Denys Hicks], 1st Anti-Aircraft Division, and Major A McGrath [? Military Assistant] to the Commander-in-Chief, Home Forces, on defence and security arrangements for Chartwell [Kent].

Dates: 03 May 1942 - 04 May 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Apr 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/173/4-6
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Letter from A Luff & Sons, Landscape Gardeners, London, to WSC, estimate for work in the garden at Chartwell [annotated by WSC].

Dates: 11 Apr 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Apr 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/173/9-11
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Letter from WSC to Philip Tilden, on work at Chartwell, particularly the water supply [carbon].

Dates: 16 Apr 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Apr 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/173/12
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Letter from Philip Tilden to WSC, on work at Chartwell.

Dates: 25 Apr 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open