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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:

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Personal: Horseracing., 1951 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/93
Scope and Contents Correspondence A-J on WSC's activities as a racehorse owner and breeder File includes correspondence with Frank Salisbury (5) and Sir Humphrey de Trafford [Steward of the Jockey Club] (2) on portrait of WSC for the Jockey Club, Newmarket; Arnold Carey Foster (6) mainly on the management of WSC's Newchapel Stud; correspondence and cuttings on Colonist II, including letters from Raoul Millais (5) on portrait of Colonist II [now hanging in the Drawing Room at Chartwell], Lord Derby; and...
Dates: 1951 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Horseracing., 1951 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/94
Scope and Contents Correspondence A-J on WSC's activities as a racehorse owner and breeder File includes correspondence with Reginald MacDonald-Buchanan (4); correspondence with Wetherbys on names for racehorses; corresp. with Christopher Soames [WSC's Racing Manager]; Lester Piggott (3) (thanks for presents after wins on WSC's horses; Walter Nightingall (Trainer) (11); Fred Winter; Odette Pol Roger, corresp. (50 items) on lease of Irish horse "Red Winter"; article Sir Winston Churchill as a Racehorse Owner by...
Dates: 1951 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Racing: Correspondence A -C., Mar 1952 - Aug 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/155
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Christopher Soames; "Jackie" [1st Lord] Astor, on his purchase of "Appeal" (2); Odette Pol Roger, on bets placed for her on "Pol Roger" by WSC; Edna McIlherene, secretary to [2nd] Lord Camrose [earlier John Berry], on bets placed for Camrose by WSC (4); Walter Nightingall (3); Arnold Carey Foster; Marcel Boussac (5); "Harry" [W H] Dodd, the jockey (9); and Peter Cazalet.Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC], Catherine...
Dates: Mar 1952 - Aug 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Racing: Correspondence D - G., Mar 1952 - Jul 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/156
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Arnold Carey Foster on stud affairs, WSC's racehorses and breeding interests (28); Christopher Soames; "Jackie" [1st Lord] Astor; Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] on the purchase of cottages for stud employees (3); [Frederick, 9th Duke of] Richmond [earlier Frederick Gordon-Lennox] inviting WSC to Goodwood [West Sussex]; and Thomas Gosling, jockey (3).Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence from CSC, Anthony Montague Browne [Private...
Dates: Mar 1952 - Jul 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Racing: Correspondence: H - L., Mar 1952 - Jan 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/157
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Randolph Churchill congratulating WSC on the successes of "High Hat" and "Le Pretendant" (3); Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother; Keith Freeman (4); John [18th Lord Derby, earlier Edward Stanley]; Arnold Carey Foster (2); Timothy Rogers on the purchase of "High Hat"; "Chimp", Christopher Soames on stud business including the insuring of unborn foals (9); A Rawlinson regarding a portrait of Leonard Jerome (4); Peter Cazalet; L Mayall of Knutsford Park races [Cheshire]...
Dates: Mar 1952 - Jan 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Racing: Correspondence: M - Ni., Mar 1952 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/158
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Christopher Soames on WSC's race horses and racing activities (5); Frank Mellor (4); Colonel Frank Clarke on the display of WSC's racing colours at the National Museum of Racing in Montreal [Canada] (5); Walter Nightingall, WSC's trainer on various issues including details of the successes of WSC's horses, of prize money won and his regret at WSC's decision to end his racing interests (55); and Arnold Carey Foster (8). Also includes copies of correspondence and notes...
Dates: Mar 1952 - Nov 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Racing: Correspondence: No-So., Mar 1952 - Nov 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/159
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's race horses and racing activities include: Kathleen Taylor, Private Secretary to Christopher Soames (3); Christopher Soames (13) on subjects including the finances of the stud, names for foals, the gift of a pony to Emma [Soames, later Emma MacManus], family news and naval estimates; Vera Pullinger of the Chartwell Estate Office (3); and Walter Nightingall [WSC's trainer].Also includes copies of correspondence and notes from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary...
Dates: Mar 1952 - Nov 1962
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Racing: Correspondence: Sp - Z., Mar 1952 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/160
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's race horses and racing activities include: Kathleen Taylor, Private Secretary to Christopher Soames (4); Christopher Soames (7) on subjects including the finances of the stud and names for foals; Thomas Gosling, a jockey, thanking WSC for gifts given due to him for his successful races with 'Vienna' (3); Walter Nightingall [WSC's trainer]; Tim Rogers (3) on his purchase of 'Vienna'; and representatives of Weatherby and Sons on subjects including the payment of amounts...
Dates: Mar 1952 - Nov 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and Invitations: Cruises in Yacht Christina., Sep 1958 - Aug 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/151
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: various individuals welcoming WSC to Gibraltar [Spain], the Canary Islands, and the Greek islands including Jose Martinez; John Addis [Counsellor in the Foreign Office] on arrangements for the cruise; Sir Roger Allen [British Ambassador to Greece]; Arnold Carey Foster on the successes of WSC's racehorses; Konstantinos Karamanlis [Prime Minister of Greece]; Bernard Burrows [British Ambassador to Turkey]; and John Blakeway.Also includes notes and copies of...
Dates: Sep 1958 - Aug 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and Invitations: Cruises in Yacht Christina., Feb 1961 - Jul 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/154
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John Wyndham [later 1st Lord Egremont and 6th Lord Leconfield], Private Secretary to Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton, Prime Minister]; 1st Lord Hailes [earlier Patrick Buchan-Hepburn, Governor General and Commander in Chief of the West Indies] (3); Peggy Ashcroft requesting permission to quote from WSC's speeches; Ian Turbott, Administrator of Antigua; CSC on her health (4); Aristotle Onassis on the dates and itinerary of the cruises (2); "Nonie" [Noel...
Dates: Feb 1961 - Jul 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and invitations: France: R - S., Aug 1955 - Apr 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/149
Scope and Contents Correspondents includes: the staff of Prince Ranier III inviting WSC to various social occasions; Louis Lottier, Mayor of Roquebrune; Celia Sandys; "Willie" [William] Sax regarding painting with WSC (5); Captain Arthur Soames; Mario Profeta (13) and Frederick Smith (3), chauffeurs to WSC; and Sergeant Murray.Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC], Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC], and Gillian Maturin [Secretary to WSC]; copies...
Dates: Aug 1955 - Apr 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and Invitations: France: T - Z and miscellaneous., Oct 1955 - Apr 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/150
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John Taylor and Son, Estate Agents, regarding a villa for WSC and CSC and telephone bills (8); Konrad Adenauer; CSC; Dr J Andras (5), W Eves, of the Ministry of Agriculture (3), C Kerouedan, commercial attache at the French embassy (3) concerning regulations and licenses permitting WSC to transport his budgerigar "Toby" to France.Also includes copies of telegrams from WSC to CSC; notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to...
Dates: Oct 1955 - Apr 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence., 31 Jan 1928 - 06 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/5
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (11); George Tryon [Minister of Pensions] (2).Subjects include: the Drug Protection Bill; WSC's illness; a pension query from one of WSC's constituents; traffic noise; receiving honours from Poland; work permits; greyhound racing; constituency business.

Dates: 31 Jan 1928 - 06 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with John Harvey, Vice-Chairman [until 1954] and Chairman [1954-1956] of Woodford Conservative Association, and MP [for Walthamstow East, Essex, from 1955]., May 1954 - Dec 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/21
Scope and Contents Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Lettice Shillingford [earlier Lettice Marston], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Miss H Wood and Grace Hamblin; CSC (President of Woodford Conservative Association).Subjects include: constituency feeling on national issues such as MPs salaries and the withdrawal of British troops from the Suez Canal Zone [Egypt] in 1954; speculation about WSC's retirement as Prime Minister; the setting up of the Chigwell [Essex] Conservative Association;...
Dates: May 1954 - Dec 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: correspondence, mainly with Wanstead and Woodford Borough Council., Mar 1950 - Nov 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/9A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: A McCarlie Findlay, Town Clerk and Solicitor of the Borough (59); [Percy] Cohen, [Joint Director] of the Conservative Research Department (3); J R Iles, Parliamentary Secretary at the Ministry of Local Government and Planning (7); Sir James Hawkey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association [until 1952] (2); [?Richard] Adams of the Ministry of Housing and Local Government; [Peter] Hudson, Private Secretary [to the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation] (3);...
Dates: Mar 1950 - Nov 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: Correspondence with or on behalf of constituents, P - Z., 20 Nov 1950 - 31 Dec 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/66A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: representatives of Woodford Conservative Association, including Sir James Hawkey, Chairman, on subjects including WSC's visit to Woodford (5); Percy Cohen [Joint Director], Conservative Research Department (2); John Parmenter, constituent (4); Jean Nunn, Private Secretary to the Home Secretary (2); Cyril Walker, Director of Housing and Valuer, London County Council; John Lockwood, MP for Romford [Essex]; Helen Swyer and Gladys Swyer, constituents (4); John Parkin,...
Dates: 20 Nov 1950 - 31 Dec 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency: Woodford [Essex]: papers and correspondence for the general election., Apr 1955 - Jun 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 3/22A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: W Hubert Barlow-Wheeler, WSC's election agent (18); John Harvey, Chairman of Woodford Conservative Association (9); Stephen Pierssene, General Director, Conservative and Unionist Central Office, on a hoax letter from the "Conservative Propaganda Centre"; George Christ [Parliamentary Liaison Officer, Conservative Party, and Editor Weekly News Letter] (2); Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] (2), (1) also from Clarissa Eden [earlier Clarissa...
Dates: Apr 1955 - Jun 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, K-M., Nov 1942 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/475A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Reginald] Langford-James sending a document bearing the signature of Sir Winston Churchill [father of 1st Duke of Marlborough, not included]; Harold Butler [Minister at HM Embassy, Washington, United States] sending on a copy of a book from Walter Lippmann; Emil Ludwig looking to meet WSC; [Brendan] Bracken sending on a book by Bishop [David] Mathew; [Oliver] Harvey [Principal Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary] sending on a book; Major-General Robert Money...
Dates: Nov 1942 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, R., Jan 1943 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/477
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Betram Rumble, Honorary Secretary of the Air Force Benevolent Fund on obtaining WSC's signature (2). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries [Kathleen] Hill and "E S L" [Elizabeth Layton], [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries, Edith] Watson and "J M M" [John Martin], CSC and [her secretary] "G H" [Grace Hamblin], and "C R T" [Charles Thompson, Personal Assistant to WSC].Other subjects include: various gifts and items sent or offered to...
Dates: Jan 1943 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, T-Z., Jan 1942 - Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/479A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Guy] Millard of the Foreign Office (2) and [Philip] Mitchell, Managing Director, Royal Mail House, (3) on gifts to WSC of an atlas of Poland and a statuette from the Ukrainian Democratic Colony of Sao Paolo [Brazil]; [6th] Lord Clarendon [earlier Lord Hyde], Chairman Revenue Committee, Toc H (2) requesting WSC's patronage for an event and inviting him to a luncheon; Reverend [James] Tomlin on publishing an anecdote about WSC at school; [John] Perowne of the Foreign...
Dates: Jan 1942 - Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts A-L., Dec 1950 - Apr 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/389
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: John Hay Beith [pen-name "Ian Hay"]; Frank Beresford; Anthony Berry, Director Berry Brothers and Rudd Limited; George Gordon Allen; Colin Coote, [Managing Editor] of the Daily Telegraph and Morning Post; Cameron Cobbold [Governor of] the Bank of England; James Duncan [Chairman and President] Massey Harris Company; General [Bernard] Freyberg; Amy Guest; Raymond Guest; Rebecca Hacher (4); Henry Heinz, President H J Heinz Company; Walter Graebner,...
Dates: Dec 1950 - Apr 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday and Christmas gifts., 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/441
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Sir [Alfred] Chester Beatty; Tommy", Charles Thompson [former Personal Assistant to WSC]; Rhoda, Lady Birley; [8th] Lord Dynevor [earlier Charles Rhys]; "Willy" Sax; Peregrine Churchill; Sir Laurence Olivier and Vivien, Lady Olivier [earlier Vivien Leigh]; Patrick Kinna [former Secretary to WSC]; Sir Alexander King; John G Churchill; Clement Flower; [Frank] Rose; Nicholas [Soames]; Pamela Churchill [later Pamela Harriman] and Winston...
Dates: 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday Gifts., 02 Dec 1947 - 03 May 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/387
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Robert Becker (4); Stella Daly (3); Lieutenant-Commander Frank de Vine-Hunt [former staff, Map Room] (2); Alfred Bossom; Percy Cox [agent for WSC's farms]; Elsie Blomfield; Mary Nankivell; Sir Oswald Birley and Rhoda, Lady Birley; "Bill" 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry]; Lady Juliet Duff; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon]; Desmond Flower, Literary Director of Cassell and Company Limited; Joan, Lady Davidson; Sylvia Henley; "Pug"...
Dates: 02 Dec 1947 - 03 May 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts C-F., [1880] - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/416
Scope and Contents Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC) include: Rafton Pounder, Chairman of the Cambridge University Conservative Association; Richard Casey, Australian Minister for External Affairs; [5th Lord] Cholmondeley [earlier Lord Rocksavage]; John G Churchill and Hilda Churchill; Terence Grady, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary; Geoffrey Cumberlege, Publisher, Oxford University Press; Sir James Dunn, Chairman and President of the Algoma [Canada] Steel Corporation Limited; Dr Ludwig...
Dates: [1880] - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Christmas Gifts, 1950., [Oct] [1928] - 24 Jan 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/388
Scope and Contents Correspondents (on Christmas gifts to WSC) include: Anthony Moir of Fladgate and Company [WSC's solicitor] regarding turkeys from Elwood Whitney; Herbert Jerichow, Managing Director of Tuborg Breweries; Colonel John Astor, [Chief Proprietor of] the Times; Colonel William Whitbread, Chairman of Whitbread Investment Company; David Hunt [Private Secretary to Prime Minister] regarding a cheese for WSC; Geoffrey Crowther [Editor of the Economist]; Lewis Douglas; Sir James Dunn, Chairman and...
Dates: [Oct] [1928] - 24 Jan 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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