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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 122 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 10 Sep 1892

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/7/10
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Letter from Rev. James Welldon, Headmaster, Harrow School, to WSC, on his failure in the Sandhurst entrance examination. Urging him to work "not by fits and starts but with regular persistent industry". Commenting that the grammatical foundation of his language was so uncertain that he lost marks which other boys gained "You therefore have ground to make up as well as new ground to cover".

Dates: 10 Sep 1892
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Jan 1893

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/7/11
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Letter from Louis Moriarty, Army Class Master, Harrow School, to WSC, listing the numbers of the Harrow candidates in the Sandhurst entrance examination.

Dates: 11 Jan 1893
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Apr [1894]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/8/1
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Letter from Colonel John Brabazon to WSC, invitation to visit 4th Hussars at Aldershot, and to meet Captain Julian Byng, 10th Hussars [later Lord Byng of Vimy].

Dates: 26 Apr [1894]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Jan 1893]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/21
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Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Harrow School) to WSC, on WSC's failure in the Sandhurst entrance examination.

Dates: [Jan 1893]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Feb 1893]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/23
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Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Harrow School) to WSC, school news, particularly outbreak of scarlet fever.

Dates: [Feb 1893]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [15 Jun 1893]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/24
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Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to WSC, on publication of letter from WSC in "The Harrovian".

Dates: [15 Jun 1893]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Feb 1893]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/51
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Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] to Lady Randolph Churchill, on outbreak of scarlet fever at Harrow, Jack's birthday, and WSC's visit to Harrow.

Dates: [Feb 1893]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Jan 1892

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/60
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, 2 Connaught Place, London to WSC, on the need for WSC to return to Harrow a week early to prepare for the Sandhurst entrance examination, with Lord Randolph's reminiscences about his final examinations at Oxford. Also commenting on the death of the Duke of Clarence "one Of the saddest events I have ever known".

Dates: 15 Jan 1892
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Aug 1893

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/66-68
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, Kissingen, to WSC, on WSC's disappointing performance in the Sandhurst entrance examination, particularly on WSC's failure to pass well enough to join an infantry regiment, and the extra expense of a commission in the cavalry. Stating that he would not allow him to remain in the Cavalry, and that as soon as possible he would arrange his transfer to an infantry regiment. "I am certain that if you cannot prevent yourself from leading the idle useless...
Dates: 09 Aug 1893
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Aug 1893

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/69
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Telegram from Lord Randolph Churchill to WSC, confirming that he had forwarded Sandhurst papers and a cheque to WSC.

Dates: 31 Aug 1893
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Feb 1894

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/71-73
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, Le Nid, Monte Carlo, Monaco, to WSC, urging him to work hard at Sandhurst - to "keep the standard up & keep raising"...Pull yourself together & keep yourself well abreast & even ahead of those you are competing with..Keep down the smoking, keep down the drink & go to bed as early as you can" With postscript suggesting that he should substitute "father" for "papa" in future letters.

Dates: 10 Feb 1894
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Feb [1885]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/99/12-14
Scope and Contents Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](London) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: the effect of bad news about the Nile Expedition on the position of the Government; a dinner at which the guests included [Lord] Curzon [later 4th Lord Howe], [William] Fellowes [later 2nd Lord De Ramsey]; an invitation from Mrs [Henry] Bischoffsheim; the possibility that [George, 8th Duke of Marlborough, earlier Lord] Blandford might marry; discussion of the money which [Edith, Lady] Aylesford has...
Dates: 06 Feb [1885]
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), 13 [Feb] [1885]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/99/34-36
Scope and Contents Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill] (London) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: disappointment that he has not received her letters; birthday wishes; a visit to WSC at school and her concerns that he looked "pale and delicate"; WSC in a school play in which he played Lady Bertha; political affairs; a meeting with [Lord] Hartington [later 8th Duke of Devonshire]; [William] Gladstone's behaviour about the Nile Expedition; [Joseph] Chamberlain's interest in [Lord Randolph's] letters; a...
Dates: 13 [Feb] [1885]
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), 23 Nov [1890]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/101/7-8
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Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](2 Connaught Place [London]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: an invitation from Lady [Laura] Wilton; concern about the health of "Papa" [Leonard Jerome]; observations about Norah Stirling; the opinions of Lord Hartington [later 8th Duke of Devonshire] about [Charles] Parnell; political affairs; an interview with [James] Welldon about WSC and discussion of a new coachman.

Dates: 23 Nov [1890]
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), 26 Jan [1891]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/101/9-11
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Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](2 Connaught Place [London]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: her decision not to go to Monte Carlo [Monaco]; the deterioration in the health of "Papa" [Leonard Jerome]; the illness of [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough]; and news that WSC has passed his Preliminary Examination in all subjects and is in a special Sandhurst class, an achievement for which she suggests he should be rewarded.

Dates: 26 Jan [1891]
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), 27 Nov [1890]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/101/17-19
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Letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](2 Connaught Place [London]) to [Lord Randolph Churchill] including: political news about [Charles] Parnell and the Irish from [Lord] Hartington [later 8th Duke of Devonshire]; her irritation that [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough] has asked her to take [Lady] Sarah [Churchill, later Sarah Wilson] to the theatre; and WSC's improvement at school.

Dates: 27 Nov [1890]
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), 03 May [1894]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/25
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Letter from WSC (Royal Military College, Sandhurst [Camberley, Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] in which he thanks him for his letter; reports that he has visited the 4th Hussars at Aldershot [Surrey] with Colonel [John] Brabazon; discusses "the watch" [WSC had ill treated a gold watch] and reports that "Papa [Lord Randolph Churchill] is now soothed"; discusses their summer holiday and their next meeting; and reports that the typewriter has arrived. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 03 May [1894]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Jun 1894

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/26
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Letter from WSC (Royal Military College, Sandhurst [Camberley, Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] including: a visit to the Empire [theatre, London]; his intention to bring "Molly" [Adela] Hacket to Harrow; a planned visit to the Derby if [Lord Randolph Churchill] gives his permission; and his progress with a typewriter. Typescript signed by WSC.

Dates: 05 Jun 1894
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Jun [1894]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/152A/27
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Letter from WSC (Royal Military College, Sandhurst [Camberley, Surrey]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] including: a visit to the races at Ascot [Surrey] and dinner with Lord Wolverton; his hopes to see Jack; and the comment "Everything is very damneble [sic] except Sandhurst". Typescript signed by WSC.

Dates: 24 Jun [1894]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Jul 1888

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/43/16-17
Scope and Contents Letter from H O D Davidson (Harrow on the Hill [Middlesex]) to Lady Randolph Churchill in which he says that he has decided to allow WSC his exeat although he has not deserved it. He asks her to speak to WSC about his "forgetfulness, casualness, unpunctuality, and irregularity in every way", comments that WSC has not settled down, that all his faults can be termed "slovenliness" and that he is unlikely to make a success of a public school, although he does have "remarkable" ability and has...
Dates: 12 Jul 1888
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), 03 Nov 1882 - 09 Dec 1882

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/44/2
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School report for WSC from St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire] giving his place in his form, the number of times he was late and comments from his teachers on his progress in various subjects. Includes a note that WSC is "a regular 'pickle' in many ways.".

Dates: 03 Nov 1882 - 09 Dec 1882
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), 08 Jun [1884] - 20 Jul [1884]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/44/3
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School report for WSC from St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire] giving his place in his form, the number of times he was late and comments from his teachers on his progress in various subjects.

Dates: 08 Jun [1884] - 20 Jul [1884]
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), 08 Jun 1883 - 20 Jul 1883

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/44/4
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School report for WSC from St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire] giving his place in his form, the number of times he was late and comments from his teachers on his progress in various subjects. Includes a comment that WSC "Does not quite understand the meaning of hard work".

Dates: 08 Jun 1883 - 20 Jul 1883
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), 20 Sep 1883 - 03 Nov 1883

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/44/5
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School report for WSC from St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire] giving his place in his form, the number of times he was late and comments from his teachers on his progress in various subjects.

Dates: 20 Sep 1883 - 03 Nov 1883
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), 24 Jan 1884 - 29 Feb 1884

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/44/6
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School report for WSC from St George's School, Ascot [Berkshire] giving his place in his form, the number of times he was late and comments from his teachers on his progress in various subjects. Includes a comment that WSC "is rather greedy at meals".

Dates: 24 Jan 1884 - 29 Feb 1884
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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