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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 823 Collections and/or Records:

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Personal: Financial: Lloyds Bank: investment account., 1952 - 26 Oct 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/4
Scope and Contents

Statements of WSC's investment account with Lloyds Bank Limited, Cox's & King's Branch, 6 Pall Mall, London, for August 1952 to October 1957.Also includes filing note.

Dates: 1952 - 26 Oct 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Financial: Lloyds Bank: National Appeals, Chartwell Farm, and Presentation accounts., 05 Feb 1953 - 26 Oct 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/5
Scope and Contents

Statements of WSC's National Appeals account for March to June 1953, Chartwell Farm [Kent] account for February 1953 to October 1957, and Presentation account for April 1955 to July 1957, all with Lloyds Bank, Cox's & King's Branch, 6 Pall Mall, London.

Dates: 05 Feb 1953 - 26 Oct 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Financial: Societe General Alsacienne de Banque (Strasbourg [France])., 02 Aug 1950 - 15 Feb 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/13
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from: A Ehret on managing WSC's account with the bank (11); John Colville [1st Secretary, British Embassy, Lisbon, Portugal] (3) on arranging for CSC to obtain escudos; Helen Ehret on expenses for WSC's stay in Strasbourg in 1950. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Lettice Shillingford (Lettice Marston), Chips Gemmell, and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow]; William Deakin [WSC's literary assistant].Also includes a used cheque book,...
Dates: 02 Aug 1950 - 15 Feb 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Financial: Weatherby and Sons: racing account., 1957 - 12 May 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/6
Scope and Contents

Statements of WSC's racing account for Spring 1957 to Spring 1959, including stud costs and winnings.Also includes notes annotated by Christopher Soames.

Dates: 1957 - 12 May 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Legal and financial affairs., 01 Jan 1944 - 23 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/382
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Lloyds Bank, on WSC's, and Randolph Churchill's tax affairs, and with Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company, Solicitors, on the Garron Tower estate.

Dates: 01 Jan 1944 - 23 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Legal and financial affairs., 01 Jan 1945 - 12 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/388
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company on the Garron Tower estate, and the acquisition of 28 Hyde Park Gate, London, and with Lloyds Bank on WSC's current account, and income tax affairs, particularly relating to the "History of the English Speaking Peoples".

Dates: 01 Jan 1945 - 12 Dec 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Private accounts., 11 Feb 1944 - 12 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/384
Scope and Contents

Details of WSC's personal expenditure on official visits to Italy and Canada.

Dates: 11 Feb 1944 - 12 Dec 1944
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: 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: reproduction and exhibition of paintings A-J: correspondence., 1946 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/23A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Field Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck; Gabriel White, Assistant Art Director, and William Williams, Secretary-General, of the Arts Council of Great Britain; Terence Grady [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Sir Charles McCann, Agent General and Trade Commissioner for South Australia; Charles Mansell, Managing Director of Balding and Mansell Limited (4); W S Shears of Batchworth Press Limited (4); Desmond Flower, Director of Cassell and Company (3);...
Dates: 1946 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: reproduction and exhibition of paintings K-Q: correspondence., 1946 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/24
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Gerald Kelly; Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] of Fladgate and Company (8); Louis Mayer; representatives of the Medici Society Limited, art publishers (23); representatives of the Royal Glasgow Institute [Scotland] (7); Robert Carr; Sir Peter Macdonald; Ernest Andrews, Mayor of Christchurch, New Zealand; Sir Edward Marsh; Albert Rutherston, President of the Oxford Art Society; representatives of Pearn, Pollinger and Higham, Limited, authors' agents (6). Also...
Dates: 1946 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: reproduction and exhibition of paintings R-Z: correspondence., 1946 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/25A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor] of Fladgate and Company (20); representatives of the Illustrated London News, including the editor, Sir Bruce Ingram (9); R Bateman of the News Chronicle (4); John Oliver, Art Editor of the Sphere; Sir Charles McCann, Agent General and Trade Commissioner for South Australia; representatives of the Royal Glasgow Institute [Scotland] (11); representatives of the Royal Scottish Academy, including its President William Hutchison (4); Walter...
Dates: 1946 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Stocks Register., 1931 - 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/230
Scope and Contents

WSC's register of stocks bought and sold.

Dates: 1931 - 1934
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and invitations: Aix-en-Provence [France], Monte Carlo [Monaco], (August-October 1948): arrangements etc., 05 Aug 1948 - 29 Oct 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/70
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's visits to Aix and Monte Carlo include: John Snedaker, Business Manager, Time-Life International (4); CSC (3); Christopher Soames; "Bernie" [Bernard Baruch]; William Deakin [WSC's literary assistant].Also includes: bills and accounts of travel expenses; telegrams between WSC's secretaries, Lettice Marston, Elizabeth Gilliatt and Jo Sturdee [later Lady Onslow], between London and France; baggage lists, including letters and lists of proofs for ["The Second World War"];...
Dates: 05 Aug 1948 - 29 Oct 1948
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., Aug 1959 - Sep 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/152
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Patrick Reilly [Deputy Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office] on arrangements for WSC to visit Leningrad [earlier Petrograd and later St Petersburg, Soviet Union]; Sir Roger Allen [British Ambassador to Greece]; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton, Prime Minister] dissuading WSC from visiting the Soviet Union; Mr Cresswell on arrangements for WSC to meet President [Josip] Tito [President of Yugoslavia] (3); Marshal Tito; Konstantinos Karamanlis [Prime...
Dates: Aug 1959 - Sep 1960
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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Personal: Visits and Invitations: France: H - Le., Sep 1955 - Apr 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/147
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Dr Jacques Vialle on adjustments to WSC's hearing aid (6); A Larenque of the Hotel du Helder on accommodation for members of WSC's staff (11); J Broc, General Manager of the Hotel de Paris (15) on accommodation for WSC and CSC; Enid, Lady Kenmare; and Alvide Lees-Milne with a photograph of Thomas Molesworth-Bridges.Other subjects covered by the file include: arrangements for supplies of Pol Roger champagne and requests for press photographs.Also includes: bills for...
Dates: Sep 1955 - Apr 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and Invitations: France: Ll - P., Sep 1955 - Apr 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/148
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: S Nicholson (14) and E Dixon (4) of the Overseas Section of Lloyds Bank, on travellers' cheques for WSC and his staff; Lord Moran [WSC's doctor] regarding a health allowance for WSC; G Watkins, Manager of Lloyds Bank (7) on WSC's banking arrangements; W Somerset Maughan on subjects including WSC's opinion of his books "A Moon and Sixpence" and "The Painted Veil" (3); Wolstan Weld-Forester, British Consul-General at Nice [France]; Stavros Niarchos; Aristotle Onassis on...
Dates: Sep 1955 - Apr 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and invitations: Italy (July - September 1949): arrangements etc., 11 Jul 1949 - 12 Apr 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/75
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's visit to Italy include: CSC (2); Christopher Soames; Charles Wood [literary assistant to WSC] on ["The Second World War"].Also includes: telegrams between WSC's secretaries, Jo Sturdee [later Lady Onslow], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], Elizabeth Gilliatt, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford] and Cecily "Chips" Gemmell; baggage lists, including lists of letters and proofs for volume 4 of ["The Second World War"]; accounts of travel expenses and...
Dates: 11 Jul 1949 - 12 Apr 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and invitations: Madeira (January 1950) A - G., 18 Nov 1949 - 29 Mar 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/80
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's visit to Madeira include: "Bill", 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Chairman, Amalgamated Press] on subjects including the serialisation of ["The Second World War"] (2); CSC (4); Barry Aikman, Managing Director, Aquila Airways Limited (4); Marshal Antonio Carmona [President of Portugal] welcoming WSC to Madeira; Arthur Christiansen, [Editor] Daily Express, on the use of Daily Express cartoons by the Conservative Party; Duncan Sandys; R Mullins, Manager,...
Dates: 18 Nov 1949 - 29 Mar 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and invitations: Marrakesh [Morocco], (December 1947 - January 1948): A - D., 21 Oct 1947 - 04 Mar 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/68
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's visit to Marrakesh include: Marquis de Montesquiou-Fezensac, President of the Societe des produits d' Armagnac [France]; Clement Attlee [Prime Minister]; A-L Breugnot, L'Echo D'Algers [Algeria] (4); Francois Cogne, on his sculpture of WSC (5); Noel Barber, [Editor], Continental Daily Mail; H Valentine, Assistant Traffic Manager, Thomas Cook and Son Limited, on travel arrangements (13); Stanley Adams, Chairman, Thomas Cook and Son Limited; Sir Edward Bridges [Permanent...
Dates: 21 Oct 1947 - 04 Mar 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Personal: Visits and invitations: Marrakesh [Morocco] (December 1947 - January 1948) E - Z., 13 Dec 1947 - 08 Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/69
Scope and Contents Correspondents on WSC's stay in Marrakesh include: General Alphonse Juin [Resident-General in Morocco] (4); John Knittel; [Sir Nigel Ronald] British Ambassador to Portugal; 1st Lord Moran [earlier Charles Wilson, medical advisor to WSC] (2); Sarah Oliver [earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp, later Sarah, Lady Audley] (6); representatives of Silver City Airways Limited, including John Govett, Chairman, the Zinc Corporation Limited (6).Other subjects include: invitations, gifts and...
Dates: 13 Dec 1947 - 08 Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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