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Churchill, Jennie Spencer (1854-1921, née Jerome, Lady Randolph Churchill)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1854 - 1921

Admin / Family structure

Wife of Lord Randolph Churchill and mother of Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Correspondence, 1962 - 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF 2/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: various persons, including others engaged on the Official Biography (4 files, 1962-1969); representatives of Heinemann Publishers Limited on the text of the Official Biography, March-April 1965; Anita King [earlier Anita Leslie] on 'Jennie', her biography of Lady Randolph Churchill [earlier Jennie Jerome], 1968-1971; Peregrine Churchill and others on 'Jennie' in the context of an American publication alleging various things about the Churchill family.
Dates: 1962 - 1971
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 File

Lady Randolph Churchill and contemporaries

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW II 15
Scope and Contents From the Series: Subjects covered include: WSC's escape from captivity during the South African War; election campaigns; reviews and illustrations for WSC's writing; WSC's parents, Lord Randolph Churchill and Lady Randolph Churchill.
Conditions Governing Access: Unfit for production
 File

Lord Randolph Churchill and Lady Randolph Churchill and contemporaries

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW II 16
Scope and Contents From the Series: Subjects covered include: WSC's escape from captivity during the South African War; election campaigns; reviews and illustrations for WSC's writing; WSC's parents, Lord Randolph Churchill and Lady Randolph Churchill.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 Series

Papers of Lady Randolph Churchill, mainly letters to her son, John S Churchill [known as "Jack"], 1893 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PCHL 1
Scope and Contents The letters included in this section of the collection shed light on the closeness of Lady Randolph and her sons, especially the letters in PCHL 1/5 which touch on her plans to marry George Cornwallis West, and she freely and frequently confides details of her financial worries. She reflects also on Winston Churchill's career plans and encourages Jack to further his own career and to think carefully about the options which are available to him. The letters also provide evidence of the highly...
Dates: 1893 - 1927
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

Papers relating to Lady Randolph Churchill, 1870 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW IV
Scope and Contents This series consists of a set of scripts for plays written by Lady Randolph, with related correspondence and other papers on the plays' production, and also a number of photograph albums and loose photographs, including two albums relating to Lady Randolph's work on the hospital ship, Maine, during the Boer War.
Dates: 1870 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 Item

Photograph of Lady Randolph Churchill's funeral, 1921-07-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 3/10/6 recto
Scope and Contents Photograph of the family gathered round the grave of Lady Randolph Churchill [earlier Jennie Jerome] in front of St Martin's Church in Bladon [Oxfordshire]. From left to right are: WSC, partially obscured by [? CSC] in a long black coat and dress and black veiled hat; then a small boy, John G Churchill, throwing some flowers into the grave; then an unidentified man with a moustache, carrying his hat and cane and looking at the camera; then Oswald Frewen with his hat on his arm, standing next...
Dates: 1921-07-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Available on cd only, to protect the fragile original.
 File

Photographs and drawings for the official biography, 1874-08 - 1900-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RDCH 9/1/24
Scope and Contents Photographs for Volume I of the official biography, "Winston S Churchill" by Randolph Churchill and Martin Gilbert (not all used): coloured print of John, Duke of Marlborough; ? Leonard Jerome and Clara Jerome; Lord and Lady Randolph Churchill on their engagement, 1874; Lady Randolph in riding habit with whip, Ireland, c 1877; Lord Randolph in fur coat, c 1884; WSC's prep school, Brighton [Sussex], during the Golden Jubilee, 1887; Lady Randolph, 1888-89; WSC in a school group at Mr Davidson's...
Dates: 1874-08 - 1900-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required. The catalogue includes details of some material in the collection which is currently too fragile to be produced and researchers should seek advice from Archives Centre staff about accessing this material.
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Photographs and drawings for the official biography, 1892 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RDCH 9/1/25
Scope and Contents Leather wallet containing copies of three pencil sketches of Pamela Plowden [later Pamela, Lady Lytton] (1892) and one of Lady Randolph Churchill, possibly by Violet Manners, Duchess of Rutland, which WSC took to the Boer War, December 1899.
Dates: 1892 - 1899
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required. The catalogue includes details of some material in the collection which is currently too fragile to be produced and researchers should seek advice from Archives Centre staff about accessing this material.
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Photographs of Lord and Lady Randolph Churchill and of Winston Churchill as a child, 1871 - 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/2/6
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Lady Randolph [earlier Jennie Jerome], including with her sisters, with her sons, with the executive committee of the hospital ship Maine during the Boer War, with the composer Sir [Charles] Hubert Parry, and on her marriage to George Cornwallis-West; Lord Randolph Churchill as a child, young man and in later years; Leonard Jerome; Winston Churchill as a small boy, including with his mother and brother John "Jack" Churchill, in a sailor suit, with his aunt Leonie Leslie...
Dates: 1871 - 1970-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 File

Photographs relating to Lady Randolph Churchill and family, 1850-08 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PCHL 8/6
Scope and Contents Includes: Clara Jerome, Lady Randolph's mother; invitation card to the party where Lady Randolph (Jennie Jerome) met Lord Randolph Churchill; Lady Randolph at the piano; Lady Randolph with Winston Churchill and John S Churchill (Jack Churchill); Lady Randolph as the Empress Theodora; Lady Randolph working in her cabin on the hospital ship Maine; Lady Randolph with Peregrine Churchill; Lady Randolph with [?] Peregrine Churchill, Johnny Churchill and Clarissa Churchill; Lady Randolph's funeral.
Dates: 1850-08 - 1921
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Scrapbook of presscuttings, letters, cards and sketches on Lord Randolph Churchill, Lady Randolph Churchill and WSC, 1803 - 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW II 10
Scope and Contents Includes some loose papers and photographs.
Dates: 1803 - 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.