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Churchill, John Strange Spencer, 1880 - 1947 (soldier, businessman)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1880 - 1947

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Letters from and to John S Churchill, 1890 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PCHL 4
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Jack and his family, particularly his grandmother and cousins, and his younger son Peregrine.

Dates: 1890 - 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Letters from Lady Gwendeline ("Goonie") to Jack Churchill and Peregrine Churchill, 1914 - 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PCHL 5/1
Scope and Contents Subjects covered include: looking after Winston and Clementine Churchill's children while they were on holiday in Overstrand [Norfolk] and trouble with their French nurse as her family was in occupied territory; her fear of a German invasion and wish that Jack Churchill could be with her; her distress that the Oxfordshire Yeomanry were going to be sent to France; meeting Roger Keyes [Captain and Commodore in charge of the Submarine Service]; cheering reports of the army from Field Marshal...
Dates: 1914 - 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 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 John S Churchill, 1898 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW VII
Scope and Contents

Photograph albums kept by "Jack" Churchill relating to his service in the Oxfordshire Hussars, and also the South African Light Horse during the Boer War, and a sketch of Jack Churchill.

Dates: 1898 - 1919
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Pencil sketch of John S Churchill in uniform, Dunkirk [France], 1914-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW VII 3
Scope and Contents

Mounted head and shoulders sketch of "Jack" Churchill, taken by an unknown fellow officer on the Western Front.

Dates: 1914-09
Conditions Governing Access: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
 File

Photographs relating to John S Churchill (Jack Churchill) and family, 1900 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PCHL 8/8
Scope and Contents

Includes: Jack in the uniform of the South African Light Horse; various images of Lady Gwendeline Churchill ("Goonie"); a group aboard HMS Lion; Peregrine Churchill and John G Churchill as children; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] and Margaret, Lady Birkenhead with the Oxfordshire Yeomanry, Banbury; Jack and Clarissa Churchill [later Clarissa Eden then Clarissa, Lady Avon] on horseback; Peregrine as a naval reserve officer; Jack and [? Winston Churchill] swimming.

Dates: 1900 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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