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Heath, Edward Richard George, Sir, 1916 - 2005 (Knight, statesman)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1916 - 2005

Dates and places

Born in Broadstairs, Kent, 9 July 1916
Geographical areas Broadstairs (1916-1935); London (? c 1950-)
Legal status / Nationality British
Sphere of activity Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury, and Government Chief Whip, 1955-59; Minister of Labour, 1959-60; Lord Privy Seal, with Foreign Office responsibilities, 1960-63; Leader of the Opposition, 1965-70, 1974-75; Prime Minister, 1970-74.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

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"Clementine Churchill": correspondence with Edward Heath, 1970-06 - 1977-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/216
Scope and Contents Subjects include: Heath's thanks for CSC's sympathy when he lost the Conservative leadership election; the sinking of Heath's yacht Morning Cloud; a cigar case belonging to Sir Winston Churchill found in the basement of 10 Downing Street [London]; arrangements for CSC's and Heath's visit to the Tutankhamun Exhibition at the British Museum; the Harrow School Songs; Winston Churchill's becoming MP for Stretford [Lancashire].
Dates: 1970-06 - 1977-05
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.
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Correspondence directly relating from Heath's speech, Walsall, 1969-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 8/1/6
Scope and Contents Correspondence from the general public following the Conservative rally in Walsall [Staffordshire], January 1969, addressed by JEP and Edward Heath, Leader of the Opposition, on immigration.
Dates: 1969-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Cuttings post-April 1968: Ted Heath, Walsall, 1969-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 12/3/12
Scope and Contents Cuttings on Conservative rally in Walsall [Staffordshire] addressed by JEP and Edward Heath, Leader of the Opposition, on immigration.
Dates: 1969-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Edward Heath: Speeches, 1967-07 - 1977-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/17
Scope and Contents Correspondence on and copies of speeches by Edward Heath [Leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister], with correspondents including: Sir Gilbert Longden, Chairman, Conservative Group for Europe, on a statement by Heath about Britain's entry into Europe (2); Heath on avoiding racial violence and immigration controls, and his response to JEP's speech at Scarborough [Yorkshire] on immigration (1970) (2); Anthony Kershaw, Parliamentary Private Secretary to Heath, on official responses to...
Dates: 1967-07 - 1977-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Edward Heath: Teddities, 1969-07 - 1974-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/18
Scope and Contents Copies of speeches by Edward Heath [Leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister], with correspondence, including: transcript of a television interview with Heath on the Conservative Election Forum (1970); extract from speech by Heath on Europe (1970); transcript of a television interview with Heath for Panorama on subjects including Ulster, unemployment and Europe (1971); text of speech by Heath to the Parliamentary Council of the European Movement (1971); text of speech by Heath at the...
Dates: 1969-07 - 1974-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Memoir of the British Embassy in Paris, 1971-1973, by Sir Roger du Boulay

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 77
Scope and Contents Including memories of the British Ambassador, Christopher Soames; his wife, Mary Soames; negotiations between Edward Heath and Georges Pompidou prior to the United Kingdom's entry into the European Community on 1 January 1973; and a state visit to Paris by Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and the Prince of Wales to celebrate the successful conclusion of those negotiations and the signing of the accession treaty, 15-19 May 1972. Also with notes on Christopher Soames as last British Governor...
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.
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Scrapbook, 1940 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SALM 1/1B
Scope and Contents Material largely relating to time working at Palace of Westminster. Includes letters signed by Prime Ministers, photographs of weddings, memorable visits in recess and material relating to charitable roles. Also includes 2 loose Royal Warrants for Henry Lennox Hopkinson, 1st Baron Colyton (1936 and 1944).
Dates: 1940 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre. Researchers wishing to publish excerpts from Miss Salmon's own writings must obtain prior permission from Churchill Archives Centre, as Churchill College is the copyright holder.
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Transcript of interview: Juliet Campbell, 2003

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 68
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 2003
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Donald Maitland, 1997

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 27
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Dates: 1997
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcripts of CS's interviews with Martin Meredith, 1984-08 - 1985-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 10/13
Scope and Contents Subjects include: CS's view of Edward Heath; his departure for Paris as British Ambassador to France, 1968; negotiations over Britain's entry into Europe, 1970-73; Queen Elizabeth II's state visit to Paris, 1972; the move to Brussels [Belgium], 1973; CS's relationships with Sir Winston Churchill, Sir [Robert] Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon], [Maurice] Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton], Henry Kissinger and Margaret Thatcher.
Dates: 1984-08 - 1985-08
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 UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.