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



  • Existence: 1916 - 2005

Dates and places

Born in Broadstairs, Kent, 9 July 1916

Geographical areas

Broadstairs (1916-1935); London (? c 1950-)

Legal status / Nationality


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 1 Collection or Record:


The Papers of Michael Wolff

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLFF
Scope and Contents

The papers consist chiefly of political files (many of which are marked as containing information relating to Edward Heath), with a few personal papers and a quantity of papers relating to Michael Wolff's work as Randolph Churchill's Research Assistant. There is also a considerable volume of correspondence with the Solicitors who were engaged to settle Randolph Churchill's estate.

Dates: 1962 - 1975
Conditions Governing Access: 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.