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Personal: Chartwell [Kent]: correspondence A-N., Aug 1945 - Dec 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/30

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Correspondents include: Hugh Newman on butterflies (6); Percy Cox [agent for WSC's farms] (3); representatives of the Sevenoaks [Kent] and District Electricity Company Limited (8); John Wood of Wood, Willey, and Company [WSC's accountants] (4); General Sir Ian Hamilton on cattle breeding (2); representatives of Nicholl, Manisty and Few [WSC's solicitors] (4); Major Reginald Marnham [WSC's neighbour] (10); representatives of the War Department Land Agent and Valuer, West Kent Area (4). Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries: Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Kathleen Hill, Grace Hamblin, and Elizabeth Gilliatt; and CSC.Other matters covered by the file include: repairs; cottage accommodation for staff; management of the farm; the purchase of Chartwell by the National Trust; weapons held at Chartwell; matters concerning fish, ponds, trees, and nissen huts; German POWs; rights of way over WSC's neighbours' land.


  • Creation: Aug 1945 - Dec 1946

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1 item(s) (1 file (183 loose folios))

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