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Personal: Racing: Correspondence A -C., Mar 1952 - Aug 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/155

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Christopher Soames; "Jackie" [1st Lord] Astor, on his purchase of "Appeal" (2); Odette Pol Roger, on bets placed for her on "Pol Roger" by WSC; Edna McIlherene, secretary to [2nd] Lord Camrose [earlier John Berry], on bets placed for Camrose by WSC (4); Walter Nightingall (3); Arnold Carey Foster; Marcel Boussac (5); "Harry" [W H] Dodd, the jockey (9); and Peter Cazalet.Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC], Catherine Snelling [Secretary to WSC], "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow, Secretary to WSC], Elizabeth Gilliatt [Secretary to WSC] and Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel, Secretary to WSC]; summaries of prize money won by WSC's horses and of his racing and training interests; correspondence with representatives of Lloyds Bank; and statements from turf accountants.


  • Mar 1952 - Aug 1964

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