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Personal: Racing: Correspondence: Sp - Z., Mar 1952 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/160

Scope and Contents

Correspondents on WSC's race horses and racing activities include: Kathleen Taylor, Private Secretary to Christopher Soames (4); Christopher Soames (7) on subjects including the finances of the stud and names for foals; Thomas Gosling, a jockey, thanking WSC for gifts given due to him for his successful races with 'Vienna' (3); Walter Nightingall [WSC's trainer]; Tim Rogers (3) on his purchase of 'Vienna'; and representatives of Weatherby and Sons on subjects including the payment of amounts into WSC's account (15).Also includes copies of correspondence and notes from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC], Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC], Elizabeth Gilliatt [Secretary to WSC] and Catherine Snelling [Secretary to WSC]; a copy of a congratulatory telegram from WSC to John Winant [United States Ambassador to Great Britain]; a newspaper cutting about 'Sun Hat'; a copy of an article in 'Stud and Stable' on WSC's stud; photographs of WSC's horses including 'Vienna'; letters from jockeys to WSC; and receipts for money owed to Sergeant G E Williams [WSC's detective].Other subjects covered by the file include: a valuation of 'Vienna'.


  • Mar 1952 - Nov 1964

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1 item(s) (1 file (168 loose folios))

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