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Public and Political: General: Patronage E-F., 1945 - Apr 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/316

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File includes correspondence with: The Early Closing Association on the selection of a successor to Sir Patrick Hannon as Parliamentary Chairman, with note from Patrick Buchan-Hepburn, (later Lord Hailes), Chief Whip, suggesting Geoffrey Lloyd, W S Morrison (later Lord Dunrossil), Hugh Linstead, Sir Peter Bennett, and others, 1950-51; Eastbourne Town Council, on election as Honorary Freeman, 1951; Edenbridge Bonfire Society, 1950; The Danish Embassy, London, on award of the Order of the Elephant, with photographs of Danish Orders of Chivalry, 1951; The English Speaking Union, 1950-51; Epsom Club Stand on election as an honorary member, 1949; The 1/4th Battalion, Essex Regiment, particularly General Sir Geoffrey Howard (2), Colonel G M Gibson (2) Colonel Sir Francis Whitmore, Lt-Colonel Arthur Noble (6), and Lt-General Sir Gerald Templer, G.O.C. Eastern Command, on activities as Honorary Colonel, 1945-52; The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, (WSC was a Commissioner), with printed 10th Report, 1951; The Worshipful Company of Farriers, dinner invitation (declined); Federation Suisse des Clubs de Camping (Camping Club of Switzerland) on honorary membership, 1946; the Fellowship of British US-British Comrades, dinner invitation, 1949; John Carter (2), National Book League on loan of manuscript pages of "Life of Marlborough" to exhibition, as part of the Festival of Britain, 1951; The Fire Services National Benevolent Fund on appointment as President of the South Eastern Region, 1948-51; The Folkestone Art Society, on honorary membership, 1951; The Foreign Press Association in Holland, invitation to become honorary member (declined), 1950; Fort Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, asking for permission to display the Churchill coat of arms in Officers' Mess; The Rev. Frederick Brown Harris, Minister, Foundry Church, Washington DC [where WSC and President Roosevelt attended on Christmas Day, 1941], asking if he would be willing to become a "Friend of the Foundry", 1949.


  • Creation: 1945 - Apr 1952

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