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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Cinque Ports A-D., 1941 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/353

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and Papers on WSC's duties as Lord Warden of The Cinque Ports, including: The War Office on appointment as Honorary Colonel of the 89th (Cinque Ports) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery, 1941-42, with note by WSC, commenting that he was becoming Colonel of too many regiments, but that he did not want to hurt the feelings of a unit serving in the Middle East; Lord Beauchamp, (2) offering his father's full-dress uniform as Lord Warden, 1946 (declined); Anthony Bevir, PS to the Prime Minister, (3) on installation as Lord Warden, and the future of the Lord Warden's Official Residence, Walmer Castle, 1946; Archibald Burgin, (2) on appointment as King's Waterman, 1946; The 6th (Cinque Ports) Cadet Battalion, The Buffs, on appointment as Honorary Colonel, 1946; Alfred Rose, Bishop of Dover, (3) on appointment as Chaplain for the Lord Warden, 1946-47, and his resignation, 1957, Lewis Meredith, Bishop of Dover, on appointment as Chaplain, 1957; James Johnson, Town Clerk of Dover, (17) on appointment and duties as Registrar of the Cinque Ports, 1946-57, Reginald Knocker, (2) on resignation as Registrar of the Cinque Ports, 1946; Admiral Sir Charles Little (3) on support for establishment of Sailors' Memorial Chapel in Chichester Cathedral, 1955; The Borough of Dean on Charter Celebrations, 1948-52; Deal and Walmer Chamber of Trade, invitation to annual banquet, 1954 (declined) File also includes Cinque Ports "Jack" to fly on WSC's motor car.


  • Creation: 1941 - 1957

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