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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday gifts F-L, 1915 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/424

Scope and Contents

Correspondents (mainly concerning 80th birthday gifts to WSC) include: Captain Alwyne Farquarson; [2nd Lord] Fisher of Kilverstone; Oswald Frewen (with a letter from [Moreton] Frewen dating to 1915); Roger Frewen and Alexandra Frewen; Herbert Haseltine (3); Sylvia Henley; Kathleen Hill [former Secretary to WSC]; Edward Martell, Chairman of the Winston Churchill 80th Birthday Presentation Fund; John Graham [Assistant Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; Sir Bruce Ingram; Nora, Lady Irwin; "Pug" [1st Lord] Ismay and Kathleen, Lady Ismay; Shigeru Yoshida, Prime Minister of Japan; R V Jones; Sir Alexander King; Sir Alexander Korda; Walter Barrie, Chairman of Lloyds Bank (3) regarding a gift to WSC; "Edie" [Edith], Lady Londonderry; Eric [3rd Lord] Long; and Pamela, Lady Lytton [earlier Pamela Plowden].Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Sir Ambrose Sherwill, Bailiff of Guernsey and Joyce Hall [President of Hallmark Cards]; and notes and copies of correspondence from Elizabeth Gilliatt [Secretary to WSC], RMcHale [Secretary to WSC], Grace Hamblin [Secretary to WSC], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel, Secretary to WSC], and Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC].Most of the material in the file dates to 1954-5.


  • 1915 - 1955

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1 file(s) (185 loose folios)

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Existence and Location of Copies

Folio 50: Copyright holder (Alexandra Frewen) has withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.

Repository Details

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