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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Birthday gifts., 1920 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/443

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Correspondents (concerning birthday and Christmas gifts to WSC) include: Clement Flower; the Sultan of Brunei; Loudon Sainthill; Robert Lusty, Chairman of Hutchinson Publishing Group; Sir Roland Turnball, Governor of North Borneo [part of Malaysia]; Princess Mary; Rhoda, Lady Birley; Nicholas Soames; Emma Soames; Jeremy Soames; Charlotte Soames [later Charlotte Hambro and Charlotte, Lady Peel]; June Churchill; Oliver [1st] Lord Chandos [earlier Oliver Lyttelton]; Arnold Carey Foster; Ava, Lady Waverley [earlier Ava, Lady Anderson and Ava Wigram]; "Pug" [1st Lord Ismay] and Kathleen [Lady] Ismay; Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury]; Diana Sandys [earlier Diana Churchill, later Diana Bailey]; Sarah Beauchamp [earlier Sarah Churchill and Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley]; Christopher Soames and Mary Soames [earlier Mary Churchill]; Sylvia Henley; Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook]; Duncan Sandys; John G Churchill; Peregrine Churchill; Konrad Adenauer.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above; summaries of gifts received; photographs including a photograph of James Welldon [former headmaster of Harrow school dating to about 1920]; greetings cards; press cuttings; a recipe for liqueur; and notes and copies of correspondence from Lettice Shillingford [later Lettice Marston], Doreen Pugh and Jane Welby [Secretaries to WSC] and Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC].


  • Creation: 1920 - 1959

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