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Public and Political: General: Greetings: Golden wedding congratulations: private and personal, patronage and Conservative Associations, etc., 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/485A-E

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Correspondents congratulating WSC and CSC on their Golden wedding anniversary include: [Richard] Michael Fraser and Percy Cohen of the Conservative Research Department; Ann, Lady Gammans for the Hornsey [London] Conservative Association; Donald Cowling, Chairman for the Leeds Conservative Association; Sir Malcolm Stoddart-Scott, Chairman of the Yorkshire Conservative Association; Max Bemrose, Chairman of the East Midlands Conservative and Unionist Association; Norman Cadzow, Governor of the Western Divisional Council of the Scottish Unionist Association; Robert Davies, Chairman and Sir Godfrey Llewellyn, President of the Wales and Monmouthshire Conservative and Unionist Association; Sir Edward Anderson, Chairman of the Middlesborough [Yorkshire] Conservative Association; George Christ, Parliamentary Liaison Officer of the Conservative Party; Harold Sebag-Montefiore for the North Paddington [London] Conservative Association; Duff Roblin, Premier of Manitoba [Canada]; General Sir Lashmer Whistler; Sir Frederick James, President of the Westminster [London] Chamber of Commerce; James Turner [later 1st Lord Netherthorpe], President of the National Farmers' Union; Sir Philip Morris, Vice-Chancellor of Bristol University; [1st] Lord Dowding, President of the Battle of Britain Fighter Association; Sir Walter Barrie, Chairman of Lloyds; [Sir Gerald Curteis] Deputy Master of Trinity House; Ralph Mansfield [later 4th Lord Sandhurst]; Air Marshall Sir Robert Sandby of the RAF Association; Clement Davies of the Association of Parliamentarians for world government; Major-General Rodney Moore, Major-General commanding the Household Brigade; Barnett Janner, President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews; Henry Ashley Scarlett, Mayor of Hampstead [London]; Ian Johnson-Gilbert, Lord Provost of Edinburgh [Scotland]; Harry Truman; Douglas Savory with a pamphlet on the history of Ireland; Arthur Soames; Clare Sheridan; [1st Lord] Portal; Bernard Baruch; Duncan Sandys; Winston Churchill; Christopher Soames, Mary Soames [earlier Mary Churchill], Nicholas Soames and Emma Soames; "Ike" Dwight Eisenhower; Joyce Hall; Princess Alice; Charles de Gaulle; Aristotle Onassis; King Olav of Norway; Dino Grandi; [1st Lord] Freyberg; Somerset Maugham; Queen Elizabeth II; Esmond [2nd Lord] Rothermere [earlier Esmond Harmsworth]; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon]; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton]; [1st Lord] Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken]; 1st Lord Monckton; Odette Pol Roger; Benno Moiseiwitsch; Rene Coty; Vincent Auriol; Arthur Sulzberger; Walter Nash, Acting High Commissioner for New Zealand; Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother; John Dulles; Pamela, Lady Lytton [earlier Pamela Plowden]; Alan Herbert; [1st] Lord Kilmuir [earlier David Maxwell-Fyfe]; "Bobbety" [5th Lord Salisbury, earlier Lord Cranborne and Robert Gascoyne Cecil]; Paul-Henri Spaak; Sir Frank Roberts, United Kingdom representative to the North Atlantic Council; H Hansen, Prime Minister of Denmark; Robert Menzies; James Welby; [John] Selwyn Lloyd; Charles [8th Lord Dynevor, earlier Charles Hope] and Hope [Lady Dynevor, earlier Hope Rhys]; Somerset de Chair; Tom O'Brien; Gwilym Lloyd George [later 1st Lord Tenby]; Peregrine Churchill; Oscar Nemon; 1st Lord Leathers; "Sunny" [John, Lord Blandford later 11th Duke of Marlborough] and Susan [Lady Blandford]; Hartley Shawcross; Percy Cox; Isaac Wolfson; "Rock", 5th Lord Cholmondeley [earlier Lord Rocksavage]; Gladwyn Jebb; William Deakin; Lady Juliet Duff; [1st Lord] Alexander; [1st Lord] Ismay; Sir High Foot [later 1st Lord Caradon]; Anthony Head; Margaret [Lady Birkenhead, earlier Margaret Smith] and Frederick [2nd Lord] Birkenhead [earlier Frederick Smith]; [6th] Lord Rosebery; 1st Lord Silkin; [1st] Lord Tedder and [2nd] Lord Knollys of the Churchill College Appeal Committee; Quintin [2nd Lord Hailsham, earlier Quintin Hogg], Chairman of the Conservative Party organisation; John Biggs-Davidson; Victor, 1st Lord Bruntisfield [earlier Victor Warrender]; Douglas Fairbanks; Anton Dolin; Elizabeth Gilliatt; Robert Boothby; 10th Duke of Marlborough and Mary, Duchess of Marlborough; 1st Lord Moran [earlier Charles Wilson]; Sir Patrick Hennessy; Johannes Schwartzenberg; Hugh Gaitskell; Denis Truscott, Lord Mayor of London; Paul Reynaud; Henry Laughlin; Anthony Moir; Sir John Martin; Rhoda, Lady Birley; Lord Clement Davies; Ronald Tree; 1st Lord Alanbrooke [earlier Field Marshal Alan Brooke]; Russell Brain; "Geordie" [5th Duke of] Sutherland [earlier George Sutherland Leveson-Gower]; Brigadier John Smyth; Princess Wilhelmina of the Netherlands; Lord Rupert Nevill; Alan Lennox-Boyd; Donald Forbes; Jacob Epstein; Jean Chauvel; Sir Arthur Comyns Carr; Jack Billmeir; Herbert Morrison; Ava, Lady Waverley [earlier Ava, Lady Anderson and Ava Wigram]; Nancy, Duchess of Westminster; [1st] Lord Harding of Petherton; Alfred Bossom; Edward Heath; Herbert Haseltine; Sir Patrick Hannon; Peter Cazalet; Sir Alexander Cadogan; [7th] Lord Warwick [earlier Lord Brooke]; Frank Salisbury; Lieutenant-Colonel Nawab Malik Khan Tiwana; Charlotte, Duchess of Luxembourg and Prince Felix of Luxembourg; Viola Garvin; Anthony de Rothschild; "Elsie" [Elizabeth] Lady Salisbury [earlier Elizabeth, Lady Cranbourne]; "Bomber" [Sir Arthur Harris]; John Harvey; Herbert [1st Lord] Samuel; [William 1st Lord] De L'Isle [earlier William Sidney and 6th Lord De L'Isle and Dudley]; 1st Lord Godber; Per Prebensen, Norwegian Ambassador to Britain; Admiral Harold Stark; Lewis Douglas; Edward Murrow; [1st Lord] Hailes [earlier Patrick Buchan-Hepburn]; Sir John Peck; [1st Lord] Coleraine [earlier Richard Law]; [1st] Lord Iliffe; 1st Lord Kemsley [earlier Sir James Berry]; Dingle Foot; 1st Lord Chandos [earlier Oliver Lyttelton]; [1st Lord] Cilcennin [earlier James Thomas]; Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi; Charles Eade; Irene Ward; Lord Russell of Liverpool; Viorel Tilea; Rene Cassin; Mohammed Ikramullah, High Commissioner for Pakistan; Sir Laurence Olivier and Vivien, Lady Olivier [earlier Vivien Leigh]; Sir Herbert Cohen; Flora Guest; Sir Eric Crankshaw; 1st Lord Brookeborough [earlier Basil Brooke]; [Andre] Charles Corbin; Sir [Harold] Malcolm Bullock; Sir William Robson Brown; Sir Gerald Hargreaves; Sir Malcolm Sargent; [1st Lord] Jeffreys; Frank Clarke; "Edie" [Edith], Lady Londonderry; Geoffrey [Fisher] Archbishop of Canterbury; Israel Brodie, Chief Rabbi; Sir Sadiq Mohammad, Ameer of Bahawalpur [Pakistan]; Oswald Frewen; Malcolm Macdonald; Walter Lippmann; Konrad Adenauer; John Diefenbaker; 2nd Lord Cornwallis; Bertram Sargeaunt; Sir Angus Watson; George Trew; [1st] Lord Grantchester [earlier Alfred Suenson-Taylor]; Sir Alexander King; [1st] Lord Weir; Sir Leslie Nicholls; William [Lord] Buckhurst [later 10th Lord De La Warr]; [15th] Lord Pembroke and Montgomery [earlier Lord Herbert]; [1st] Lord Hyndley [earlier John Hindley]; [2nd] Lord Moynihan; "Bill" [Berkeley] Ormerod; Charles de Breteuil; Sir Ronald Stewart; Sir John Howard; Sir Simon Marks; Simon Rodney; James Farley; Chairman of the Board, Coca Cola Export Corporation; and Leonie Leslie.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC and CSC to the individuals mentioned above and notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC], Christopher Soames [Parliamentary Private Secretary to WSC]; poems; lists of telegrams and responses sent.


  • 1958

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5 file(s) (780 loose folios)

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Existence and Location of Copies

Folios 470, 563, 654: Copyright holders (Dulles, De L'Isle and Moran) have withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.

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