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'Churchill, Sinclair, Denniston', 2012 - 2013

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BTEY 3/4

Scope and Contents

Papers on Sir Winston Churchill, Admiral Hugh Sinclair [Quex Sinclair], and Alexander Denniston, mainly concerning recruitment for Room 40 [of the Old Building of the Admiralty] and the Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park. With typescript copy of a talk by Mavis Batey on British intelligence, for a living history tour of Oxfordshire. Also includes transcript of a letter from Alfred Dillwyn "Dilly" Knox to Denniston, and report on correspondence between Mavis Batey and Gillian Bennett, former Chief Historian of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.


  • Creation: 2012 - 2013

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2017-08-29 11:43:19.210000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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