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Lady Churchill's letters to Sir Winston, 1923-01, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 1/13

Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Clementine's stay at the Villa Rêve d’Or, Cannes [France], January 1923; American serial rights to Churchill’s “The World Crisis”; plans for alterations to their new house at Chartwell [Kent]; a visit from Clementine’s mother [Lady Blanche Hozier] and Clementine’s disapproval of her gambling in the casino at Monte Carlo [Monaco]; Clementine’s stay at Lou Sueil, Eze, with Jacques Balsan and Consuelo Balsan [earlier Consuelo Vanderbilt and Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough], February 1924; Clementine's admiration of Mary Borden's book "Jane, our Stranger"; Churchill's decision to stand as a candidate in the Abbey division of Westminster by-election and Clementine's view of his return to the Conservative Party; Mary Churchill [later Mary Soames] having measles and influenza; admiration for the French Prime Minister, Raymond Poincaré amongst the non-political classes in France; staying in Dieppe, April 1924 and Lady Blanche's decision to move there in Clementine's childhood; the move to Chartwell; the effect of gambling on Lady Blanche and both Clementine's sister Nellie Romilly [earlier Nellie Hozier] and her brother Bill Hozier; a stay in Anglesey, Wales, August 1924.


  • Creation: 1923-01
  • Creation: 1924

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

With the exception of the staff wages books in CSCT 9/1, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Related Materials

See also CSCT 3/21.

Finding aid date

2004-03-24 14:39:26.793000+00:00


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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