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Letters from Lady Randolph Churchill to John S Churchill, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PCHL 1/5

Scope and Contents

Subjects covered include: the Boer War and anxieties about the safety of Winston Churchill and Jack, her work on the hospital ship Maine; Winston's political aspirations, opinion of her writing, and mention of his relationship with Pamela Plowden [later Pamela, Lady Lytton]; Lady Randolph's plans to marry George Cornwallis West, reassurance of her feelings for her sons; financial worries; meeting King Edward VII; arrangements for leasing Winston's house. Also includes a draft letter to her mother in law, Patsy Cornwallis West, on the breakdown of her marriage to George Cornwallis West.


  • Creation: 1900 - 1910

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


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Finding aid date

2006-04-12 13:15:22.933000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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