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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 223 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 10 Mar 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53B/130
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Sir John Miles [Warden of Merton College, Oxford] accepting an Honorary Fellowship of Merton College.

Dates: 10 Mar 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Mar 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53B/156
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to William Darling, Lord Provost of Edinburgh accepting the Freedom of the City.

Dates: 24 Mar 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Jun 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53C/266
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Letter from WSC to the Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Thomas Mitchell] declining the freedom of the city. [See CHAR 20/54B/191 for further reply].

Dates: 06 Jun 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Mar 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/93A/99
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Letter from WSC to Sir Adrian Pollock [City Chamberlain and Treasurer] accepting the invitation of the Court of Common Council of the City of London to the Freedom of the City Signed.

Dates: 23 Mar 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Apr 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/93B/116
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Letter from WSC to Dr Salvador Diaz Valdes thanking him for conferring upon him Honorary Citizenship of the province of Pinar del Rio [Cuba] and for presenting the diploma granting this honour, to Sir George Forbes [British Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary for Cuba] on his recent visit there Signed.

Dates: 01 Apr 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jun 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/93B/188
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to J S Hill, Lord Mayor of Manchester, stating that he is honoured to hear that the Freedom of the City of Manchester might be conferred upon him but regrets that he could not attend the ceremony until the war is over Initialled.

Dates: 17 Jun 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Jun 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/93B/192
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Letter from WSC to Sir Alfred Webb Johnson accepting his offer to become an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England Signed.

Dates: 21 Jun 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Jul 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/94A/3
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Letter from WSC to Sir Samuel George Joseph the Lord Mayor of London thanking him for the great honour done to him at the Guildhall and the Mansion House on June 30th [Freedom of the City of London].

Dates: 03 Jul 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 31 Jul 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/94A/69
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Letter from WSC to J S Hill, Lord Mayor of Manchester, thanking him for a recent letter which conveyed that he was now a Freeman of Manchester and that he looks forward to visiting the city for the ceremony at the earliest opportunity. Signature in typescript.

Dates: 31 Jul 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 04 Aug 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/94A/83
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Letter from WSC to Henry Wall the Lord Mayor of Bristol accepting his offer of the Freedom of the City but stressing that it may not be possible for him to come to Bristol to receive this honour before the end of the war Initialled.

Dates: 04 Aug 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 30 Sep 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/94A/131-132
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Letter from WSC to J R Cairns, Town Clerk of Dover, Kent, informing him that he is greatly honoured by the proposal to grant him Honorary Freedom of the Borough of Dover, but asking if it would be possible for the conferment of it to take place after the end of the war as he has postponed his installation as Lord Warden until then and adding that he has declined a number of similar offers in the area Signed.

Dates: 30 Sep 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 07 Oct 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/94B/178
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to [1st] Lord Ebbisham [earlier Sir George Blades, Chancellor of the Primrose League] informing him that he accepts his invitation to become Grand Master of the Primrose League and stating that he has no objection to being so described on the League's headed paper Signature in typescript.

Dates: 07 Oct 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 01 Apr 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/93A/14-15
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Letter from WSC to Air Marshal Sir Bertine Sutton [Air Member for Personnel] informing him of his delight at having been awarded honorary wings by the RAF. Signed.

Dates: 01 Apr 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/138B/218-220
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Copy of a letter from WSC to King George VI in which he thanks the King for offering to give him the Order of the Garter but suggests that the honour might come to him on his retirement; suggests that [Anthony] Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] and Lord Cranborne [later 5th Lord Salisbury] might be awarded the Order of the Garter and that Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham might be awarded the Order of the Thistle; and thanks the King for awarding an Earldom to David Lloyd George. Carbon typescript.

Dates: 19 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/193B/197
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Letter from WSC to the Town Clerk of Cardiff [S Tapper Jones] expressing his appreciation at being made an Honorary Freeman of the City, but regretting that, "owing to the pressure of other engagements", he cannot make any definite arrangements to visit Cardiff for the purpose of admission [carbon].

Dates: 20 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 01 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194A/80
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Letter from WSC to the President of the Royal Society of Arts expressing his appreciation of the resolution to award him the Albert Gold Medal of the Society for 1945 [carbon].

Dates: 01 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/117
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Mayor of Bath commenting on the "generous offer" by the City Council of Bath [Somerset] to award him the Freedom of the City but stating that the pressure of events precludes him fixing a date [carbon].

Dates: 09 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/118
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to the Town Clerk of the Borough of Pembroke expressing his appreciation of the decision by the Council to offer him the Freedom of Pembroke [Pembrokeshire, Wales] but stating that it is impossible for him to fix a date at the present time [carbon].

Dates: 09 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/150
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Letter from WSC to the Burgomaster and Aldermen of Antwerp [Netherlands] accepting the Freedom of the City and regretting that it was not possible for him to come to Antwerp on the suggested day of VE day plus 30 [carbon].

Dates: 29 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/170
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to 2nd Lord Cornwallis [earlier Wykeham Stanley Cornwallis] acknowledging receipt of his letter of 17 Jun [1945] and expressing his appreciation of the proposal by the Association of Men of Kent and Kentish Men to elect him an Honorary Life Member [carbon].

Dates: 07 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194A/4
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Letter from WSC to the Master of the Mercers Company thanking him for his kindness on the occasion of his admission to the Livery last week [carbon].

Dates: 04 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194A/14
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Letter from WSC to the Lord Mayor of Bristol expressing his deep appreciation of the warmth of his welcome both in the streets of the City and in the Council Chamber when the Freedom was conferred. He refers to his two wartime visits to Bristol, "the first in our dark days, and the second on the threshold of victory." [carbon].

Dates: 10 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194A/52
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC to Ernest Bevin marked "private and personal" asking him for permission to submit his name for a Companionship of Honour in recognition for his services at the Ministry of Labour. He explains that [Clement] Attlee has agreed that his own name may be put forward and that the award does not confer a title on the recipient and adds "as far as I can see, having already borne it myself for a quarter of a century, it is no serious burden." Unsigned carbon. Additional copy...
Dates: 29 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/136/20-22
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC to King [George VI] about honours in which he says that he was "honoured and touched" to have been considered for the Order of the Garter but that he feels he should not receive this until he retires. He suggests that [Anthony] Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] and Lord Cranborne [later 5th Lord Salisbury] should be considered for the Garter; discusses honours for distinguished wartime figures and the issue of reviving the Order of St Patrick; he recommends that Sir...
Dates: 19 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/136/23-24
Scope and Contents Letter from King George VI (Buckingham Palace) to WSC about honours in which he says he will not press WSC to accept [the Order of the Garter] while he is Prime Minister but comments "I feel that the Country will expect me to give you a high homour which it will acclaim as a fitting tribute for all your arduous work in this War". He gives his opinions on WSC's suggestions for honours for others as follows: [Anthony] Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] should receive an honour later "when the foreign...
Dates: 24 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open