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Coal mining

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 308 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 23 Nov 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/159/111-113
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Letter from A Herbert Hart, chairman of the Southall-Norwood Urban District Council Maternity, Infant and Child Welfare Centre (Kilworth Lodge, 55 South Road, Southall, Middlesex) to WSC arguing that the Government should promote the extraction of oil and gas from coal as a means of tackling the unemployment problem in the coal producing areas.

Dates: 23 Nov 1928
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 Oct 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/160
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Letter from John Atkins (The "Spectator", 13 York Street, Covent Garden, London) to WSC reporting that he is giving up the editorship of the "Spectator" because of disagreements with the new proprietor, asking to see WSC to discuss an idea for his (Atkins') future, congratulating him on his efforts to bring about a settlement of the coal dispute and stressing the need for the Conservatives to concentrate on industrial peace.

Dates: 01 Oct 1926
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), 11 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/165
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Letter from Frederick Guest (7 Aldford Street, Park Lane, [London]) to WSC reporting that a former Labour Party candidate at a meeting in Bristol asserted that had the matter been left in WSC's hands a just settlement of the coal dispute would have been reached by now.

Dates: 11 Nov 1926
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), [1926]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/150/6
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Pamphlet: "Where nationalisation has failed. Part 1 - the coal industry." Issued by the Central Council of Economic Leagues.

Dates: [1926]
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), [1926]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/150/7
Scope and Contents

Pamphlet: "Simple facts about the coal industry". Claims that miners' conditions have improved, their wages have risen and their output has declined. Published by Coal Industry Publications.

Dates: [1926]
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), 13 May 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/11/58
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Letter from [1st] Lord Cadman to WSC suggesting that coal and oil should be dealt with by different departments as coal relates to labour matters while petroleum deals with supply, shipping and world-wide distribution.

Dates: 13 May 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 May [1913]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/62/37-38
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Letter from R G Hickling (79 Surrey Street, Norwich, [Norfolk]) to WSC on the influence of astrological conditions on the search for a settlement of the Balkans question. Also refers to the settlement of the coal strike.

Dates: 05 May [1913]
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), [Dec 1935]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/272/99
Scope and Contents Press-cutting from the Daily Mail of an interview with Joseph Jones, President of the Miners' Federation, by Randolph Churchill. Churchill notes that the miners had voted to strike if they did not receive a wage increase of 2 shillings a day and gives an account of Jones's explanation of the miners' position, particularly that a strike would be held in the winter and that the main financial costs would be to the local authorities. Churchill then comments that he was certain the strike would...
Dates: [Dec 1935]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Apr 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/52/4
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Letter from C B ?Cranston [chairman of the Yorkshire Coalowners Association] to Walter Runciman [later Lord Runciman] complaining about having to rely on Conservative MPs to put the Association's case on the Coal Mines Bill and about the representatives of the miners dictating to the owners. Sent with CHAR 2/52/3.

Dates: 10 Apr 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Mar 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/56/67-68
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Letter from WSC (Admiralty) to the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] urging that the Government should not introduce a bill which, whilst coercing the coal mine owners, does not satisfy the miners or give the Government the necessary powers to end the strike. Two drafts in the hand of Edward Marsh, both annotated: "not sent".

Dates: 15 Mar 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Mar 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/206/39
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Letter from Gwilym Lloyd-George [later Lord Tenby, Minister of Fuel and Power] (7 Millbank) to WSC marked "Personal" offering to serve in a new National Government formed by WSC; stating that such an administration would be in the best interests of the country; that if it is formed, he will be happy to continue in his existing post; and that he soon hopes to put before the Cabinet proposals on the future structure of the coal industry. Carbon copy.

Dates: 21 Mar 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), 03 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/88-89
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Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to David [Lloyd George] marked "secret" requesting additional finances to reduce the large numbers of deaths in mining accidents. He points out that the miners' leaders are willing to co-operate with the government and that public opinion would approve of a "bold and sweeping policy" which he would propose to fund largely through charges on the mining industry. Typescript.

Dates: 03 Mar 1911
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), 13 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/94-95
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Copy of a letter from [a Home Office Official] to David Lloyd George concerning payment for the expenses of the [Metropolitan] Police [sent to the riots at Tonypandy, Glamorgan, Wales] including discussion of legal proceedings and the likelihood that a case would be lost; retrospective legislation; and a grant from the Treasury. Typescript.

Dates: 13 Mar 1911
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), 14 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/98
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Copy of a letter from Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC] to F E Smith [later Lord Birkenhead] on House of Commons notepaper concerning WSC's proposals for the second reading of the Coal Mines Bill, and his hope that it will pass through the House of Commons, as it is a non-party bill. He adds that WSC would like a member of the Social Reform Committee to make a friendly speech on the issue. Manuscript signed with initials.

Dates: 14 Mar 1911
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), 14 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/101
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Letter from Sir Arthur Bigge [later Lord Stamfordham, Permanent Secretary to King George V] (Buckingham Palace) to WSC thanking him on behalf of the King for sending a draft of the Coal Mines Regulation Bill, which he hopes will be passed in the current Parliamentary session. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 14 Mar 1911
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), 17 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/113
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Letter from Lionel Lindsay, Chief Constable of Glamorgan (Canton, Cardiff, Glamorgan [Wales]) to WSC thanking him for recommending him for the King's Medal. He mentions the likelihood that striking miners at the Clydach Vale Colliery [Glamorgan] will attempt to obstruct colliers who have volunteered to work there, and that the Police will protect the latter with military assistance. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 17 Mar 1911
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), 22 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/122
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Note by Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to [Edward Marsh] concerning the contents of a letter to be written to [Edward] Pickersgill [on his question about the funding for the Metropolitan Police who were sent to the riots at Tonypandy, Glamorgan, Wales]. Sir Edward discusses the application of Section 25 [of the Police Act of 1890] and the Special Constables Act in this instance. Manuscript signed with initials. See CHAR 12/9/121 and CHAR 12/9/123.

Dates: 22 Mar 1911
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), 17 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/123
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Official report of the Parliamentary debates in the House of Commons about the supply report (including a question by [Edward] Pickersgill to WSC on payment for the Metropolitan Police sent to the riots at Tonypandy, Glamorgan, Wales) and the second reading of the Coal Mines Bill. See CHAR 12/9/121 and CHAR 12/9/122.

Dates: 17 Mar 1911
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), 24 [Jun] [1911]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/40
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Letter from Charles Masterman [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] (Selsey, West Sussex) to WSC marked "private" recommending a delay in the Mines Bill in order that "Hunter and Freddie" have time to prepare the technical and controversial clauses of the bill. In the postscript he thanks WSC for his support "in a time which seems now like a nightmare". Signed manuscript.

Dates: 24 [Jun] [1911]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Jul 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/12-13
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Newspaper cutting of an article from the Times entitled "Wages in the Coal Trade: a Dangerous Situation".

Dates: 21 Jul 1911
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 Sep 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/46
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Letter from J Freeth (Cardiff [Glamorgan, Wales]) addressed to "My dear General" about the possibility of a general strike in the coal industry over the issue of minimum wages which he thinks will take place in October, and which would threaten the coal supply to the Admiralty. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 01 Sep 1911
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), 06 Sep 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/47
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Letter from Reginald McKenna [First Lord of the Admiralty] to WSC informing him that the Admiralty is making efforts to ensure the early delivery of coal because of the possibility of a coal strike. He thanks WSC for sending him a letter from J Freeth [see CHAR 12/12/46]. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 06 Sep 1911
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), [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/53-56
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from [WSC, Home Office] reporting that order has been established in the collieries in the Rhondda Valley [Glamorgan, Wales] and that it is expected that the Chief Constable will not need the military who are to remain nearby without coming into contact with the public. [WSC] also describes the action of the Home Office concerning the dispatch of troops to the riots at Tonypandy, and his subsequent decisions to use Metropolitan Police instead of troops and to halt the...
Dates: [1910]
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), 18 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/20
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Letter from Lord Knollys [Private Secretary to King George V] (Buckingham Palace) to WSC congratulating him on behalf of the King for the carrying of the second reading of the Coal Mines Bill, which the King hopes will be passed in the present parliamentary session. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 18 Mar 1911
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), 24 Aug 1910 - 26 Sep 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/93-98
Scope and Contents Draft letter from [WSC] (Home Office) to the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith ] about Home Office business for the following year and two Home Office Bills. The first proposes amendments to the Coal Mines Regulations Act to improve safety through technical regulations. The second Bill (or group of Bills) covers the punishment of offenders. [WSC] expresses satisfaction with reaction to his administrative prison reforms, and suggests that a "scientific and benevolent measure" would be...
Dates: 24 Aug 1910 - 26 Sep 1910
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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