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CHAR 1/393A-C Personal: Chartwell Estate: Correspondence.

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CHAR 1/393A/1-2

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, Hanover Sq., London W1 to WSC, giving details of rates, taxes and tithes payable on the Chartwell Estate, amounting to £225 2s per year.

2 folios
10 Dec 1924
CHAR 1/393A/10-11

Letter from Adams-Hydraulics Ltd, York to WSC, estimate for supplying and fitting 3in steel tube, with blueprint showing arrangement of pipe.

2 folios
20 Aug 1927
CHAR 1/393A/100

Letter from Lilian Bosanquet to WSC, acknowledging receipt of letter of 5 Nov.

1 folio
05 Nov 1930
CHAR 1/393A/101

Letter from WSC to Lilian Bosanquet to WSC, on boundary between their properties at Chartwell, and proposed exchange of land [carbon].

1 folio
03 Nov 1930
CHAR 1/393A/102

Letter from WSC to Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, on proposed purchase of strip of woodland at Chartwell from Lilian Bosanquet [carbon].

1 folio
20 Jan 1930
CHAR 1/393A/103

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley to WSC, regretting that they could not proceed with negotiations with the owner of Chartwell farm, as his agent was ill.

1 folio
27 Apr 1929
CHAR 1/393A/104

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley to WSC, report on inspection of Chartwell Farm.

3 folios
22 Nov 1928
CHAR 1/393A/105

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, stating that he had no objections to him clearing out the Chartwell cesspool, which stood on his land.

1 folio
01 Aug 1939
CHAR 1/393A/106

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, , asking for permission to clean out the Chartwell cesspool, which stood on Pilbrow's land [carbon].

1 folio
13 Jul 1939
CHAR 1/393A/107-108

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, confirming his right to drain sewage into a cesspool in Buddles Wood, Chartwell, owned by H J Pilbrow, and discharge the overflow onto the adjoining field.

2 folios
07 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/393A/109

Letter from WSC to Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, asking about his right to discharge sewage onto the land of H J Pilbrow at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
03 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/393A/110

Letter from WSC to Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, asking about his right to discharge sewage onto the land of H J Pilbrow at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
03 Nov 1934
CHAR 1/393A/111

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, declining offer to share cesspool at Chartwell, advising him to build his new one above the pigsties and high enough on the bank so that the bottom was below the lake.

1 folio
08 Dec 1934
CHAR 1/393A/112

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, on the need to clean and enlarge the cesspool at Chartwell, which stood on Pilbrow's land [carbon].

1 folio
08 Dec 1934
CHAR 1/393A/113

Letter from Frank Capon, Knight, Frank Rutley, Estate Agents, London, on sewage disposal at Chartwell.

1 folio
08 Dec 1934
CHAR 1/393A/114

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley to Josephine Cummins, PS to WSC, on exemption from rates on agricultural land and buildings and woodland.

1 folio
31 Jan 1930
CHAR 1/393A/115

Letter from Josephine Cummins, PS to WSC, to Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, asking about rating relief on agricultural property [carbon].

1 folio
29 Jan 1930
CHAR 1/393A/116-117

Letter from L Cullen to WSC, on farming at Chartwell, particularly the grazing of the pastures [copy].

2 folios
c 1939
CHAR 1/393A/118

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, on electricity supply to Chartwell.

1 folio
19 Sep 1931
CHAR 1/393A/119

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, on electricity supply to Chartwell.

1 folio
19 Aug 1931
CHAR 1/393A/12-13

Letter from WSC to Adams-Hydraulics Ltd, York ordering 3in steel pipe 30 feet in length, to let water out of lake at Chartwell, asking for estimate, and hoping that they would be able to do it for him "as cheaply as possible" [carbon].

2 folios
20 Aug 1927
CHAR 1/393A/120

Letter from the PS to WSC to East Surrey Water Co., on charges for filling swimming pool at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
29 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/393A/121

Letter from East Surrey Water Co. to WSC, on charge of 1s 6d per 1000 gallons for filling the swimming pool at Chartwell, reporting complaints from consumers that they were unable to get a proper supply during the Easter holidays and that the pool was being filled during the day, contrary to request from the Company that it should only be filled between the hours of 10.00pm and 6.00am.

1 folio
25 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/393A/122

Letter from WSC to Wolfgang Schubert, Warden, German Hostel, Toys Hill, thanks for letter of apology for trespass at Chartwell by his visitors [carbon].

1 folio
05 Jun 1934
CHAR 1/393A/123

Letter from Wolfgang Schubert, Warden, German Hostel, Toys Hill, to WSC, apologies for trespass at Chartwell by his visitors.

1 folio
02 Jun 1934
CHAR 1/393A/124

Account from Gilliam &Co., Stone Merchants, Croydon, Surrey, 2l 10s for stone ball, base and cap.

1 folio
08 May 1935
CHAR 1/393A/14

Letter from Adams-Hydraulics, York, to WSC, confirming that valve and pipes had been despatched to Chartwell.

1 folio
26 Aug 1927
CHAR 1/393A/15

Letter from Edward Marsh, ps to WSC, to Adams-Hydraulics, York, regretting that WSC was forced to give up idea of siphon for lower pool at Chartwell because of the expense [carbon].

1 folio
15 Oct 1926
CHAR 1/393A/16-17

Letter from Adams-Hydraulics Ltd, York, to WSC, sending estimate for wrought iron siphon for lower pool at Chartwell, £39 10s.

2 folios
04 Oct 1926
CHAR 1/393A/18-19

Letter from WSC to Adams-Hydraulics Ltd., York, requesting estimate for siphon for draining new pool at Chartwell [carbon].

2 folios
29 Sep 1926
CHAR 1/393A/20

Letter from Adams-Hydraulics Ltd., York to WSC, ,on his order for 4in circular penstock for the lake at Chartwell.

1 folio
15 Sep 1926
CHAR 1/393A/21

Letter from Adams-Hydraulics Ltd to WSC, on his order for a penstock for the lake at Chartwell.

1 folio
20 Aug 1926
CHAR 1/393A/22

Letter from WSC to Adams-Hydraulics Ltd to WSC. ordering penstock for the lake at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
19 Aug 1926
CHAR 1/393A/23

Letter from Adams-Hydraulics Ltd to WSC, confirming that foreman fitter Mr Clark, would visit Chartwell to inspect penstock.

1 folio
03 Dec 1925
CHAR 1/393A/24

Letter from Edward Marsh to Adams-Hydraulics Ltd, asking them to send foreman to Chartwell to inspect jammed penstock [carbon].

1 folio
26 Nov 1925
CHAR 1/393A/25-26

Letter from Adams-Hydraulics Ltd to WSC, on jammed penstock, recommending that their foreman call to re-fit it, with sketch plan showing probable damage.

2 folios
24 Nov 1925
CHAR 1/393A/27-28

Letter from WSC to Adams-Hydraulics Ltd, reporting that penstock on upper lake at Chartwell had jammed, expressing astonishment that the equipment had broken so quickly, as it had only been installed in 1924, and opened and shut perhaps 20 times [carbon].

2 folios
22 Nov 1925
CHAR 1/393A/29

Account from Adams-Hydraulics Ltd, 11l 8s 6d, for 30ft steel pipe with sluice valve for lake at Chartwell.

1 folio
22 Aug 1927
CHAR 1/393A/3

File divider.

1 folio
c 1925
CHAR 1/393A/30

Letter from Adams-Hydraulics Ltd. to WSC, regretting that second penstock had broken down, stating that they could not remember a single instance of a similar fracture occurring in their equipment, and suggesting that unnecessary pressure had been used to close the penstock.

1 folio
11 Nov 1924
CHAR 1/393A/31

Letter from WSC to Adams-Hydraulics Ltd, reporting that second penstock on lake at Chartwell had broken down, asking them to send someone to repair it.

1 folio
09 Nov 1924
CHAR 1/393A/32

Letter from the ps to CSC to G W Judge, thanks for arranging for A H Holman of Dunton Green to visit Chartwell to advise about bee-keeping [carbon].

1 folio
03 Aug 1934
CHAR 1/393A/33-34

Letter from the PS to WSC to A H Holman, Kent Bee Keepers' Association, thanks for arranging for his wife and friend to visit Chartwell to advise on bee keeping [carbon].

2 folios
03 Aug 1934
CHAR 1/393A/35-36

Letter from A H Holman, Kent Bee Keepers' Association to CSC, arranging for his wife and a friend to visit Chartwell to advise on bee keeping.

2 folios
01 Aug 1934
CHAR 1/393A/37

Letter from George Judge, Kent Bee Keepers Association to CSC, suggesting that she contact A H Holman of Dunton Green for advice on bee keeping.

1 folio
31 Jul 1934
CHAR 1/393A/38

Telegram from CSC to George Judge, asking for reply to letter of 25 July.

1 folio
30 Jul 1934
CHAR 1/393A/39

Letter from the PS to CSC to George Judge, Kent Bee Keepers' Association, asking for a representative from the Association to visit Chartwell to advise on bees [carbon].

1 folio
c 1934
CHAR 1/393A/4

Advertising leaflet for Penstocks made by Adams-Hydraulics Ltd., York.

1 folio
c 1928
CHAR 1/393A/40

Bee Craft, Vol. 16, No.184 Printed.

1 printed pamphlet
Jul 1934
CHAR 1/393A/41

Telegram from CSC to Burtt &Sons, Gloucester, ordering bee hive and straw skep [copy].

1 folio
24 Jul 1934
CHAR 1/393A/42

Catalogue of bee keeping equipment from Burtt &Son, Gloucester printed.

1 32 page booklet
c 1934
CHAR 1/393A/43

Letter from CSC to G Sewell, Theydon Bois, Essex, thanks for advice on bee keeping [carbon].

1 folio
24 Jul 1934
CHAR 1/393A/44-46

Letter from G Sewell, Theydon Bois, Essex, to CSC, advice on bee keeping.

3 folios
22 Jul 1934
CHAR 1/393A/47

Letter from the ps to WSC to Nicholl, Manisty &Co., Solicitors, London, sending copies of correspondence with Lilian Bosanquet on exchange of land at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
28 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/393A/48

Letter from Lilan Bosanquet to WSC, on exchange of land at Chartwell [copy].

1 folio
27 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/393A/49

Letter from WSC to Lilan Bosanquet, on exchange of land at Chartwell [copy].

1 folio
20 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/393A/5

Letter from the PS to WSC to Adams-Hydraulics Ltd., complaining that bill for repair to penstock was too high, as it had broken down only a year after installation [carbon].

1 folio
c 1928
CHAR 1/393A/50

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co,. Solicitors, London, to WSC, thanks for sending copies of correspondence with Lilian Bosanquet on exchange of land at Chartwell.

1 folio
26 Nov 1935
CHAR 1/393A/51

Letter from WSC to Nicholl, Manisty &Co,. Solicitors, London, sending copies of correspondence with Lilian Bosanquet on exchange of land at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
22 Nov 1935
CHAR 1/393A/52

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. Solicitors, London, to WSC, on exchange of land at Chartwell with Lilian Bosanquet.

1 folio
19 Nov 1935
CHAR 1/393A/53-54

Letter from WSC to Lilian Bosanquet, on exchange of land at Chartwell [carbon].

2 folios
12 Nov 1935
CHAR 1/393A/55

Letter from T O Weller, Builder and Undertaker, Westerham, Kent, to WSC, on exchange of land at Chartwell between WSC and Lilian Bosanquet.

1 folio
05 Nov 1935
CHAR 1/393A/56

Letter from T O Weller, Builder and Undertaker, Westerham, Kent, to WSC, on exchange of land at Chartwell between WSC and Lilian Bosanquet.

1 folio
29 Oct 1935
CHAR 1/393A/57

Letter from the PS to WSC to Ben Barnes, asking for return of plan relating to exchange of land between WSC and Lilian Bosanquet at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
30 Aug 1935
CHAR 1/393A/58

Letter from Lilian Bosanquet to WSC on exchange of land at Chartwell.

1 folio
22 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/393A/59

Letter from Lilian Bosanquet to WSC on exchange of land at Chartwell.

1 folio
14 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/393A/6

Letter from the PS to WSC to Adams-Hydraulics Ltd., thanks for offering to send fitter to repair penstock, but stating that WSC had had the Penstock shut down and would not be lifting it for another year [carbon].

1 folio
c 1928
CHAR 1/393A/60

Letter from WSC to Lilian Bosanquet on exchange of land at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
09 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/393A/61-63

Letter from Lilian Bosanquet to WSC, on exchange of land at Chartwell, with sketch plan.

3 folios
07 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/393A/64-65

Letter from WSC to Lilian Bosanquet on exchange of land at Chartwell.

2 folios
02 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/393A/66

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, on exchange of land at Chartwell with Lilian Bosanquet.

1 folio
13 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/393A/67

Letter from WSC to Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, asking for details of relative size and value of the two plots of land at Chartwell involved in proposed exchange with Lilian Bosanquet [carbon].

1 folio
06 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/393A/68-69

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, stating that Lilian Bosanquet was not willing to sell woodland at Chartwell to him, but would consider an exchange.

2 folios
04 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/393A/7

Delivery note from Adams-Hydraulics, York, for parts for 9 inch penstock.

1 folio
c 1928
CHAR 1/393A/70

Letter from WSC to Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, on proposed purchase of strip of woodland at Chartwell from Lilian Bosanquet [carbon].

1 folio
01 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/393A/71-73

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, report on inspection of Chartwell Cottage, and discussion with the life tenant, Mrs Couchman, informing him that Lilian Bosanquet would be willing to exchange the strip of woodland next to the Cottage for field between Chartwell Cottage and the new road to Chartwell Farm, with sketch plan.

3 folios
29 May 1935
CHAR 1/393A/74

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, on arrangements for their Chief Surveyor, Frank Capron to visit Chartwell Cottage.

1 folio
22 May 1935
CHAR 1/393A/75

Letter from WSC to Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, on purchase of land at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
18 May 1935
CHAR 1/393A/76

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, on negotiations with Lilian Bosanquet over sale or exchange of woodland strip at Chartwell.

1 folio
17 May 1935
CHAR 1/393A/77-79

Letter from WSC to Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, on his intention to build cottage at Chartwell for his under-gardener, asking them to re-open negotiations with Lilian Bosanquet for woodland strip, with tracing by Charles Goodwin, Architect, showing possible sites for cottage [carbon].

3 folios
13 May 1935
CHAR 1/393A/8

Letter from WSC to Adams-Hydraulics Ltd., York, on jammed penstock on the middle lake at Chartwell, which would shortly become accessible, asking them to send a fitter to deal with it as soon as possible [carbon].

1 folio
04 Jan 1928
CHAR 1/393A/80

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, sending account for agreeing boundary between Chartwell and the property of Lilian Bosanquet.

1 folio
22 Sep 1931
CHAR 1/393A/81-82

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London to WSC, on agreement of boundary between Butler's Cottage on WSC's Chartwell estate and woodland strip belonging to Lilian Bosanquet.

1 folio
16 Apr 1931
CHAR 1/393A/83

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London to WSC, agreeing to send surveyor to negotiate boundary between Chartwell and property of Lilian Bosanquet.

1 folio
09 Mar 1931
CHAR 1/393A/84

Letter from WSC to Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London to WSC, asking them to send surveyor to negotiate boundary between Chartwell and property of Lilian Bosanquet.

1 folio
09 Mar 1931
CHAR 1/393A/85-86

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, on boundary between Chartwell and property of Lilian Bosanquet.

2 folios
02 Mar 1931
CHAR 1/393A/87

Letter from WSC to Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, on boundary between Chartwell and property of Lilian Bosanquet [carbon].

1 folio
15 Feb 1931
CHAR 1/393A/88

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London to WSC, on boundary between Chartwell and property of Lilian Bosanquet, particularly her reluctance to sell woodland strip, stating that she would consider an exchange but as that exchange was "by no means a fair one to yourself" advising him to drop the matter.

1 folio
13 Feb 1931
CHAR 1/393A/89

Letter from WSC to Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London on proposed exchange of land at Chartwell with Lilian Bosanquet, stating that he did not consider it a fair one, suggesting exchange of an equal area [carbon].

1 folio
06 Feb 1931
CHAR 1/393A/9

Letter from Adams-Hydraulics Ltd, York to WSC, regretting that bill for dealing with jammed penstock was "rather high", stating that the price charged was "quite consistent with our usual rates.

1 folio
31 Jan 1928
CHAR 1/393A/90-91

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London to WSC on proposed exchange of land at Chartwell with Lilian Bosanquet.

2 folios
26 Jan 1931
CHAR 1/393A/92

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London to WSC on proposed exchange of land at Chartwell with Lilian Bosanquet.

1 folio
19 Jan 1931
CHAR 1/393A/93

Letter from WSC to Sir Howard Frank, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, stating that he had no wish to sell Chartwell, and hoped to "live out his days there", but that he would be prepared to sell if the "right person came along and was prepared to pay a fancy price" [carbon].

1 folio
14 Jan 1931
CHAR 1/393A/94-95

Letter from Sir Howard Frank, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London to WSC, on the possible sale of Chartwell "I do not think anyone will ever give you £30,000, but of course, if you are quite happy to continue living there on the chance of the right person coming along and giving you a fancy price, all well and good", suggesting that if he was really serious about selling he should take active steps in April or May, and that he should consider lowering the asking price.

2 folios
12 Jan 1931
CHAR 1/393A/96-97

Letter from WSC to Knight, Frank &Rutley, on proposed exchange of land at Chartwell with Lilian Bosanquet [carbon].

2 folios
30 Dec 1930
CHAR 1/393A/98

Letter from WSC to Alfred Savill &Sons, Surveyors, Guildford, Surrey, on proposed exchange of land at Chartwell with Lilian Bosanquet [carbon].

1 folio
30 Dec 1930
CHAR 1/393A/99

Letter from Alfred Savill &Sons, Surveyors, Guildford, Surrey, TO WSC, on proposed exchange of land at Chartwell with Lilian Bosanquet.

1 folio
29 Dec 1930
CHAR 1/393B/125

Pamphlet - Grassland The Main Source of the Nation's Wealth - address by Lord Bledisloe opening the 3rd Conference of the New Zealand Grassland Association, Palmerson, NZ.

1 34 page booklet
02 Oct 1934
CHAR 1/393B/126-128

Leaflet advertising Kent Gardens open under the National Gardens Scheme in aid of Kent County Nursing Association, including Chartwell on 30 June and 1 Sept [printed, 2 copies, with covering letter].

3 folios
1937
CHAR 1/393B/129

Note of receipts for opening of Chartwell garden, 30l 1s.

1 folio
Jul 1935
CHAR 1/393B/130

Letter from the PS to CSC to Kent County Nursing Association, sending cheque for ú28 19s 9d, proceeds from opening of Chartwell garden, 526 tickets at 1s, and 215 visits to the Studio at 3d.

1 folio
03 Sep 1936
CHAR 1/393B/131-133

Leaflet advertising Kent Gardens open under National Garden Scheme in aid of Kent County Nursing Association, including Chartwell on 8 July and 2 Sept [printed, 2 copies, with covering letter].

3 folios
21 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/393B/134

Receipt from Kent County Nursing Association, £18 13s 3d, proceeds from opening Chartwell garden on 8 July.

1 folio
14 Jul 1936
CHAR 1/393B/135-137

List of Kent Gardens open under National Garden Scheme, with receipts, including Chartwell, £41 1s 6d.

1 folio
1935
CHAR 1/393B/138

Letter from the PS to CSC to Margaret Babington, Kent County Nursing Association, on opening Chartwell garden to the public on 8 July and 2 Sept, requesting that the opening hours be 2.00pm to 7.00pm [carbon].

1 folio
03 Feb 1936
CHAR 1/393B/139

Letter from Margaret Babington, Kent County Nursing Association to Maryott Whyte, on opening of the garden at Chartwell to the public on 8 July and 2 Sept.

1 folio
31 Jan 1936
CHAR 1/393B/140-146

Letter from Margaret Babington, Kent County Nursing Association, to Violet Pearman, enclosing results of National Garden Scheme for 1935, asking if WSC and CSC would be willing to open the grounds of Chartwell in aid of District Nursing during 1936, with note by Maryott Whyte suggesting 1 July and 2 Sept.

7 folios
06 Jan 1936
CHAR 1/393B/147

Letter from Margaret Babington, Kent County Nursing Association to Violet Pearman, sending revised list of Gardens open under the National garden Scheme, apologising for error over dates of opening of Chartwell.

1 folio
10 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/393B/148

Letter from Margaret Babington, Kent County Nursing Association to Violet Pearman, thanks for pointing our error in list of gardens open under the National Garden Scheme.

1 folio
06 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/393B/149

Letter from the Automobile Association to Violet Pearman, confirming that they would detail a patrol for parking duty at Chartwell on 7 July, when the garden would be open to the public, and that they would also put up a number of temporary direction signs.

1 folio
20 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/393B/150

Letter from Violet Pearman to Margaret Babington, Kent County Nursing Association, on error in leaflet on Kent gardens, in which Chartwell was advertised as being open on Saturday 15 June, instead of Sunday 16 June as requested [carbon].

1 folio
05 Apr 1935
CHAR 1/393B/151

Letter from Margaret Babington, Kent County Nursing Association to Violet Pearman, delight that CSC had agreed to open the grounds of Chartwell on Sunday 16 June 1935.

1 folio
29 Dec 1934
CHAR 1/393B/152-153

Letter from Margaret Babington, Kent County Nursing Association to CSC, asking if she would be willing to open the grounds of Chartwell in 1935 in aid of District Nursing, enclosing copy of list of gardens open in 1934, and asking for any corrections.

1 folio
11 Dec 1934
CHAR 1/393B/154

Circular letter from Lord Athlone, Queen's Institute of District Nursing, thanking owners for opening gardens under the National Gardens Scheme, reporting that the scheme raised £12,255 in 1934.

1 folio
26 Nov 1934
CHAR 1/393B/155-156

Report of the Committee of the National Gardens Scheme of the Queen's Institute of District Nursing printed.

2 folios
1934
CHAR 1/393B/157

Report of the Committee of the National Gardens Scheme of the Queen's Institute of District Nursing, list of Gardens open in Kent and their receipts, including Chartwell £41.

1 folio
1934
CHAR 1/393B/158

Leaflet listing gardens open in Kent under the National Gardens Scheme, in aid of District Nursing, including Chartwell on 16 June printed.

1 folio
1935
CHAR 1/393B/159-161

Receipt from Kent County Nursing Association, £41, proceeds of opening the gardens at Chartwell in aid of District Nursing.

1 folio
04 Jul 1934
CHAR 1/393B/162

Letter from Margaret Babington, Kent County Nursing Association to Maryott Whyte, thanks for details of proceeds from opening of Chartwell garden in aid of District Nursing, £25 1s 1s, with particular thanks to "little Mary Churchill" for selling buttonholes and making £2 10s.

1 folio
07 Jul 1933
CHAR 1/393B/163-164

Annual report of the Committee of the National Gardens Scheme of the Queen's Institute of District Nursing, with totals of money raised in each county, and by each garden in Kent (Chartwell, 25l 1s 1d).

2 folios
1933
CHAR 1/393B/165

Letter from Violet Pearman to Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, stating that WSC did not wish to place Chartwell on the market [carbon].

1 folio
16 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/393B/166

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents to WSC, on the possible sale of Chartwell, asking if he would consider putting the house up for auction.

1 folio
12 Jan 1939
CHAR 1/393B/167

Statement issued by Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, stating that WSC was prepared to consider the private sale of Chartwell, and that the sale had been placed in their hands and also with Ralph Pay &Taylor [typescript copy].

1 folio
01 Apr 1938
CHAR 1/393B/168

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, confirming that the sale would also be placed with Ralph Pay &Taylor, and that commission would be paid to the firm who effected the sale, also confirming that they had "introduced" the estate to Lady McAlpine, and that she would shortly be telephoning to make an appointment to view the house.

1 folio
30 Mar 1938
CHAR 1/393B/169

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, on the sale of Chartwell, sending proof copies of illustrated sale particulars not retained].

1 folio
23 Feb 1938
CHAR 1/393B/170-171

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to Violet Pearman, on the possible sale of Chartwell, particularly CSC's desire that the property also be placed with other agents, recommending that they be employed as Head Agents, and to instruct the other agents, asking if WSC still wished the sale to be private, or if the property could be marketed more widely.

2 folios
19 Mar 1938
CHAR 1/393B/172

Letter from Violet Pearman to Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, on the sale of Chartwell, particularly CSC's intention to instruct Ralph Pay &Taylor as well as KFR, asking for copies of the sale particulars, with their name removed [carbon].

1 folio
18 Mar 1938
CHAR 1/393B/173

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London to CSC on the sale of Chartwell, particularly the preparation of illustrated brochure, asking for written confirmation that they could quote £20,000 for the Freehold.

1 folio
17 Feb 1938
CHAR 1/393B/174

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London to WSC, on the sale of Chartwell, particularly the preparation of illustrated brochure.

1 folio
18 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/393B/175

Letter from Violet Pearman to Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, on the sale of Chartwell, and WSC's reluctance to approve illustrated pamphlet about the property, as he understood that they would simply circulate details about Chartwell to a number of suitable clients.

1 folio
19 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/393B/176

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley to WSC, on the sale of Chartwell, particularly arrangements for Lady St Just to visit the house, and on his reluctance to authorise an illustrated pamphlet about the house, stating that they would circulate the typewritten details to the most suitable buyers, and inform them that photographs were available for inspection.

1 folio
22 Nov 1937
CHAR 1/393B/177

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley to WSC, acknowledging receipt of cheque for £24 19s 6d.

1 folio
24 Jun 1937
CHAR 1/393B/178

Letter from Violet Pearman to Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, on WSC's intention to sell Chartwell and buy a London house, and perhaps later a smaller place in the country, stating that he would accept £25,000 [carbon].

1 folio
05 Jun 1937
CHAR 1/393B/179

Letter from Violet Pearman to Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, acknowledging letter of 4 Mar, on Well Street Cottage at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
05 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/393B/180

Letter from Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, on Well Street Cottage at Chartwell.

1 folio
04 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/393B/181

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London to WSC, sending inventory of live and dead farming stock and estate effects at Chartwell [not retained].

1 folio
26 Jan 1937
CHAR 1/393B/182

Letter from Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, acknowledging receipt of letter of 5 Mar.

1 folio
08 Mar 1937
CHAR 1/393B/183

Letter from Violet Pearman to Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, arrangements for him to visit Well Street Cottage, Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
10 Feb 1937
CHAR 1/393B/184

Letter from Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to Violet Pearman, arrangements for him to visit Well Street Cottage, Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
09 Feb 1937
CHAR 1/393B/185-186

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, on income tax return on the Chartwell estate, recommending J Wood, Chartered Accountant to deal with his tax affairs.

2 folios
28 Nov 1929
CHAR 1/393B/187

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, on repairs to roads at Chartwell, offering to share costs [carbon].

1 folio
27 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/393B/188-189

Letter from H J Pilbrow (Buddleswood, Chartwell, Kent) to WSC, apologies for rhododendrons obstructing his view, offering to spread them out as suggested by WSC, declining offer of haystacks as the quality was too poor for milking cows, and on repairs to roads.

2 folios
24 Mar 1936
CHAR 1/393B/190

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow (Buddleswood, Chartwell, Kent), agreeing to lend rails and skips, and giving permission to plant flowering shrubs and evergreens on WSC's side of the road [carbon].

1 folio
05 Dec 1935
CHAR 1/393B/191

Letter from H J Pilbrow (Buddleswood, Chartwell, Kent) to WSC, asking to borrow rails and skips as he was moving soil to increase the lawn frontage of his house, also asking for permission to plant flowering shrubs and evergreens on WSC's side of the road, and informing WSC that the apple trees in his orchard were in urgent need of staking.

1 folio
04 Dec 1935
CHAR 1/393B/192

Letter from H J Pilbrow (Chartwell Farm) to WSC, agreeing to let him have cottage for two or three weeks for the use of his gardener, as his own Head Man was not moving in for another month.

1 folio
06 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/393B/193

Letter from H J Pilbrow (Buddleswood, Chartwell) to WSC, giving permission for him to use cottage for his chauffeur for six weeks, but stating that he would shortly need it for his Head Bailiff as he was about to open his new Cow Shed.

1 folio
14 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/393B/194

Note from Violet Pearman to WSC, reporting telephone conversation with J Wood, Chartered Accountant, on improvement grants for cottage at Chartwell.

1 folio
18 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/393B/195

Letter from H J Pilbrow (Chartwell Farm) to WSC, giving permission to dump earth in his farmyard.

1 folio
09 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/393B/196

Letter from H J Pillbrow (1/3 St Paul's Churchyard, London) to WSC granting permission for WSC to dump earth on his farmyard and asking that the contractor should continue drainage if required. Signed typescript.

09 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/393B/197-198

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, thanks for giving permission to dump earth in Chartwell Farmyard, asking if he could rent a cottage for 3 months for the use of his chauffeur, Howes, while his cottage was being rebuilt [carbon].

1 folio
09 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/393B/199

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, asking for permission to dump earth and gravel into hole behind cowsheds at Chartwell Farm, as he was planning to turn his peninsula into an island, and would have several tons of earth to dispose of [carbon].

1 folio
03 Jan 1935
CHAR 1/393B/200

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, thanks for cheque for £40 for pipes, offering sympathy on accident.

1 folio
09 Feb 1932
CHAR 1/393B/201

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, pleasure on hearing about right of way at Chartwell, congratulating him on skilful handling of difficult and lengthy matter, also sending cheque for £40, for pipes [carbon].

1 folio
27 Jan 1932
CHAR 1/393B/202-203

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, on water supply at Chartwell [carbon].

2 folios
10 Oct 1931
CHAR 1/393B/204

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, complaining about "serious inconvenience" in water supply to his house below Chartwell, caused by WSC's new lakes, stating that the spring water had almost dried up, and that he was forced to rely on mains water, also commenting that although the new road was a good one, the public now had the right to walk through his farmyard, and were debarred from going through WSC's gardens.

1 folio
09 Oct 1931
CHAR 1/393B/205

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, on possible reduction of water supply to properties further down the valley because of new pump on top lake at Chartwell, also on payment of part of Pilbrow's expenses on laying electricity supply to farm in consequence of WSC tapping it, stating that he had not expected to have to pay any of this cost, and pointing out that the new road had cost him almost £300, and was a great advantage to Pilbrow because of his heavy farm traffic [carbon].

1 folio
25 Sep 1931
CHAR 1/393B/206

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, on water supply, pointing out that by diverting water from the spring to the top lake at Chartwell he had reduced Pilbrow's supply, and that the water was occasionally cloudy, and that as the water was used for rinsing milk bottles it had to be absolutely pure.

1 folio
24 Sep 1931
CHAR 1/393B/207

Letter from WSC to C Kevin Hoyle, Agent for H J Pilbrow, asking for notice board to be erected at his expense, also asking to buy 300 yards of 2 inch water pipe [carbon].

1 folio
12 Jul 1931
CHAR 1/393B/208

Letter from WSC to C Kevin Hoyle, Agent for H J Pilbrow, asking for notice board to be erected at his expense, also asking to buy 300 yards of 2 inch water pipe, also on his intention to install a small electric pump and motor below his bottom lake, near Pilbrow's new cowshed, to lift 10 gallons of water a minute over little waterfalls from the top spring right to the bottom, and that he would be asking for a power connection to the mains electricity supply on Pilbrow's property, offering to fit a length of pipe to fill any reservoirs or tanks on Pilbrow's land for the dairy and the cattle [carbon].

1 folio
11 Jul 1931
CHAR 1/393B/209

Letter from C Kevin Hoyle, Agent of H J Pilbrow, Chartwell Farm, to WSC, offering 2 inch pipe for sale at 41/2d per foot, also on diversion of the Chartwell Footpath asking where he would like noticeboards fixed.

1 folio
10 Jul 1931
CHAR 1/393B/210

Letter from WSC to C Kevin Hoyle, Agent of H J Pilbrow, Mapleton Estate, Edenbridge, stating that no water was being held up at Chartwell, every drop was flowing down the valley, at the rate of 20 gallons a minute, and confirming that he would like to buy about 300 yards of 2 inch pipe, asking about price [carbon].

1 folio
08 Jul 1931
CHAR 1/393B/211

Letter from C Kevin Hoyle, Agent for H J Pilbrow, Mapleton Estate, Kent, to WSC, asking if he could let down more water from the Chartwell spring to the lake at Mapleton.

1 folio
07 Jul 1931
CHAR 1/393B/212

Letter from C Kevin Hoyle, Agent for H J Pilbrow, Mapleton Estate, Kent, to WSC, asking him to make a wing of brickwork on Pilbrow's side of the entrance, similar to the one on WSC's, passing on Pilbrow's view that a main gate to the property was desirable, and that although it would seldom be necessary to close it, it would give the property greater privacy.

1 folio
20 Mar 1931
CHAR 1/393B/213

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, on intention to buy 500 gallon tank and piping to lay on water to kitchen garden at Chartwell, also on the new road, asking if he would like a wing of brickwork on hi side of the entrance similar to the one on WSC's side, stating that he did not feel that a gate was necessary, simply wire fence and notices marking the privacy of the road [carbon].

1 folio
15 Mar 1931
CHAR 1/393B/214

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, on entrance to new road at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
26 Jan 1931
CHAR 1/393B/215

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, on water supply from the spring at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
04 Sep 1930
CHAR 1/393B/216

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC on water supply from the spring at Chartwell.

1 folio
02 Sep 1930
CHAR 1/393B/217

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, on water supply from the spring at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
23 Aug 1930
CHAR 1/393B/218

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, on water supply from spring at Chartwell.

1 folio
19 Aug 1930
CHAR 1/393B/219-220

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, on purchase of piece of field from him, on Pilbrow's connection to the water main, and on construction of new private road [carbon].

1 folio
19 Aug 1929
CHAR 1/393B/221

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, on sale of land at Chartwell and on connection to water main.

1 folio
18 Apr 1929
CHAR 1/393B/222

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co. to WSC, on purchase of land at Chartwell.

1 folio
27 Mar 1930
CHAR 1/393B/223

Letter from WSC to Nicholl, Manisty &Co,. on purchase of land at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
08 Mar 1930
CHAR 1/393B/224

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co, Solicitors, London, to WSC, on purchase of land at Chartwell.

1 folio
06 Mar 1930
CHAR 1/393B/225

Letter from the PS to WSC to Nicholl, Manisty &Co., Solicitors, London, returning deed of conveyance for land on which he had recently built a villa at Chartwell, and his cheque for £249 3s 11d [carbon].

1 folio
20 Feb 1930
CHAR 1/393B/226-227

Letter from Nicholl, Manisty &Co., Solicitors, London, to WSC, on conveyance of land at Chartwell on which he had built a villa.

1 folio
18 Feb 1930
CHAR 1/393B/228-229

Letter from WSC to Henry Osborne, Nicholl, Manisty &Co., Solicitors, London, on intention to withdraw new cottage and grounds from the Chartwell mortgage, so that it, and the new 2.5 acres bought from H J Pilbrow constitutes a separate property, valued at £2,000.

2 folios
14 Feb 1930
CHAR 1/393B/230-231

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to Violet Pearman, on WSC's purchase of land at Chartwell from H J Pilbrow.

1 folio
02 Jan 1930
CHAR 1/393B/232

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, on WSC's purchase of land at Chartwell from H J Pilbrow [carbon].

1 folio
31 Dec 1929
CHAR 1/393B/233-234

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to Violet Pearman, on WSC's purchase of land at Chartwell from H J Pilbrow.

1 folio
30 Dec 1929
CHAR 1/393B/235

Letter from WSC to Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, on purchase of land at Chartwell from H J Pilbrow, particularly question of right of way over new road [carbon].

1 folio
13 [Oct] 1929
CHAR 1/393B/236-237

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, on purchase of land at Chartwell from H J Pilbrow.

2 folios
11 Jul 1929
CHAR 1/393B/238

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, on purchase of land at Chartwell from H J Pilbrow.

1 folio
25 Jun 1929
CHAR 1/393B/239

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, on delays in purchase of land at Chartwell from H J Pilbrow as Pilbrow's agent was away.

1 folio
22 Jun 1929
CHAR 1/393B/240

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, on purchase of land a Chartwell from H J Pilbrow.

1 folio
20 Jun 1929
CHAR 1/393B/241

Letter from WSC to Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, regretting that no progress had been made over purchase of land at Chartwell from H J Pilbrow [carbon].

1 folio
19 Jun 1929
CHAR 1/393B/242-245

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, on purchase of land at Chartwell from H J Pilbrow, and particularly rights of way, and the cost of the proposed new road to Chartwell Farm [typescript, with manuscript annotations by WSC].

4 folios
22 May 1929
CHAR 1/393B/246

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, on purchase of land at Chartwell from H J Pilbrow.

1 folio
15 May 1929
CHAR 1/393B/247

Letter from WSC to Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, on purchase of land at Chartwell from H J Pilbrow [carbon].

1 folio
12 May 1929
CHAR 1/393B/248

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London to WSC, on purchase of land at Chartwell from H J Pilbrow.

1 folio
09 May 1929
CHAR 1/393B/249

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to Nicholl, Manisty &Co., returning Agreement, signed by WSC on purchase of land at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
13 Jan 1930
CHAR 1/393C/250-251

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, on purchase of land at Chartwell from H J Pilbrow, and on right of way of footpath through the gardens at Chartwell.

2 folios
19 Apr 1929
CHAR 1/393C/252-254

Letter from Ralph Pay &Taylor, Estate Agents, London, to CSC, on possible sale of Chartwell.

2 folios
24 Mar 1938
CHAR 1/393C/255-256

Note from Violet Pearman to WSC, on proposed meeting with H J Pilbrow to discuss Chartwell.

2 folios
28 Apr 1933
CHAR 1/393C/257

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, suggesting exchange of letters between their lawyers confirming change in right of way, entailing WSC to confirm that he had no right of way over the old road, especially to the pig sties.

1 folio
22 Apr 1933
CHAR 1/393C/258

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, sending cheque for £6 11s 6d, on settlement of legal charges over new right of way at Chartwell, and also commenting on shared expense to keep new road in order, suggesting that they should call it quits up to date and share jointly any future expenses [carbon].

1 folio
01 Apr 1933
CHAR 1/393C/259

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, sending receipt from Knocker &Foskett for legal charges in establishing new right of way at Chartwell.

1 folio
22 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/393C/260

Letter from Violet Pearman to H J Pilbrow, sending WSC's cheque for £108 4s, in payment of account for legal expenses incurred by Knocker &Foskett in establishing new right of way at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
02 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/393C/261-262

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, enclosing account from Knocker &Foskett, Solicitors, Sevenoaks, Kent, £108 4s, in connection with establishing new right of way at Chartwell.

2 folios
31 May 1932
CHAR 1/393C/263

Letter from H J Pilbrow to Violet Pearman, acknowledging receipt of WSC's cheque in payment of account from Knocker &Foskett for work on rights of way at Chartwell.

1 folio
04 Jun 1932
CHAR 1/393C/264

Letter from Vera Pullinger, ps to H J Pilbrow to Violet Pearman, thanks for letter on right of way at Chartwell.

1 folio
13 Jan 1932
CHAR 1/393C/265

Telegram from Violet Pearman to WSC, news that Chartwell right of way had been closed.

1 folio
14 Jan 1932
CHAR 1/393C/266

Letter from Violet Pearman to WSC, on right of way at Chartwell, and commenting on his health following accident, hoping that he was strong again, and would take great care of himself while in the United States [carbon].

1 folio
14 Jan 1932
CHAR 1/393C/267

Letter from Violet Pearman to Vera Pullinger, ps to H J Pilbrow, acknowledging receipt of letter of 13 Jan [carbon].

1 folio
14 Jan 1932
CHAR 1/393C/268

Letter from Violet Pearman to H J Pilbrow, asking if there was any news on the new right of way at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
12 Jan 1932
CHAR 1/393C/269

Letter from Vera Pullinger, ps to H J Pilbrow to WSC, on right of way at Chartwell.

1 folio
17 Oct 1931
CHAR 1/393C/270

Letter from Violet Pearman to Vera Pullinger, ps to H J Pilbrow, on right of way at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
31 Oct 1931
CHAR 1/393C/271

Letter from Knocker &Foskett, Solicitors, Sevenoaks, Kent, to H J Pilbrow, on footpath diversion and right of way at Chartwell [typescript copy].

1 folio
15 Oct 1931
CHAR 1/393C/272

Letter from Violet Pearman to H J Pilbrow, on right of way at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
11 Jun 1931
CHAR 1/393C/273

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, sending letter from Knocker &Foskett, Solicitors, on diversion of footpath at Chartwell [not retained].

1 folio
08 Jun 1931
CHAR 1/393C/274-275

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, declining offer to lease grazing of his meadows, and sending copy of letter from Knocker &Foskett, Solicitors, Sevenoaks, on diversion of footpath at Chartwell.

2 folios
01 Jun 1931
CHAR 1/393C/276

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, offering to lease grazing of meadows at Chartwell, and asking if there was any news over the diversion of the public footpath [carbon].

1 folio
26 May 1931
CHAR 1/393C/277

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, thanks for letting him have water tank, and asking him to assure the lawyer that the old footpath at Chartwell was completely open, and would remain so until the "various decisions of the Quarter Sessions have been given" [carbon].

1 folio
15 Apr 1931
CHAR 1/393C/278

Letter from Violet Pearman to H J Pilbrow, returning documents relating to diversion of footpath at Chartwell, signed by WSC [carbon].

1 folio
26 Feb 1931
CHAR 1/393C/279

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, on diversion of footpath at Chartwell, asking him to sign and return two documents.

1 folio
23 Feb 1931
CHAR 1/393C/280

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, on diversion of footpath at Chartwell.

1 folio
05 Nov 1930
CHAR 1/393C/281

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, delight at hearing good news about diversion of footpath at Chartwell, thanking him for the trouble he had taken [carbon].

1 folio
05 Dec 1930
CHAR 1/393C/282

Note from Violet Pearman to WSC on diversion of footpath at Chartwell.

1 folio
16 Nov 1930
CHAR 1/393C/283

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow , on diversion of footpath at Chartwell, stating intention to construct a new road in consideration of Pilbrow waiving all private right of way along the present road, which he intended to close and break up [carbon].

1 folio
01 Nov 1930
CHAR 1/393C/284

Letter from Charles Hollis for H J Pilbrow to WSC, on diversion of footpath at Chartwell.

1 folio
31 Oct 1930
CHAR 1/393C/285

Letter from Violet Pearman to Charles Hollis for H J Pilbrow, on diversion of footpath at Chartwell, asking when Westerham Parish Council would be considering the matter [carbon].

1 folio
28 Oct 1930
CHAR 1/393C/286

Letter from Charles Hollis for H J Pilbrow to WSC, news that Sevenoaks District Council had approved diversion of footpath at Chartwell and that the matter had been referred to Westerham Parish Council.

1 folio
27 Oct 1930
CHAR 1/393C/287

Letter from Violet Pearman to H J Pilbrow, sending formal application form to Westerham Parish Council in respect of diversion of footpath at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
17 Oct 1930
CHAR 1/393C/288

Letter from Charles Hollis for H J Pilbrow to WSC, on diversion of footpath at Chartwell, stating that it was necessary to apply to Westerham Parish Council, asking him to sign and return application form.

1 folio
15 Oct 1930
CHAR 1/393C/289

Letter from Violet Pearman to H J Pilbrow, returning plans and documents relating to diversion of footpath at Chartwell, signed by WSC [carbon].

1 folio
09 Oct 1930
CHAR 1/393C/290

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, sending plans and documents relating to diversion of footpath at Chartwell, asking him to sign and return them.

1 folio
08 Oct 1930
CHAR 1/393C/291

Letter from Charles Hollis for H J Pilbrow to WSC, on diversion of footpath at Chartwell.

1 folio
06 Sep 1930
CHAR 1/393C/292

Letter from Violet Pearman to H J Pilbrow, returning form signed by WSC [carbon].

1 folio
13 Aug 1930
CHAR 1/393C/293

Letter from Charles Hollis for H J Pilbrow to WSC, sending documents relating to diversion of footpath at Chartwell, asking him to sign and return them.

1 folio
12 Aug 1930
CHAR 1/393C/294

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, on diversion of right of way at Chartwell, stating that it was his understanding that WSC would pay the legal expenses and the cost of the new road, in consideration of Pilbrow giving up his existing right of way, and that they would share the cost of maintenance of the road [carbon].

1 folio
25 Jul 1930
CHAR 1/393C/295

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, on diversion of footpath at Chartwell, pointing out that it was immaterial to him whether the diversion took place or not, stating that he was prepared to go on with the project, but only at WSC's expense.

1 folio
15 Jul 1930
CHAR 1/393C/296

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow on diversion of footpath at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
12 May 1930
CHAR 1/393C/297

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, on diversion of footpath at Chartwell.

1 folio
09 May 1930
CHAR 1/393C/298

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, on diversion of footpath at Chartwell, stating that he would bear the full cost but that he hoped that Pilbrow would share the up-keep [carbon].

1 folio
13 Jul 1929
CHAR 1/393C/299

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, on diversion of footpath at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
02 Jun 1929
CHAR 1/393C/300-302

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, on diversion of footpath at Chartwell, as he wished to "obtain relief from the right of way through his garden", and asking if they could borrow "rejuvenator" to run over the Chartwell orchard, and noting that Bardogs farm was for sale and asking if Pilbrow was interested in it [carbon].

3 folios
02 Jun 1929
CHAR 1/393C/303

Letter from WSC to Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, on rights of way at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
12 May 1929
CHAR 1/393C/304

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow on rights of way at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
28 Apr 1929
CHAR 1/393C/305

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, on the diversion of the public footpath at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
26 Apr 1929
CHAR 1/393C/306

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, on diversion of public footpath at Chartwell, pointing out that the existing road was adequate for farm needs, and that he would require compensation for foregoing his rights through his garden.

1 folio
11 May 1929
CHAR 1/393C/307

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, on desire to close public footpath through garden at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
10 May 1929
CHAR 1/393C/308-309

Letter from WSC to H J Pilbrow, on desire to close public footpath through garden at Chartwell, and possible surrender value of Pilbrow's right of access [carbon].

2 folios
02 May 1929
CHAR 1/393C/310-311

Letter from Brig.-Gen. Arthur Currie (Westerham, Kent) to WSC, giving details of procedure for diverting public footpath through the gardens at Chartwell [typescript copy].

2 folios
23 Apr 1929
CHAR 1/393C/312

Letter from WSC to Brig.-Gen. Arthur Currie, asking about procedure for diverting public footpath through the gardens at Churchill [carbon].

1 folio
04 May 1929
CHAR 1/393C/313-314

Letter from WSC to Brig.-Gen. Arthur Currie, on procedure for diverting public footpath at Chartwell [carbon].

2 folios
26 Apr 1929
CHAR 1/393C/315

Letter from H J Pilbrow to WSC, on right of way through the gardens at Chartwell.

1 folio
30 Apr 1929
CHAR 1/393C/316

Letter from Violet Pearman to H J Pilbrow, acknowledging receipt of cheque for £80 [carbon].

1 folio
29 Jan 1929
CHAR 1/393C/317

Letter from Brig.-Gen. Arthur Currie (Westerham, Kent) to WSC, on public footpath from the Westerham-Four Elms Road, through the kitchen gardens at Chartwell, through Chartwell farm to Puddledock Lane noting that while in the past the path was mainly used by locals, it was increasingly used by parties of visitors at Weekends, wandering freely through the farm and disturbing the stock.

1 folio
06 May 1929
CHAR 1/393C/318-319

Circular from Sevenoaks Rural District Council, notice that the entire RDC area would shortly come under a Town and Country Planning Order Printed.

2 folios
08 Sep 1929
CHAR 1/393C/320-322

Letter from William Taylor, Assistant Commissioner, Forestry Commission to WSC, on his visit to Chartwell, confirming that the Poplar trees required by WSC could be bought from the Commission, but regretting that they could not supply any Golden Willow, recommending that he try the English Forestry Association Ltd., enclosing a copy of their catalogue, also giving advice on planting, and on protection of the oak tree on the island.

3 including 56 page booklet
25 Nov 1936
CHAR 1/393C/323-324

Letter from Violet Pearman to the British Tree Expert Co. Ltd., confirming that they would carry out necessary work on cypress tree at Chartwell free of charge, and asking if they would inspect the other trees that they had put in at Chartwell "to make sure that the same disaster will not happen to them" [carbon].

1 folio
17 Jul 1936
CHAR 1/393C/325

Letter from The English Tree Expert Company Ltd., Cobham, Surrey, to WSC, regretting accident to Cypress in garden at Chartwell, promising to send someone to look at it as soon as possible.

1 folio
06 Jul 1936
CHAR 1/393C/326

Letter from Violet Pearman to The English Tree Expert Company Ltd., Cobham, Surrey, reporting damage to cypress tree in water garden at Chartwell, which they had attended to in 1933, asking them to send someone to examine it [draft typescript].

1 folio
02 Jul 1936
CHAR 1/393C/327

Letter from The English Tree Expert Company Ltd., Cobham, Surrey, to WSC, acknowledging receipt of cheque, and advising him to dig around and manure any tree that appeared in poor condition.

1 folio
18 Jan 1934
CHAR 1/393C/328

Letter from Violet Pearman to J Chaning Pearce, The English Tree Expert Company Ltd., Cobham, Surrey, sending WSC's cheque for £12 [carbon].

1 folio
13 Jan 1934
CHAR 1/393C/329

Letter from J Chaning Pearce, The English Tree Expert Company Ltd., Cobham, Surrey, to WSC, report on condition of large oak tree standing on the edge of the lake at Chartwell, which was suffering from "wet feet", recommending removal of dead wood, also reporting that they had completed surgery and cabling on cypresses, and would return in the Spring to inspect their work.

1 folio
01 Jan 1934
CHAR 1/393C/330

Letter from J E Davidson, Royal English Forestry Society, Havant, Hampshire, to Desmond Morton, recommending A D C Le Seuer, Lyttelton Court, London N2, as a tree surgeon for work on trees at Chartwell.

1 folio
14 Oct 1933
CHAR 1/393C/331

Letter from M R Johannesen, English Tree Expert Company Ltd. to WSC, guaranteeing that their work would save old chestnut tree at Chartwell, pointing out that although the cost was high, they only used first class material and expert workmen.

1 folio
12 Oct 1933
CHAR 1/393C/332

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to M R Johannesen, English Tree Expert Company Ltd., on the high estimate for work on old horse chestnut tree at Chartwell, stating that CS was only prepared to proceed with the work if they could guarantee that they could save the tree [carbon].

1 folio
10 Oct 1933
CHAR 1/393C/333-335

Letter from M R Johannesen, British Tree Expert Company, Castle Hedingham, Essex, to WSC, report on condition of two trees at Chartwell, firstly a very old horse chestnut in very bad condition, estimating £20 for repair, and secondly a tall cypress, requiring strengthening with steel cables a a cost of £2, enclosing list of their distinguished clients in 1932-33.

3 folios
16 Sep 1933
CHAR 1/393C/336

Letter from J Chaning Pearce, , British Tree Expert Company, Castle Hedingham, Essex, to WSC, undertaking to inspect trees at Chartwell within two weeks.

1 folio
20 Nov 1933
CHAR 1/393C/337-338

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to English Tree Expert Company, asking them to carry out work on small cypress and cedar trees at Chartwell [carbon].

2 folios
14 Nov 1933
CHAR 1/393C/339

Letter from J Chaning Pearce, English Tree Expert Company, Castle Hedingham, Essex, to WSC, report on condition of three trees at Chartwell, - Cedar at wall corner, in an unhealthy condition, estimate £6, a Small Cypress nearby, requiring steel cables, (£4), and Cedar near tall Cypress, requiring removal of dead wood (£2).

1 folio
01 Nov 1933
CHAR 1/393C/340-342

Letter from H A Pritchard, Forestry Commission, London, to WSC, on condition of the Beech Belt at Chartwell, reporting that there was little sign of damage by the Felted Beech Coccus, enclosing Board of Agriculture and Fisheries and Forestry Commission pamphlets on the insect.

3 including 4 page and 6 page leaflets
02 Jun 1926
CHAR 1/393C/343

Letter from Wood, Coates &Co., Chartered Accountants, London, to Violet Pearman, sending pamphlet on the Town and Country Planning (General Transitional) Order, 1933.

1 folio
18 Sep 1933
CHAR 1/393C/344-345

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London to WSC, on rights of way at Chartwell.

2 folios
27 Apr 1934
CHAR 1/393C/346

Letter from Herbert Knocker, Deputy Steward, Manor of Westerham to WSC, enclosing copy of eviction notice issued to Mary Smith [see CHAR 1/393C/347], ordering her to demolish and remove illegal building at Windmill Bank.

2 folios
31 Mar 1934
CHAR 1/393C/347

Copy of a notice from Herbert Knocker, Deputy Steward of the Manor of Westerham [Kent] to Mrs Mary Smith informing her that she has "wrongfully erected and continue to wrongly maintain and occupy" buildings at Windmill bank and that a claim has been made that the building should be demolished which will be heard at the George and Dragon Hotel on 7 April. Signed typescript.

1 folio
[31] [Mar] [1934]
CHAR 1/393C/348

Letter from Violet Pearman to Herbert Knocker, Manor of Westerham, WSC's apologies for not being able to attend Court Baron on 7 April [carbon].

1 folio
30 Mar 1934
CHAR 1/393C/349

Letter from Herbert Knocker, Deputy Steward, Manor of Westerham, to WSC, notice of Manorial Court on 7 April.

1 folio
22 Mar 1934
CHAR 1/393C/350

Letter from Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, on Windmill Bank, Chartwell, Westerham.

1 folio
14 Mar 1934
CHAR 1/393C/351

Letter from Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, on Windmill Bank, Chartwell, Westerham.

1 folio
12 Mar 1934
CHAR 1/393C/352

Letter from WSC to Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, authorisation to negotiate for portion of Common land at Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
07 Mar 1934
CHAR 1/393C/353

Letter from Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, reporting meeting with Herbert Knocker on Common Rights at Windmill Hill, Westerham.

1 folio
05 Mar 1934
CHAR 1/393C/354

Letter from Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to Violet Pearman, on WSC's offer for Common land at Windmill Hill, Westerham.

1 folio
16 Feb 1934
CHAR 1/393C/355

Letter from Violet Pearman to Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, authorisation to offer up to £250 on behalf of WSC, for common land at Windmill Hill, Westerham, provided that the land would not be built on in connection with Town Planning Scheme [carbon].

1 folio
15 Feb 1934
CHAR 1/393C/356

Letter from Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to Violet Pearman, asking how much WSC was prepared to offer for commons rights at Windmill Hill, Westerham [annotated offer £250 provided not be built upon by Town Planning Scheme].

1 folio
14 Feb 1934
CHAR 1/393C/357-358

Letter from Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London to Herbert Knocker, Manor of Westerham, on WSC's offer of £150 for Common Rights on Windmill Hill, Westerham [carbon].

2 folios
14 Feb 1934
CHAR 1/393C/359

Letter from Violet Pearman to Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, sending particulars on proposed purchase of land opposite Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
31 Jan 1934
CHAR 1/393C/360

Letter from Violet Pearman to Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, sending copies of correspondence between WSC and the High Steward of the Manor of Westerham on purchase of land opposite Chartwell, asking for valuation [carbon].

1 folio
30 Jan 1934
CHAR 1/393C/361

Letter from Violet Pearman to W T Lamb &Sons, ordering 2000 weathered bricks for use at Chartwell, noting that WSC would probably require 8000 bricks in total [carbon].

1 folio
02 Feb 1934
CHAR 1/393C/362

Letter from Violet Pearman to Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, asking them to offer £150 for common land opposite Chartwell [carbon].

1 folio
13 Feb 1934
CHAR 1/393C/363

Letter from Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, returning documents relating to proposed purchase of land at Windmill Hill, opposite Chartwell.

1 folio
09 Feb 1934
CHAR 1/393C/364

Letter from Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, arrangements for inspection of land at Windmill Hill, opposite Chartwell.

1 folio
07 Feb 1934
CHAR 1/393C/365-366

Letter from Frank Capon, Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, arrangements for inspection of land at Windmill Hill, opposite Chartwell.

2 folios
07 Feb 1934
CHAR 1/393C/367-368

Letter from Herbert Knocker, Deputy Steward, Manor of Westerham, to WSC, on possible purchase of common land at Windmill Hill, opposite Chartwell.

2 folios
10 Feb 1934
CHAR 1/393C/369-370

Letter from Herbert Knocker, Deputy Steward, Manor of Westerham, to WSC, on possible purchase of common land at Windmill Hill, opposite Chartwell.

2 folios
10 Feb 1934
CHAR 1/393C/371-373

Letter from Herbert Knocker, Deputy Steward, Manor of Westerham, to WSC, on possible purchase of common land at Windmill Hill, opposite Chartwell.

3 folios
29 Jan 1934
CHAR 1/393C/374

Letter from Herbert Knocker, Deputy Steward, Manor of Westerham, to WSC, on possible purchase of common land at Windmill Hill, opposite Chartwell.

1 folio
29 Jan 1934
CHAR 1/393C/375

Ordnance Survey Map of the Parishes of Westerham, Kent, and Limpsfield, Surrey, 6 in to 1 mile, showing boundary of Common Land of the Manor of Westerham, and the hut occupied by Mary Smith [Mrs Donkey Jack] marked in red.

1 folio
26 Jan 1934
CHAR 1/393C/376

Letter from Herbert Knocker, Deputy Steward, manor of Westerham, to WSC, notification of complaint from Westerham Parish Council of "serious encroachment on Common near Windmill Bank" [opposite Chartwell], consisting of a "hut and kitchen department".

1 folio
28 Dec 1933
CHAR 1/393C/377

Note from Violet Pearman to CSC, asking her to read correspondence on purchase of land opposite Chartwell.

1 folio
10 Feb 1934
CHAR 1/393C/378

Letter from Knight, Frank &Rutley, Estate Agents, London, to WSC, report on inspection of Windmill Hill, Westerham, the manorial rights of which had been offered to WSC, giving a valuation of £250, and confirming that there was a hut on the Common occupied by Mary Smith [Mrs Donkey Jack] "and it did not appear to us to be objectionable" with map, [25 in to 1 mile] showing the property marked in blue, and the Chartwell estate marked in red.

4 folios
09 Jan 1934
CHAR 1/393C/379

Letter from Violet Pearman to Westerham Parish Council, thanks for calling WSC's attention to the state of the path from the high road up to the common, confirming that he had given orders for it to be attended to at once [carbon].

1 folio
13 Sep 1933
CHAR 1/393C/380

Letter from Westerham Parish Council to WSC calling WSC's attention to the state of the footpath from the High Road to the Common, which he had undertaken to keep in good repair following diversion of footpath through the gardens at Chartwell.

1 folio
13 Sep 1933