Record

LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)NC5/6
TitleLease and letters relating to the sale of Westbourne
Extent7 items
Date1940
DescriptionCorrespondence relating to the sale of Westbourne, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Neville Chamberlain's house in Birmingham, and the lease for the property. The letters relate mainly to the disposal of items in the property, some which were intended to be donated to the city of Birmingham. The letter to Catt also explains his reasons for selling the house.

The file contains the following items:
/1: Note by Anne Chamberlain regarding letters and letter from Chamberlain to P.G. Catt [gardener at Westbourne] (carbon copy).
/2: Chamberlain to Lt.-Colonel Wilfred Martineau [Lord Mayor of Birmingham] (carbon copy).
/3-5: Sir Frank Wiltshire [Town Clerk and Clerk of the Peace for Birmingham] to Chamberlain; and carbon copy of letter from Chamberlain to Wiltshire.
/6: Lease between Dame Rachel Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe and Neville Chamberlain for Westbourne including plan and appended deed of surrender.
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