1985. The Queen at 10 Downing Street to celebrate 250 years of it being the official residence of the British Prime Minister, with those who occupied the most famous address in the world. From left to right James Callaghan, Sir Alec Douglas-Home, Margaret Thatcher, Harold Macmillan, HRH, Harold Wilson and Ted Heath.
29th April 2002: Queen began her Golden Jubilee celebrations with a special 10 Downing Street dinner party with Tony Blair and past prime ministers. From left to right, Tony Blair, Baroness Thatcher, Sir Edward Heath, HRH, Lord Callaghan, and John Major.
In 56 years on the throne the Queen has had eleven prime ministers: Churchill, Eden, Macmillan, Douglas-Home, Wilson, Heath, Wilson (again), Callaghan, Thatcher, Major, Blair and Brown (below). The first, Winston Churchill, (below left) was 77 when she became Queen, and had been 20 years her father’s senior. Tony Blair was born only four weeks before the Coronation.
inventor of the game 'Disco', a racquet sport similar to tennis
Above is an example of the value placed on Lord Avon's signature
Edwina Currie née Cohen (born 13th October 1946) is a former British Member of Parliament. First elected as a Conservative Party MP in 1983, she was a Junior Health Minister for two years, before resigning in 1988 over the controversy over salmonella in eggs. By the time Currie lost her seat in 1997, she had begun a new career as a novelist and broadcaster.
This was my first signature. It was sent to me from 10 Downing Street in 1966, much to the astonishment of my parents!
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Lord Home's signature qiite highly
A note signed by his daughter Caroline
THE IMPERIAL WAR CABINET - LONDON, 1ST MAY 1917
Front Row: (Left to Right): The Rt. Hon. Arthur Henderson (Minister without portfolio), The Rt. Hon Lord Milner, (Minister without portfolio), Lord Curzon (Lord President of the Council), The Rt. Hon. Bonar Law (Chancellor of the Exchequer), The Rt. Hon. D. Lloyd George (Premier), The Rt Hon. Sir Robert Borden (Premier of Canada), The Rt. Hon. W.F. Massey (Premier of New Zealand), and General The Hon. J.C. Smuts (Minister of Defence, South Africa).
Middle Row: (Left to Right): Sir S.P. Sinha (First Native Member of Viceroy's Council, India), The Maharajah of Bikanir (representing the Ruling Princes of India), Sir James Meston (Lieutenant-Governor of United Provinces of Agra and Oudh), The Rt. Hon. Austen Chamberlain (Secretary for India), The Rt. Hon. Lord Robert Cecil (Minister of Blockade), The Rt. Hon. Walter H. Long (Colonial Secretary), The Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph Ward (Finance Minister, New Zealand), The Hon. Sir George Perley (Minister of Canadian Overseas Forces), The Hon. Robert Rogers (Canadian Minister of Public Works), and The Hon. J.D. Hazen (Canadian Minister of Marine).
Back Row (Left to Right): Capt. L.S. Amery, M.P., Admiral Sir John Jellicoe (First Sea Lord of the Admiralty), Sir Edward Carson (First Lord of the Admiralty), Lord Derby (Secretary for War), Major-General F.B. Maurice (Director of Military Operations, Imperial General Staff), Lieut.-Col Sir M. Hankey (Secretary to Committee of Imperial Defence), Mr Henry Lambert (Secretary to the Imperial Conference), and Major Storr (Assistant Secretary).
Letter postmark Monday 10 January 1955, referring to Churchill's 81st birthday the previous 30 November 1954