Bruce Chaloner papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

St John Ambulance Association certificate of Margaret Chaloner (Apr. 1911); 8 manuscript letters to "Gougon" (a nickname for her sister, Ursula Violet Chaloner), written whilst on a cruise on HMS Enchantress, with typescript summary notes [24 Aug.-9 Sep. 1919]; Manuscript recollections "Peace Night", with typescript copy (n.d.); Notice relating to the Hotel Victoria at Boulogne, opened by Lady Scobell and Mrs Chaloner for use by officers and their wives (n.d.); Manuscript extracts from letters from Toby E. S. Estcourt, 2nd Dragoons, Royal Scots Guards, 2 Sep.-26 Oct. 1914, with typescript summary notes (9 Sep. 1919); Annotated map of sunken German Fleet at Scapa Flow (1 Sep. 1919); Translated article "Gallipoli" (21 Jan. 1916); Note in German (12 Jan. 1918); Admittance card of Viscount Peel (n.d.); Manuscript letter expressing thanks for Union Jack flag (26 April 1915); Manuscript note relating to site of the grave of R. G. H. Chaloner (brother), killed in action in 1917 (n.d.); Manuscript letter expressing thanks for the offer of taking in a convalescent officer (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

The archive was assembled by the Honourable Miss Bruce Chaloner

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Lord Gisborough.


In English and German

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy)

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

See DF 024: Chaloner, UV (sister). See also POW 015: Chaloner, TWPL (brother). See also GS 0279: Chaloner, RGH (brother).