Thompson Phillips (1832 – 1909) was Archdeacon of Furness from 1892 until 1901.
He was educated at Manchester Grammar School and St John's College, Cambridge,and ordained in 1857. After curacies in Paddington and Coventry he held incumbencies at Holme Eden, Ivegill and Barrow-in-Furness.
For twelve years he employed Mrs. Elizabeth Everest as a nanny to his daughter, Ella;in 1894, after Mrs Everest was dismissed as nanny to Winston and Jack Churchill, Rev. Phillips took her into his home for about a year, until she found her final home with her sister.
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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was a British politician, army officer, and writer. He was the prime minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945, when he led Britain to victory in the Second World War, and again from 1951 to 1955. Churchill represented five constituencies during his career as a Member of Parliament (MP). Ideologically an economic liberal and imperialist, for most of his career he was a member of the Conservative Party, which he led from 1940 to 1955, but from 1904 to 1924 was a member of the Liberal Party.
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Helen Violet Bonham Carter, Baroness Asquith of Yarnbury,, known until her marriage as Violet Asquith, was a British politician and diarist. She was the daughter of H. H. Asquith, Prime Minister from 1908–1916, and later became active in Liberal politics herself, being a leading opponent of appeasement, standing for Parliament and being made a life peer. She was also involved in arts and literature. Her illuminating diaries cover her father's premiership before and during the First World War and continue until the 1960s.
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Admiral Sir Francis Charles Bridgeman Bridgeman was a Royal Navy officer. As a captain he commanded a battleship and then an armoured cruiser and then, after serving as second-in-command of three different fleets, he twice undertook tours as Commander-in-Chief of the Home Fleet with a stint as Second Sea Lord in between those tours. He became First Sea Lord in November 1911 but clashed with First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill on technical issues as well as matters relating to a perceived overriding of naval traditions by Churchill: this led to Bridgeman's resignation just a year later.
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Mary Soames, Baroness Soames, worked for multiple public organisations including the Red Cross and the Women's Voluntary Service from 1939 to 1941, and joined the Auxiliary Territorial Service in 1941. A successful author, she was the youngest of the five children of Winston Churchill and his wife, Clementine. She was the wife of Christopher Soames.
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