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Board of Trade

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Chancery, and also of the Wardrobe, Royal Household, Exchequer and various commissions

 

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Cabinet Office         

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Colonial Office

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Copyright Office

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Dominions Office, and of the Commonwealth Relations

 

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Foreign Office

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Home Office

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AB    Records of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority and its predecessors   (Return to index)

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AB 1/37

MAUD Miscellaneous Papers and Correspondence with Sir Henry Tizard and General Ismay of the C.I.D.

1939-1942

ADM Records of the Admiralty, Naval Forces, Royal Marines, Coastguard, and related bodies   (Return to index)

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ADM 1/8442/361

Loss of M/S LADY ISMAY. List of casualties

1915

ADM 106/1088/119

Mr. Barker, Rotherhithe. Richard Brown of Limehouse bought part of Lot No.6 of junk at Sheerness, part was bought by Mr. Ismay of Upper Thames Street and the third part was bought by myself and asks for his share to be delivered

1751 July 29

ADM 106/1092/7

Petition of Jos. Ismay. Zephaniah Eade assigned a lot to your petitioner at the late sale of old stores which has been paid for but he was ignorant of the time limit to take away the lot. Request for a warrant for its removal

1751 Feb 27

ADM 106/1098/166

Commissioner Charles Brown, Chatham. Receipt of warrants to deliver to Joseph Ismay, the lot of old stores and allow John Blackbourn a month longer to complete his contract. The Sheerness Officers have sent a demand for stores and are sending an account of Mr.

1772 Mar 28

ADM 106/1100/197

List of persons who did not remove lots of old stores, later purchased by Benjamin Higgs: Andrew Bray, Jos. Ismay, James Hook, Peter West, John Speller, William Portlock and Peter West

undated

ADM 106/1102/10

Jos. Ismay and Son. William Johnson bought at public sale at Chatham Lot 4 of junk, which was purchased of him by us and the money duly paid but we have not had the opportunity to take the lot away and ask for orders for its delivery

1752 May 25

ADM 106/1123/193

Commissioner Richard Hughes, Portsmouth. Receipt of warrants to fit the Infanta Spanish Prize with guns and register her as a third rate and call her the Infanta, to deliver the lot of old stores to Richard Atfield and one to Isaac Ismay, to fit the 12-oared boat for the Princess Louisa with an awning for Rear Admiral Tyrrell, to supply the Boreas with a cutter, to dock her and stop her leaks and to pay the persons for works on ships.

22 July 1763

ADM 106/1124/10

Isaac Ismay, London. Proposal to remove a lot of old stores previously sold to John Robinson at Plymouth. Request for an order

6 June 1763

ADM 106/1124/15

Isaac Ismay, London. Still awaits an order to remove a lot of hemp rubbish at Portsmouth so has disposed of it to a person at Portsmouth

20 July 1763

ADM 106/1124/23

Isaac Ismay, London. Request that the Amazon, purchased from Mr. Thornton, may lie at her present moorings until unrigged

31 Oct 1763

ADM 106/1124/24

Isaac Ismay, London. Request for the Amazon to remain at Deptford until her masts are removed

9 Dec 1763

ADM 106/1124/3

Isaac Ismay, Thames Street. Request for an order for his lot of hemp rubbish to be delivered by Patrick Cousins, broker, in Gosport. A lot of shakings at Plymouth was resold to him but has been reclaimed by the original buyer, will await for direction

18 Feb 1763

ADM 106/1129/178

Commissioner Frederick Rogers, Plymouth. Receipt of letter and warrants to supply the Druid with a spritsail, topsail and middle staysail, not to enter James Horsley and Richard Young, riggers discharged from Chatham for embezzlement and to deliver lot 14 of old shakings to Isaac Ismay.

14 June 1763

ADM 106/1134/107

Isaac Ismay, London, proprietor of the lots at Sheerness and listed below, bought in October. Has been prevented from removing them by bad weather but will remove the Siren and take away the stores at the same time. Request for the necessary orders.

7 Feb 1764

ADM 106/1134/108

Isaac Ismay, London. The Siren has no anchors and requests the use of a bower anchor for her removal which can then be delivered to Deptford

8 Feb 1764

ADM 106/1134/109

Isaac Ismay, Thames Street. Will accept the offer of two anchors for the removal of the Siren which will be returned to Sheerness

13 Feb 1764

ADM 106/1134/113

Isaac Ismay. Request for an order to deliver a lots of old canvas and rope bought at Sheerness and Chatham

1 June 1764

ADM 106/1146/6

Isaac Ismay. Bought anchors from John Cockshutt Jr. but has been prevented from taking them away by illness and requests an order for delivery

17 Nov 1766

ADM 106/1167/228

Isaac Ismay. Was unaware of the need to change his Pay office receipt for the Sardoine for a warrant from the Board. Has not yet taken her away and petitions for the papers for her removal

22 June 1768

ADM 137/3128

Loss of H.M.S. LADY ISMAY

1915-1916

AIR   Records created or inherited by the Air Ministry, the Royal Air Force, and related bodies   (Return to index)

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AIR 8/2356

Defence re-organization: preliminary study leading to Ismay/Jacob report

1962-1963

AIR 79/235/22391

Humphrey Archer Ismay.

[1918-1928]

AIR 79/1908/212272

Name: Ismay Trafford.

[1918-1928]

AIR 23/859

Telegrams from General Ismay (Chieftels') Nos. 19-65

1943 - 1944

AIR 23/860

Telegrams from General Ismay (Chieftels') Nos. 66-115

1944 - 1945

AVIA Records created or inherited by the Ministry of Aviation and successors, the Air Registration Board, and related bodies         (Return to index)

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AVIA 55/192

American aid: Lovett - Ismay Agreement (Wayne Allen Deal): UK policy

1953

BT    Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies (Return to index)

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BT 110/345/19

Ship Lady Ismay, official number: 132852. When built: 1911. Registry closed: 1916.

[1911-1920]

BT 26/493/13

London: SS Georgic (Messrs Ismay, Imrie and Company Ltd) travelling from Brisbane to London.Embarking at Durban [Natal]. Official Number: 105326.List of passengers disembarking at London.

1911 Jun 1

BT 27/780B/8

The Titanic: List of passengers boarding at Southampton, United Kingdom. [Page 8]. Mr A S Nicholson. Male Travelling 1st class. Mr J Bruce Ismay. Male Travelling 1st class. Mr W H Harrison. Male Travelling 1st class. Mr Charles M Hays. Male Travelling 1st class.

1912 Apr 10

BT 31/22550/137964

Company No: 137964; J H Ismay and Company Ltd. Incorporated in 1914. Dissolved between 1916 and 1932

1914-[1932]

BT 31/23565/146172

Company No: 146172; Ismay's Laundries Ltd. Incorporated in 1917. Dissolved between 1917 and 1932

1917-[1932]

BT 31/27652/186645

Company No: 186645; Olive Ismay Ltd. Incorporated in 1922. Dissolved between 1922 and 1932

1922-[1932]

BT 334/52/44

The Titanic: Deceased Passengers. [Page 44]. Miss E Evans. Female Travelling 1st Class. Nationality / Birthplace: US Citizen. Last place of abode: Hotel Majestic, Paris. B L Foreman. Male Travelling 1st Class. Nationality / Birthplace: England. Mark Fortune.

1912

BT 34/4052/137964

Company number: 137964; J H Ismay and Company Ltd. Incorporated 1914. Liquidator's Accounts on the dissolution of the company at some point between 1914 and 1932

[1914-1932]

BT 34/4205/146172

Company number: 146172; Ismay's Laundries Ltd. Incorporated 1917. Liquidator's Accounts on the dissolution of the company at some point between 1917 and 1932

[1917-1932]

BT 372/1361/114

R537748 ISMAY W 07/06/1926 AIKHEAD LOW HOUSE [CUMBERLAND]

1913-1972

BT 372/2195/26

R706053 ISMAY S A 13/01/1942 BARKING

1913 - 1972

BT 372/2748/165

R846545 James Ismay CARR 31/03/1950 NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE

1913 - 1972

BT 372/2783/121

R856563 ISMAY T 26/12/1950 CRUMPSALL

1913 - 1972

BT 372/760/107

R316215 ISMAY R J 12/12/1926 CAPE TOWN

 

BT 391/52/210

Name: Ismay, Patrick Thomas. Service Number: R88918. Date of Birth: 18/08/1911.

1944-1945

BT 99/3087/73

Ship: Emily; Official number: 62904. Mark Mansfield; rank/rating, master; year of birth, 1870; place of birth, Bristol -Pill; previous ship, same ship. William Barbeory; rank/rating, mate; year of birth, 1873; place of birth, Ilfracombe; previous ship, same ship.

1915

C       Records created, acquired, and inherited by Chancery, and also of the Wardrobe, Royal Household, Exchequer and various commissions  (Return to index)

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C 1/1013/35-37

Robert ISMARE (Ismaye), yeoman, v. Andrew BYLLYNGHAM and Anne his wife, late the wife of John Pertryge.: Messuage and land formerly held of the manor of Gedney. (Godney) by the said Pertrygge.: LINCOLN.

1538-1544

C 1/27/231

Walter Courtney, esq., and Joan his wife, late the wife of Thomas Talbot, esq. v. Thomas Ismay, chaplain, witness of an enfeoffment by the said Thomas.: Manor of Moditon with other lands, &c. in Botus Fleming (Bodflymy), and the advowson thereof.: Cornwall.

1460-1465

C 1/98/14

John Ismay v. William Stubbys: Detention of deeds relating to a messuage in Dertemouth.: Devon.

1486-1493

C 11/1395/6

Short title: Barnes v Dalston. Document type: Bill and answer. Plaintiffs: Robert Barnes, yeoman, Joseph Hornsby, esq of Cobham Hall, Kent, William Robinson, Joseph Jefferson, John Bigland, Thomas Barnes, Robert Bigland, John Pattenson, John Priestman, Joseph Ismay, Anthony Patternson, Robert Harrison, John Robinson, Thomas Clarke, Anthony Brown, Thomas Bigland, Thomas Harrison, Joseph Barne infant (by Mary Barne, widow, his mother), James Martin, William Barnes and Mary Barnes his wife, Robert Atkinson, William Dodgson, John Taylor, John Skelton, John Drape, John Donald, Robert Sibson, John Stoddart, John Barne, Benjamin, Hewitt, Thomas Kirkbride, William Sanderson, Phillip Stoddart, John Barne, George Studholme, Robert Barne, Abraham Stoddart, John Taylor, Humphrey Lawrence, John Atkinson, Robert Cogton, Thomas Balkhouse, Robert Bigland, Richard Stoddart and Robert Wilson (tenants of the Manors of Kirkbridge and Bolton, Cumberland).

1717

C 12/1020/11

Ismay v Letch b.

1767

C 12/1612/21

King v Ismay b.r.

1769

C 12/1628/30

Ismay v Simpson b.r.

1773

C 12/1630/10

Fell v Ismay b.

1774

C 12/1726/9

Barnes v Ismay b.r.r.

1793

C 12/1742/18

Ismay v Holbrook b.b.r.r.

1795 Amd. 1796

C 12/1988/15

Brisco v Ismay b.

1784

C 12/2099/25

Prentice v Ismay b.r.r.r.r.

1774

C 12/253/77

[W1799 W42]. Short title: Webber v Brick. Document type: bill only. Plaintiffs: Rachael Webber and another. Defendant: Edward Brick, Isaac Philpps, John Marsh, Samuel Cooper, Edward Webber,James Webber and Ismay West. JMP

1799

C 12/655/9

Hull v Ismay b.

1794

C 13/100/45

[W1809 B34] Burnley v Ismay. Bill and answer. Plaintiffs: Anthony Burnley and another. Defendants: John Ismayd. JMP

1809

C 13/1505/60

Williamson v Ismay. Bill only

1832

C 13/214/5

[W1817 R15]. Reed v Stone. Bill and three answers. Plaintiffs: Hayter Reed. Defendants: Robert Stone, John Ismay, Joseph Wright and John Delannoy. Supplementary Bill Michaelmas 1822. SMP

1817

C 13/2413/38

Wilkinson v Ismay. Two bills and two answers

1805

C 13/251/21

[W1819 E14]. Elwes v Phelps. Bill and answer. Plaintiffs: George Elwes. Defendants: John Ismay, John Bird and William Phelps. SMP

1820

C 16/353/I/J92

Cause number: 1866 I/J92. Short title: Ismay v London Chatham Railway. Documents: Bill, interrogatories. Plaintiffs: Thomas Ismay. Defendants: The London, Chatham and Dover Railway Company. Provincial solicitor employed in Kent.

1866

C 16/38/N36

Cause number: 1861 N36. Short title: Nicholson v Besley. Documents: Bill only. Plaintiffs: John Ismay Nicholson. Defendants: Frederick Besley. Amendments: Amended by order to revive 1868. Ellen Besley and Charles Robert Besley added as defendants.

1861

C 16/725/I/J88

Cause number: 1871 I/J88. Short title: Ismay v Senhouse. Documents: Bill, interrogatories. Plaintiffs: Thomas Henry Ismay. Defendants: Joseph Pocklington Senhouse. Provincial solicitor employed in Lancashire, Cumberland.

1871

C 16/737/N22

Cause number: 1871 N22. Short title: Nicholson v Nicholson. Documents: Bill only. Plaintiffs: Elizabeth Ismay Nicholson wife of the defendant John Ismay Nicholson by Henry Annesley Hotchkin her next friend. Defendants: John Ismay Nicholson.

1871

C 16/869/H103

Cause number: 1873 H103. Short title: Hopkinson v Custance. Documents: Bill only. Plaintiffs: Ada Hopkinson the wife of Charles Caesar Hopkinson by William John Boddy her next friend and Charles Caesar Hopkinson. Defendants: Myles Henry Custance, John Coulson, George Musgrave Custance and Jennet Browne.

1873

C 5/504/48

Ismay v. Barwis: Cumberland.

1672

CAB Records of the Cabinet Office (Return to index)

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CAB 106/40

Despatch on the Far East 1940 Oct. 17-1941 Dec. 27, by Air Chief Marshal Sir Robert Brooke-Popham, Commander-in-Chief, Far East; includes correspondence with Major-General Sir Hastings Ismay and comments on General Gordon Bennett's report on the Malay campaign.

1940-1942

CAB 118/34

Defence Committee: reports on production of anti-tank and anti-aircraft weapons by Lord Beaverbrook, Minister of State: note by General Ismay on the proposed expedition to Spitzbergen

1941-1943

CAB 121

Cabinet Office: Special Secret Information Centre: Files

1939-1955

CAB 122/1416

Material for General Ismay's speech at New York 20 October 1945

1941-1945

CAB 126/330

"Tube Alloys Project - folder 2" Sir John Anderson's general correspondence, including correspondence with General Ismay, Lord Hankey and Colonel Moore-Brabazon

1941 Aug 4-1942 Sept 12

CAB 127/200

Bacteriological warfare: minutes between the Prime Minister, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and German ismay on responsibility of the Chiefs of staff

1944 Feb. - June

CAB 21/1044

Far East: letters from the Commander-in-Chief, Air Chief Marshal Sir R. Brooke-Popham, to General Ismay, Nov.1940 - Dec.1941

1940-1941

CAB 21/1488

Support for France: General Ismay's correspondence

1940

CAB 21/4304

Publication of article on Lord Ismay by Major Randolph Churchill

1952

CAB 21/4701

Access to official information: Lord Ismay's memoirs

1957-1960

CAB 21/4702

Lord Ismay's manuscripts

1920-1943

CAB 21/544

A note on the question of whether it would be of military advantage to Britain to fight Germany now or postpone the issue, by General Ismay

1938

CAB 21/710

Lecture: `The Machinery of the Committee of Imperial Defence' given at the Royal United Service Institution by Major-General H.L. Ismay

1938-1939

CAB 37/61/67

[Agreement for the sale of certain ships to the Admiralty by Messrs. Ismay, Imrie and Co., and others.]

signed in 1902 Apr. 7

CAB 65/7/28

1. The War Effort - Additional powers over local authorities, persons and property. 2. The Western Front - Progress of operations; Evacuation of Belgian Government; Air Operations; Ostend and Zeebrugge blockships, 3. Air Operations - Enemy activity against the United Kingdom.

1940 May 22

CAB 66/32/42

Reforms in French North Africa. Copy of Letter from General Eisenhower to General Ismay, with Annexes.

1942 Dec 28

CAB 66/57/31

South-East Asia. Extract from a Letter from General Carton De Wiart to General Ismay, Dated 18 September 1944.

1944 Nov 8

CAB 67/6/20

Defence Organisation. Note by Prime Minister. Major-General Ismay, appointed Senior Staff Officer in charge of central staff at disposal of First Lord.

1940 May 01

CAB 79

War Cabinet and Cabinet: Chiefs of Staff Committee: Minutes

1939-1946

CAB 79/17/2

1. INDIA. 2. MOVE OF 18TH DIVISION. 3. OPERATIONS "ANKLET" AND "ARCHERY". 4. BURMA. 5. OPERATION "MARROW". 6. COMMAND IN THE SW PACIFIC - AREA ABDA. Annex I. Note by Major-General Ismay. Annex II. Telegram from PM of Australia to Australian Minister in the US.

1942 Jan 02

CAB 79/17/27

1. AIR ATTACK ON WARSHIPS AT BREST. 2. FIELD MARSHAL DILL'S APPOINTMENT IN WASHINGTON. 3. DEFENCE OF BURMA. 4. DEFENCE OF MALTA. 5. OPERATION "MARROW". Annex I. Telegram to General Mason Macfarlane. 6. ABDA AREA - ESCORTS FOR CONVOYS (Anx II.

1942 Jan 24

CAB 79/17/30

1. MEETING WITH DIRECTORS OF INTELLIGENCE. 2. DEFENCE BURMA USE OF CHINESE FORCES. 3. ABDA AREA - APPRECIATION BY SUPREME COMMANDER. 4. GERMANY'S INTENTION FOR 1942. JIC(42)34. 5. POSSIBLE JAPANESE ACTION AGAINST AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND. JIC(42)33.

1942 Jan 27

CAB 79/2/46

1. INFORMATION SUMMARY. 2. TURKEY. ASSISTANCE TO, AGAINST GERMAN AND/OR RUSSIAN AGGRESSION. COS(39)167. 3. SWEDISH IRON ORE MINES. DEFENCE OF, BY A BRITISH OF FRANCO-BRITISH FORCE. 4. FECAMP WIRELESS STATION. Annex. Letter from General Ismay to Colonel Petibon.

1939 Dec 21

CAB 79/3/42

1. INFORMATION SUMMARY. 2. PLANS AND PREPARATIONS. PROGRESS REPORT. 3. CERTAIN OPERATIONS. TIME FACTOR COMMUNICATION TO GENERAL GAMELIN. Letter from General Gamelin to General Ismay, 23.2.40. (Annex).

1940 Feb 29

CAB 79/33/18

1. Expression of Appreciation of the Work of General Ismay, Major General Jacob and other Members of the Chiefs of Staff Secretariat and Defence Office. 2. Relations with Marshal Tito in Venezia Giulia and Austria. 3. Honours and Awards. 4. Disposal of Enemy War Material.

1945 May 18

CAB 79/4/59

1. HOME DEFENCE EVACUATION OF CIVIL POPULATION. 2. WITHDRAWAL OF BATTALIONS FROM MIDDLE EAST. Communication from Prime Minister to S/S War, First Lord, First Sea Lord, S/S Colonies, General Ismay and CIGS (Annex I). Communication from COS to Cs.-in-C., Mediterranean and Middle East.

1940 May 30

CAB 79/5/29

1. GENERAL SITUATION. 2. INTELLIGENCE REGARDING INVASION. 3. DESPATCH OF 3RD DIVISION TO NORTHERN IRELAND. Letter from CIGS to General Ismay, 2.7.40. COS(40)509. 4. "SUSAN" OPERATION.

1940 July 02

CAB 79/5/34

1. GENERAL SITUATION. 2. FRENCH HOSTILITIES. Consideration of commentary relative to Paper COS(40)529(JP). Annex I. Implications of French Hostility - commentary embracing: Mediterranean (including Gibraltar). West Africa. Dakar. West Indies.

1940 July 05

CAB 79/5/59

1. ATLANTIC ISLANDS PROJECTS. Various points raised and discussed in connection with projected operations. 2. OPERATIONS IN EAST AFRICA. Annex Minute dated 26.7.40, from Prime Minister to Gen Ismay. COS(40)568. 3. FAR EAST POLICY. COS(40)572.

1940 July 26

CAB 79/51/1

1. THE FUTURE OF EAST AND WEST AFRICAN MILITARY FORCES. JP(46)110(Final). 2. GREEK FRONTIERS. JP(46)152(Final). 3. SITUATION IN SOUTH PERSIA. 4. VENEZIA GIULIA - MORGAN LINE VIOLATION. 5. VENEZIA GIULIA - USE OF ITALIAN ARMY. 6. GENERAL ISMAY'S MINUTE COS 879/6.

1946 Aug 02

CAB 79/6/70

1. INVASION. BOMBING OF ENEMY PORTS. Sir Cyril Newall's comments on the suggested concentration of bombing on one port instead of spreading the effort on several. 2. REINFORCEMENTS FOR MALTA. Annex I. Prime Minister's personal minute, 21.9.40, serial M 111, on Telegram GM 12989 from Governor of Malta to War Office, and Minute D 70 to General Ismay, 23.

1940 Sept 23

CAB 79/8/33

1. "TRUCK" OPERATION. Annex I. Signal, 19.12.40, from DCO to CN8. Annex II. Signal, 19.12.40, from Admiralty to DCO and Force Commander, 101 Brigade. 2. POLICY IN EVENT OF ITALIAN COLLAPSE. 3. UNIFIED COMMAND IN AFRICA (CENTRAL AND WEST). COS(40)1033.

1940 Dec 19

CAB 79/88/2

SITUATION IN NORTH AFRICA. GENERAL ISMAY FOR COS COMMITTEE.

1943 Jan 05

CAB 80/10/87

TOPOGRAPHICAL INTELLIGENCE. Note by Major-General Ismay.

1940 May 12

CAB 80/100/11

INDIA: FUTURE DEFENCE REQUIREMENTS. Copy of a letter dated 1st March, 1946, from India Office to General Sir Hastings Ismay.

1946 Mar 2

CAB 80/100/6

WITHDRAWAL OF BRITISH FORCES FROM PERSIA. Note by General Ismay.

1946 Feb 25

CAB 80/101/52

CENTRAL DIRECTION OF SCIENTIFIC EFFORT. Note by General Ismay.

1946 June 5

CAB 80/101/59

FUTURE ORGANISATION OF COMMAND IN S.E.A.C. Copy of a letter from the Colonial Office to General Ismay.

1946 June 11

CAB 80/102/30

SITUATION IN SOUTH PERSIA. Copy of a letter (W.S.17070) from the India Office to General Sir Hastings L. Ismay.

1946 July 22

CAB 80/11/2

URGENT INTELLIGENCE REPORTS. Note by Major-General Ismay. Draft Directive to the Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee. (Enclosure).

1940 May 13

CAB 80/13/67

HOME DEFENCE. Note by Secy. covering letter from Lord Hankey to General Ismay.

1940 June 25

CAB 80/14/15

NORTHERN ISLAND. DESPATCH OF 3RD DIVISION TO: Note by Prime Minister from General Ismay dated 29.6.40 and Prime Minister's reply thereto, dated 30.6.40.

1940 June 30

CAB 80/14/56

MIDDLE EAST. OPERATIONS IN: Note by Secy. covering Minute by Prime Minister to General Ismay, dated 10.7.40.

1940 July 10

CAB 80/14/70

HOME DEFENCE. Minute by Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, covering:- Prime Minister's note to C.-in-C., Home Forces, C.I.G.S., and General Ismay, dated 10.7.40. (Annex I). Memo. on Invasion by First Sea Lord.

1940 July 15

CAB 80/17/4

MIDDLE EAST. DIRECTIVE TO C.-in-C. Memo. by Maj.-Gen. Ismay.

1940 Aug 23

CAB 80/17/41

GERMAN COAST BATTERIES. Note by Secy., covering letter dated 30.8.40, from Prime Minister to General Ismay, relative to C.O.S.(40)669.

1940 Aug 30

CAB 80/17/53

OPERATION "THREAT". Note by Secy., circulating Minute to General Ismay for C.O.S. Committee from Prime Minister, 1.9.40.

1940 Sept 2

CAB 80/17/55

AUSTRALIAN DIVISION. TRANSFER TO INDIA. Annex I. Minute from Prime Minister dated 1.9.40 to General Ismay. Annex II. Telegram No. 457, 29.8.40, from Government of Commonwealth of Australia.

1940 Sept 2

CAB 80/19/25

INVASION. POSSIBILITY OF ATTEMPT IN FOG OR WEATHER OF LOW VISIBILITY. Minute by Prime Minister to General Ismay, 23.9.40, on the Report on this subject (C.O.S.(40)766).

1940 Sept 23

CAB 80/19/47

CHEMICAL WARFARE. Note by Secy., covering Minute (Annex) from Prime Minister to General Ismay for C.O.S. Committee, 28.9.40, and Draft Report (C.O.S.(40)776).

1940 Sept 29

CAB 80/19/48

WEST AFRICA. OPERATIONS IN: Note by Secy. covering. Annex I. Minute from Prime Minister to General Ismay for C.O.S. Committee approving general dispositions of former "M" Force. Annex II. Telegram 1831, 28.9.40, from C.-in-C., South Atlantic, to the Admiralty.

1940 Sept 29

CAB 80/19/51

CHEMICAL WARFARE. Report. Appxs. I & II. Present stocks and rate of production of army and Air Force chemical weapons. Annex: Note from Prime Minister to General Ismay for C.O.S. Committee.

1940 Oct 2

CAB 80/20/21

GAS WARNINGS FOR THE CABINET WAR ROOM. Note by Major-General Ismay, covering note by Captain Adams, R.N.

1940 Oct 9

CAB 80/20/59

TURKEY AND GREECE. ASSISTANCE TO: Note by Secy. covering:- Annex I. F.O. letter, 19.10.40, to C.O.S. Committee, covering telegram, 17.10.40 from Sir M. Palairet to S/S War. Annex II. Letter to General Ismay from F.O. 18.10.40, covering telegram, 14.

1940 Oct 20

CAB 80/21/35

WINDSOR CASTLE. DEFENCE OF: Minute from Lord Wigram to General Ismay.

1940 Oct 30

CAB 80/21/37

FREETOWN. DEFENCE OF: Minute 28.10.40, from Secretary to Prime Minister. Minute, 30.10.40, from Prime Minister to General Ismay.

1940 Oct 30

CAB 80/22/37

MIDDLE EAST. SHIPPING FOR: Note by Secy. Annex. Minute, 12.11.40 from Prime Minister to General Ismay.

1940 Nov 13

CAB 80/23/44

INTELLIGENCE SUMMARIES. CIRCULATION OF: Memo. by Major-General Ismay. Annex. Admiralty, War Office and Air Ministry summaries.

1940 Nov 27

CAB 80/24/2

IRAQ. SITUATION IN: Letter, 29.11.40, from Foreign Office to General Ismay.

1940 Dec 2

CAB 80/24/42

AFRICA (CENTRAL AND WEST). CONSTITUTION OF A SINGLE INTER-ALLIED COMMAND IN: Letter, 9.12.40, from General de Gaulle to Major-General Ismay. Enclosure. Proposals regarding the constitution of a single Inter-Allied command in Central and Western Africa.

1940 Dec 11

CAB 80/24/81

JOINT PLANNING ARRANGEMENTS. Note by Major-General Ismay.

1940 Dec 23

CAB 80/25/46

GAS. EMPLOYMENT OF: Note by Secy. Enclosure. Minute, 19.1.41, from Prime Minister to General Ismay.

1941 Jan 19

CAB 80/26/19

OPERATIONS. INFORMATION RE: COMMUNICATION TO PRESS. Letter from Ministry of Information to Major-General Ismay, dated 20.2.41.

1941 Feb 23

CAB 80/26/38

WIRELESS. USE IN EVENT OF INVASION. Letter from Mr. Norman Brook to General Ismay.

1941 Mar 4

CAB 80/26/52

FUTURE STRATEGY. REVIEW OF: Note by Major-General Ismay.

1941 Mar 11

CAB 80/26/66

DIRECTOR OF COMBINED OPERATIONS. DIRECTIVE TO: Note by Major-General Ismay covering Directive.

1941 Mar 14

CAB 80/26/98

MIDDLE EAST. DESPATCH OF ARMOURED BRIGADE TO: Note by Major-General Ismay.

1941 Mar 28

CAB 80/28/16

SUPPLY OF EQUIPMENT TO EIRE. Note by Secretary attaching Minute from Secretary to Prime Minister: Supply of Aircraft to Eire: Minute from General Ismay to Prime Minister: Minute by Prime Minister.

1941 May 19

CAB 80/28/23

IRAQI OIL. Note by Major-General Sir H.L. Ismay.

1941 May 22

CAB 80/28/35

FORMATION OF YUGOSLAV FORCES. Minute dated 28th May from the Prime Minister to General Ismay.

1941 May 28

CAB 80/28/46

BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN. Copy of letter dated 31st May, from Sir W. Monckton to General Ismay.

1941 June 3

CAB 80/29/33

LONDON DEFENCE EXERCISE. AIRBORNE DESCENTS. Note by Major-General Ismay.

1941 July 14

CAB 80/31/26

YUGOSLAVIA. ASSISTANCE TO: Note by Major General Ismay circulating telegram received from Yugoslavia.

1941 Oct 13

CAB 80/32/27

TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT. USE OF: Correspondence between General de Gaulle and General Ismay.

1941 Nov 28

CAB 80/32/54

LIBYA. EMPLOYMENT OF FREE FRENCH FORCES. Note by Major-General Ismay.

1941 Dec 10

CAB 80/32/64

THAILAND. ATTITUDE TOWARDS: Extract from Telegram to Prime Minister from Governor of Burma. Note by Major-General Ismay covering.

1941 Dec 14

CAB 80/33/15

AUSTRALIA. A.A. DEFENCE OF: Note by Major-General Ismay covering extract from letter to the Lord Privy Seal from Sir Earle Page dated 9.1.42, enclosing statement showing requirements and present position.

1942 Jan 9

CAB 80/33/2

FREE FRENCH FORCES. DESPATCH TO RUSSIA. Letter from General de Gaulle to General Ismay dated 29.12.41.

1942 Jan 1

CAB 80/33/76

FREE FRENCH FORCES. EMPLOYMENT OF: Note by Major-General Ismay circulating letter to General de Gaulle dated 25.1.42 and reply dated 29.1.42.

1942 Feb 2

CAB 80/35/36

COMMITTEE ARRANGEMENTS. Memo. by General Ismay.

1942 Mar 18

CAB 80/36/34

EIRE. ASSISTANCE TO: Note by Secretary covering minute from S/S Dominion Affairs to General Ismay, dated 24.4.42, and letter from U.K. representative, Dublin dated 20.4.42.

1942 Apr 26

CAB 80/36/57

INFORMATORY TELEGRAMS TO COMMANDERS-IN-CHIEF ABROAD. Memo. by Major-General Ismay.

1942 May 11

CAB 80/36/81

AUSTRALIA. DEFENCE OF: Memo. by General Ismay.

1942 May 28

CAB 80/36/83

MADAGASCAR: POLICY. Note by Secretary covering letter from F.O. to Gen. Ismay, Minute from Foreign Secretary to P.M. and drafts of two telegrams from C.O.S. to Force 121.

1942 May 29

CAB 80/36/9

TURKEY. ASSISTANCE TO: Extract from letter dated 4.4.42 from S/S Foreign Affairs to General Ismay.

1942 Apr 8

CAB 80/36/96

COMMITTEE ON RECONSTRUCTION PROBLEMS. Note by Gen. Ismay.

1942 June 8

CAB 80/38/81

INFORMATION FOR COMMANDERS-IN-CHIEF AND MILITARY REPRESENTATIVES ABROAD. Note by Lt.-General H.L. Ismay.

1942 Dec 11

CAB 80/39/19

COLLABORATION WITH OIL CONTROL BOARD. Copy of a letter dated 11th January, 1943 from the Chairman Oil Control Board to Lt.-General Ismay.

1943 Jan 12

CAB 80/39/40

CHIEFS OF STAFF PROCEDURE. Note by Lieut.-Gen. Ismay.

1943 Feb 7

CAB 80/39/56

MILITARY INFORMATION FOR THE RUSSIANS. Copy of a letter dated 19th February, 1943, from Sir Crue Sargent to Lieut.-General Ismay.

1943 Feb 20

CAB 80/39/69

MALTA COMMAND. Note by Lieut.-General Ismay.

1943 Mar 3

CAB 80/39/86

MILITARY INFORMATION FOR THE RUSSIANS. Copy of a letter dated 17th March, 1943 to General Ismay from the Foreign Office.

1943 Mar 18

CAB 80/40/36

RELAXATION OF INVASION PREPARATIONS. Minute from the Lord President of the Council to General Ismay.

1943 Apr 23

CAB 80/40/38

GLIDERS FOR AMERICAN FORCES. Copy of a letter dated 22nd April from General Andrews to General Ismay.

1943 Apr 27

CAB 80/40/4

SHIPPING FOR TURKEY. Note by Lt.-General Ismay.

1943 Mar 27

CAB 80/40/42

USE OF WIRELESS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. Copy of a letter dated 27th April from the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster to Lieut.-General Ismay.

1943 Apr 28

CAB 80/40/88

GLIDERS FOR AMERICAN FORCES. Copy of a letter dated 3rd July, 1943, from General Devers to General Ismay.

1943 July 4

CAB 80/40/96

FILM OF THE TUNISIAN CAMPAIGN. Letter from the Minister of Information to General Ismay, dated 10th July, 1943.

1943 July 10

CAB 80/41/13

APPOINTMENT OF POLITICAL ADVISER TO C.O.S.S.A.C. Copy of letter dated 24th July from Foreign Office to General Ismay.

1943 July 26

CAB 80/41/20

MEETING WITH DR. T.V. SOONG. Note by Lieut.-General Ismay.

1943 July 30

CAB 80/41/23

GLIDERS FOR AMERICAN FORCES. Copy of a letter dated 27th July, 1943 from General Devers to General Ismay.

1943 July 30

CAB 80/43/32

ARRANGEMENTS FOR FUTURE CONFERENCES. Note by Lt.-General Ismay.

1944 Feb 22

CAB 80/43/51

LIAISON BETWEEN MINISTRY OF WAR TRANSPORT AND CHIEFS OF STAFF ORGANISATION. Copy of a letter dated 21st March, 1944, from Lord Leathers to General Ismay.

1944 Mar 23

CAB 80/43/55

LIAISON BETWEEN MINISTRY OF WAR TRANSPORT AND CHIEFS OF STAFF ORGANISATION. Copy of a letter dated 28th March, 1944 from Lord Leathers to General Ismay.

1944 Mar 29

CAB 80/43/7

FUTURE CONFERENCES. Note by Lt.-General Sir Hastings Ismay.

1944 Jan 12

CAB 80/44/46

TRIPARTITE DISCUSSIONS ON THE FUTURE WORLD ORGANISATION. Note by General Ismay.

1944 July 25

CAB 80/47/66

HONOURS AND AWARDS TO MEMBERS OF U.S. FORCES. Copy of a letter dated 31st March 1945, from Field Marshal Sir H. Maitland Wilson to General Ismay.

1945 Apr 11

CAB 80/48/20

VISIT BY REORGANISATION COMMITTEE INDIA. Copy of a letter W.S. 17023 dated 27th April, 1945, to General Ismay from General Mayne.

1945 Apr 29

CAB 80/48/61

PRINCIPAL PERSONNEL OFFICERS COMMITTEE. Memorandum by General Ismay.

1945 June 26

CAB 80/48/7

HIGHER DEFENCE ORGANISATION OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA. Note by General Ismay.

1945 Apr 19

CAB 80/49/11

THE MINISTER RESIDENT IN THE MIDDLE EAST. Note by General Ismay.

1945 Aug 20

CAB 80/49/20

MILITARY STAFF COMMITTEE OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL. Note by General Ismay.

1945 Aug 28

CAB 80/51/13

ORGANISATION OF THE HIGHER COMMAND OF THE SERVICES IN INDIA. Copy of a letter (W.S.17023/11) dated the 13th November 1945 from General Sir Mosley May, India Office, to General Sir Hastings Ismay.

1945 Nov 14

CAB 80/53/16

IMPERIAL DEFENCE COLLEGE. Copy of a letter dated 28th January, 1946 from the Commandant, Imperial Defence, to General Sir Hastings Ismay.

1946 Jan 29

CAB 80/53/24

AUSTRALIA - RECONSTITUTION OF COUNCIL OF DEFENCE. Note by General Ismay.

1946 Feb 5

CAB 80/53/29

IMPERIAL DEFENCE COLLEGE - VISITS OVERSEAS. Copy of a letter dated 8th February from the Commandant, Imperial Defence College to General Sir Hastings Ismay.

1946 Feb 9

CAB 80/53/62

CO-ORDINATION WITH NEW ZEALAND CHIEFS OF STAFF. Note by the General Ismay.

1946 Mar 9

CAB 80/60/55

EMPLOYMENT OF FREE FRENCH FORCES IN LIBYA. Note by Major-General Ismay.

1941 Dec 23

CAB 80/60/59

IRAQ AND PERSIA - TRANSFER OF COMMAND. Note by Major-General Ismay.

1941 Dec 28

CAB 80/61/3

OPERATION "JOSHUA". Copy of letter from Sir Orme Sargent to Major-Gen. Sir Hastings Ismay, dated 1.1.42.

1942 Jan 2

CAB 80/61/7

AMERICAN-BRITISH STRATEGY. Note by Major-General Ismay.

1942 Jan 5

CAB 80/62/64

S.O.E. ACTIVITY IN TURKEY. Copy of a letter dated 13th May, 1942, from the Foreign Office to General Ismay.

1942 May 17

CAB 80/63/27

S.O.E. ACTIVITY IN TURKEY. Copy of a letter dated 16th June, 1942, from Foreign Office to General Ismay.

1942 June 19

CAB 80/64/59

MALTA - FOOD SUPPLIES. Copy of a letter dated 24th September, 1942, from Sir George Gater to General Ismay.

1942 Sept 25

CAB 80/65/11

YUGOSLAV COMMUNICATIONS. Note by Major-General Ismay.

1942 Oct 14

CAB 80/65/16

"TORCH" - ALTERNATIVE PLANS FOR WESTERN TASK FORCE. Copy of a letter dated 14th October, from Lieut.General Eisenhower to Major-General Ismay.

1942 Oct 16

CAB 80/65/29

OPERATION "TORCH" - SITUATION REPORTS. Copy of a letter dated 17th October, 1942, from the Chief of Staff, Allied Force Headquarters, to General Ismay.

1942 Oct 19

CAB 80/65/34

SPANISH ACTION AGAINST FRENCH MOROCCO. Note by Major-General Ismay.

1942 Oct 20

CAB 80/65/41

BRAZILIAN PARTICIPATION IN "TORCH". Note by Major General Ismay.

1942 Oct 23

CAB 80/65/49

PARTICIPATION OF FIGHTING FRENCH IN THE OPENING OF A WESTERN EUROPEAN THEATRE OF WAR. Note by Major-General Ismay.

1942 Oct 25

CAB 80/65/59

Copy of Letter dated 28th October, 1942, from General Ismay to General Eisenhower.

1942 Oct 29

CAB 80/65/60

"TORCH": MEMORANDUM BY GENERAL MARK CLARK, ALLIED FORCE HEADQUARTERS. Note by Major-General Ismay.

1942 Oct 29

CAB 80/65/69

THE USE OF "ASPIDISTRA" IN "TORCH". Note by Major General Sir Hastings L. Ismay.

1942 Nov 1

CAB 80/65/70

OPERATION "ROUNDUP" - PLANNING. Copy of a letter dated 30th October, 1942, from General Eisenhower to General Ismay.

1942 Nov 1

CAB 80/65/73

"BACKBONE" - SHIPPING. Copy of a letter from General Eisenhower to Major General Ismay.

1942 Nov 1

CAB 80/65/74

TORCH - SIGNAL COMMUNICATIONS. Copy of a letter from Major-General Clark to Major-General Ismay.

1942 Nov 1

CAB 80/65/83

PROVISION OF GUARDS FOR NAVAL AMMUNITION DEPOTS IN SOUTH AFRICA. Note by Major-General Ismay.

1942 Nov 4

CAB 80/66/13

PLANS AND OPERATIONS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, MIDDLE EAST AND NEAR EAST. Copy of Letter dated 24th November, 1942, from Brigadier-General W.B. Smith, Allied Force Headquarters to Lieut.-General Ismay.

1942 Nov 24

CAB 80/66/41

PARTICIPATION OF FIGHTING FRENCH IN THE WESTERN EUROPEAN THEATRE OF WAR. Note by Lt.-General Ismay.

1942 Dec 8

CAB 80/66/64

REFORMS IN NORTH AFRICA. Note by General Ismay.

1942 Dec 23

CAB 80/66/69

REFORMS IN NORTH AFRICA. Note by General Ismay.

1942 Dec 24

CAB 80/66/87

ALLIED AIR RAIDS OVER FRANCE. Copy of letter, dated 29th December, 1942, from Rear-Admiral A.G.Kirk, to General Ismay.

1942 Dec 30

CAB 80/67/34

OPERATION "HUSKY". Note by Lt.-General Ismay.

1943 Jan 29

CAB 80/67/50

THE POSITION OF MALTA UNDER THE NEW COMMAND ARRANGEMENTS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN. Note by Lieut.-General Ismay.

1943 Feb 9

CAB 80/67/63

OPERATION "ANAKIM." Note by Lieut.-General Ismay.

1943 Feb 16

CAB 80/68/27

FUTURE OPERATIONS - COMBINED POLICY TOWARDS ITALY. Note by Lieut.-General Ismay.

1943 Mar 15

CAB 80/68/29

POLICY TOWARDS GREECE. Letter dated 13th March, 1943 from G.D. to Lieut.-General Ismay.

1943 Mar 15

CAB 80/68/32

CONVOYS FOR RUSSIA. Copy of a letter dated 16th March from Sir Orme Sargent to Lieut.-General Ismay.

1943 Mar 16

CAB 80/68/34

PLANNING FOR CROSS-CHANNEL OPERATIONS. Copy of a letter dated 17th March 1943 from Lt.-General Andrews to Lt.-General Ismay.

1943 Mar 17

CAB 80/68/35

POLICY TOWARDS GREECE. Note by Lt.-Gen. Ismay.

1943 Mar 18

CAB 80/68/38

SHIPMENTS TO THE MIDDLE EAST. Minute from Lord Leathers to General Ismay, dated 18.3.43.

1943 Mar 19

CAB 80/68/47

GLOBAL SHIPPING REQUIREMENTS. Note by Lt.-General Ismay.

1943 Mar 22

CAB 80/68/52

SECOND FRONT. Note by Lt.-General Ismay.

1943 Mar 24

CAB 80/69/5

OPERATION "FANFARE" - POSSIBLE ARMISTICE TERMS WITH ITALY (Reference C.O.S.(43)78th Meeting, (O) Minute 3). Copy of a letter dated 19th April, 1943 from the Secretary of Military Sub-Committee to Lieut.-General Ismay.

1943 Apr 20

CAB 80/70/26

RE-ORGANISATION OF COMMAND IN S.E. ASIA. Memorandum by Lieut.-General Ismay.

1943 June 15

CAB 80/71/31

U.S. FORCES IN THE U.K. - CONSTRUCTION PROGRAMMES. Copy of a letter dated 5th July, 1943 from General Devers to General Ismay.

1943 July 6

CAB 80/71/5

COMBINED TRAINING OF NAVAL ASSAULT FORCES. Memo. by Lt.-General Ismay.

1943 June 23

CAB 80/72/28

AIRCRAFT FOR S.O.E. PURPOSES. Copy of a letter dated 30th July, 1943, from Sir Charles Hambro to General Ismay.

1943 July 31

CAB 80/72/36

OPERATIONS FROM INDIA. Note by Lieut.-General Ismay.

1943 Aug 2

CAB 80/75/12

FLOATING AIRFIELDS. Note by Lieut.-General Ismay.

1943 Sept 23

CAB 80/76/48

SUPPLIES FOR GUERILLA ACTIVITIES IN THE BALKANS. Note by Lt. General H.L. Ismay.

1943 Nov 10

CAB 80/76/49

SUPPLIES FOR GUERILLA ACTIVITIES IN THE BALKANS. Note by Lt. General H.L. Ismay.

1943 Nov 10

CAB 80/78/14

SECURITY ARRANGEMENTS FOR "OVERLORD". Note by Lt.-Gen. Ismay.

1944 Jan 7

CAB 80/78/39

RELATIONS WITH THE ARGENTINE. Note by Lieut.-General Ismay.

1944 Jan 17

CAB 80/78/68

SECURITY OF OVERLORD. Note by Lt. General Ismay.

1944 Jan 24

CAB 80/78/76

POLICY TOWARDS TURKEY. Note by Lieut.-General Ismay.

1944 Jan 26

CAB 80/78/78

RISK OF SABOTAGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. Note by Lieut.-General Ismay.

1944 Jan 26

CAB 80/79/15

"RANKIN" CASE "C" - SYSTEM OF COMMAND AND DELEGATION OF RESPONSIBILITIES. Note by Lieut.-General Ismay.

1944 Feb 2

CAB 80/79/16

ENEMY NATIONALS IN IRELAND. Note by Lieut.-General Ismay.

1944 Feb 2

CAB 80/80/32

SITUATION IN GREECE. Copy of a Minute (D.45/4) dated 14th February, 1944 from the Prime Minister to General Ismay for Chiefs of Staff Committee.

1944 Feb 15

CAB 80/80/37

NEW ZEALAND MANPOWER. Note by Lieut.-General Ismay.

1944 Feb 18

CAB 80/80/48

GREEK RESISTANCE. Note by Lieut.-General Ismay.

1944 Feb 20

CAB 80/81/15

"BODYGUARD". Note by Lieut.-General Ismay.

1944 Feb 28

CAB 80/81/20

AIR COMMAND IN "OVERLORD". Copy of a Minute (Serial No.M.194/4) dated 29th February, 1944 from the Prime Minister to the Chief of the Air Staff and General Ismay for the Chiefs of Staff Committee.

1944 Mar 1

CAB 80/81/47

COMBINED TRAINING AREAS. Letter dated 9th March, 1944 to Lt.General Ismay from Sir Findlater Stewart.

1944 Mar 9

CAB 80/81/59

FRENCH PARTICIPATION IN FAR EASTERN STRATEGY. Copy of a letter dated 11.3.44 from Sir Maurice Peterson to Lieut.-General Sir Hastings Ismay.

1944 Mar 13

CAB 80/82/16

NEW ZEALAND'S MANPOWER. Copy of letter dated 4.4.44 from Mr. Nash to General Ismay.

1944 Apr 5

CAB 80/82/44

"OVERLORD" SECURITY - MOVEMENT OF ALLIED PERSONNEL. Copy of a letter HDE/146/01/4 dated 18.4.44 from Sir Findlater Stewart to Lieut.-General Sir Hastings L. Ismay.

1944 Apr 18

CAB 80/83/44

CANADIAN PARTICIPATION IN THE WAR AGAINST JAPAN. Note by Lieut.-General Ismay.

1944 May 17

CAB 80/83/56

LIAISON OFFICER IN LONDON FOR MARSHAL TITO. Note by General Ismay.

1944 May 22

CAB 80/83/7

CEYLON - POLITICAL SITUATION. Copy of a letter dated 4th May from the Colonial Office to Lieut.-General Ismay.

1944 May 5

CAB 80/84/43

BIOLOGICAL WARFARE. Note by General Ismay.

1944 June 12

CAB 80/84/63

"OVERLORD" SECURITY - RESTRICTIONS ON ALLIED MILITARY MOVEMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS. Copy of a letter (HDS/146/01/6) dated 17th June, 1944, from Sir Findlater Steward to General Ismay.

1944 June 17

CAB 80/84/9

POWERS OF SUPREME COMMANDER, SOUTH EAST ASIA COMMAND. Note by General Ismay.

1944 May 30

CAB 80/85/41

"CROSSBOW" SECURITY - SPECIAL MEASURES FOR "BIGSEN". Copy of a letter dated 12th July, 1944, from Sir Findlater Stewart to General Ismay.

1944 July 12

CAB 80/86/30

ASSISTANCE TO THE POLISH HOME ARMY. Copy of a letter dated 5th August 1944 from the Polish Ambassador to General Ismay.

1944 Aug 5

CAB 80/86/46

ASSISTANCE TO WARSAW. Note by General Ismay.

1944 Aug 8

CAB 80/86/95

"BRADDOCK II". Note by General Ismay.

1944 Aug 23

CAB 80/87/15

BROADCASTING FACILITIES FOR P.W.E. Copy of letter dated 31 August 1944 from Sir Robert Bruce-Lockhart to General Ismay.

1944 Sept 1

CAB 80/87/5

ALLIED FORCES FOR GREECE. Copy of P.M.'s personal minute (Serial No. M.942/4) dated 29th August 1944 to F.O. and General Ismay for C.O.S. Committee.

1944 Aug 30

CAB 80/87/78

EMPLOYMENT OF NEW ZEALAND ARMED FORCES. Note by General Ismay.

1944 Sept 28

CAB 80/89/60

CEYLON - EFFECT OF POLITICAL SITUATION IN OPERATIONS. Copy of a letter dated 27th November 1944 from the Colonial Office to General Ismay.

1944 Nov 28

CAB 80/90/1

GREEK RE-ARMAMENT. Note by General Ismay.

1945 Jan 1

CAB 80/90/10

ZONES OF OCCUPATION - BREMEN ENCLAVES. Copy of a Minute dated 4th January, 1945, from the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to General Ismay.

1945 Jan 4

CAB 80/90/12

BASING OF BRITISH PACIFIC FLEET ON AUSTRALIA. Copy of letter (SS.6293) dated 12th Dec. 1944 from the Secretary, Australian Department of Defence, to General Ismay.

1945 Jan 5

CAB 80/90/24

INDIA - DEMOBILISATION PLANNING. Copy of letter (W.S.28766) dated 10th January 1945 from the India Office to General Ismay.

1945 Jan 10

CAB 80/92/18

BASING OF BRITISH PACIFIC FLEET ON AUSTRALIA. Copy of a letter (SS.257) dated 25th January, 1945, from the Secretary, Australian Department of Defence to General Ismay.

1945 Feb 24

CAB 80/94/38

TREATMENT OF JAPAN AFTER SURRENDER. Copy of a letter dated 9th May 1945 (F.1834/346/23) from the Foreign Office to General Ismay.

1945 May 10

CAB 80/95/15

MIDDLE EAST POLICY. Copy of a letter dated 27th June, 1945 from the Colonial Office to General Ismay.

1945 June 27

CAB 80/95/29

BRITISH MILITARY MISSION TO GREECE. Copy of a letter (R 10199/8172/19) dated 2nd July from the Foreign Office to General Ismay.

1945 July 2

CAB 80/95/47

FUTURE OFFICERING OF THE ROYAL INDIAN NAVY, INDIAN ARMY AND INDIAN AIR FORCE. Copy of letter dated 6th July, 1945, from the India Office to General Ismay.

1945 July 9

CAB 80/96/31

PUBLICITY IN THE FAR EAST. Note by General Ismay.

1945 Aug 2

CAB 80/96/63

MIDDLE EAST POLICY. Copy of a letter dated 18th August from the Colonial Office to General Ismay.

1945 Aug 18

CAB 80/98/73

CANADIAN OCCUPATION FORCES. Copy of a letter from the Dominions Office, dated 31.12.45. to General Ismay.

1945 Dec 31

CAB 80/99/20

CANADIAN OCCUPATION FORCES. Note by General Ismay.

1946 Jan 18

CAB 80/99/23

SIZE OF THE ARMED FORCES. Note by General Sir Hastings Ismay.

1946 Jan 22

CAB 80/99/49

BRITISH REPRESENTATION WITH S.C.A.P.-ORGANISATION OF INTELLIGENCE. Copy of a letter dated 1st January, 1946, from General C.H. Gairdner to General Sir Hastings Ismay.

1946 Feb 18

CAB 84/12/22

Seizure of Balearic Islands by Italy. Note by the Secretary. Circulating letter to General Ismay from W. Strang. and Telegrams from Spain

1940 Apr 20

Subseries within CAB 127

General Ismay

 

CO    Colonial Office (Return to index)

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Despatches from Governor Asser and letters from offices (government departments and other organisations) and individuals on matters related to Bermuda. Despatches are described at item level; letters from offices and individuals are not. Offices: Admiralty (wireless telegraph stations in Bermuda and Jamaica, duty on effects of Admiralty officials); Crown Agents (agreement to be signed by artisans for the Public Works Department); Foreign Office (activities of British yacht Istar); Home Office (use of crown on Princess Hotel stationery); Board of Trade (sale of SS Reviver by government, supply of oil fuel by West India Oil Co); Direct West India Cable Co (loan of Admiralty station at Bermuda and closing of the Jamaica station); Overseas Nursing Association (appointment of nurses for King Edward VII Hospital, applications include: Miss Florence Emma Wade, Miss Anita Brown, Miss Adeline Lamb, Miss Annabella McNeill, Miss Sara A L Logie, Miss Lucy Jane Loader, Miss Margaret Teresa O

1924

CO 137/520/32

Forwards a report by the Chairman of the Commission of Enquiry A G Ellis, concerning the case of Judge Henry Frederick Gibbons. Evidence enclosed from Robert Henry Blissett, George Cooke, Simon Bouitto, Francis Hugh Bouitto, Lionel A Isaacs, William Powell Clarke, Thomas Ismay Stubbs, Walter George Clough, Samuel Godden, Rudolph Lewis, James Daly Lewis, William Mc Leod, Alexander Napier, A Finlay, Margaret Allen, Evelina Thomas, John Rose, Richard Spence, Henry Williams, George Da Costa, Alexander Thomas, Liana Bailley, William Hill, Francis Powell and William Alexander Cassells.

1885 Feb 24

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COPY 1/565/215

"Photograph of Mr Bruce Ismay, full face, ¾ length, standing, both hands in trousers pockets." Copyright owner of work: Alfred Ellis, 51 Baker Street, London. Copyright author of work: Stanislas Julian, Count Ostrorog, 5 Victoria Grove, London. Date of agreement or assignment: 10 January 1899

1912 April 27

CV    Records of Value Added Tax Tribunals (Return to index)

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CV 2/352

Miss D B Ismay

1979-1980

DEFE         Records of the Ministry of Defence (Return to index)

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DEFE 7/530

Third slice infrastructure programme: agreement for procurement of UK supplies and services by USA (Lovett-Ismay Agreement)

1952-1953

DEFE 7/1898

Higher direction of defence: report to Minister of Defence by General Lord Ismay and Lieutenant-General Sir Ian Jacob

1963

DO    Records created or inherited by the Dominions Office, and of the Commonwealth Relations (Return to index)

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DO 121/133

Briefs for visits to Washington and Ottawa by Secretary of State, Lord Ismay

1951 Dec

DO 121/146

Correspondence between Secretaries of State, Lord Ismay and Lord Salisbury and Governor General for Southern Rhodesia, Major General Sir John Kennedy

1951 Sept - 1952 Oct

DO 121/69

Various memoranda, including a report on the departure of Sir Claude Auchinleck, Commander-in-Chief, India; memorandum on aid to Pakistan; report by Lady Mountbatten on situation in India; personal notes by Lord Ismay, Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations; and an appreciation of situation in India and Pakistan by General Scoones

1947

DO 35/3334

Death of King George VI: letter of thanks from Secretary of State, Lord Ismay, to The Earl Marshal, The Duke of Norfolk

1952

DO 35/3608

Discussions between Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations, Lord Ismay and Sir Godfrey Huggins, Southern Rhodesia: minutes of meetings and papers

1952

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FO 371/102465

British Press criticism of Lord Ismay and NATO for apparent lack of concern about revolt of Belgian Army conscripts against two year conscription

1952

FO 371/105986

Working of the Lovett-Ismay Agreement of February 1952 about American undertaking to procure £10 million worth of equipment from the UK for US forces in Europe and the North Atlantic

1953

FO 371/107911

Invitation to Secretary-General of NATO, Lord Ismay, to attend the Tripartite Bermuda Conference in December 1953; suspicion of smaller member-states of NATO about decisions made at Bermuda without consultation with NATO

1953

FO 371/111221

Request from Sir H Caccia, deputy under secretary of state, Foreign Office (FO), for instructions for replying to letter from Lord Ismay, vice-chairman, North Atlantic Council, asking if UK will reconsider decision about membership of ICEM as UK is almost only NATO country not a member

1954

FO 371/117671

Michael Karaolis case: exchanges with Lord Ismay, vice-chairman, NATO Council

1955

FO 371/117673

Michael Karaolis case: exchanges with Lord Ismay

1955

FO 371/118331

Procedure for FRG's accession to Agreement: recommendations by Lord Ismay, NATO secretary general and NAC vice-chairman

1955

FO 371/123877

Cyprus question: views of Lord Ismay, NATO secretary general

1956

FO 371/97606

Welfare of American servicemen in the UK: appointment of a Co-ordinator of Welfare; attitude of the Chairman of the Women's Voluntary Services; plans for improvement of local relations with the US forces; the Lovett-Ismay agreement on accommodation for US servicemen

1952

FO 371/97607

Welfare of American servicemen in the UK: appointment of a Co-ordinator of Welfare; attitude of the Chairman of the Women's Voluntary Services; plans for improvement of local relations with the US forces; the Lovett-Ismay agreement on accommodation for US servicemen

1952

FO 954/10B

Germany: General Ismay Minute to P.M. Views of COS on preceding

24/11/44

FO 954/11A

Greece: From General Ismay. Minute by S. of S. on possible German attack on Greece

7/1/41

FO 954/11C

Greece: P.M. Minute to General Ismay for COS Committee No.D.39/5. Overall objective in Greece

21/1/45

FO 954/12B

Iraq: From General Ismay. Minute by P.M. Despatch of troops to Basra

21/4/41

FO 954/13B

Italy: General Ismay Minute to P.M. Views of COS on de facto recognition of Badoglio

20/9/43

FO 954/14A

Italy: From General Ismay. Maps of communications in Italy and around le Havre

22/6/44

FO 954/14B

Italy: P.M. Minute to S. of S. and General Ismay No.M.539/5. Sir D. Morton to visit F.M. Alexander and Sir N. Charles

30/5/45

FO 954/16A

Netherlands: To General Sir H. Ismay. Dutch desire for occasional representation on COS Committee

12/2/42

FO 954/16A

Netherlands: From General Sir H. Ismay. COS have agreed to preceding

16/2/42

FO 954/16A

North Africa: P.M. Minute to General Ismay for COS Committee. Pursuit of Italians along the Libyan coast Strategic considerations

6/1/41

FO 954/16A

North Africa: P.M. Minute to General Ismay (for C.O.S.C.). Proposal to raise a Free Italian force in Cyrenaica

11/2/41

FO 954/16A

North Africa: From General Ismay. Forwards draft tels from P.M. to General Wavell (Views of Defence Committee on the military situation)

11/2/41

FO 954/17A

Operations: Operation ANVIL: Tel. Grand No.1219 (General Ismay to Brigadier Hollis). Recommends reconsideration of whole strategical conception of ANVIL

7/1/44

FO 954/17A

Operations: Operation Backbone: From W.C.O. Letter from Gen. Eisenhower to Gen. Ismay (Backbone shipping) (Spanish Morocco)

1/11/42

FO 954/17A

Operations: Operation BODYGUARD: Moscow tel. No.292 (for General Ismay for General Wingate). Demands to be made on Sweden in connection with Bodyguard

3/2/44

FO 954/17B

Operations: Operation Husky: Brig. Hollis to General Ismay, at W'ton Alcove No.303. Views of C's in C., Middle East on propaganda for Husky

19/5/43

FO 954/17B

Operations: Operation Husky: General Ismay Minute to P.M.. COS agree with preceding

8/7/43

FO 954/17B

Operations: Operation Husky: P.M. Minute to General Ismay for C.O.S. Committee. Strategy in the immediate future

13/7/43

FO 954/18A

Operations: Operation IRONCLAD (Madagascar): From General Ismay (to S. of S.). Appointment of Brigadier Lush

12/5/42

FO 954/18A

Operations: Operation IRONCLAD (Madagascar): To General Ismay. Reply to 42/28

15/5/42

FO 954/18A

Operations: Operation IRONCLAD (Madagascar): P.M. minute to Gen. Ismay for COS Committee. Draft reply to General Smuts

1/6/42

FO 954/18A

Operations: Operation IRONCLAD (Madagascar): Minute P.M. to General Ismay for COS Committee. Comment on preceding

6/6/42

FO 954/18A

Operations: Operation OVERLORD: Gen. Ismay Minute to S. of S. Proposed addition to /44/1

3/1/44

FO 954/18A

Operations: Operation OVERLORD: Brig. Hollis to Prisec F.O. Gen. Ismay Minute to P.M. Overlord railway bombing plan

30/3/44

FO 954/18A

Operations: Operation OVERLORD: General Ismay Minute to P.M. White phosphorus

21/6/44

FO 954/18B

Operations: Operation TORCH (Capture of French N. Africa from Casablanca to Tunisia): General Ismay minute to S. of S. Action to be taken if Germans enter Spain as a result of Torch

26/9/42

FO 954/18B

Operations (Various): General Ismay to COS Committee. Operation Habakkuk

19/7/43

FO 954/19A

Persia: General Ismay Minute to S. of S. Supplies for Russia through Persia

8/10/42

FO 954/19A

Persia: General Ismay Minute to S. of S. Views of COS on 42/58

9/10/42

FO 954/19B

Poland: F.O. tel. to Moscow, No.1357. Sikorski to General Ismay. Polish divisions to defend Caucasian oilfields

24/9/41

FO 954/1A

Africa (General): From General Ismay. Refers to Aa(G)40/1

6/1/41

FO 954/1B

Burma: From General Ismay. Reinforcements for Burma

1/1/42

FO 954/1B

Burma: Minute by the P.M. (to General Ismay). Proposal to attack Japanese lines of communication through Burma

7/6/42

FO 954/21

Portugal: General Ismay. Minute to P.M. "Vault" Force

25/6/43

FO 954/21

Portugal: P.M. minute to General Ismay for COS Committee. Comments on preceding

1/7/43

FO 954/21

Portugal: S. of S. minute to General Ismay. Requests views of COS on 43/59

13/7/43

FO 954/22A

Post War Plans and Reconstruction: General Ismay Minute to S. of S. Report on Staff Studies of Security

22/11/44

FO 954/22A

Post War Plans and Reconstruction: Sir A. Cadogan to General Ismay. Reply to 44/38

18/12/44

FO 954/23A

Propaganda (including P.W.E. and deception plans): From General Ismay, W.C.O. (Minute to P.M.). Black radio

1/7/43

FO 954/23A

Propaganda and P.W.E.: General Ismay to S. of S. Views of Chiefs of Staff on 44/29

24/8/44

FO 954/23B

Scandinavia: Moscow tel. No.292 (for General Ismay). Demands to be made on Sweden in connexion with Operation Bodyguard (q.v.)

3/2/44

FO 954/24A

S.O.E.: General Ismay Minute to Deputy P.M. German penetration of the S.O.E. organisation in Europe

3/1/44

FO 954/24A

S.O.E.: General Ismay Minute to P.M. Penetration of S.O.E. organisation in Holland Proposal that S.O.E. and S.I.S. be under the same ministerial control

5/1/44

FO 954/24B

Soviet Union: General Ismay to P.M. Tanks for Russia

5/12/41

FO 954/25B

Soviet Union: From Sir A. Cadogan to General Ismay. Draft background telegrams to Sir A.C. Kerr

16/6/42

FO 954/25B

Soviet Union: From General Ismay. Reply to preceding

16/6/42

FO 954/25B

Soviet Union: P.M. to Deputy P.M., S. of S. General Ismay & C.A.S. (Reflex 159). Air support for Russia

19/8/42

FO 954/26A

Soviet Union: General Ismay's minute to S. of S. Soviet delegation for SEXTANT

11/11/43

FO 954/26A

Soviet Union: Minstate, Cairo, tel. to F.O. No.2602 (for General Ismay). Speculation in Cairo about Stalin's participation in the Conference

16/11/43

FO 954/28B

Turkey: S. of S. Minute to General Ismay. Comment on proposal to send a military mission to Turkey as part of deception plan "Royal Flush"

19/5/44

FO 954/30C

USA: W'ton tel. No.6016 (for the P.M.). General Marshall proposes that F.M. Dill be buried at Arlington and be succeeded by General Ismay

6/11/44

FO 954/31A

War (General): From General Ismay. Angora tel. No.674 (Reports of a new German explosive and comment by Professor Lindemann)

1/4/41

FO 954/31A

War (General): Minute by P.M. (To General Ismay for C.O.S. Committee). Need to increase bombing in the Pas de Calais

23/6/41

FO 954/32A

War (General): General Ismay's Minute to P.M. Views of C.O.S. on P.M.'s draft reply to Stalin

18/2/43

FO 954/32A

War (General): General Ismay Minute to S. of S. Meeting of the Defence Committee

26/2/43

FO 954/32B

War (General): Cairo tel. No.2105. S. of S. to P.M. Tribute to General Ismay

8/11/43

FO 954/32B

War (General): Minstate Cairo tel. to F.O. No.2559 (for General Ismay). Censorship of press reports about imminence of Cairo Conference

12/11/43

FO 954/32B

War (General): Moscow tel. No.327 (for General Ismay). Preliminary discussions with the Russians about BODYGUARD

7/2/44

FO 954/32D

War (General): P.M. Minute to General Ismay for COS Committee. Proposed command arrangements in Germany after cease-fire

3/4/45

FO 954/32D

War (general): Lord Ismay. Minute to S. of S. enquiring about preceding

17/5/45

FO 954/32D

War (general): Minute. S. of S. to Lord Ismay. Reply to 45/176

19/5/45

FO 954/34A

Yugoslavia: General Ismay Minute to P.M. Instructions of COS to General Alexander about operations in Yugoslavia

23/12/44

FO 954/3B

Convoys and Supplies To Russia: General Ismay Minute to P.M. March convoy

5/3/43

FO 954/3B

Convoys and Supplies To Russia: P.M. to General Ismay (Minute). March convoy

5/3/43

FO 954/3B

Convoys and Supplies To Russia: General Ismay to P.M. Reply to preceding

6/3/43

FO 954/3B

Convoys and Supplies To Russia: General Ismay to P.M. (Minute). May convoy

10/3/43

FO 954/3B

Convoys and Supplies To Russia: P.M. to General Ismay and others (Minute). May convoy

13/3/43

FO 954/3B

Convoys and Supplies To Russia: Sir O. Sargent to General Ismay. Comment on 43/60

22/3/43

FO 954/3B

Convoys and Supplies To Russia: P.M.'s Minute to General Ismay. Message to Stalin about March convoy

22/3/43

FO 954/3B

Convoys and Supplies to Russia: P.M. to General Ismay for CO5. FROZEN no.1015. Plans to be made for an additional convoy

31/12/43

FO 954/3B

Convoys: From General Ismay. Draft tel. to P.M. from Deputy P.M.

4/1/44

FO 954/4B

Dominions: General Ismay to P.M. (Minute). Proposed announcement about Ottawa conference on the pooling of air training

16/4/42

FO 954/6B

Far East: General Ismay to Mr. Hoyer Millar. Possibility of a Cabinet Committee being set up to watch the situation at Shanghai

16/8/37

FO 954/6C

Far East: General Ismay to P.M. (Minute). Preliminary plans for dealing with Japan

23/7/43

FO 954/6C

Far East: Delhi tel. (Lord L. Mountbatten to General Ismay, No.2). General Stilwell is no longer acceptable to C.K.S.

10/10/43

FO 954/7A

Far East: Chungking tel. No.4 AMUSE. General C. de Wiart to General Ismay. General Chennault and his bombers

23/1/44

FO 954/7A

Far East: Chungking tel. No.13 AMUSE. For General Ismay C.K.S. will attack across the Salween

21/4/44

FO 954/7A

Far East: General C. de Wiart and General Ismay. Talk with Madame C.K.S.

24/4/44

FO 954/7A

Far East: From General Ismay. Extracts from a letter from General C. de Wiart Gravity of the situation

6/12/44

FO 954/7A

Far East: From General Ismay. Copy of a letter from General C. de Wiart. The military situation

15/12/44

FO 954/7B

Far East: Brigadier Hollis (W.C.O.) Minute to S. of S. Copy of a Minute from General Ismay to the P.M. (Russian strategic interests in the Far East)

16/1/45

FO 954/7B

Far East: SEAC (Mr. Brain) tel. to F.O. No.240. Adl. Mountbatten wishes S. of S. to see one of his tels. to General Ismay

12/6/45

HLG Records created or inherited by the Ministry of Housing and Local Government, and of successor and related bodies    (Return to index)

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HLG 71/2111

Ightham Brick & Tile Company: land at Mainfield, Ismay Rd; extraction of sand

1957-1958

HO    Records created or inherited by the Home Office, Ministry of Home Security, and related bodies    (Return to index)

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HO 190/1014

Market Tavern (Ismay's), Scotch Street

1916-1923

HO 190/115

"Ismays Vaults"

1918-1921

HO 192/1490

John Ismay and Sons Ltd, Ilford: 23 Sept 1940

1944

HO 256/591

Discussions between Sir Henry Gregory and Sir George Ismay about separate licences for public displays of television broadcasts

1952-1953

HO 256/93

Appointment of Sir George Ismay in place of Mr H Townsend

1950

HS – Special Operations    (Return to index)

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HS 9/678

Kathleen Ismay HAWKEN - born 05.10.1912; Patricia Maisie HAWKEN - born 15.03.1921; Robert Edward HAWKES - born 30.10.1922; Arthur HAWKESWORTH - born 26.03.1910; Marjorie Frances HAWKLEY - born 08.10.1899; Eva Nellie HAWKINS - born 20.06.1916; Frederic Georges HAWKINS aka Francois HORNE - born 24.

1939 Jan 01 - 1946 Dec 31

HW   Records created and inherited by Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) (Return to index)

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HW 1/1126

Note that 1450 kept by Ismay

1942

HW 1/1458

2266/T20 to Gen Ismay, see also 2576; PM orders COS to report on measures to tone up air defence of England, Mar 15

1943

HW 1/1460

C to Sir Hastings Ismay, coversheet only, 2266/T20 and 2268/T19, Wanting 2266/T20 to PM, see 2609, air defence of England,

1943 Mar 15

HW 1/157

General Ismay from C for COS request to release anti-aircraft units from the Eastern Front for use elsewhere, Oct 19

1941 Oct 21

HW 1/1616

C to Lt General Sir Hastings Ismay

1943

HW 1/1820

PM to General Ismay and C: digest of BONIFACE material on fighting in Balkans, July 11

1943

HW 1/2190

Telegrams sent to General Ismay at Cairo on PM's instructions

1943

HW 1/2193

BONIFACE summary, see 4865 and reports sent to General Ismay on Nov 1, 3463/T17

1943 Nov 1

HW 1/2254

Signalled correspondence of Nov 20 at 0835 and 0837 between Cairo and General Ismay concerning arrangements for protection of attendees at forthcoming meeting in Cairo

1943

HW 1/2309

BONIFACE report for Lt-General Sir Hastings Ismay

1943

HW 1/2309

Signal of Dec 30 at 2250 from Hollis for C and Ismay, including references to operation OVERLORD

1943

HW 1/2309

Two copies of typed note for Hollis from Ismay

1943

HW 1/2310

BONIFACE report for Lt General Ismay

1943

HW 1/2310A

BONIFACE report for Lt General Ismay

1943

HW 1/2315

BONIFACE report for Lt General Ismay

1944

HW 1/2318

Signal of Jan 5 at 1918 for C, Ismay from Hollis concerning operation SHINGLE, OVERLORD, FROZEN 1109 and possibility of conference either in Algiers or Tunis

1944

HW 1/2326

BONIFACE report for Lt Gen Ismay

1944

HW 1/2332

BONIFACE summaries for Deputy PM, Mr Loxley and General Ismay, the latter being for the PM on return from abroad

1944

HW 1/2333

BONIFACE summaries for Deputy PM, Mr Loxley and General Ismay, first 2 copies had the SUNSET section deleted, General Ismay's copy marked personal for PM, probably on return from abroad

1944

HW 1/2334

BONIFACE summaries for Deputy PM, Mr Loxley and General Ismay, the latter copy being marked personal for PM

1944

HW 1/2335

BONIFACE summaries for Deputy PM, Mr Loxley and General Ismay

1944

HW 1/2801

Western Europe: 3rd Air Fleet reports 9th Air Corps' appreciation of night operation against Bristol May 14-15, navigational aids CELIBATE, BENITO, TRUHE and KNICKBEANE problems because of jamming, bombing done by straight navigation, no effects on town observed, diversionary raids made on South Coast, 11 out of 13 Kettenhund, aircraft lost, reference to switching on apparatus simultaneously with RUFFLE; 9th Air Corps' appreciation of night air raids against Portsmouth May 15-16, unfavourable weather conditions, pathfinder Operation 4 (BENITO) not effective, TRUHE (BLOWPIPE) not useable because Phase-shift operation (CELIBATE) jammed by Allies, assumption that 50% of bombs fell in target area; German speculation on possibly new explosive being used by Allies in bombs dropped in Pas de Calais area, May 13; PM's query and General Ismay's response, May 16

1944

HW 1/2856

T199/121 sent to General Ismay under 6639

1944

HW 1/2895

Naval headlines: invasion of France, Mediterranean and Black Sea section to General Ismay under 6711

1944

HW 1/2898

T207/92 with PM's note to General Ismay under 6721. Copies to DNI, DMI and ACASI under 6716-6718

1944

HW 1/2954

C to General Sir Hastings Ismay

1944

HW 1/2973

Naval headlines - Wanting: sent to General Ismay under reference 6846 but that reference also

1944

HW 1/3069

V-1/V-2 programme: third copy of message listed in 7084 of July 13 that could be construed as indication of an impending V-1 attack; minute from C to General Ismay, CIGS, expressing PM's anxiety that in fact item may have referred to the A-4 (ie V-2), C considers that item did in fact refer to the V-1, Chiefs of Staff were to have seen original note from C to PM on July 13; note from CIGS to C of July 15 stating that he had read out the attached papers (all Wanting), at their meeting that morning and they agreed with C,s note 7084 of July 13

1944 July 14

HW 1/3079

C to Sir Hastings Ismay Chiefs of Staff to see BONIFACE extract; extract from BONIFACE message

1944

HW 1/3086

C to General Sir Hastings Ismay; draft of letter from PM to General Eisenhower, July 15, see 7117 for BJ133702

1944

HW 1/3086

General Sir Hastings Ismay to C, July 18

1944

HW 1/3112

C to General Sir Hastings Ismay Chiefs of Staff to see BONIFACE extract; extract from naval headlines, see 7237, reference gas and chemical warfare, July 20, read to Chiefs of Staff, July 27

1944 July 26

HW 1/3124

BJ134234 to ACASI under 7269 Wanting, extract to General Sir Hastings Ismay

1944

HW 1/3131

C to General Sir Hastings Ismay

1944

HW 1/3184

Signal of Aug 21 from PM abroad to General Ismay for C requesting follow-up action by certain ministers and Chiefs of Staff to referenced Sigint items; covering note from General Ismay to C with PM's signal and further note from PSO to C; minute from C to General Ismay covering points raised by the PM in his signal and the General's reply

1944

HW 1/3249

Western Europe: detailed appreciation of engagement and destruction of 1st British Airborne Division at Arnhem, Oct 1, signalled to General Sir Hastings Ismay

1944 Oct 4

HW 1/3768

Naval headlines to Ismay

1945

HW 1/3777

Naval headlines for May 15, PM request to General Ismay for map and explanation on Japanese Shoo operations; minutes to PM with map and explanation, May 23-24

1945

HW 1/448

C to Maj Gen Ismay: Europe: GAF order extra security against sabotage in view of intended Allied landings, Mar 23 (PM instruction for COS committee to see and note that COS were most interested, Mar 28)

1942 Mar 26

HW 1/811

BONIFACE: C to Sir Hastings Ismay for PM

1942

HW 1/812

BONIFACE: coversheet only to Sir Hastings Ismay for PM;

1942

HW 14/158

Cs of S Sigint Staff Expansion Program. BP's response to Cs of S approval Mar 3 1943 for an immediate expansion of UK Sigint. Copies of letters from Gen Ismay to all appropriate Ministers/Ministries requesting top priority to be given to all BP's requirements.

1943 Feb-Sept

HW 14/71

Copies of letters from Gen Ismay to Ministries with full backing of PM quoting recent Cs of S decision to expand GCCS and requesting assistance in meeting manpower requirements Mar 25; EWT to C Mar 22 on limiting number of Sigint cleared officers in ME, endorsed by C; rather amusing summary by AD (S) of UK Sigint from 1939 pointing out anachronisms of civilian/military relations, passed on by EWT to DDMI (O) Mar 28; EWT from PS Milner-Barry of Hut 6 explaining recent lean period in E exploitation Mar 31, WG Welchman to AD (A) on planned extension of Hut 6 with accompanying plan; EWT to MI-8 requesting Army mobile Sigint units be established along the south coast between Kent and Cornwall Mar 23; Kenworthy at Knockholt to BP on operator training, establishment and pay; Col Tozer in ME to EWT on local Sigint successes from the various main sources, together with examples of ME monthly Y Summaries for Aug and Sept 1942 and daily reports for Mar 12/13 and 26/27; Cdr Saunders to EWT on comm

1943 Mar 21-31

INF - Records of the Central Office of Information Office     (Return to index)

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INF 2/44/441

Photograph referenced as INF 2/44/2634. "General Ismay." Photograph shows:"General Sir Hastings L Ismay, KCB, DSO, Deputy Secretary-Military to the War Cabinet and Chief Staff Officer to the Minister of Defence, Mr Churchill." British Official Photograph.

1945

INF 2/44/616

Photograph referenced as INF 2/44/2839. "Prime Minister entertains British Chiefs of Staff to luncheon at No 10 Downing Street." Photograph shows:" Seated left to right: Sir Charles Portal, Sir Alan Briooke, Rt Hon Winston Churchill and Sir Andrew Cunningham, and standing left to right: Major General L C Hollis (Secretary to the Chiefs of Staffs Committee) and General Sir Hastings Ismay, Chief of Staff to Minister of Defence" taken in Downing Street garden on V E Day.

1945 May 8

INF 2/44/619

Photograph referenced as INF 2/44/2842. "Prime Minister entertains British Chiefs of Staff to luncheon at No 10 Downing Street." Photograph shows:"Seated left to right: Sir Charles Portal, Sir Alan Brooke, Rt Hon Winston Churchill and Sir Andrew Cunningham, and standing left to right: Major General L C Hollis (Secretary to the Chiefs of Staffs Committee) and General Sir Hastings Ismay, Chief of Staff to Minister of Defence" taken in Downing Street garden on V E Day.

1945 May 8

INF 2/44/620

Photograph referenced as INF 2/44/2843. "Prime Minister entertains British Chiefs of Staff to luncheon at No 10 Downing Street." Photograph shows:" Seated left to right: Sir Charles Portal, Sir Alan Brooke, Rt Hon Winston Churchill and Sir Andrew Cunningham, and standing left to right: Major General L C Hollis (Secretary to the Chiefs of Staffs Committee) and General Sir Hastings Ismay, Chief of Staff to Minister of Defence" taken in Downing Street garden on V E Day.

1945 May 8

INF 2/44/633

Photograph referenced as INF 2/44/2857. "Prime Minister entertains British Chiefs of Staff to luncheon at No 10 Downing Street." Photograph shows:" Left to right: Major General L C Hollis (Secretary to the Cheifs of Staffs Committee); General Sir Sir Hastings Ismay, Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence, Sir Andrew Cunningham, Field Marhsal Sir Alan Brooke, Sir Charles Portal, Mr Churchill" standing in Downing Street garden on V E Day.

1945 May 8

INF 2/44/634

Photograph referenced as INF 2/44/2858. "Prime Minister entertains British Chiefs of Staff to luncheon at No 10 Downing Street." Photograph shows:" Seated left to right: Sir Charles Portal, Sir Alan Briooke, Rt Hon Winston Churchill and Sir Andrew Cunningham, and standing left to right: Major General L C Hollis (Secretary to the Chiefs of Staffs Committee) and General Sir Hastings Ismay, Chief of Staff to Minister of Defence" taken in Downing Street garden on V E Day.

1945 May 8

IR      Records of the Boards of Stamps, Taxes, Excise, Stamps and Taxes, and Inland Revenue          (Return to index)

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IR 62/17

Bequest to Liverpool Corporation: T H Ismay

1900

J       Records of the Supreme Court of Judicature and related courts         (Return to index)

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J 107/147

Teakle & Ismay Ltd.

1938

J 121/4799

Testator: French, John Ismay

1894

J 121/9081

Testator: Fisher, Arnold Ismay Case: British Empire Cancer Campaign v. Fisher

1959

J 13/15961

Name of Company: Teakle & Ismay Ltd

1938

J 13/16236

Name of Company: Ismay Zeros Ltd

1939

J 13/16237

Name of Company: Ismay Cutting Tools Ltd

1939

J 13/16238

Name of Company: Ismay Refrigerating Co Ltd

1939

J 13/7810

J H Ismay & Co Ltd

1917

J 82/2603

ISMAY, T; Murder

1973 Jan 01-1973 Dec 31

LAB  Records of departments responsible for labour and employment matters and related bodies   

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LAB 36/281

Applicant: L. Jaques Respondent: William E. Ismay Ltd.

1967

LCO Lord Chancellor’s Office   (Return to index)

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LCO 57/221

Lord ISMAY

1947-1965

MAF Records created or inherited by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Departments, and of related bodies   (Return to index)

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MAF 11/22

Thurstaston: B. Glegg; T.H. Ismay

1887, Jan. 13

MAF 11/22

Thurstaston: Churchwardens of Thurstaston; T.H. Ismay

1887, Jan. 20

MAF 9/47

Manor of Seaton: N. and A. Ismay

1919 Oct. 6

PCAP        Records of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council     (Return to index)

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LCO 57/221

ISMAY, Lord

1947-1965

PREM        Records of the Prime Minister's Office        (Return to index)

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PREM 11/160

USA proposals for re-organisation of NATO including economic and military requirements: General Jacob's report; change of location of NATO and proposed appointment of Dr Stikker as Secretary-General; his refusal and subsequent appointment of Lord Ismay

1951-1952

PREM 11/375

Letter from Lord Ismay to Prime Minister about appointment of Sir Christopher Steel to NATO

1953

PREM 8/555

Appointments of General Ismay and Sir Eric Mieville to Viceroy's staff. Transport of Admiral Mountbatten and his staff to India.

1947

PREM 8/588

Lord Ismay's Record of meetings with Pandit Nehru and Mr. Jinnah and assessment of position.

1947

PREM 8/807

Personal letter from General Ismay to the Prime Minister expressing his views on the Hyderabad situation.

1948

RAIL Records of the pre-nationalisation railway companies, pre-nationalisation canal and related companies, the London Passenger Transport Board, and successors       (Return to index)

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RAIL 1057/3386

Mr. J. Bruce Ismay

1937

SC    Special Collections   (Return to index)

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SC 8/336/15895

Petitioners: William Robynson (Robinson) of Dartmouth. Addressees: King. Places mentioned: Dartmouth, [Devon]; Bordeaux, [Gascony, France]; Topsham, [Devon]; Brittany, [France]; Southampton, [Hampshire]. Other people mentioned: William Arnold of Bordeaux, merchant; Thomas Elyot (Eliot), customer of Dartmouth and Topsham; John Ismay, searcher of Dartmouth.

[? 1477]

SUPP         Records created or inherited by the Ministry of Supply and successors, the Ordnance Board, and related bodies         (Return to index)

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SUPP 3/4

Principal Supply Officers Committee. Supply Organisation. Lecture by Col. Ismay.

1929

T       Records created and inherited by HM Treasury (Return to index)

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T 225/568

Lovat-Ismay Agreement for provision of housing for US forces in UK: supply of materials by UK for Iceland

1952-1953

T 225/569

Lovat-Ismay Agreement for provision of housing for US forces in UK: supply of materials by UK for Iceland

1953-1957

T 273/386

Papers of Lord Bridges: photostat copy of letter from Herr Hitler to Lord Rothermere on political matter; letter from Lord Ismay regarding mobilisation of Royal Navy

1935

TG    Records created and inherited by Tate Gallery  (Return to index)

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TG 4/4/74/1

Bequest file: Ismay, T.B.

1928-1964

WO   Records created or inherited by the War Office, Armed Forces, Judge Advocate General, and related bodies (Return to index)

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WO 106/4292

Telegrams from General Ismay to Combined Commanders

1944 June-Aug

WO 203/5233

Command of Naval Forces: directives and demi-official correspondence between Admiral The Lord Louis Mountbatten and Admiral of the Fleet Sir Andrew Cunningham, First Sea Lord and Lieut.-General Sir Hastings Ismay, War Cabinet offices

1943 Nov.-1944 Feb.

WO 216/823

Defence and reinforcement of Malaya, Burma and Indian Ocean bases: Prime Minister's personal minutes to General Ismay

1942 Jan.-Feb

WO 339/36380

ISMAY A, Lieut

1914-1920; 1971

WO 339/91248

ISMAY S

[1914-1922]

WO 339/9977

BOWER-ISMAY C, Capt

1915-1919

WO 364/1874

Name: Isaacs, Aaron - Ismay, Robert

1914-1920

WO 364/1875

Name: Ismay, Robert - Ivill, James

1914-1920

WO 374/36554

ISMAY, Lieut B G

1915-1920

WO 97/1175/101

CHARLES ISMAY Born DUBLIN, Dublin Served in Recruiting Service; 7th Foot Regiment Discharged aged 60

1807-1849

WO 97/181/34

THOMAS ISMAY Born CARLISLE, Cumberland Served in 1st Foot Guards Discharged aged 55

1794-1814

WORK       Records of the successive works departments, and of the Ancient Monuments Boards and Inspectorate (Return to index)

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WORK 25/19

Biographies of Committee Members, etc.: Ismay, General Lord

1948-1952

WORK 25/197

Lord Ismay, Chairman, F.O.B., Location: Savoy Court

8.9.49

WORK 25/197

Lord Ismay, Chairman, F.O.B., Location: Savoy Court

8.9.49

WORK 25/201

Lord Ismay, Herbert Morrison and Sir Gerald Barry, Location: South Bank

14.11.50.

WORK 25/201

Lord Ismay, Location: South Bank

14.11.50.

WORK 25/201

Lord Ismay & Sir Gerald Barry, Location: South Bank

14.11.50.

WORK 25/204

C.R. Attlee, Herbert Morrison Lord Ismay, Sir Gerald Barry on site, Location: South Bank

19. 2.51

WORK 25/21

Planning and Operation: Organisation and Implementation of theme: Festival Theme (ex Lord Ismay's Records).

1948-1952

WORK 25/21

Planning and Operation: Organisation and Implementation of theme: Festival Gardens (ex Lord Ismay's Records).

1948-1952

WORK 25/216

Lord Ismay and others on the site., Location: South Bank.

Sept. 1951

WORK 25/224

General Lord Ismay, Sir Gerald Barry, High Casson etc. on the occasion of Their Majesties' visit., Location: South Bank.

2.5.50

WORK 25/224

The King & Queen with General Lord Ismay, Rt. Hon.H. Morrison, Sir Gerald Barry, Brig. Greenfield etc., Location: South Bank.

2.5.50

WORK 25/224

The King & Queen with General Lord Ismay, Sir Gerald Barry, Anthony Eden, etc., Location: South Bank.

2.5.50

WORK 25/224

The King, General Lord Ismay, Sir Gerald Barry, High Casson, etc., Location: South Bank.

2.5.50

WORK 25/224

The King & Queen, General Lord Ismay, Sir Gerald Barry, Ralph Tubbs, etc., Location: South Bank.

2.5.50

WORK 25/28

Poplar - Planning and Progress: Live Architecture - Poplar. (Ex Lord Ismay's Records).

1948-1952

WORK 25/30

Management: South Bank: Traffic Arrangements. (Ex Lord Ismay's Panel).

1948-1952

WORK 25/40

Local Activities: Guildhall Meeting (Ex Lord Ismay's Records).

1948-1952

WORK 25/40

Church Activities: Churches (Ex Lord Ismay's Records).

1948-1952

WORK 25/40

Commonwealth Participation: Lord Ismay's Record of Minutes and Correspondence.

1948-1952

WORK 25/44

The Council of the Festival of Britain: Council Papers 1948: Lord Ismay's letter to Lord Mayor, Manchester

1948-1952

WORK 25/44

The Council of the Festival of Britain: Council Papers 1948: Festival Gardens: Personal and Confidential note from Lord Ismay Festival Estimates

1948-1952

WORK 25/7

Preliminary History: Speech made by the Chairman of the Council, General Lord Ismay, at the opening meeting of the Council of the Festival of Britain 1951, on 31st May, 1948.

1948-1952

WORK 25/7

Preliminary History: Annex A. Speech made by General Lord Ismay, Chairman of the Council, at the first Council Meeting on Monday, 31st May.

1948-1952

WORK 25/7

Preliminary History: Text of Statement by the Chairman, General Lord Ismay, at a Press Conference on Thursday, October 14th, 1948.

1948-1952