Aspects of Churchill: Young Churchill and family

Churchill's iconic desk in his study at Chartwell displays family photos © andreas von einseidel

Churchill's iconic desk in his study at Chartwell displays family photos

'There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating virtues of human society, are created, strengthened and maintained.'

In the first part of our series, the room stewards at Chartwell explore Churchill's early life and provide an introduction to his family.

The series as a whole discusses aspects of Churchill's life. It's written to be accessible to anyone looking to learn about one of Britain's greatest leaders.

Beryl Nicholson on Churchill's early years in the army and as a prisoner of war

Elaine Reader discusses the Churchill family