Catalogue description Anna WOLKOFF: Russian naturalised British. WOLKOFF was of White Russian extraction, the...

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Details of KV 2/840
Reference: KV 2/840
Description:

Anna WOLKOFF: Russian naturalised British. WOLKOFF was of White Russian extraction, the daughter of a former Czarist representative at the Russian Embassy in London who owned and ran a Russian restaurant there. Herself a passionate supporter of Captain Maule RAMSEY's Right Club, she became acquainted with Tyler KENT through his patronage of the restaurant and was instrumental in introducing him to the Right Club and exploiting his access to classified Anglo-American information, some of which she passed to an Italian diplomat in London. She was prosecuted at the same time as KENT under the Official Secrets Act 1911, and Defence Regulations 1939 and sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment

Date: 1938 Oct 25-1940 May 30
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: PF49074 VOL 1
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: file(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Access conditions: Retained Until 2002
Record opening date: 01 May 2002

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