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Olive Watson


Olive Watson was an active Communist Party member from Blaydon, Northumbria, involved in the local Party women's group and the Co-operative Guild. She organised meetings of miners’ wives in the North East to protest at pit closure in the early 1960s.


She was a delegate to the Communist Party's  27th Congress at St Pancras Town Hall, in London, from 2nd-3rd April 1961, as one of 600 delegates.

Source: Daily Worker 3rd April 1961
Michael Walker