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Gilbert Esther

Esther Gilbert Esther Gilbert was one of the many unsung heroines of the British Communist Party. She was sufficiently respected to be described by her fellow comrades in the Clapton (Hackney) Communist Party as: "A […]


Cohen Hymie

Hymie Cohen Cohen was a Londoner and life-long member of the Communist Party, He worked in the clothing industry for over forty years and was a trade union activist all that time. He was a […]


Buckley Roy

Buckley joined the Communist Party in 1943 when he was 17 years old and serving an engineering apprenticeship at Rolls-Royce in Derby. As he puts it: “It was on the night shift,” he recalls, “- we […]


Brown George

George Brown George’s parents, Frances Brown and Mary Lackey, migrated from Kilkenny to Manchester in the closing years of the 19th century and married there in May 1897. The fourth child in the family, like […]