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Guide to Communist Biographies

Guide to Communist Biographies Read individual Communist Biographies in this section of this site, covered in hundreds and hundreds of thousands of words! Work on newly researched biographies is on-going and suggestions, new information, additions, […]

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British bus deregulatiion

BRITISH BUS DEREGULATION a review by   GRAHAM STEVENSON   NATIONAL ORGANISER – TRANSPORT   Transport & General Workers Union.   (2000 –  first published in pamphlet form by the International Transport Workers Federation)     […]

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Chapter One

                                                        CHAPTER ONE                                                     THE EARLY DAYS   1. Introduction   2. 17th Century Democrats   3. The crowd in action   4. Lead Mining in Derbyshire   5. From Guild to Union […]

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Vaughan Joe

Joe Vaughan Vaughan was born in East London in 1878 and educated at Elementary School. He first started work at eight years of age, after school hours and on Saturdays. Later he schooled for two […]

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Inkpin Julia

Julia Inkpin Born in 1887, her father was Ted Raven, a convinced socialist and trade unionist. As a child in the 1890s, she attended one of the first London Socialist Sunday Schools and was taken […]

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Chapter Two

                                                             CHAPTER TWO                                                "REBELLION IN DERBYSHIRE"          1. Luddism in Derbyshire                            2. The Knitters’ Union after Luddism                  3. The Pentrich Provocation of 1817                   4. Notes and references                                 Luddism […]

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Usher Nellie

Nellie Usher   Born in 1882, Nellie was the eldest of four children and nine years old when her father died. Her widowed mother kept the family going by “cooking or cleaning, or anything she could […]

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Chapter Three

                                                          CHAPTER THREE                                UNIONS DURING & AFTER THE COMBINATION LAWS   1. The Law, Society and the Unions   2. The Textile Industry       i) Child Labour     ii) Adult Labour […]