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Stevenson Tom

Tom Stevenson   Stevenson was an engineering worker and shop steward for the AEU.   An active Communist Party member in Newcastle, he stood as a Communist candidate in a Newcastle City Council by election […]

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Williams Hywel D

Hywel D Williams   Williams was a Communist Party member, active at least in the 1950s and 1960s, who resided in Rhigos, Aberdare, South Wales in that period.   A great supporter of the Welsh […]


Bower Hetty

Hetty Bower   Hetty was born in 1905 into a Dalston, east London, Jewish family of Rimel, along with sisters Pearl and Anita. The oldest sister, Pearl, who used to go secretly to suffragette meetings […]


Borders Elsy and Jim

Else and Jim Borders Elsy Borders, in particular, features strongly in the history of the role of the Communist Party in the housing campaigns of the 1930s. Born around 1900, Elsy Florence Eva was the […]