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Wright Peter

 Peter Wright Peter Wright served in Yugoslavia during the Second World War with the partisans and spoke Serbo-Croat.   In the post war period, he was part of the very significant group of Communist intellectuals […]


Adam Grace

  Dr Grace Adam   Born in 1898 in Scotland, Grace Adam was for many years a member of the Communist Party, probably from the 1930s.   She lived at various addresses over the years […]


Carter Trevor

 Trevor Carter Trevor Clarence Carter was born on 9 October 1930 in Woodbrook, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, the eldest of Elene and Clarence Carter’s twelve children. Clarence, was a cabinet maker and Elene a housewife.    Trevor Carter’s […]


Bennett Erna

Erna Bennett Erna Bennett, born in Derry, Ireland, in 1925, was one of the early pioneers of genetic conservation. After active service in the Second World War in the Middle East and Greece, she returned to […]


Birch Chris

Christopher Berkeley Peyton Birch was born in 1928 in St Kitts, which was then the British West Indies, the son of Norman Peyton Birch and Iris Berkeley King.  St Kitts was the same small island where […]


Bradshaw W L

 W L Bradshaw Bradshaw was secretary of the Leicester Unemployed “Broad Committee” in 1934 and a member of the National Unemployed Workers Movement.   He was a Communist Party candidate in local elections. Source: […]


Brown Alan

Alan Brown Alan Brown was one of three East End of London brothers who put their talents at the disposal of the Morning Star and its predecessor the Daily Worker. His brothers were Frank (see […]


Brown Nora & E R

 Nora and E R Brown   Brown was dismissed from Blackburn Grammar School, as he put it in `The New Leader’ of 23rd July 1926, “simply for being a Communist. A few months ago a […]