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Ford Connie

Connie Ford Connie M. Ford was born in 1912 in south-east London, the youngest of three daughters, her sisters being Edith and Laura.  Their father was a manufacturer of school scientific apparatus and, later, artillery […]


Barzey Jimmy

Jimmy Barzey   Jimmy Barzey was born on the small Caribbean island of Montserrat in around 1940.   He joined the Communist Party and became a well-known activist on his home patch in Southall, West London, becoming branch […]


Birch Betty

Betty Birch Betty Birch was born on 2nd March 1930 in Rothwell, Northamptonshire, the second child of Walter Andrew, a boot and shoe worker, and his wife Ruth, who came from the Forest of Dean, […]