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O’Donnell Dennis

Dennis O'Donnell   Born in 1916, O'Donnell was elected as a Communist councillor for Bilston New Town ward in May 1956. Then living at 3 Rainbow Street Coseley, he was an active member of the […]

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Gibson Les

Les Gibson Gibson was born in Fulham in September, 1913 and left school at 14, in 1927, and for the next seven years he prepared wild fowl in a department store, Barkers of Kensington, where […]


Deakin Joe

Joe Deakin Joseph Thomas Deakin was born on August 11th, 1858 in Wednesbury, Staffordshire, the son of Charles, a blacksmith, and Marie, nee Middleton. He left school at the age of 12 to work for […]


Barbour James Cllr

James Barbour James Barbour was born around 1893 and served in the Royal Army Medical Corps during the First World War. He was first elected as a Communist Councillor in Perth, Scotland, in 1928. Having […]