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Baecker Angela

Angela Baecker   Born on 8th October 1946, Angela Baecker was active in the Communist Party in Leeds.   She took part in the establishment of a Sheffield branch of the National Assembly of Women. […]

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Bagley Roger

Roger Bagley Born in 1944, Roger was 14 years old when he bought his first Daily Worker at a CND demonstration in Trafalgar Square and became a regular reader a year later. He joined the […]

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Bagwell Phillip

Phillip Bagwell Bagwell began working life as a school teacher but went to Regent Street Polytechnic in 1951, where he remained full time until 1977 and part time for another ten years. He was a prolific […]

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Bailey Jack

Jack Bailey The Communist Party’s East London Area Daily Worker organiser in the early 1960s, Bailey reported in the Party press in 1961 that the Daily Worker “pitch is part of the Hackney scene. Manned […]

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Bain Doug

  Douglas Bain Born on October 28th 1939, Bain grew up in Shetland and in his teens kept an extensive diary, which is now in the Shetland archives and is a valuable record of Shetland […]

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Baines Harry

Harry Baines Frederick Harry Baines was born in Manchester on 19th June 1910. He attended a local junior art school from the age of 14 and, from 1930 to 1934, Manchester School of Art, where […]

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Baker Bert

Bert Baker Bert Baker’s long association with the Daily Worker began in 1940, as the editor’s secretary and then, when the ban on publication ended, for a short time as a reporter. In 1940, Bert was […]

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Baker Betty

Betty Baker Betty was born on July 14 1921 in Hackney to Charles and Holly Franklin; having an older brother, Charlie, and two younger sisters, Stella and Olive. She worked at the Daily Worker, at […]

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Baker Glen

Glen Baker An active Communist from around the age of 16 years of age, Glen Baker was born in Ipswich and became the YCL branch secretary there. In 1972, he moved to London, joining the […]

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Baker Isabel

Isabel Baker Born on January 26th 1909 as Isabella Woodhill Potts, to a father who was a joiner and later an engineering turner and a mother who was a home-maker.  The family was living in Mitcham, […]