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Caborn George

George Caborn Born 1916, George Caborn is still recalled as a towering figure of the 1970s Sheffield labour movement; a man of such honour and integrity that he is still highly regarded figure a quarter […]

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Cairns Marie

Cairns Marie Married to Sammy Cairns (see entry for Bill Carr and Sammy Cairns), Marie lived in Moorends from the age of 10 years and was well known locally in her own right. At the […]

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Callan Jimmy

Jimmy Callan Callan (pictured left on the left with Willie Gallacher on the right with a pipe in his mouth – see separate entry) was Conductor of the internationally famous Glasgow YCL Choir, which he […]

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Cameron Donald (Dr)

Dr Donald Cameron Edinburgh Communist, for many years, senior lecturer in community medicine at Edinburgh University. He was born in 1921 into an Edinburgh family with strong socialist convictions. Served in India as a medical […]

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Campbell Bill

Bill Campbell Bill Campbell was the son of J R Campbell, an iconic figure in the British Communist Party. As a teenager at the height of the depression, Bill Campbell left Britain and took a […]

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Campbell Family

THE CAMPBELL FAMILY From left to right: Lorna, Betty, Dave, Duncan, Robin, Dave, Ali and Ian (at the piano) c 1975  Life-long Communists, Dave Campbell (born c. 1910) and Betty Campbell (born c. 1913) are famous […]

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Campbell J R

J R Campbell (left to right – Workers Weekly poster, Campbell in the 1950s, as a candidiate in 1945 and as a young man when he was the centre of controversy)  John Ross Campbell was nearly […]

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Campbell Kenneth

Kenneth Campbell Kenneth John Campbell was born in Crofton Park, south London, on September 26th 1909. The son of a Lloyd’s insurance man, he was educated at St Dunstan’s school, Lewisham. He was then articled […]

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Canning Phil

Phil Canning Phil Canning was a student when he joined the Communist Party as a founder member, Canning later became a long term Communist councillor for Greenock, Scotland.

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Cannon Les

Les Cannon   Born in 1920, Les Cannon was an activist of the Communist Party from his youth as an apprentice electrician but became the most vicious anti-Communist of the late 1950s and 1960s.   […]