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Eaglesham Allan

Allan Eaglesham Born on 23rd August 1902 in Dumfriesshire, the son of a clergyman, he joined the Communist Party at the age of 18 in October 1920, as he went to Edinburgh University to study […]

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Easton Gladys

Gladys Easton Born in 1919, from a working class background, as Gladys Margaret French, she joined the Labour Party League of Youth at the age of 15 and was in the Lambeth Young Communist League […]

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Easton Sid

Sid Easton Born in London in 1911, Sid Easton’s maternal grandparents had left Russia to escape the pogroms; his mother married an English Jew and the family moved to the USA in 1913 but returned […]

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Eaton Alex

  Alex Eaton Alex Eaton and his brother Paddy joined the Bradford Young Communist League and attended the 15th Congress of the YCL in Londonin 1948: "our attendance at Congress was the first real contact […]

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Eddisford Vic

 Vic Eddisford   Eddisford was a leading member of the Young Communist League in his youth and came from Manchester. He is pictured here in 1950.  He was a long-time full time official for the Communist […]

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Eden Jessie (McCulloch)

https://twitter.com/StarBirmingham?lang=en The Real Jessie Eden and Peaky Blinders With the appearance of Jessie Eden as a main character in Peaky Blinders, as the biographer of the real Jessie, I find myself being asked about the […]

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Edney Eric

Eric Edney   Born Eric Alfred Edney in Wooton Rivers, Pewsey on the 5th February 1907, the son of a farm labourer, he would always describe himself as a country boy from a village in […]

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Edwards Bert

 Bert Edwards Born in 1896, Bert Edwards was beaten up during a transport workers' demonstration in Liverpool in 1911. So vicious were the police that the day became known as Bloody Sunday. Thus, a proud boast of […]