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Fagan Hymie

Hymie Fagan Born to a Russian Jewish immigrant family in London’s east end in 1903, Hymie Fagan left school at 14 years of age to work in a carpet warehouse in Stepney. One observer on […]

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Fairburn Ron

  Ron Fairburn   Fairburn was born in Leeds in 1923. His father was a maintenance engineer at Leeds Steelworks and Ron's first job when he left school at fourteen was in a gentleman's outfitters. […]

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Fairley John

John Fairley   Born in Kirkintilloch, near Glasgow, John was an outstanding pupil at the nearby Lenzie primary and Lenzie academy. He studied politics at Edinburgh University, where he joined the Communist Party, graduating from […]

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Falber Reuben

Reuben Falber An otherwise low-key figure, Reuben Falber’s claim to notoriety arises from the 1991 revelations by the Sunday Times that the Communist Party of the Soviet Union had supplied secret funds, amounting to £100, […]

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Faulkner Hugh

Hugh Faulkner Born on September 22nd 1912, Hugh Faulkner was a serving member of the Royal Army Medical Corp, during the Second World War. There, he had contact with Communist partisans and observed their medical […]

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Faulkner Jim

Jim Faulkner Born 26th June 1908 in Stoneyburn, West Lothian, Jim Faulkner had the proverbial hard childhood. He won a scholarship at a local high school, walking there and back on a five mile, each […]

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Feldmar Jean

Jean Feldmar Feldmar was certainly elected as a Communist councillor for Sevenoaks in 1961 and, it is believed, was first elected in 1958. Jean Feldmar was also a Communist councillor for Darent Hulme Parish Council, Shoreham, […]

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Fenn Micky

  Micky Fenn Born on January 11th 1938, Michael Fenn would become of the core group of leading shop stewards in the Royal Group of Docks, which famously had “Arise Ye Workers” emblazoned on its […]

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Ferguson Aitken

Aitken Ferguson Born in 1891 in Glasgow – and named after his iron moulder father, Ferguson was a leading Scottish Communist, elected to the Party’s Central Committee at the 6th Congress in May 1924. He was re-elected […]