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Hackett Ida

Ida Hackett Born at the end of 1914 as Ida Chrichlow, her father (her mother’s maiden name was Crooks) was victim­ised at the Warsop Maine col­liery in the 1921 strike and was only next able to get a job four years […]

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Hagger Pete

  Peter Hagger   Peter was born in London on the 17th April 1944, where he lived with his mother in Edmonton. His name was, in fact, first registered as Peter Ernest Hagger, his mother’s […]

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Haldane Charlotte

Charlotte Haldane Charlotte Franken was born the daughter of Jewish immigrants, in London on 27th April 1894. Her father was a German fur dealer based in Antwerp from 1906. When her father’s went through difficulties, […]

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Haldane J B S

John Burdon Sanderson Haldane Always known simply as `JBS’, was a biologist, one of the founders of population genetics. Haldane was born in Edinburgh on November 5th 1892, the son of the medical doctor John Scott […]

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Halkett George

  George Halkett George Halkett was a Communist County Councillorin the Vale of Leven * during the 1930s and 1940s. Halkett Crescent in Alexandria’s Rosshead Estate was built in the early 1960s and is named after the […]

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Hall Albert

Albert Hall Born in Leicester in 1907, Albert Hall was educated at the former Milton Street Board School before starting a five-year apprenticeship with a local wood working firm. In the late 1920s, he managed […]

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Halverson Ron

Ron Halverson   Halverson was an active member of the Amalgamated Union of Engineers (AEU) and a long-term Communist Party activist.   The President of Hatfield & Welwyn Garden district committee of the AEU from […]

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Handley Tommy

Tommy Handley  A long-standing member of the Communist Party, Tommy Handley was Cardiff branch secretary of the National Union of Seamen and died in 1987.   Source: Morning Star 17th January 1987  

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Hannington Wal

Wal Hannington Walter Hannington was an infamous leader of unemployed struggles in Britain between the wars. He was born on 17th June 1896 in Randall Street, Camden Town, London into a large family, his father […]

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Haq Barbara

Barbara Haq Barbara McKay was born on March 8th 1918. She was a member of the Communist Party from the 1930s and married a Pakistani student by the name of Haq, who was studying at […]