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Hunter Margaret

Margaret Hunter Margaret Hunter joined the Young Communist League at a very young age in 1937 and then the Communist Party in 1940. She was the factory convenor at Barr and Stroud during World War […]

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Hutt Alan

Alan Hutt Picture: war-time Daily Worker editorial meeting with Allen Hutt, Bill Rust, J R Campbell and Ivor Montagu Born in 1901, Allen Hutt began writing for the Communist Party’s journals shortly after the General […]

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Hutt Avis

  Avis Hutt   Avis Hutt was a foundling, left outside Paddington work house in 1917, and taken in as a baby. Her adoptive parents were a barmaid  called Elizabeth and a pawn shop worker named […]

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Hyde Douglas

Douglas Hyde Born on April 8th 1911, Douglas Hyde came from a Methodist background. He would attend “Spouters’ Corner” on the BristolDowns and, after hearing Wal Hannington speak on the executed Sacco and Vanzetti, he […]

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Hyde Harry

Harry Hyde Born George Harold Hyde, he started work at Woolley colliery at 15 years of age and retired at 65 years, widely respected by his work colleagues. A life-long Communist, he joined the Party […]

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Hutton (Mennell) Bill

Bill Hutton William Hutton was better known as Bill Mennell or William Mennell and he was the Daily Worker’s economic affairs correspondent for over twenty years. Bill Hutton was born in Tadcaster in Yorkshire around […]

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Huxstable John

John Huxstable Having joined the Electricians Trade Union “when a boy”, Huxstable had held many offices in the union before the anti-communist bans took effect. He was closely concerned with the dispute with the electricity […]

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Hyslop Jenny

Jenny Hyslop Janet Kerr Reid was born on 13 July 1898 at 90 Westmoreland Street, Gorbals, Glasgow, the only daughter and youngest of three children of Thomas Reid (d. 1914), dairyman, and his wife, Mary […]