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Paddock Sam

  Sam Paddock Sam Paddock was a Rhondda miner and a Communist. He took part in the Rhondda unemployed march to the TUC, when it was held in Bristol in 1931. Sam's wife Nellie recalled the 1945 General […]

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Padmore George

George Padmore    George Padmore was born Malcolm Ivan Meredith Nurse on June 28th 1903 in Arouca, Trinidad, then part of the British West Indies. His paternal great-grandfather was an Ashanti warrior who was taken […]

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Page Christina

Christina Page Christina Page was a constant campaigner for more women on the TUC general council. After she was awarded the TUC gold badge — the movement’s highest award — by president Tom Jackson in […]

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Page Sidney

Sidney Page   A life-long Communist, Sid Page taught English at Stonehill High School in Leicester for 25 years, having previously worked at Roundhill School.   When he became President of NUT Mid-Leicestershire Association in […]

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Page Wilf

Wilf Page Wilfred Rendall Page was born on 11th September 1913 at Newton St. Faith, Cotton, Norfolk, in great poverty. He joined the RAF as a pioneering aerial photographer during WW2. While inthe RAF he […]

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Panter Bernard

Bernard Panter As a shop steward, he led workers from the Shell Carrington site in 1968 to a mass picket at the Roberts Arundel factory in Stockport. In the early 1970s, as a full-time officer […]

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Papaioannou Ezekias

Ezekias Papaioannou     Born on October 8th 1908 in the village of Kellaki, Limassol District, in Cyprus, Papaioannou worked as a miner, and then as a manual worker in the port of Piraeus. He […]

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Papaspyrou Glykeris

Glykeris Papaspyrou   Known as `Papas’ to all and sundry who visited the Fairlight Lodge Hotel, some four miles from the town of Hastings in Sussex, he was the owner of the hotel which was […]

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Papworth Bert

Bert Papworth Albert (Bert) Papworth, London bus workers’ leader and the first Communist to join the TUC General Council, was known to fellow workers all his adult life simply as “Pappy”. It was a mark […]

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Papworth Betty

Betty Papworth Born in 1914 in Stepney to a large Jewish family, Betty was always a bright child, well able to go to the level of university, although family economic pressures sent her out to […]