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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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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 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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Pollitt Brian

Brian Pollitt   The son of Harry and Marjorie Pollitt (see separate entries), Brian Pollitt read economics at Cambridge. He was Chair of the University Communist Party branch from 1960-62 and again in 1968-69.  He was […]

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Perkins Stella

Stella Perkins   A close comrade of Norman Le Broqc (see separate entry) in the Jersey Communist Party during its heyday year, Stella was one of the Party’s leading activists.   The group picture is of […]

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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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Poole Ted

Ted Poole   A Swindon Communist activist who, after the Trade Unions Congress passed Resolution 42 in the early 1960s marking the fact that active trade unionists should be interested in culture, set up with […]

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Paul Eden

Eden Paul   Born Maurice Eden Paul in 1865 in Dorset, he was the younger son of the publisher Charles Kegan Paul.   A medical doctor, Eden Paul was educated at University College London and […]

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Paul Cedar

Cedar Paul   Cedar Paul was born Gertrude Mary Davenport, the daughter of the composer Francis William Davenport (1847-1925). She was also the grand-daughter of the composer George Alexander Macfarren. Educated at convent schools in […]

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Pollard Sidney

Sidney Pollard   Born Siegfried Pollack into a Jewish family in Vienna in 1925, Pollard went out of exile in December 1938 when his parents secured a place for him on one of the Kindertransporte […]