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Bradley Gerry

Gerry Bradley (né Gerald Cecil Barathy)  According to the Barathy family, Gerry was born on the 25th April, 1896 at 40 Alridge Villa, Paddington (or, technically, Bayswater in the parish of Fulham).  Bradley was to […]

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Bornat Charles

Charles Bornat Born in born in 1909, Charles Bornat was a professional architect who worked in Plymouth from 1946-50 on the reconstruction of the city, which had been devastated by war-time bombing.    In a […]

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Bond Dickie

Dickie Bond Cecil, Cyril, Dick, or more commonly Dickie Bond, was a leading member of the Communist Party in Uxbridge, the Electricians Union and, later, the Pensioners’ Federation. Born in Cowley, Uxbridge on Good Friday, […]

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Brown Ernest

Ernest Brown A Communist full time organiser in north-east England in the early 1920s, he was married to the more famous Isabel Brown. He represented the British Party at the Executive Committee of the Communist […]

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Bubnova Leda

Leda Bubnova Leda Bubnova was born near St Petersburg about 1913, the youngest of a large family. Many of her siblings took part in the revolutionary movement. She studied medicine in Leningrad, the first member […]

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Burns Emile

Emile Burns Bernard Emile Vivian Burns was born on 16 April 1889 in St Kitts in the then British West Indies, the sixth child and the fifth son of James Burns, the Harbour Master and […]