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Tayler Barbara

Barbara Tayler Born Barbara Samson in London, she came from a close Jewish family of uncles, aunts and cousins. After a peripatetic early education, she graduated in maths and philosophy from Bedford College. Her father […]

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Trory Ernie

Ernie Trory Ernie Trory was born in Fulham in London in 1913 but moved to Brighton at the early age seven for health reasons. He was educated at the local grammar school and at Ardingly College. […]

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Thomas George Cllr

Councillor George Thomas A Treherbert trade union and political activist during the 1920s and 1930s.  He was active in the Clerks Union and found himself persecuted in the clerical workers strike of 1920. A consequentially long […]

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Tatford David

  David Tatford During the 1970s, Tatford was a young Communist Party activist – and a poet – from South west London. He was one of those who split to join the New Communist Party in […]

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Tattam Alan

Alan Tattam   Tattam was a long-standing Communist and an active member of the Woodworkers Union (ASW) and later UCATT. A London activists, he was victimised on many jobs for his determined defence of his […]

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Thompson Dorothy

Dorothy Thompson   Dorothy Katharine Gane Towers was born on 30th October 1923 in Greenwich, south-east London. Her interest in progressive struggles was first stimulated during her school days in Bromley, Kent, when she was […]

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Tuckett Joan

Joan Tuckett   Born in 1895, Joan was the sister of fellow Communist, Angela Tuckett (see separate entry).     Their aunt, Enid Stacy (1868-1903), had been active in progressive politics at the turn of […]

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Thornett Alan

Alan Thornett Alan Thornett was born near Oxford in 1937, aged fifteen he left school to work on a farm for 10d an hour. Later he enlisted for three years in the army before starting […]

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Tebbs Betty

  Betty Tebbs   Born in 1918, Betty Tebbs joined her first trade union at 14, lost her first husband in WWII and spent her entire life working for rights for women and workers, global […]