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Utting Arthur

Arthur Utting Utting, born in October 1918 in East Anglia, was apprenticed in his youth as a carpenter and joiner. During the 1930s, he became active in the Amalgamated Society of Woodworkers in Peterborough from […]


Collinson Arthur

Arthur Thomas Collinson Collinson was born in 1893 in the Twyford Buildings, in the St Giles registration district in London, later to become part of the Holborn district. He was educated at Wild Street School, […]

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Griffin Arthur

Arthur Griffin   Griffin lived in Rockland Street, Belfast, and was a member of the Revolutionary Workers’ Groups in Ireland in the early 1930s. These were formed to prepare the ground for the launching of […]

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Lakey Arthur

Arthur Lakey     Arthur Francis Lakey  is now known to have been an agent planted inside the Communist Party from its foundation in 1920, who operated under the name of Albert Allen.   Lakey […]

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Reade Arthur

Arthur Reade Arthur Essex Edgeworth Reade was a barrister and journalist involved in the early days of the Communist Party from its foundation. Arising from having been involved in distributing Party leaflets to the army […]

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Exell Arthur

Arthur Exell Exell was to play a leading role in organising the workers at the Radiators plant in Oxford. In a taped interview in November 1983, as part of an exercise conducted by the Oxford […]

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Jones Arthur

Arthur Jones Arthur Lewis Jones was born in Ferndale, Rhondda, in 1916. A committed Communist and trade unionist all his adult life, he moved to Merthyr at the outbreak of the Second World War to […]


Brown Arthur

  A brief biography of Arthur Brown by Graham Stevenson additions and corrections welcomed: Arthur Frederick James Brown was born on November 30th 1914 in Cardiff. He went from Barry grammar school in 1932 […]

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Milligan Arthur

Arthur Milligan Arthur Milligan was born on 7th March 1935 in Barrhead and was brought up in Paisley. After the dissolution  of the Communist Party of Great Britain, Arthur was a founder member of the […]

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True Arthur

Arthur True Long-term Rhondda Communist and County Council Councillor in Wales for Treherbert, True was a member of the ETU (and its later incarnations). He was also a Communist Parliamentary candidate and, at one point, […]