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Brown Arthur

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

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Brown Arthur

Arthur Brown Arthur Frederick James Brown was born on November 30th 1914 in Cardiff. He went from Barry grammar school in 1932 to read greats at St John's College, Oxford, where he joined the Communist […]

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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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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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Swain Arthur

Arthur Swain Born in 1882 or 1883, Arthur Edward Swain was one of six brothers, all engineering workers. They were born and brought up in the working class districts of old Birmingham. Arthur was a foundation member […]

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Siffleet Arthur

Arthur Siffleet The 1920s Communist, Arthur Siffleet, wrote a working class novel "The Broken Baton" (1926) about miners fighting back against police brutality during the lock out that followed the general strike.  It deals with […]

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Walmsley Arthur

Arthur Walmsley A life-long Communist, Arthur Walmsley joined the Communist Party in 1924. He was a delegate representing Manchester engineering workers at the 1930 Red International of Labour Unions conference in Moscow. A regular organiser […]