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Jordan Arthur

Arthur Jordan   Arthur Jordan was born 24th January 1918 in Stratford upon Avon, his father was a postman and his mother ran the refreshment room at Stratford station. Both made sacrifices in order that […]

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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 […]

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Dooley Arthur

Arthur Dooley Born in 1929 in Liverpool, where he spent most of his life, Dooley was an apprentice welder for a time at the Birkenhead shipyards. This familiarity with working with large pieces of metal […]


Attwood Arthur

Arthur Attwood Born in Wandsworth in 1913, Arthur was the son of a postman and the former housemaid of the cricketer, WG Grace. Arthur left school at the age of 14 and started training as an […]

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Scargill Arthur

Arthur Scargill Best known, of course, for his leadership of the National Union of Mineworkers, Arthur Scargill joined the Young Communist League in 1956. He was Chair of the Yorkshire District of the YCL and […]

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George Arthur

Arthur George Born in February 1892, Arthur was the fifth of seven children of a poor family. His father died from wounds received in the Boer War and the authorities decided that, as a single […]

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Davis Arthur

 Arthur Davis Arthur Davis was a member of Hayes Communist Party, in West Middlesex, a leading member in the printers’ Anti-Fascist Movement and the public relations officer for the Hayes Anglo-Soviet Committee. He served in […]

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Horner Arthur

Arthur Horner Horner (1894-1968) was a founder member of the Communist Party in Britain in the 1920s, and served the party in many senior positions. His stature was immense, such that he was universally dubbed […]


Croft Arthur

Arthur Croft Born November 27th 1910 in the village of Ecclesfield, Yorkshire, Croft became a miner at the age of 13. He joined the Communist Party in his youth and became an active member of […]


Crawley Arthur

Arthur Crawley Born in 1914, Crawley joined the Communist Party in 1936. A warehouseman and active shop steward in the print industry before the war, he found himself victimised. He was Secretary of the Watford […]