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Baker Bert

Bert Baker Bert Baker’s long association with the Daily Worker began in 1940, as the editor’s secretary and then, when the ban on publication ended, for a short time as a reporter. In 1940, Bert was […]

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Baker Betty

Betty Baker Betty was born on July 14 1921 in Hackney to Charles and Holly Franklin; having an older brother, Charlie, and two younger sisters, Stella and Olive. She worked at the Daily Worker, at […]

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Baker Glen

Glen Baker An active Communist from around the age of 16 years of age, Glen Baker was born in Ipswich and became the YCL branch secretary there. In 1972, he moved to London, joining the […]

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Baker Isabel

Isabel Baker Born on January 26th 1909 as Isabella Woodhill Potts, to a father who was a joiner and later an engineering turner and a mother who was a home-maker.  The family was living in Mitcham, […]

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Baker Jessie

Jessie Baker Born and brought up in Brixton, south London, Jessie’s formal education was cut short by her suffering diphtheria as a child but this resulted in her becoming a wide reader and led to […]

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Baker Ted

Ted Baker Born into a socialist background in Balsall Heath, Birmingham, Ted’s father was a victim of the Boer War, finding shoe making the only outlet for his war disabilities. Ted began working life 1922 […]