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Hutton (Mennell) Bill

Bill Hutton William Hutton was better known as Bill Mennell or William Mennell and he was the Daily Worker’s economic affairs correspondent for over twenty years. Bill Hutton was born in Tadcaster in Yorkshire around […]

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Moore Bill

Bill Moore He was born on 6th March 1911 in Scunthorpe, possibly under the name of Enos Leslie. But his mother died when he was two weeks old and his paternal grandmother in Attercliffe, Sheffield brought him […]

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Megarry Bill

Bill Megarry Born on July 19th 1908, in Northern Ireland, Megarry arrived in London in 1933 and fairly shortly afterwards joined the Communist Party. He was prominent in the Kino group of left-wing film makers, […]


Carritt Bill

Bill Carritt Bill Carritt was born Gabriel Carritt, the son of an Oxford philosophy professor, on May 9th 1908. He was educated at Dragon School and Sedbergh, where he was captain of rugby. He gained […]


Brooks Bill

Bill Brooks Born in Bristol on May 21st 1911, Brooks was apprenticed at the Mount Stewart dry dock. He joined the Labour Party at the age of 15, but gravitated to the Young Communist League […]