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Dalziel Bob

Bob Dalziel Bob Dalziel, sometimes Rob, was a foundryman, and later an official of his union.   A long-time party member, he was secretary of Ilford Trades Council.     Paddy Apling (see separate entry) in a […]


Busby Bob

Busby was President of the Middleton trades council and its delegate to the Lancashire Federation of Trades Councils. Middleton is now within the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, in Greater Manchester and to the north of […]


Cooney Bob

Bob Cooney pic: Bob Cooney in 1939 in Aberdeen – pic from “Party Organiser” Bob Cooney was a life-long Communist and an International Brigader. A parliamentary candidate for the Communist Party, he had previously attended […]


Clark Bob

Bob Clark Bob was born in Liverpool on April 3rd 1909. By the time he left school the era of mass unemployment which afflicted the nineteen twenties and thirties had arrived. He had various jobs, […]


Stewart Bob

One of the founders and key leaders of the British Communist Party, Stewart was born on 16th February 1877 in Angus, to a farm foreman and handloom weaver. The family moved to Dundee when Stewart […]