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Connolly Don & Doris

 Don and Doris Connolly Doris Connolly was born in Great Yarmouth in 1924, whilst her husband Don, was born in Kent two years later. Both were community stalwarts on the New Parks estate in Leicester […]

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Bennett Don & Dusty

Don and Dusty Bennett Don Bennett, born in 1907, was a leading member of the Walsall Communist Party branch who, together with his brother 'Dusty', born Gordon but always known by his nick-name, were born […]

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Cook Don

Don Cook Noted as the Communist who led the historic St Pancras rent strike of 1960, when mass evictions took place, Cook was also Acton works convenor, AEU North London District Committee member, Marylebone Branch […]

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Brayford Don

Don Brayford Born in 1920, Don Brayford was active in RAF as a serviceman from 1938 to 1948. During the Second World War, he was stationed in the Middle East, where Communist activity in the […]