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Abbott Dorothy

Dorothy Pauline Abbott (Knight) Born Norwich October 26th 1920, Dorothy Abbott (she later married and adopted the name Knight) was seconded by the Department of Overseas Trade to be employed as a shorthand typist to […]

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Cole, Max and Dorothy

  Max and Dorothy (née Barnard later Wedderburn) Cole   Dorothy Enid Barnard was born on 18th September 1925 as in Walthamstow, north-east London, the youngest child of Frederick Barnard, a class-conscious trade unionist carpenter […]

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Adams Dorothy

 Dorothy M. Adams During the 1930s, Dorothy Adams was a teacher at Collegiate Girls Grammar School in Leicester. She joined the Communist Party in 1935, but took a low profile because she was a teacher.  Even […]

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Thompson Dorothy

Dorothy Thompson   Dorothy Katharine Gane Towers was born on 30th October 1923 in Greenwich, south-east London. Her interest in progressive struggles was first stimulated during her school days in Bromley, Kent, when she was […]

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Galton Dorothy

Dorothy Galton Dorothy was a secretary at the University of London, noted for a ‘formidable’ and ‘autocratic’ approach to the running of the School of Slavonic Studies in Senate House, Bloomsbury. Files released to the […]

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Diamond Dorothy

Dorothy Diamond Dorothy Diamond was born on February 23rd 1909 in a village in Kent. Her father was a clerk and Dorothy attended the local grammar school. She spent four years at University of London […]

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Dorothy Diamond

Dorothy Diamond   Dorothy Diamond was born on 23rd February 1909 in a village in Kent. Her father was a clerk and Dorthoy attended the local grammar school. She spent four years at University of […]