Corum Alf & Evelyn

Alf Corum Born in 1890, Alf Corum was from a musical family, although his father (also Alfred) was a bookseller’s assistant. His mother’s father had been the assistant stage manager at Drury Lane Theatre and […]

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Howley Evelyn

Evelyn Howley   A cotton mill worker from "Red" Colne, Lancashire, Evelyn Howley joined the Communist party after hearing Rose Smith (see separate entry) speak during the 1931/1932 cotton strikes.   She later stated that […]