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Fletcher George

George Fletcher A much loved socialist pioneer in Sheffield, who played a leading role in cementing the Communist Party into the very life of the city, George Henry Fletcher was born, one of four children […]

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Renshaw George

George Renshaw A pioneer member of the Communist Party and an active member of the Minority Movement, Renshaw produced such papers as the Railway Vigilant and the Busman's Punch. For many years, he was on […]

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Harvey George

George Harvey In March 1913, Harvey won the position of Checkweighman; in his election address "To the Hewers of Follonsby Lodge" (published in the SLP’s the Socialist), he wrote:   "Fellow slaves of the slave-class […]

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Massey George

George Massey George Massey was born in 1906 into a working class Bristol family. His father worked for the Post Office and George also spent a lifetime in the service. He was a messenger from 1930, […]

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George Arthur

Arthur George Born in February 1892, Arthur was the fifth of seven children of a poor family. His father died from wounds received in the Boer War and the authorities decided that, as a single […]

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Rude George

George Rudé George Rudé was born in 1910 and died in 1993. He is primarily remembered as a professional historian and, in the post-war period, he was involved in forming the Communist Party Historians’ Group. […]

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Caborn George

George Caborn Born 1916, George Caborn is still recalled as a towering figure of the 1970s Sheffield labour movement; a man of such honour and integrity that he is still highly regarded figure a quarter […]

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Watters George

George Watters Watters (the shorter man in the picture – incidentally, no known close relation to Frank Watters, – see separate entry) was a Scots miner from Prestonpans, near Edinburgh, born on 26th September 1904. […]

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Cross George

George Cross George Cross was born in Islington around 1916 and in his youth was employed as a dispatch manager in the book trade. During World War Two, Cross served with the Cambridgeshire Regiment and […]

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Sharp George

George Sharp George Sharp was from a railway family and was, in his youth, an active trade unionist and leading light in the Young Communist League. He won a council seat his home village of […]