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Hopkins Harold

Harold Hopkins   Born on 6th December 1918, the son of a bakery worker in Leicester, Harold Horace Hopkins became a renowned British physicist.  He obtained one of only two scholarships to attend the Gateway […]

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Smith Harold

Harold Smith Harold Smith was a leader of the seamen’s strike of 1925, a member of the Amalgamated Marine Workers’ Union (not TUC affiliated), who afterwards found himself blacklisted in most ports. Through family connections […]

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Goodwin Harold

Harold Goodwin Harold Goodwin (centre in pic) was born into a Jewish East End family in Hackney. His father was an insurance salesman and a Labour Party member. His mother, possible surnamed Zynkin, came originally […]

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Scargill Harold

Harold Scargill Harold started work in the coal mines at the age of 13, took part in every single battle that the miners engaged in and continued working in the industry until he was 65 years […]

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Quinton Harold

Harold Quinton Harold W Quinton moved to Braintree with his wife, Gladys, around 1925 where they lived with “two young children, sleeping and eating in a two small unfurnished rooms in Clockhouse Way”. Quinton was […]

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Horne Harold

Harold Horne Horne was born in 1910 to a working class family in Willesden one of ten children; his father was a labourer. Harold Horne joined the Communist Party in 1930 and became active in […]

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Dickenson Harold

  Harold & Bessie Dickenson Born in 1902, Harold Dickenson joined the Communist Party in the early 1920s, having moved from Burnley to work as a weaver in Blackburn, where he became a long-time activist and […]