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Jones David Ivon

David Ivon Jones   D I Jones was born in 1883 in Aberystwyth, Wales. Jones was orphaned as a young child and brought up by his grandparents, but his grandmother also died when he was […]

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Jones Jack (Wales)

Jack Jones Not to be confused with his namesake, the leader of the T&G, Jack Jones was briefly a Communist in the Welsh mining valleys and always a chameleon type figure in the political sphere […]

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Jones Mervyn

Mervyn Jones One of four children, Mervyn Jones was born 27th February 1922in Londonto a comfortable upbringing. His father was Ernest Jones, the chief administrator, biographer, and chief supporter of Sigmund Freud. He was instrumental […]

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Jones Wally

Wally Jones Jones grew up in Stepney, roaming the back streets and alleys of Wapping. He became a London docker at the Royal Docks, rising to become Chairman of the London Dockers’ Liaison committee. He […]

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Jones Walter (Cllr)

Walter Jones (Cllr) Walter Jones won a seat as a councillor as a Communist Party candidate in Risca, a small town that is today part of the Newport conurbation, lying at the south-eastern edge of […]

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Jones Tom

Tom Jones Despite being thoroughly Welsh, Tom Jones was – like Lloyd George – in fact born in Lancashire, in his own case during the course of 1908. But his family soon settled in that […]

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Jones Lewis

Lewis Jones Pic: Jones is on the left, welcoming A Griffiths after his 1936 release from prison, when the latter had been imprisoned over an anti-fascist demo in Tonypandy   Author and Communist councillor, he […]