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Wilkins Maurice

    Maurice Wilkins Wilkins was born in 1916 in New Zealand of parents from Dublin but came to England at the age of six to be educated. He won a scholarship to King Edward's […]


Crighton Maurice

Maurice Crighton   Maurice Crighton was born in 1928 in Lambeth, where his father worked at the Waterloo headquarters of the Southern Railway. The family moved to Hersham, and after passing the 11-plus exam, Maurice attended […]

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Dobb Maurice

Maurice Herbert Dobb Born in London on September 3rd 1900, Dobb is best remembered as a Marxist economist. He was admitted to Pembroke College in 1919 as an exhibitioner to study history. However, after his […]

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Godfrey Maurice

Maurice Godfrey For many years, Maurice Godfrey was a full time official of the staff and managerial union ASTMS (Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs), which later merged with the technical and supervisory union, […]


Cornforth Maurice

Maurice Campbell Cornforth Born in 1909, Cornforth is principally remembered as philosopher. Initially, he was a follower of Wittgenstein but joined the Communist Party in the 1930s and produced many works in the Marxist tradition.  He […]