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Worsley Peter

Peter Worsley Peter Maurice Worsley was born on the 6th May 1924 into a middle-class Catholic family in Birkenhead. His father, who had been an infantry officer in the first world war, was an auctioneer […]

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Coe “Peter”

`Peter' Coe was born Percy Newbold Coe in Kingston, Surrey, in 1919, the eldest child of Violet (née Newbold) and Percy Coe Sr. Percy Coe had a younger brother, Peter, who died in infancy in […]

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Wyncoll Peter

Peter Wyncoll Peter Harold Wyncoll (left speaking) was born on 24 May 1939 in Basford, Nottinghamshire. In his early teens he was precociously a member of the Young Socialists but soon joined the Communist Party, which […]

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Pink Peter

Peter Pink Peter Pink was born in 1929 at Stockwell, South London. His father was a policeman, leading to Peter being born in the police wing of Putney hospital. His father was posted to Southall […]

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Wright Peter

 Peter Wright Peter Wright served in Yugoslavia during the Second World War with the partisans and spoke Serbo-Croat.   In the post war period, he was part of the very significant group of Communist intellectuals […]

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Robson Peter

Peter Robson   Robson worked at the Lots Road Power station in Fulham and was a member of the ETU electricians union’s West Supply branch and a delegate from it to Fulham TUC.   A […]

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Mauger Peter

Peter Mauger  A Communist teacher in the 1950s, who wrote on the issue of banning American comics in Britain.   He later became attracted to the Chinese Communist Party’s line.

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Duffy Peter

Peter Duffy  Obituary from the Morning Star:   “Peter Duffy, who has died in France aged 64, was, for the last several years of his life, the Paris correspondent of the Morning Star. He was […]

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Copley Peter

Peter Copley Born on May 20th 1915 in Bushey, Hertfordshire, Peter Copley’s His parents were the printmaker John Copley and the painter Ethel Gabain, although one grandfather was a scientist. After changing his mind about […]

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Brearey Peter

Peter Brearey Born in Dewsbury, on December 23rd 1939, Peter Brearey was for a long time a freelance journalist, contributing towards many northern and other newspapers and journals. Latterly, he was the editor of the […]