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Champion Ron

Ron Champion Champion grew up in Leeds and then went to Oxford University to read History, where he met his future wife, Barbara Auckland, who became a sub-editor on the Daily Worker. (See separate entry […]

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Fairburn Ron

  Ron Fairburn   Fairburn was born in Leeds in 1923. His father was a maintenance engineer at Leeds Steelworks and Ron's first job when he left school at fourteen was in a gentleman's outfitters. […]

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Robinson Ron

Ron Robinson Born in 1932, Robinson was a member of the Jersey Communist Party during the 1950s and 1960s.   He was a plasterer and member of the Transport & General Workers Union. As the […]

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Huffingley Ron & Beryl

Ron and Beryl Huffinley The Huffinley couple were long-term Communist activists in Yorkshire.   Beryl Huffinley was a full-time Yorkshire Communist Party organiser for a period in the mid 1960s.   Very active for years in […]

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Bellamy Ron

Ron Bellamy Born in Sheffield in 1917, Ron Bellamy won scholarships to Bradford Grammar School and then to Queens College, Oxford, where he read Classical Greats from October 1936, although he switched to Politics, Philosophy […]

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Halverson Ron

Ron Halverson   Halverson was an active member of the Amalgamated Union of Engineers (AEU) and a long-term Communist Party activist.   The President of Hatfield & Welwyn Garden district committee of the AEU from […]

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Hunt Ron

Ron Hunt Ron Hunt joined the YCL in 1929.   He became a Communist County councillor for Dorset in the late 1940s.   A life-long Communist, he died in Poole on 2nd November 1988, aged […]