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Hornsby Stan

Stan Hornsby   George Stanley Hornsby was born on 4 February 1900 in Derby to George W, a confectionary commercial traveller, and Ada Hornsby.   Young George seems to have adopted the name Stan in […]

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Young Stan

Stan Young   Stan Young was born in Hanwell, west London, in 1920 into a large family. His father was a carpenter and joiner, and his mother a seamstress. He left school at 14 and worked […]

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Kelly-Bootle Stan

Stan Kelly-Bootle Liverpool-born Stan Kelly-Bootle joined the Young Communist League (YCL) in Liverpool circa 1943, becoming a Party member at Cambridge University around 1950. He was, as he puts it himself, `exposed to computing, on […]

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Wilkes Stan

Stan Wilkes   Born in 1936 in Coventry and evacuated during the blitz to the family hometown of Newcastle-on-Tyne, Stan Wilkes was a YCL activist, certainly by the time Fidel Castro entered Havana with his […]


Cole Stan

Stan Cole   Cole joined the Communist Party in the mid-1930s. An engineering worker in Manchester, he became a member of the AEU North Manchester District Committee from the early 1950s. He was its District […]

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Henderson Stan

Stan Henderson Stan Henderson was called up to the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment on June 20th 1940. Travelling with him to Bedford was Wally Buller. Both were members of the Watford Communist Party and active […]


Broadbridge Stan

  Stan Broadbridge Stan R Broadbridge was born in 1928 in Barnet, Middlesex, to a mother with the maiden name of Calway, He was identifiably a Communist Party activist in Manchester at a very young age in […]