Abbott Syd

Syd Abbott A leading engineering worker in Lancashire, he was the youngest ever district president of the AEU in Rawtenstall and became a full time worker for the Communist Party in around 1941-2. He was […]

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Wilkins Syd

Syd Wilkins Born on 1st October 1908, Syd began work pit age 14. Only a matter of weeks after he started, he was the first to find, underground, the body of a fellow boy run […]

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Booth Syd

Syd Booth Booth joined the Communist Party in 1933 amidst the struggles against unemployment but his defining experience was as an International Brigader in the Spanish Civil War. He was wounded in the very last […]