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Thompson Dave

Dave Thompson Dave Thompson, a Merseyside leader of the 1966 seafarers’ strike, died on August 9 2017 in Bangor hospital. Age 79 he was a member of Liverpool, then Crouch End, branches of the Communist […]

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Thompson Dorothy

Dorothy Thompson   Dorothy Katharine Gane Towers was born on 30th October 1923 in Greenwich, south-east London. Her interest in progressive struggles was first stimulated during her school days in Bromley, Kent, when she was […]

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Thompson Les

  Les Thompson Born in Jarrow, Thompson was a submariner in World War Two, escorting Soviet shipping convoys to Murmansk. A life-long Communist, he was an active trades unionist in the post-war period, becoming AEU […]

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Thompson Frank

Frank Thompson Born in 1920, William "Frank" Thompson’s father was Edward Thompson Senior, a novelist, historian, and particular friend and supporter of an independent India. His younger brother, also Edward, was the well-known socialist historian, […]

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Thompson W.H. (Harry)

W.H. (Harry) Thompson (15.10.1885 – 4.8.1947)   Harry Thompson was born and brought up in Preston.   After attending Preston Grammar School Harry qualified as a solicitor in 1908 and moved to Staffordshire where he […]

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Thompson George

George Thompson  Born in Dulwich, London in 1903, George Thompson graduated at Cambridge. Thomson went on to become professor of Greek at Galway University before moving back to England in 1934, when he returned to […]

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Thompson E P

E P Thompson Known by the initials of his name as much for the quality of his early historical writing, authored as ‘EP’ and not as ‘Edward’, Thompson was an important figure in late 20th […]