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Driver Thora

Thora Driver Thora Senior, as she was born at the turn of the century, came from a mining family – the oldest of seven children. Married to fellow Communist, Tom Driver, for very many decades, she was in […]

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Silverthorne Thora

Thora Silverthorne  Nurses’ leader and International Brigadier, Thora Silverthorne (pictured left with Rodney Bickerstaffe) was born in Abertillery on the 25th November 1910. She was the daughter of George Richard Silverthorne, a miner at the […]