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Jones Tom

Tom Jones Despite being thoroughly Welsh, Tom Jones was – like Lloyd George – in fact born in Lancashire, in his own case during the course of 1908. But his family soon settled in that […]


Cowan Tom

Tom Cowan Thomas Cowan was born in Cardiff the 1920s and worked for the Post Office, becoming a union official.   An active member of the Communist Party, he lived in Highgate in London in his […]


Clarke Tom

Tom Clarke  Tom Clarke, the minutes secretary of Dundee trades council, was one of the Dundee contingent in the International Brigade. He was one of those who survived and returned. He will have surely – […]

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Hopkins Tom

Tom Hopkins Born in Salop Street, Caerphilly, Tom was one of 14 children and at the age of 18 joined the army. While serving in the forces, he travelled to many different countries, most notably […]

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Wintringham Tom

Tom Wintringham Wintringham was born in Grimsby in 1898. He abandoned his studies at Balliol College, Oxford to join the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War. He served on the Western Front and […]

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Mann Tom

Tom Mann Tom Mann was of one British trades unionism’s most famous figures. He was born on 15th April 1856, in what is now a suburb of Coventry, the son of a clerk who worked […]