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Williams Bert

Bert Williams Born in 1895, Bert Williams was originally a miner from Wales, from a working class family of four sisters and a brother. He began work in the pits at the age of 14. […]

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Williams Raymond

  Raymond Williams Born in 1921 in Llanfihangel Crucorney, near Abergavenny, Wales, Williams was the son of a railway worker. He was 14 when the Spanish Civil War broke out and joined a local Left […]

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Williams Gwyn Alf

  Gwyn Alf Williams   Born in Dowlais on 30th September 1925, Gwyn Alf (as he was known, to distinguish him from several other eminent Welshmen with similar names) saw himself as "a people's remembrancer", […]

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Williams John (JS)

    John (Jack) Samuel Williams   Known throughout his life as 'J.S' or 'Jack Williams the Communist', he was born in Bethseda, Caernarvonshire in 1900. He and his father moved down to the South […]

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Williams Murray

Murray Williams   Williams was a Communist miner in the Rhondda, South Wales, who was described by the Daily Worker, on his death, as one of Wales’ “outstanding Working Class Leaders”.   For three decades […]

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Williams Hywel D

Hywel D Williams   Williams was a Communist Party member, active at least in the 1950s and 1960s, who resided in Rhigos, Aberdare, South Wales in that period.   A great supporter of the Welsh […]

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Williams Robert

Robert Williams   Williams `enjoyed’ one of the shortest periods of membership of the Communist Party but his collecting of a range of significant positions in a very short period makes it significant that his […]

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Williams Barry

Barry Williams A Communist Party member and boilermakers’ union activist, Williams was a President of Liverpool Trades Council.   He stood as Communist Party candidate in the March 31st 1966 general election for Birkenhead. Williams […]

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Williams John Roose

John Roose Williams Communist, author and Welsh speaker, Williams contributed to the monthly Welsh journal `Heddiw' on the need to support Republican Spain and, as Communist Party District Organiser, he was also involved with journal […]