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Cohen, Rose (1894–1937), communist, was born in Spitalfields, London, on 20 May 1894, the third of five children of Morris Cohen, a Jewish tailor of Polish origin, and his wife, Ada. Morris Cohen had formerly worked as a weaver and on communist questionnaires; ...

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Crawfurd [née Jack; other married name Anderson], Helen (1877–1954), suffragette and communist, was born at 175 Cumberland Street, Glasgow, on 9 November 1877, the fourth of seven children of William Jack, a prosperous master baker, and his wife, Helen Kyle. Her parents had been married in ...

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Fraser [née Jupp], Rhoda Mary Napier [pseud. Crae Ritchie] (1918–1970), communist and peace campaigner, was born on 23 February 1918 in Edinburgh, the second of three children of George Jupp, clerk to the board of works, and his wife, Ethel Ritchie...

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Hunter [née Anderson], Margaret Annie (1922–1986), communist activist and politician, was born on 11 November 1922 in Reid Street, Bridgeton, Glasgow, one of six children and the only surviving daughter (another died in infancy) of James Anderson, a theatrical performer from Montrose...

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Claudia Vera Jones (1915–1964) by unknown photographer © reserved; collection Claudia Jones Organisation, London; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Jones [née Cumberbatch], Claudia Vera (1915–1964), communist and journalist, was born on 21 February 1915 in Trinidad. In 1924 she and her sisters joined their parents, who had emigrated to New York two years earlier. Unhealthy housing and overwork led to Mrs Cumberbatch's...

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See Knight, Bert Cyril James Gabriel

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Macfarlane, Helen [pseudonym Howard Morton; first married name Proust; second married name Edwards] (1818–1860), political writer and translator, was born in Barrhead, Renfrewshire, on 25 September 1818, the fourth daughter and youngest of eleven children of George Macfarlane (1760–1842) and his wife ...

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Newbold [née Neilson], Marjory (1883–1926), socialist and communist, was born on 29 May 1883 at Winton Terrace, Beith, Ayrshire, the second of four children of Alexander Neilson, cabinet-maker, and his wife, Mary Steven Fettes. Marjory Neilson was brought up in a comfortable upper working-class household. Her father had sufficient income to support her into higher education after an excellent career at ...

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Ramelson [née Jessop] Marian (1908–1967), communist, was born at 2 Wilton Street, Armley, Leeds, on 3 December 1908, the eldest daughter of Thomas Austin (Tom) Jessop (1887–1972), an engine fitter, and his wife Ethel, née Wilson (b. 1883...

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Sinclair, Elizabeth Margaret [Betty] (1910–1981), trade unionist and communist, was born on 3 December 1910 into a protestant working-class family at 44 Hooker Street in the Ardoyne district of north Belfast. Her father, Joseph Sinclair, a sawyer, worked in the Harland and Wolff...