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Jordan, (John) Colin Campbell (1923–2009), political activist, was born on 19 June 1923 at the Norlands maternity home, Sutton Road, Erdington, Birmingham, the son of Percy Jordan, schoolteacher, and subsequently university tutor, and his wife, Bertha, née Beecham. At the time of his birth registration his parents lived at ...

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MacPherson, Hector Carsewell (1851–1924), journalist and political campaigner, was born in Glasgow on 16 October 1851, the son of Archibald MacPherson (1830–1900), who worked in a warehouse in the city and later became a newspaper advertising manager, and his wife, Margaret, née Ferguson (1833/4–1852)...

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McAdam, John (1806–1883), reformer and campaigner for Italian unity, was born on 5 August 1806 at Port Dundas, Glasgow, the second son of James (or Thomas) McAdam (d. c.1821), carter, and his wife, Helen Baxter, both originally from rural Stirlingshire. His education, partly in an overcrowded school in ...