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Allan Horsfall (1927–2012) by unknown photographer, 1970s courtesy of Peter Tatchell


Horsfall, Allan (1927–2012), gay rights campaigner, was born on 20 October 1927 in the Emmott Arms, Laneshawbridge, Colne, Lancashire, the son of the publican, Tom Horsfall, and his wife, Elizabeth Ellen, née Ratcliffe. After education at Nelson grammar school, he served in the ...


Impey, Catherine (1847–1923), political activist and temperance reformer, was born at Street in Somerset on 13 August 1847. Her parents were Robert Impey (1820–1886), originally a tanner, who grew seeds, became an innovative farmer, and sold agricultural equipment, and his wife, Mary Hannah Clothier (1823–1895)...


Wildeblood, Peter (1923–1999), journalist and campaigner for homosexual law reform, was born on 19 May 1923 in Alassio, Italy, the only child of Henry Seddon Wildeblood (b. 1863), a retired engineer from the Indian public works department, and his much younger second wife, ...