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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 ...


Arthur Thistlewood (bap. 1774, d. 1820) by Cooper, pubd 1820 (after Abraham Wivell) © National Portrait Gallery, London


Thistlewood, Arthur (bap. 1774, d. 1820), radical and revolutionary, was baptized at Horsington parish church, near Horncastle, Lincolnshire, on 4 December 1774. He was the illegitimate son of William Thistlewood, a stock breeder, and Ann Burnet, a small shopkeeper. He probably attended Horncastle Free Grammar School...