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Paterson [née Smith], Emma Anne (1848–1886), trade unionist, was born on 5 April 1848 at St Peter's national school house, Belgrave Street, London, the daughter of Henry Smith (d. 1864) and his wife, Emma Dockerill. Her father was headmaster of St George's Hanover Square parish school...

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Walker, James (1883–1945), trade unionist and politician, was born at 817 Great Eastern Road, Parkhead, Glasgow, on 12 May 1883, the son of John Walker, a steel smelter, and his wife, Jane (Jeanie), née Harwood. He was educated at Parkhead public school, worked on a farm, and then became a steel smelter's apprentice. Having served his time he joined the ...

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Wilkinson, Jeannette Gaury (1841–1886), trade unionist and suffragist, was born on 19 March 1841 at 40 Long Lane, Bermondsey, London, the daughter of George Henry Wilkinson, a foreman clerk in a large merchant's warehouse, and his wife Jane (née Lane). She had several brothers, one of whom was blind. ...