Category Archives: NUM

National Union of Mineworkers

Varley, Eric Graham

First name/s: Eric Last name: Varley Known names / nicknames: Date of birth: 11/08/1932 Year of birth: 1932 Life before Ruskin Date and place of birth: 11 August 1932 Poolsbrook, Staveley, near Chesterfield Family:son of Frank Varley, retired miner, and Eva Goring Work: Apprentice engineer’s turner, 1947-1952; Engineer’s Turner, 1952-1955; Mining Industry (Coal) Craftsman, 1955-1964. […]

Morrell, James

First name/s: James Last name: Morrell Known names / nicknames: sometimes known as Jimmy Date of birth: 25/06/1923 Year of birth: 1923 Life before Ruskin Date and place of birth 25 June 1923 Twickenham Family Father Frederick, mother Violet, brother Peter, sister Christina Work Bank clerk, Second World War: navigator in RAF, coal miner Politics/Trade […]