Terry, Ken

First name/s: Ken
Last name: Terry
Known names / nicknames:
Date of birth: 02/10/1949
Year of birth: 1949

Life before Ruskin

Date and place of birth: 2 October 1949 Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Family: Single
Work: Engineering
Politics/Trade union activity: Convenor,branch officer, District council member AUEW.  Labour Party

Trade Union membership (at time of entry to Ruskin) ~ other Trade Union

Life at Ruskin

Dates at Ruskin: 1975 -77
Source of funding: Grant and LP bursary
Campaigns/political activity: National Secretary Mature Students Union,Blackwell printers strike, hotel workers strike, Grunwick photo printers strike
Subjects studied at Ruskin: History
Dissertation: History of Sheffield Shop Stewards Movement
Qualification: None

Life after Ruskin

Work: International harvester Doncaster 3years; National Union of Public Employees/Unison 30 years Area officer,Regional Officer and Senior Regional Officer.
Politics/trade union activity: Labour Party and as above
Family: Married, two children
Place & date of death: Cornwall, Gloucester, Bristol, Exeter, South West, Retired to Cornwall 2009.

Date of death:
Year of death: 0

Achievements / Publications

Material in archives or already published articles

Numerous Newspaper articles and quotes


Notes on Image/s

Image in Alan J.P.Dalton, Turn Left at Lands End, Red Book Publications,1987. This was a booklet written by Alan Dalton, a journalist and covers Alan’s walk around the Cornwall coast meeting trade union and left political activists. Profits were donated to the Cornwall Labour Party.

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Ken Terry

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