Brown, Barbara

First name/s: Barbara
Last name: Brown
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Date of birth: 11/06/1938
Year of birth: 1938

Life before Ruskin

Date and place of birth:London

Family:Father : chef; Mother:housewife


Politics/Trade union activity: Labour Party member

Trade Union membership (at time of entry to Ruskin)

Life at Ruskin

Dates at Ruskin: Some time between 1980 and 1982

Source of funding: Local Labour Party

Campaigns/political activity: inequailty, injustice, Anti-Apartheid, Feminism, Anti-racism

Subjects studied at Ruskin: Human Rights summer residential course


Qualification: (A levels before Ruskin)

Life after Ruskin

Education: BA Hons Sos Psychology/Sociology Post Graduate Diploma App Soc Studies CQSW

Work: Social Worker

Politics/trade union activity: Socialist

Family: Widow 40s. Two sons. five grandchildren (surgeon/teachers/musician/paramedic)

Place & date of death: Fareham Not dead yet!

Date of death:
Year of death: 0

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I feel so privileged to have been able to serve as a front line social worker in many areas. I know the system and I knew how to work it in favour of those in need…


Barbara Brown

created 24/07/2014 at 9:38 pm, updated 24/07/2014 at 9:38 pm

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