Category Archives: TGWU

Transport and General Workers Union
Incorporating trade unions for dockers, coach makers, agricultural workers, Thames watermen, nail makers, chemical workers and bus drivers.
Incorporated into Unite.

Willis, Norman

First name/s: Norman Last name: Willis Known names / nicknames: Date of birth: 21/01/1933 Year of birth: 1933 Life before Ruskin Date and place of birth: Hayes, Middlesex 21 January 1933 Family: His father Jim ,  a barber and council worker and his mother Kate who worked in laundries and canteens were both socialists and […]

Jones, James Larkin

First name/s: James Last name: Jones Known names / nicknames: Jack Date of birth: 29/03/1913 Year of birth: 1913 Life before Ruskin Date and place of birth: 29 March 1913 Garston, Liverpool Family: Son of George Henry Jones, docker, and Annie Sophie, née Diploc; one half-sister and two half-brothers. Work: apprentice engineer 1927, when the […]