Craik, Walter, W.

First name/s: Walter W
Last name: Craik
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Life before Ruskin

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Work: Railway guard, Amalagamated Society of Railway Servants member

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

Life at Ruskin

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Campaigns/political activity: Ruskin striker 1908

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Life after Ruskin


Work: Principal Central Labour College in 1920s; author.

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Achievements / Publications

A Short History of the British Worrking Class Movement. London District Council of the National Union of Railwaymen, 1919

Bryan Roberts and the National Union of Public Employees. George Allen & Unwin 1955

Central Labour College 1909-1929, Lawrence & Wishart 1964

Sydney HillĀ  and the National Union of Public Employees, George Allen & Unwin 1968

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Original postcard in author’s collection showing a photograph of five members of the ASRS:

‘Ruskin College, Oxford. Members of the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants in residence 1908’

Top Row: G.F.T Barrett (Bridgend); A Williams, Paddington.

Bottom Row: W.W. Craik (Barry); G.W. Brown (Hull No.2); A. Nokes (Bristol).



Paul Martin

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