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Biographical Register of the Australian Labour Movement, 1788-1975

This project consists of brief biographical entries on activists who made a significant but hitherto unrecorded or under-recorded contribution to the labour movement's history. [Read More]

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  1. Young, Robert (1858–1934) coal miner, gaoled trade unionist
  2. Wright, Jabez (1852–1922) carpenter, trade unionist and politician
  3. Woodward, Francis (1846–1905) gaoled solicitor and politician
  4. Winspear, Alice Maud (1866–1898) free love advocate
  5. Wilson, John Richard (Jock) (1884–1976) radical activist
  6. Wilson, James (1792–1859) tailor and radical conspirator
  7. Williamson, Robert (1800–1877) coal miner
  8. Williams, John (?–?) tailor
  9. Williams, David (Di) (1861–1951) coalminer and trade union leader
  10. Wickham, Louis Norman (1879–1971) blacksmith, trade union leader
  11. Whittaker, David Paul (Roger) (1899–1944) tramway employee and trade union leader
  12. Wetherell, Ernest (Ern) (1893–1969) miner, journalist and parliamentarian
  13. Wells, Harold Clyde (Bob) (1908–1996) carpenter, trade union leader, communist, and novelist
  14. Watson, Frederick William (1854–1917) coalminer
  15. Watson, David (1870–1924) labor senator
  16. Ward, Thomas Bassett (1884–1960) engineer and trade union leader
  17. Walker, Alfred (?–1898) compositor, journalist and trade union leader
  18. Troy, Michael Francis (Frank) (1877–1953) miner, trade union leader, and politician
  19. Traise, James (1859–1887) coal miner
  20. Thomson, Andrew (1858–1905) stonemason and trade union leader
  21. Thompson, Claude William (1876–1949) journalist, socialist and trade union leader
  22. Teerman, Nelson (Jack) (1883–1939) miner and trade union leader
  23. Teerman, Ethel Nelson (1884–1958) community activist
  24. Teece, Arthur (1876–1940) miner and trade union officer
  25. Taylor, George Cuthbert (1886–1957) shearer and politician
  26. Sullivan, Mary Jane (Minnie) (1871–1934) shearer’s wife and Labor activist
  27. Sullivan, Charles William (Charlie) (1857–1942) shearer and trade unionist
  28. Sullivan, Alfred John (1855–1949) trade union organiser and mathematician
  29. Strange, John Shaw (1788–1868) boot- and shoe-maker, and publican
  30. Stokes, Walter James (1879–1967) cook and labourer
  31. Stepney, Andrew Stuart (Andy) (1851–1914) shearer, strongman and trade unionist
  32. Stenhouse, John Wilson (1874–1931) coal miner and trade union leader
  33. Sneddon, Peter (1860–1927) coal miner, gaoled trade unionist
  34. Smith-Barry, Henry Charles (1842–1928) shearer and trade union leader
  35. Smith, Percy Joseph (1880–1959) builders' labourer and trade union leader
  36. Smith, Bernard (Barney) (1902–1967) seaman, trade union leader and Communist
  37. Simpson, James Brunton (Jimmy) (1905–1968) trade union leader and politician
  38. Simmons, Elizabeth Mary (1876–1965) manager
  39. Simm, Mary Ellen (Nellie) (1901–1983) community activist
  40. Short, Laurence Elwyn (Laurie) (1915–2009) ironworker and trade union leader
  41. Shillington, Richard Davis (Dick) (1868–1935) shearer and trade union official
  42. Shearer, Samuel (1874–1938) seaman and gaoled trade union leader
  43. Scott, David (1849–1927) iron moulder and politician
  44. Scanlon, Henry Patrick (Harry) (1902–1987) coal miner, and trade union leader
  45. Scanlon, Grace (1903–2003) miners’ auxiliary leader
  46. Savage, Robert Emmett (Bob) (1895–1959) clerk, trade unionist and Labor politician
  47. Savage, Mary Helena (1869–1932) Labor activist
  48. Saunders, William (Billy) (1861–?) shearer, trade union leader
  49. Sangster, George (1845–1915) seaman, trade union leader and politician
  50. Ryan, Thomas Joseph (Tommy) (1852–?) shearer, trade unionist, politician
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