NameBernard Emile Vivian BURNS
Birth16 Apr 1889, St Kitts
DeathFeb 1972
OccupationCommunist activist
EducationTrinity College, Cambridge (first class honours in moral sciences)
FatherJames BURNS (1852-1896)
MotherAgnes Zulma DELISLE (1854-1914)
Misc. Notes
Leading member of the Communist Party of Great Britain, which he joined in 1921.
From 1921 to 1929 he was secretary of the Labour Research Department.
Wrote, among other things, ‘Handbook of Marxism’, Gollancz, 1935.
Obit in Times of 9 Feb 1972.
Spouses
Birth18 May 1887, Nottingham
MotherLAWFORD (1849-)
Marriage8 Nov 1913, Basford Register Office
ChildrenSusannah (1914-1996)
 Marca (1916-2008)
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