Eddie Linden
5 Orleans Road, Islington, London

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Name: Eddie Linden
Category: Publisher

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Born John Edward Glackin in Motherwall on 5 May 1935, Eddie Linden grew up in Bellshill, Lanarkshire, and moved to London in the late 1950s, where he published the renowned long-running poetry journal Aquarius, and also wrote his own poems, which have been published in two collections, City of Razors (1980) and A Thorn in the Flesh (2011). He was also active in the Catholic Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, and co-founded the Simon Community, a homeless charity. Also known as Eddie S. Linden.

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Years of Residence: Unknown - 1961
Source: London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 for Islington (Islington North 1961)

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Lived alone in a bedsit, as one of a dozen residents.

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5 Orleans Road
United Kingdom

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This street no longer exists, and stood where the New Orleans estate is now (which was built from 1972-74).

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