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date: 25 May 2020

MacDonald [married names Ridgley, Peterkin], Ishbel Allanlocked

(1903–1982)
  • Hester Barron

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MacDonald [married names Ridgley, Peterkin], Ishbel Allan (1903–1982), political hostess and local politician, was born at 3 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London, on 2 March 1903, the eldest daughter of the journalist and Labour politician, and later prime minister, (James) Ramsay MacDonald (1866–1937)...

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