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date: 03 March 2021

Hardie, (James) Keir [formerly James Kerr]locked

(1856–1915)
  • Kenneth O. Morgan

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Hardie, (James) Keir [formerly James Kerr] (1856–1915), founder of the Labour Party, was born in Legbrannock, Lanarkshire, on 15 August 1856. He was the illegitimate son of a farm servant, Mary Kerr, and was named James Kerr. The probable father was William Aitken...

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