James Keir Hardie (15 August 1856 – 26 September 1915) was a Scottish
socialist and the first Labour Member of Parliament. Hardie started work at the
age of ...
James Keir Hardie was born in Lanarkshire, Scotland on 15 August 1856, the
illegitimate son of a servant, Mary Keir. His mother later married David Hardie, ...
James Keir Hardie, the illegitimate son of Mary Keir, a servant from ... His friend,
Philip Snowden, explained why this happened: "Keir Hardie had no schooling ...
Keir Hardie came into the world in singularly unpromising circumstances. The
illegitimate child of a farm girl named Mary Kerr or Keir (herself illegitimate) and, ...
Dec 12, 2014 ... Many thanks to all librivox and other readers and public speakers.
Aug 31, 2015 ... With uncanny timing, the centenary of the death of Keir Hardie, Labour's first
leader and arguably its most towering figure, falls at the end of this ...
Aug 1, 2016 ... Ministers even considered trying Keir Hardie (pictured) under legislation that
would have landed him a life sentence but decided against the ...
Sep 19, 2015 ... Hardie at a Suffragettes' free speech meeting in London in 1913. Labourites from
both sides of the party still often ask: 'What would Keir Hardie ...
Sep 19, 2008 ... Keir Hardie is Labour's greatest pioneer and its greatest hero. Without him, the
party would never have existed. Without him, Attlee, Bevan and ...
KEIR HARDIE (1856-1915) Born illegitimate and in poverty in 1856 and working
in the coal mines from the age of ten. Yet Keir Hardie was to become the main ...