Michael Sams
Michael Benneman Sams (born 11 August 1941) is an English kidnapper, extortionist and murderer. He kidnapped Julie Dart on 9 July 1991 and later murdered her after she tried to escape. He subsequentl...
Russell Bencraft
Sir Henry William Russell Bencraft CBE , (4 March 1858 – 25 December 1943) was an English cricketer, cricket administrator and medical practitioner. He was born at Southampton, Hampshire.
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Weetman Pearson, 3rd Viscount Cowdray
Weetman John Churchill Pearson, 3rd Viscount Cowdray (1910-1995) was a British peer, businessman and polo player.
Weetman John Churchill Pearson was born on 27 February 1910.His father was Harold ...
Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey
Field Marshal Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, Bt, KG, GCB, GCH, PC (17 May 1768 – 29 April 1854), styled Lord Paget between 1784 and 1812 and known as The Earl of Ux...
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Joe Powell
Joseph Joshua "Joe" Powell (1870 – 29 November 1896) was an English footballer who was captain of Woolwich Arsenal in their first season of League football. He is also notable for being one of the few...
FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan
Field Marshal FitzRoy James Henry Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan, GCB PC (30 September 1788 – 29 June 1855), known before 1852 as Lord FitzRoy Somerset, was a British Army officer. As a junior ...
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Heather Mills
Heather Anne Mills, Lady McCartney (born 12 January 1968) is an English entrepreneur, activist, environmentalist, and award winning Alpine ski racer.Mills came to public attention in 1993, when a coll...
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Alfred Joseph Richards
Alfred Joseph Richards VC (21 June 1879 – 21 May 1953) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded...
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Thomas Hunter (aviator)
Captain Thomas Vicars Hunter was a First World War flying ace credited with five aerial victories. He had a leg amputated because of wounds suffered as an infantryman; he was the first known military ...
Douglas Bader
Group Captain Sir Douglas Robert Steuart Bader /ˈbɑːdər/ CBE, DSO & Bar, DFC & Bar, FRAeS, DL (21 February 1910 – 5 September 1982) was a Royal Air Force (RAF) fighter ace during the Second Wo...
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Cecil Manning
Cecil Aubrey Gwynne Manning (23 May 1892 - 12 April 1985) was a British Labour Party politician. Having fought with the London Regiment in France in the First World War, Manning was wounded and lost h...
Godfrey Wedgwood
Godfrey Wedgwood (22 January 1833 - 9 October 1905) was a partner in the Wedgwood pottery firm from 1859 to 1891.Wedgwood was born in Etruria Hall, the son of Francis Wedgwood and his wife Frances Mos...
Sir Edward Bradford, 1st Baronet
Colonel Sir Edward Ridley Colborne Bradford, 1st Baronet, GCB, GCVO, KCSI, ADC (27 July 1836 – 13 May 1911) was a British Indian Army officer who later served as Commissioner of Police of the Metropol...
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Robin Howard
Robin Jared Stanley Howard (May 17, 1924 - June 12, 1989) was a British philanthropist, dance patron and founder of The Place who promoted modern dance in England.
Born in London, England, Howard ...
Jody Cundy
Jody Alan Cundy MBE (born 14 October 1978) is an English cyclist and former swimmer.
Born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.Jody grew up in Norfolk with his parents Alan, 64, a fitter-welder, and Ann, 58...
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George Cooke (British Army officer)
Sir George Cooke (1768–1837), was a major general during the Battle of Waterloo, commanding the 1st Division, under overall command of the Prince of Orange.
He was the son and heir of George John ...
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Sarah Storey
Dame Sarah Joanne Storey, DBE (née Bailey; born 26 October 1977), is a British road and track racing cyclist and former swimmer, multiple gold medal winner at the Paralympic Games in both sports, and ...
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Thomas Lewis (aviator)
Lieutenant Thomas Archibald Mitford Stuart Lewis was a World War I flying ace credited with six aerial victories.
Richard Tyler (architect)
Richard Michael Townsend Tyler (9 November 1916 – 13 January 2009) was an English architect who was notable for his restoration work on large private houses after the Second World War, which all...
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William Ernest Henley
William Ernest Henley (23 August 1849 – 11 July 1903) was an English poet, critic and editor, best remembered for his 1875 poem "Invictus".
Henley was born in Gloucester and was the oldest of a fa...
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Michael Caines
Michael Andrew Caines MBE (born 3 January 1969) is an English chef born in Exeter, Devon.He is currently head chef of Gidleigh Park in Devon.
Born in Exeter in 1969, he was adopted by Mary and Pe...
Marmaduke Hussey, Baron Hussey of North Bradley
Marmaduke James Hussey, Lord Hussey of North Bradley (29 August 1923 – 27 December 2006), known as Duke Hussey, was Chairman of the Board of Governors of the BBC from 1986 to 1996, fulfilling tw...
Jocelyn Lee Hardy
Major Jocelyn Lee Hardy DSO, MC with Bar (10 June 1894 – 30 May 1958), was a British Army officer famed for his brutal murder of Irish citizens in Ireland under British rule. He also had repeated esca...
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Richard Wood, Baron Holderness
Richard Frederick Wood, Baron Holderness, PC, DL (5 October 1920 – 11 August 2002) was a British Conservative politician who held numerous ministerial positions from 1955 to 1974. He was distin...