Jim Leytham
James "Jim" Leytham (birth registered October→December 1879 — 20 August 1916 (aged 36)) birth registered in Lancaster, was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1890s, 1900s and '10s,...
James Beattie (footballer)
James Scott Beattie (born 27 February 1978) is an English former footballer who played as a striker.Born in Lancaster, Lancashire, he came through the ranks at Blackburn Rovers, eventually signing pro...
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James Baynes
James Baynes (5 April 1766 – 12 May 1837) was an English watercolour painter and drawing-master.Little is known of his family apart from the fact that he was born in Lancaster as the son of a l...
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William Barton Worthington
William Barton Worthington (8 July 1854 – 29 December 1939) was a British civil engineer.Worthington was born in Lancaster to Samuel Barton Worthington, a railway engineer. He was educated at Ow...
Norman Winn
Norman Joseph Winn (24 August 1900 – 1972) was an English footballer who was an outside left.Born in Lancaster, England, Winn started his career with Lancaster Town and Morecambe. He signed for Bradfo...
Janine Duvitski
Janine Duvitski (born Christine Janine Drzewicki; June 1952) is an English actress, known for her roles as Jane Edwards in Waiting for God, Pippa Trench in One Foot in the Grave and Jacqueline Stewar...
Henry Paley
Henry Anderson Paley (1859–1946) (usually known as Harry Paley) was an English architect.
He was the fifth and last child of the Lancaster architect Edward Paley. He was educated at Castle Howard...
Steve Kemp (musician)
Steven Michael "Steve" Kemp (born 29 December 1978 in Lancashire, England) is an English drummer. He is the drummer of indie rock band Hard-Fi. Originally from Lancashire, he went to Carnforth High Sc...
John Wrathall
John James Wrathall (28 August 1913 – 31 August 1978) was a Rhodesian politician. He was the last white President of Rhodesia (later holders of the post were only acting as such). He formerly worked a...
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John Chippendall Montesquieu Bellew
John Chippendall Montesquieu Bellew, né Higgins (3 August 1823 – 19 June 1874) was an English author, preacher, and public reader.
John Higgin was born at Lancaster on 3 August 1823. He was the on...
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Bob Kellett
Robert Ryerson Kellett (1927–2012) was a British film director, film producer and screenwriter, and one of British cinema’s most prominent comedy directors in the 1970s, working with many of the...
Henry Porter (MP)
Henry Porter (born ca. 1613) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1654 and 1656.Porter was the eldest son of James Porter of Lancaster. He was a major in the service of the co...
Edmund Sharpe
Edmund Sharpe (31 October 1809 – 8 May 1877) was an English architect, architectural historian, railway engineer, and sanitary reformer. Born in Knutsford, Cheshire, he was educated first by his...
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Hugh Pennington
Thomas Hugh Pennington, CBE, FRCPath, FRCP (Edin), FMedSci, FRSE (born 19 April 1938 in Edgware, Middlesex) is emeritus professor of bacteriology at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Outside acad...
Andy Haworth
Andrew Alan David "Andy" Haworth (born 28 November 1988) is an English footballer who is currently a free agent. He previously played for Cheltenham Town.Haworth progressed through the Blackburn Rover...
Ray Charnley
Raymond Ogden "Ray" Charnley (29 May 1935 – 15 November 2009) was an English professional footballer. He was a centre forward and was one of the most prolific scorers for Blackpool, with whom he spent...
Thomas Fanshawe (of Jenkins)
Thomas Fanshawe (1607 – 1651) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1626 and from 1640 to 1642.Fanshawe was the son of Sir Thomas Fanshawe of Jenkins, Barking, Essex. He ...
J. L. Austin
John Langshaw "J. L." Austin (26 March 1911 – 8 February 1960) was a British philosopher of language. He is remembered primarily as the developer of the theory of speech acts.Prior to Austin, the atte...
Matthew Smailes
Matthew Smailes (born 25 March 1899 in Lancaster, Lancashire) was an English footballer who played for West Ham United and Coventry City as a half-back.Signed as an understudy to Jimmy Collins, Jim Ba...
George Carruthers (politician)
George Simpson Carruthers (1 February 1879 – 29 June 1949) was an Australian politician. Born in Lancaster, England, he was elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly in 1934 as an Independent m...
Andy Wear
Andy Wear is an English actor born in Lancaster, Lancashire, England.Wear starred in three series of the Children’s ITV video game programme Bad Influence! as the character Nam Rood, who presented the...
Peter Hesketh-Fleetwood
Sir Peter Hesketh-Fleetwood, 1st Baronet, (9 May 1801 – 12 April 1866) was an English landowner, developer and Member of Parliament, who founded the town of Fleetwood, in Lancashire, England. Bor...
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John Harrison (died 1669)
Sir John Harrison (c. 1590 – 28 September 1669) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons variously between 1640 and 1669. He supported the Royalist side in the English Civil Wa...
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Carol Birch
Carol Birch (born Manchester, 1951) is an English novelist.
Birch's parents had met in a wartime armaments factory. Her father, a metallurgist, also played trombone in a Manchester jazz band known...
Richard Wadeson
Colonel Richard Wadeson VC (31 July 1826 – 24 January 1885) 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 aw...
Doug Melvin (rower)
Douglas V Melvin (born 1928) is a British rower who twice won the Wingfield Sculls, the amateur sculling championship of the River Thames.Melvin was born at Lancaster. He took a job there with the Ele...
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Thomas Harrison (architect)
Thomas Harrison (7 August (baptised) 1744 – 29 March 1829) was an English architect and bridge engineer who trained in Rome, where he studied classical architecture. Returning to England, he won...
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Alan Warriner-Little
Alan Warriner-Little (born Alan Warriner on 24 March 1962 in Lancaster, Lancashire) is an English former professional darts player. He currently lives in Crosby, Cumbria and played with the nickname T...