Bill Bidmead
William Harold "Bill" Bidmead (December 1882 – 16 March 1961) was an English professional footballer who played in the Football League for Small Heath (renamed Birmingham during his time with the club...
Jim Roach
James "Jim" Roach (12 January 1864 – 1955) was an English professional footballer who made 15 appearances in the First Division of the Football League playing for Small Heath. He played as a goalkeepe...
Robert Edwin Phillips
Robert Edwin "Bob" Phillips VC (11 April 1895 – 23 September 1968) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy t...
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George Holden (English footballer)
George Henry Holden (6 October 1859 – 1920s) was an English footballer who, playing as an outside-right, made four appearances for England in the 1880s.
Holden was born in West Bromwich and attend...
Leslie Wilcox
Leslie Wilcox (1865 – after 1889) was an English footballer who played in the Football Alliance for Small Heath. Born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, Wilcox played for local club West Bromwich Highfi...
John Paddock (footballer)
John Paddock (1876–1965) was an English footballer who played as a forward for West Bromwich Albion, Brierley Hill Alliance, Walsall, Halesowen, Wellington Town, and Burslem Port Vale.
John Paddoc...
Siân Reeves
Siân Reeves (born Siân Rivers in 1965 in West Bromwich) is a British actress, most famous for playing the role of Sydney Henshall in the BBC drama Cutting It, and for playing villain Sally Spode in Em...
Fred Roberts (footballer)
Frederick Roberts (9 October 1909 – January 1979) was an English professional footballer who played as a forward in the Football League for Birmingham and Luton Town.Roberts was born in Greets Green, ...
Frank Skinner
Frank Skinner (born Christopher Graham Collins; 28 January 1957) is an English writer, comedian, TV and radio presenter, and actor.
Skinner was born in West Bromwich, England, and grew up in a cou...
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Billy Bassett
William Isiah Bassett (27 January 1869 – 8 April 1937) was an English association footballer, director and club chairman who served West Bromwich Albion for over half a century.
Born in West Bromw...
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Robert William Hudson
Robert William Hudson (1856–1937) was born in West Bromwich, the eldest son of Robert Spear Hudson who had founded a soap-flake manufacturing business. Hudson managed his father's company until it was...
John Glover (footballer)
John William Glover (28 October 1876 – 20 April 1955), also known as Jack Glover, was an English professional footballer who played as a right back.Born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, Glover made 17...
Fred Bunn
Abel Thomas Frederick "Fred" Bunn (7 February 1861 – 20 November 1921) was an English footballer who played at centre half. He was born in West Bromwich and attended Christ Church School, before worki...
George Timmins
George Timmins was an English footballer who played at left-half.
Timmins was born in West Bromwich. He played for George Salter's Works before joining West Bromwich Albion. He played in three con...
George Bell (footballer)
George Bell (4 March 1861 – May 1959) was an English footballer who played at outside left. He was born in West Bromwich and worked at the local George Salter's Spring Works. Bell was one of the found...
Robert Hodgson (diplomat)
Sir Robert MacLeod Hodgson KCMG KBE (25 February 1874 – 18 October 1956) was a British diplomat and consul.Hodgson was born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, the son of the Reverend Robert Hodgso...
Karl Shuker
Karl Shuker (born 9 December 1959) is a British zoologist, cryptozoologist and author. He currently lives in Midlands, England, where he works as a zoological consultant and writer. A trained zoologis...
Madeleine Carroll
Edith Madeleine Carroll (26 February 1906 – 2 October 1987) was an English actress, popular both in Britain and America in the 1930s and 1940s. At the peak of her success she was the highest pa...
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Dean Smith (footballer)
Dean Smith (born 19 March 1971) is an English footballer turned football manager, who is now in charge of League One club Walsall.Starting his playing career with Walsall in 1989, over the course of f...
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Billy Richards
William Richards (6 October 1874 – 12 February 1926) was an English footballer who played as a centre-forward.
Richards was born in West Bromwich and turned professional with West Bromwich Albion ...
Stewart Donaldson
Stewart I. Donaldson is a psychologist, specialising in evaluation science and optimal human and organizational functioning. He holds appointments as Professor of Psychology and Community and Global ...
Ezra Holmes
Ezra Holmes (1882 – after 1907) was an English professional footballer who scored 12 goals in 43 appearances in the Football League playing for Gainsborough Trinity and Birmingham.Holmes was born in W...
Stuart Brock
Stuart Alan Brock (born 26 September 1976) is an English footballer who made 135 appearances in the Football League playing as a goalkeeper for Kidderminster Harriers. He currently plays for Hednesfor...