Gilbert Betts
Gilbert Frederick Betts (21 December 1916 – 5 January 1982) was an English cricketer. Betts was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born at Fulbrook, Oxfordshire.Be...
Tommy Vance
Tommy Vance (born Richard Anthony Crispian Francis Prew Hope-Weston, 11 July 1940 – 6 March 2005) was a British pop radio broadcaster, born in Eynsham, Oxfordshire. He was one of the few music b...
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Winston Churchill
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United ...
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Katharine Mary Briggs
Katharine Mary Briggs (8 November 1898 to 15 October 1980) was a British folklorist and writer, who wrote The Anatomy of Puck, the four-volume A Dictionary of British Folk-Tales in the English Languag...
Frederick Whitaker
Sir Frederick Whitaker, KCMG (23 April 1812 – 4 December 1891) was an English-born New Zealand politician who served twice as the Prime Minister of New Zealand and six times as Attorney-General.
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Peter Heylin
Peter Heylin or Heylyn (29 November 1599 – 8 May 1662) was an English ecclesiastic and author of many polemical, historical, political and theological tracts. He incorporated his political concep...
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Ed Wood (engineer)
Peter Edwin "Ed" Wood (born March 1, 1968) is the Chief Designer for the Williams Formula One team.
In 1987 he became a mechanic working on F1 motorcycles, Superbikes and MotoGP until 1990 when he...
Larcum Kendall
Larcum Kendall (21 September 1721 in Charlbury, Oxfordshire – 22 November 1795 in London) was a British watchmaker.
In 1735 Kendall was apprenticed to the London watchmaker John Jeffreys. Jeffre...
James Hind
Captain James Hind (sometimes referred to as John Hind) (baptised 1616 - 1652) was a 17th-century highwayman (who is said to have only robbed Parliamentarians) and Royalist rabble rouser during the En...
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Roy Emerton
Roy Emerton (1893–1944) was a British film actor.He was a sailor, stoker, docker, railway worker, miner, etc. and served in World War I. He played in a great number of popular London stage shows, incl...
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William Montagu, 1st Earl of Salisbury
William Montagu, alias de Montacute, 1st Earl of Salisbury, 3rd Baron Montagu, King of Mann (1301 – 30 January 1344) was an English nobleman and loyal servant of King Edward III.The son of William Mon...
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George Rawlinson
Canon George Rawlinson (23 November 1812 – 7 October 1902) was a 19th-century English scholar, historian, and Christian theologian. He was born at Chadlington, Oxfordshire, and was the younger ...
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William Fordyce Mavor
William Fordyce Mavor (1 August 1758 – 29 December 1837) was a Scottish teacher, priest and compiler of educational books, many of which passed through numerous editions. He also invented a system of ...
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William Turner (artist)
William Turner (29 November 1789 – 7 August 1862) was an English painter who specialised in watercolour landscapes. He was a contemporary of the more famous artist J. M. W. Turner and his style was no...
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Christopher Kempster
Christopher Kempster (Born in 1627 – Died in 1715) was an English master stonemason and architect who trained with Sir Christopher Wren, working on St Paul's Cathedral.
Kempster was from Burford i...
William Bertram Turrill
William Bertram Turrill FRS OBE (14 June 1890 - 15 December 1961) was an English botanist.
He was born in Woodstock, Oxfordshire to William Banbury and Thirza Mary (née Homan) Turrill and educated...
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David Moss (footballer born 1952)
David John Moss (born 18 March 1952) is an English former footballer, most noted as a player for Luton Town and Swindon Town.
Born in Witney, Moss was signed by Swindon Town as a seventeen-year-o...
Robbie Mustoe
Robin "Robbie" Mustoe (born 28 August 1968) is a retired English footballer who now works as a commentator for NBC Sports. He made nearly 500 appearances in the Football League and Premier League, pla...
Maria Edgeworth
Maria Edgeworth (1 January 1768 – 22 May 1849) was a prolific Anglo-Irish writer of adults' and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children's literature and was a signi...
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John Smith (American football)
John Michael Smith (born 30 December 1949) is an English-born retired American football placekicker. He made his professional debut with the New England Patriots in 1974, remaining with the team until...
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Joscelyn Godwin
Joscelyn Godwin (born 16 January 1945 at Kelmscott, Oxfordshire, England) is a composer, musicologist and translator, known for his work on ancient music, paganism and music in the occult.He was educa...
Thomas Temple (Canadian politician)
Thomas Temple (November 4, 1818 – August 25, 1899) was a farmer, lumberman, businessman and political figure in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. He was born in Bampton, Oxfordshire, England, ...
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