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Fifty Notable Personalities

   1. LOW, Major Archibald (1888-1956) - Aviation designer
   2. BANCROFT, Sir Squire (1841-1926) - Actor-manager
   3. SNOW, Dr John (1813-1858) - Pioneer anaesthetist & cholera cause discoverer
   4. GOLDING, Dr Benjamin (1793-1863) - Founder of Charing Cross Hospital
   5. PANKHURST, Emmeline (1852-1928) - Suffragette leader
   6. FORTUNE. Robert (1812-1880) - Plant collector & curator of Chelsea Physic Gdn
   7. RAWLINSON, Sir Robert (1819-1898) - Civil & sanitary engineer
   8. TAUBER, Richard (1891-1948) - Singer & operetta composer
   9. CROOKES, Sir William (1832-1919) - Pioneering scientist
10. McDONALD, James (1843-1915) - Co-founder of Standard Oil
11. PALLISER, Sir William (1830-1882) - Gunnery inventor & Barons Court developer
12. BORROW, George (1803-1881) - Author & linguist
13. MAUDE, General Sir Frederick (1821-1907) - VC won in Crimean War
14. FARMER, Corporal Joseph (1854-1930) - VC won in First South African War
15. COLE, Sir Henry (1808-1897) - Instigator of Great Exhibition & V & A Museum
16. LEVIN, Bernard (1928-2004) - Writer & critic
17. GLOVER, Brian (1934-1997) - Actor
18. WISDEN, John (1826-1884) - Champion cricketer & founder of Wisden's Almanack
19. BANTING, William (1797-1878) - Undertaker & dieting pioneer
20. MEARS, Henry Augustus (1873-1912) - Founder of Chelsea Football Club
21. MELLON, Alfred (1820-1867) - Violinist & musical director
22. BONOMI, Joseph (1796-1878) - Archaeologist & Egyptologist
23. COURTOY, Hannah (1784-1849) - Mysterious society woman with fabulous wealth
24. GODWIN, George (1815-1888) - Architect & editor of The Builder
25. LEYLAND, Frederick (1831-1892) - Shipowner & art patron
26. PRINSEP, Valentine (1838-1904) - Painter
27. WEBSTER, Benjamin (1797-1882) - Actor-manager & founder of RADA
28. JACKSON, John (1769-1845) - Pugilist
29. HENTY, George (1832-1902) - Novelist & journalist
30. CAFÉ, General William (1826-1906) - VC won in Indian Mutiny
31. CUNARD, Sir Samuel (1787-1865) - Shipping owner
32. NOBLE, Mathew (1818-1876) - Sculptor
33. MURCHISON, Sir Roderick (1792-1871) - Geologist
34. GUNTER, Robert (1783-1852) - Market gardener & local housing developer
35. WARNEFORD, Sub Lt Reginald (1891-1915) - VC winner & Zeppelin destroyer
36. NUTKINS - Family name used for a Beatrix Potter character
37. FREMANTLE, Admiral Sir Charles (1800-1869) - Founder of Fremantle in Australia
38. HARRIS, Sir Augustus (1825-1873) - Actor-manager
39. FORTESCUE-BRICKDALE, Eleanor (1872-1945) - Third generation Pre-Raphaelite painter
40. CASATI, Marchesa Luisa (1881-1957) - Art collector & extravagant dresser
41. PRATTEN, Catherina (1821-1895) - Composer & guitarist
42. MONCKTON, Lionel (1862-1924) - Musical comedy composer
43. THOMAS, Walter Brandon (1850-1914) - Actor, playwright & author of Charley's Aunt
44. MACCHETTA, Blanche Roosevelt (1858-1896) - American singer & writer
45. METROPOLITAN ANTHONY of Sourozh (1914-2003) - Head of Russian Orthodox Church
46. LAMBERT, Percy (1881-1913) - Motor racing record maker
47. FOWLER, Sir John (1817-1898) - Engineer of Metropolitan Railway & Forth Bridge
48. SOTHEBY, Samuel Leigh (1805-1868) - Auctioneer
49. COOMBES, Robert (1808-1860) - Champion sculler on Thames & Tyne
50. LAMBERT, Constant (1905-1951) - Composer & conductor





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