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Raymond Edward Priestley MP (1886 - 1974)

PRIESTLEY, Sir RAYMOND EDWARD (1886-1974), scientist and vice-chancellor, was born on 20 July 1886 at Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, second son of Joseph Edward Priestley, headmaster of Tewk...

9/8/2007 9/3/2015

Ernest Henry Wilson (1876 - 1930)

Ernest Henry Wilson Birth date: 15 Feb 1876 Birth Place: Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, England Date of Death: 15 Oct 1930 Place of Death: Parents Father: Henry Wilson a Railway signa...

4/25/2011 6/25/2015

Isaac Rosenberg MP (1890 - 1918)

Isaac Rosenberg (1890 – 1918) "Isaac Rosenberg’s poems, such as ‘Dead Man ‘s Dump’ and ‘Break of Day in the Trenches’, have been included in every...

12/26/2008 6/14/2015

Sarah Caudwell (c.1938 - 2000)

Sarah Caudwell was the pseudonym of Sarah Cockburn (1939 – Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, January 2000), a British barrister and writer of detective stories. She is best known for a series o...

7/25/2012 6/8/2015

Reverend W. Awdry MP (1911 - 1997)

"Rev. Wilbert Vere Awdry"

The Reverend Wilbert Vere Awdry, OBE (15 June 1911 – 21 March 1997), was an English Anglican cleric, railway enthusiast, and children's author. Better known as the Reverend W. Awdry, he was the ...

7/5/2013 1/19/2015

Joseph Sturge VI MP (1793 - 1859)

NAME: JOSEPH STURGE VI SURNAME: Sturge..... GIVEN NAMES: Joseph VI .......*SEX: M BIRTH: 2 AUG 1793 Elberton, Gloucestershire, England DEATH: 14 MAY 1859 , Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.. a...

9/22/2008 6/20/2013

Jimmy Young MP (1921 - d.)

Sir Leslie Ronald "Jimmy" Young CBE (born 21 September 1921) is a British singer, disc jockey and radio interviewer. From Wikipedia ) Early life This section of a biography of a living pers...

2/6/2013 2/6/2013

William Tyndale, English Bible Translator MP (c.1484 - 1536)

"William Tyndall"

From the English Wikipedia page on William Tyndale: William Tyndale (sometimes spelled Tindall, Tindill, Tyndall; c. 1492 – 1536) was an English scholar and translator who became a leading f...

3/16/2009 1/20/2013

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 soldier. Early life ...

8/7/2011 1/20/2013

"Captain Mark Anthony Peter Phillips, CVO, ADC(P) (born 22 September 1948) is a British Olympic gold-medal-winning horseman and ex-husband of Anne, Princess Royal, with whom he had two children. He rem...

5/24/2007 1/20/2013

Edward Anthony Jenner MP (1749 - 1823)

Edward Anthony Jenner (17 May 1749 – 26 January 1823) was an English physician and scientist from Berkeley, Gloucestershire, who was the pioneer of smallpox vaccine. He is often called "the fath...

7/6/2012 1/20/2013

Gustav Theodore von Holst MP (1874 - 1934)

Gustav Theodore Holst (born Gustavus Theodore von Holst, 21 September 1874 – 25 May 1934) was an English composer. He is most famous for his orchestral suite The Planets . Having studied at th...

5/17/2009 1/20/2013