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George Richard Lane-Fox, 1st and last Baron Bingley (1870 - 1947)

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Sir Kenneth Wade Parkinson, Knt (1908 - 1981)

Chairman, Yorkshire Post Newspapers; High Sheriff of Yorkshire.

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Sir Edward Baines (1800 - 1890)

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James Neville Mason (1909 - 1984)

Mr James Mason Versatile cinema talent Mr James Mason, who died yesterday in Lausanne, Switzerland, at the age of 75, was a highly intelligent and creative cinema performer who appeared in more tha...

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Ernie Wise, OBE (1925 - 1999)

Leeds-born comedian, partner of Eric Morecambe.

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Katharine, Duchess of Kent MP

"Katharine, Duchess of Kent GCVO (Katharine Lucy Mary; née Worsley, born 22 February 1933), is the wife of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent who is a grandson of King George V of the United Kingdom an...

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John Venn MP (1834 - d.)

John Venn FRS Is the second cousin once removed of Author E.M Forster From Wikipedia (4 August 1834 – 4 April 1923), was a British logician and philosopher. He is famous for introducin...

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Dame Judi Dench, DBE MP

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Anne Brontë MP (1820 - 1849)

Brontë family (From Wikipedia) The Brontës were a 19th century literary family associated with Haworth in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. The sisters, Charlotte (born 21 April 18...

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Patrick Branwell Brontë MP (1817 - 1848)

Patrick Branwell Brontë (26 June 1817 – 24 September 1848) was a painter, writer and poet, the only son of the Brontë family, and the brother of the writers Charlotte, Emily, and A...

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Charlotte Brontë MP (1816 - 1855)

Brontë family (From Wikipedia) The Brontës were a 19th century literary family associated with Haworth in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. The sisters, Charlotte (born 21 April 18...

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Emily Jane Brontë MP (1818 - 1848)

Brontë family The Brontës were a 19th century literary family associated with Haworth in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. The sisters, Charlotte (born 21 April 1816), Emily (born ...

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Lieut-Gen. Augustus Henry Lane Fox-Pitt-Rivers MP (1827 - 1900)

Born Augustus Henry Lane-Fox at Bramham cum Oglethorpe, Wetherby, Yorkshire, he was the son of William Lane-Fox and Lady Caroline Douglas, a sister of George Douglas, 17th Earl of Morton. George Lane...

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Rev. Joseph Priestley MP (1733 - 1804)

In August 1774 he isolated an "air" that appeared to be completely new (oxygen). In his paper "Observations on Respiration and the Use of the Blood", Priestley was the first to suggest a connection b...

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Captain James Cook MP (1728 - 1779)

Captain James Cook FRS RN (7 November [O.S. 27 October] 1728 – 14 February 1779) was an English explorer, navigator and cartographer, ultimately rising to the rank of Captain in the Royal Navy. ...

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Henry Briggs, I MP (1561 - 1630)

Henry Briggs (February 1561 – 26 January 1630) was an English mathematician notable for changing the original logarithms invented by John Napier into common (base 10) logarithms, which are somet...

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Dr. George Birkbeck MP (1776 - 1841)

George Birkbeck (10 January 1776 – 1 December 1841) was a British doctor, academic, philanthropist, pioneer in adult education and founder of Birkbeck College. Born to a Quaker family in Settl...

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Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith MP (1852 - 1928)

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, KG, PC, KC (12 September 1852 – 15 February 1928) served as the Liberal Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916. He was the ...

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Rt Hon Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx, KG, PC MP (1916 - 1995)

James Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx, KG, OBE, FRS, FSS, PC (11 March 1916 – 24 May 1995) was a British Labour Member of Parliament, Leader of the Labour Party. Twice Prime Minister o...

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William Bradford, Governor of Plymouth Colony MP (1589 - 1657)

William Bradford Birth: on or before 19 March 1589/90 - Austerfield, Yorkshire, England Christened: 19 March 1589/90 - St. Helen's Chapel, Austerfield, Yorkshire, England Parents: William Bradf...

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Guy Fawkes MP (1570 - 1606)

Guy Fawkes (13 April 1570 – 31 January 1606), also known as Guido Fawkes, the name he adopted while fighting for the Spanish in the Low Countries, belonged to a group of provincial English Catho...

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Wyckliffe, Lord of Wycliffe and Ulvington MP (c.1324 - 1384)

At the request of the curator, June Barnes, I have tried to clean up the Wycliffe family. This has been difficult because the genealogical record is simply incomplete. I have come up with a plausible r...

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William Wilberforce MP (1759 - 1833)

William Wilberforce (24 August 1759 – 29 July 1833) was a British politician, a philanthropist and a leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade. A native of Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshir...

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