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Richard Beckinsale MP (1947 - 1979)

Richard Arthur Beckinsale (6 July 1947 – 19 March 1979) was an English actor, best known for his roles as Lennie Godber in the popular BBC sitcom Porridge (along with its sequel series Going Straight...

8/28/2016 12/11/2017

Nicholas Hawksmoor MP (1661 - 1736)

Find a Grave Birth: 1661 Death: Mar. 24, 1736 Architect, originally assistant to Sir Christopher Wren and himself the designer of some of London's finest churches, and of the West towers of Wes...

1/27/2013 11/19/2015

Thomas de Bassett, Lord Sheriff of Headington MP (c.1130 - c.1182)


From A Royal Manor (to 1179) ■1086: The Domesday Book states “Rex tenet Hedintone”, showing that the Manor of Headington was then held by the King, William the Conqueror ■c.1142: Queen Matilda bestow...

9/28/2007 2/14/2013

Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland, KG (1 March 1577 – 13 March 1634/1635), was Chancellor of the Exchequer and later Lord Treasurer of England under James I an...

7/4/2008 1/24/2013

Francis Willoughby of Wollaton, Sir Knight , was born 1546, Wollaton, Nottinghamshire, England and "died under rather mysterious circumstances" in lodgings in London, 16 November, 1596, and was buried ...

6/9/2007 1/24/2013

Sir Richard Arkwright MP (1732 - 1792)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Sir Richard Arkwright (Old Style 23 December 1732 New Style 3 January 1733 – 3 August 1792), was an Englishman who, although the patents were eventually overturned, is...

3/28/2010 1/24/2013

Sir James Matthew Barrie, OM, LLD MP (1860 - 1937)

"J. M. Barrie"

Scottish author and dramatist J. M. Barrie is best remembered today for writing Peter Pan (1904), or The Boy Who Would Never Grow Up . The son of Scottish weavers, he moved to London to pursue his inte...

1/16/2012 1/24/2013

D H Lawrence MP (1885 - 1930)

"DH Lawrence", "D.H.Lawrence"

David Herbert Richards Lawrence From Wikipedia (11 September 1885 – 2 March 1930) was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter who published as D. H. Lawrence. H...

5/28/2011 1/24/2013

"George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, DL (26 June 1866 – 5 April 1923), styled Lord Porchester until 1890, was an English aristocrat best known as the financial backer of the...

11/27/2008 1/24/2013

Ada Augusta King-Noel, Countess of Lovelace MP (1815 - 1852)

"Ada Lovelace", "Ada Byron Lovelace", "The Hon. Augusta Ada Byron"

Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852), born Augusta Ada Byron, was an English writer chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's early mechanical genera...

8/18/2009 1/24/2013

Eleanor "Nell" Gwyn MP (1650 - 1687)

"Nell Gwynne", "Mistress"

Wikipedia: English: Eleanor Gwynne1 F, #105035, b. 1650, d. 14 November 1687 Eleanor Gwynne was born in 1650.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Gwynne and Eleanor (?).1 She died on 14 November 16...

6/23/2008 1/24/2013