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  • Gordon Banks, OBE
    Gordon Banks OBE From WIkipedia: Gordon Banks, OBE (born 30 December 1937) is a former England international football goalkeeper. He made 628 appearances during a 15-year career in the Football Lea...
  • John Wesley Woodward (1879 - 1912)
    Titanica Name: Mr John Wesley Woodward Born: Thursday 11th September 1879 Age: 32 years Last Residence: in Oxford Oxfordshire England Occupation: Musician 2nd Class passenger First Emba...
  • William Moorcroft (1872 - 1945)
    William Moorcroft Wikipedia William Moorcroft (1872-1945) was an English potter who founded the Moorcroft pottery business.[1] He was born in Burslem, Staffordshire. He studied art at Burslem the...
  • Richard Marsden Pankhurst (1834 - 1898)
    Richard Marsden Pankhurst (May, 1834 – 5 July 1898) was an English barrister and supporter of women's rights. Pankhurst was the son of Henry Francis Pankhurst (1806-1873) and Margaret Marsden (18...
  • Ralph Wedgwood (1766 - 1837)
    Ralph Wedgwood Ralph Wedgwood (1766–1837) was an English inventor and member of the Wedgwood family of potters. His most notable invention was the earliest form of carbon paper, a method of creating ...

Staffordshire - Famous People

Staffordshire has many notable people associated with it.

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The following people of renown were either born or lived in Staffordshire or are strongly associated with Staffordshire

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  • Paul Arnold (composer)
  • Bobby Ash
  • Thomas Aston
  • James Tuchet, 7th Baron Audley
  • Alfred Averill


  • Sam Baddeley
  • Baron Bagot
  • Charles Bagot
  • Lewis Bagot
  • Richard Bagot (bishop)
  • Helen Baxendale
  • John Beaman
  • Brian Berry
  • Kirsty Bertarelli
  • George Blount (died 1581)
  • Oliver Bodington
  • Richard Bolton
  • Charles Boucher
  • George Bowers (priest)
  • Glynis Breakwell
  • Denton Brock
  • Thomas Bromley
  • Thomas Bromley (chief justice)
  • Andrew Bromwich
  • Sigebert Buckley
  • Edward Bunting (cricketer)


  • William Careless (Carlos)
  • Glenn Carter
  • Thomas Chapman (bishop)
  • Edward Chetwynd
  • John Chetwynd
  • John Chetwynd, 2nd Viscount Chetwynd
  • Ralph Chetwynd
  • Walter Chetwynd
  • Walter Chetwynd, 1st Viscount Chetwynd
  • William Richard Chetwynd
  • Sir Smith Child, 1st Baronet
  • Smith Child (Royal Navy officer)
  • Sir Smith Child, 2nd Baronet
  • Henry Clews
  • Horace Colclough
  • Michael Colclough
  • Phil Colclough
  • Dame Mary Cook
  • Edward Cradock


  • Amber D
  • John Darwall
  • Harry Davenport (UK politician)
  • Basil Davidson
  • Simon Degge
  • Margaret Ferrers, Countess of Derby
  • Robert de Ferrers, 1st Earl of Derby
  • Robert de Ferrers, 2nd Earl of Derby
  • Robert de Ferrers, 6th Earl of Derby
  • William de Ferrers, 3rd Earl of Derby
  • William de Ferrers, 4th Earl of Derby
  • William de Ferrers, 5th Earl of Derby
  • Anthony Draycot
  • Charles E. Dudley


  • James Ede
  • Graeme Edge
  • John Edwards (footballer born 1875)
  • Sampson Erdeswicke
  • Carl Eyden


  • Ian Fleming (chemist)
  • Bill Furby


  • John Gilbert (agent)
  • Andrew Gunn (director)


  • John Hardhead
  • Billy Heames
  • Arthur Heath
  • John Edensor Heathcote
  • Paul Henshall
  • Walter Devereux, 1st Viscount Hereford
  • Sir Arthur Heywood, 3rd Baronet
  • Sir Thomas Heywood, 2nd Baronet
  • David Hibbert
  • High Sheriff of Staffordshire
  • David Gordon Hines
  • George Holdcroft
  • Josiah Hornblower
  • Rob Hume
  • John Huntbach





  • Greg Lambert (cricketer)
  • R. F. Langley
  • Berkeley John Talbot Levett
  • Charles Lucas (cricketer)
  • Charles Lyon


  • George Hemming Mason
  • Stanley Matthews (tennis)
  • Shane Meadows
  • Jed Mercurio
  • Hugo Francis Meynell Ingram
  • Geoffrey Miller (cricketer, born 1937)
  • Ernie Millward
  • Oswald Mosley



  • Elizabeth de Vere, Countess of Oxford


  • William Paget, 4th Baron Paget
  • William Paget, 5th Baron Paget
  • Charles Palmer (cricketer)
  • Hugh Pigot (Royal Navy captain)
  • George Price (footballer)


  • Jason Queally


  • Jason Robinson (cricketer)
  • Arthur Russell (athlete)


  • Theresa Sackler
  • Paul Sharratt
  • Robert Sherborne
  • Jonathan Ship
  • Mabel Mary Spanton
  • Harry Grey, 3rd Earl of Stamford
  • John Steele (cricketer, born 1946)
  • John Sugar
  • Julia Suzuki
  • Death of Michael Swindells


  • Philip Thicknesse
  • Arthur Tolkien
  • Wilfred Trubshaw
  • Richard Turner (reformer)
  • John Turton


  • John Waite (broadcaster)
  • Thomas A. Walker
  • Kate Walsh (presenter)
  • Josiah Wedgwood
  • Richard Weston (Royalist)
  • Peter Wilshaw
  • William Purcell Witcutt
  • Henry Wyatt (artist)
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