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Warwickshire - Famous People

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Famous People from Warwickshire

The following people of renown were either born or lived inWarwickshire; or are strongly associated with Warwickshire.

listed Alphabetically by surname





  • Richard Dandy
  • Jonathan Darlington
  • Richard Davies (cricketer)
  • Michael Dean (cricketer)
  • Mabel Digby
  • Charlie Dixon (English footballer)
  • Frances D'Souza, Baroness D'Souza


  • Bill Ellerington (footballer born 1892)
  • Beryl E. Escott
  • Robert Evett



  • William Getliff
  • Robert Glover (martyr)
  • John Gray (sportsman)
  • William Gresley (divine)
  • Paul Griffiths (cricketer)


  • Bob Harriott
  • Jim Hawkins (radio presenter)
  • Robin Devereux, 19th Viscount Hereford
  • High Sheriff of Warwickshire
  • Vernon Hill (cricketer, born 1978)
  • Dorothy Hodgkin
  • Dean Hoffman
  • Henry Holyoake
  • Thomas Holyoake
  • Walter Horton (MP)
  • Robert Hughes (cricketer)



  • Richard Jacques
  • Albert Ariel Bedwin Johnson
  • Eben Samuel Johnson
  • Victor Johnson (cyclist)
  • Bhavin Joshi




  • Thomas Malory
  • Imraan Mohammad
  • Lady Elizabeth Montacute
  • Simon Mountford (died 1537/38)


  • Charles Newdigate Newdegate
  • Robbie Newman



* Edward Pickard 
  • Julia Pirie
  • Spencer Platt


  • Guriq Randhawa
  • Frank H. T. Rhodes
  • Lucy Rose


  • Fasal Shahid
  • Gavin Shephard
  • John Sinclair (physician)
  • Siward Barn
  • David Smith (Warwickshire cricketer, born 1962)
  • Thomas Southorn
  • John Spencer (died 1586)
  • William Spencer (Sheriff)
  • Jamie Spires
  • Christopher St. Germain



  • Sir John Underhill
  • Julian Vedey
  • Jacqueline Voltaire
  • Richard Waldron
  • Steve Walwyn
  • Fred Wilkes
  • Gareth Williams (cricketer)
  • Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington
  • Ian Wilmut
  • David Gordon Wilson
  • Jack Wilson (pianist)
  • Jeremy Wright
  • Martin Wyldeck


  • David Young (cricketer)
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