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Thomas de Mowbray, 4th Earl of Norfolk, 2nd Earl of Nottingham, 8th Baron Segrave, 7th Baron Mowbray (1385 – 8 June 1405), English nobleman and rebel, was the son of Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norf...

5/2/2007 4/21/2017

"Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, 6th Earl of March, 4th Earl of Cambridge, and 7th Earl of Ulster, conventionally called Richard of York (21 September 1411 – 30 December 1460) was a leading Engl...

5/1/2007 4/12/2017

Peter Robinson (born March 17, 1950) is a Canadian crime writer born in Yorkshire. He is best known for his crime novels set in Yorkshire featuring Inspector Alan Banks. He has also published a number ...

2/19/2017 2/20/2017

Ernest William Hornung MP (1866 - 1921)

"Willie Hornung"

biography From (bio by: A.J. Raffles) Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Jan 6 2017, 1:46:59 UTC Author. Creator of 'Raffles: The Amateur Cracksman'. Born at Marton, near Middlesbrough in England,...

1/3/2017 1/5/2017

Gov. Edmund Jennings MP (1659 - 1727)

Edmund Jenings Edmund Jenings was a Virginian politician. He was President of the Council of Virginia and later became the acting governor from August 23, 1706, to June 10, 1708.[1] His father Sir ...

9/8/2007 12/27/2016

Sir Edmund Jennings, M.P. MP (1626 - 1695)

JENNINGS, Sir Edmund (1626-91), of Ripon, Yorks. Family and Education bap. 30 Nov. 1626, 1st s. of Jonathan Jennings (d. 1649) of Ripon by Elizabeth, da. and coh. of Giles Parker of Newby, Yorks.; ...

9/8/2007 12/27/2016

Sir James Watson, Knight MP (bef.1530 - 1616)

James Watson M, b. circa 1530, d. 31 May 1616 Father James Watson b. c 1500, d. 31 Aug 1568 Mother Margaret Sothern b. c 1502, d. b 5 Jul 1568 James Watson was born circa 1530 at of Holme on Sp...

10/23/2007 12/16/2016

Medal Index Cards findmypast Transcription First name(s) J Last name Forbes-Robertson Year 1914-20 Service number - Rank Captain,Acting Lieutenant Colonel Second rank Acting Lieutenant ...

12/5/2016 12/5/2016

Betty Boothroyd, Baroness Boothroyd OM, PC (born 8 October 1929) is a British politician, who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for West Bromwich and West Bromwich West from 1973 to 2000, initially...

1/3/2012 11/24/2016

William Jefferson Hague FRSL MP From Wikipedia William Jefferson Hague FRSL MP ( born 26 March 1961)[1] is a British Conservative politician who has been the First Secretary of State and Leader o...

11/29/2011 11/24/2016

Malcolm McDowell MP

"Malcolm John Taylor"

United States

Actor Malcolm McDowell is known for the controversial films If...., O Lucky Man!, A Clockwork Orange, and Caligula. Since then, his versatility as an actor has led to varied roles in films and televisi...

5/12/2008 10/18/2016

Peter O’Toole MP (1932 - 2013)


Peter Seamus Lorcan O'Toole (2 August 1932 – 14 December 2013) was a British actor, most noted for playing T. E. Lawrence in Lawrence of Arabia , for which he received an Academy Award nomination. O'...

2/10/2013 10/18/2016

Michael Edward Palin, CBE, FRGS From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Michael Edward Palin, CBE, FRGS (pronounced /ˈpeɪlɨn/; born 5 May 1943) is an English comedian, actor, writer and televisio...

1/2/2015 10/16/2016

Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson is an English broadcaster, journalist and writer who specialises in motoring. More here: .

12/4/2011 10/16/2016

Sir Patrick Stewart OBE MP

New York, Kings County, New York, United States

Patrick Stewart played the dashing chrome-domed Captain Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation and in several movies, and the chrome-wheelchair-bound Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men fi...

10/18/2010 10/16/2016

Joan Ingilby, MBE MP (1911 - 2000)

10/11/2016 10/11/2016

Christie, who was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, was a notorious English serial killer active in the 1940s and early 1950s. He murdered at least eight females – including his wife Ethel – by strangli...

8/26/2012 10/3/2016

9/29/2016 9/29/2016

Maud Herbert , Countess of Northumberland was born in 1448 at Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales and died circa 27 July 1485. She was buried in Beverley Minster, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, England...

4/8/2007 7/8/2016

Alice Peck MP (c.1458 - 1498)

FAG# 116698335

6/20/2007 6/24/2016

Sir Peter Middleton, Kt. MP (c.1426 - 1499)

9/19/2007 6/24/2016

9/19/2007 6/24/2016

Sir Henry Vavasour MP (1421 - 1499)

Henry Vavasour, Knight Parents: Henry Vavasour, Esq. b. c 1402, d. c 15 Jan 1452, Jean Langton d. 22 December 1499 Married Jane (Joan) Gascoigne, daughter of Sir William Gascoigne, Sherif...

8/2/2007 6/24/2016

Sir William Vavasour MP (c.1380 - 1452)

William (Henry) VAVASOUR Born: ABT 1380, Hazelwood, Yorkshire, England Died: 10 Jan 1451/52, probably Hazelwood, Yorkshire, England Buried: Hazelwood, Yorkshire, England Father: Henry VAVASOUR ...

4/8/2008 6/24/2016

Awarded the Victoria Cross, 1916. Major William Barnsley Allen VC DSO MC and Bar MB ChB (8 June 1892 – 27 August 1933) was a British Army medical officer who was decorated for gallantry four times ...

1/16/2012 5/27/2016

Richard Hardy, Esq. MP (1577 - 1645)

Richard Hardy (John, Michael, John, John, John, Richard) was born in 1567 or 1577 in Wetwang, Bedfordshire, England, and died 1645 in Isle of Wight, Virginia. He married Alice Wilson in 1602 in Yorks...

9/1/2007 5/9/2016

John Carr MP (1723 - 1807)

John Carr (architect) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Profile picture is a Portrait of John Carr by William Beechey, 1791 Born 1723 Horbury, West Riding of Yorkshire Died 22 February ...

3/19/2016 3/19/2016

Keith Emerson MP (1944 - 2016)

"Keith Palmer Emerson", "Kîsu Emâson", "Emo"

Keith Noel Emerson From Free BMD: Births Dec 1944 (>99%) Emerson Keith N Halsey Todmorden 9a 410 Scan available - click to view Marriages Sep 1943 (>99%) Emerson Noel C Halsey Surrey ...

3/11/2016 3/11/2016

Joseph Clapham, Jr MP (1816 - 1901)

Joseph Clapham Jr. who in an early day was identified with educational interests in Ohio and through a long period had been interested in farming pursuits, now resides in Genoa township, Delaware cou...

5/8/2015 2/26/2016

William Kent MP (c.1685 - 1748)

William Kent (born Cant) From Wikipedia William Kent (c. 1685 – 12 April 1748) was an eminent English architect, landscape architect and furniture designer of the early 18th century. Kent introdu...

10/16/2015 10/16/2015

Myles Coverdale, Bishop of Exeter MP (1488 - 1568)

"Bishop of Exeter"

Bishop of Exeter Born: 1488 in Coverdale, Yorkshire Died: 20th May 1569 in London Miles Coverdale, born in Yorkshire and educated at Cambridge, became an Augustinian canon, but was afterwards one of ...

9/21/2008 10/2/2015

Thomas Harrison MP (1744 - 1829)

Thomas Harrison Thomas Harrison (7 August (baptised) 1744 – 29 March 1829) was an English architect and bridge engineer who trained in Rome, where he studied classical architecture. Returning to Engl...

7/28/2015 7/28/2015

John Harrison MP (1693 - 1776)

John Harrison (24 March 1693 – 24 March 1776) was a self-educated English clockmaker. He invented the marine chronometer, a long-sought device in solving the problem of establishing the East-West posit...

3/1/2007 7/16/2015

Brian Blessed was born at Montagu Hospital in Mexborough, Yorkshire, the son of William Blessed, a socialist miner, and Hilda Wall, Blessed. He attended Bolton on Dearne Secondary Modern School, but ...

11/12/2011 6/24/2015

Sean Bean MP

"Sean Bean"

Shaun Mark "Sean" Bean (born 17 April 1959) is an English film and stage actor. Bean is known for playing Boromir in The Lord of the Rings trilogy and, previously, British Colonel Richard Sharpe in the...

9/16/2011 6/24/2015

Anne Lister MP (1791 - 1840)

Anne Lister was a Yorkshire landowner, diarist, mountaineer and traveller. Throughout her life she kept diaries which chronicled the details of her everyday life, including her lesbian relationships, h...

2/19/2012 6/2/2015

Michael Johnson MP (1656 - 1731)

Michael Johnson (1656-1731), bookseller and magistrate of Lichfield, who married in 1706 Sarah Ford (1669-1759). Michael's abilities and attainments seem to have been considerable. He was so well acqua...

4/22/2008 4/23/2015

Alan Bennett Alan Bennett (born 9 May 1934) is an English playwright, screenwriter, actor and author. He was born in Leeds and attended Oxford University where he studied history and performed with t...

1/3/2012 1/8/2015

W.H. Auden MP (1907 - 1973)

Wystan Hugh Auden ( /ˈwɪstən ˈhjuː ˈɔːdən/;[1] 21 February 1907 – 29 September 1973), who published as W. H. Auden, was an Anglo-American poet,[2][3] born in England, later an American citizen, regar...

8/9/2011 1/3/2015

Oliver Smithies Biography In his own words Oliver Smithies (born June 23, 1925) is a British-born American geneticist and Nobel laureate, credited with the introduction of starch as a medium for ge...

12/28/2014 12/28/2014

The Rt Hon George Richard Lane-Fox, 1st Baron Bingley MP (1870 - 1947)

"The Lord Bingley"

1/14/2010 9/18/2013

Chairman, Yorkshire Post Newspapers; High Sheriff of Yorkshire.

1/14/2010 9/18/2013

Sir Edward Baines MP (1800 - 1890)

12/29/2011 9/18/2013

James Neville Mason MP (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...

1/14/2009 2/10/2013

Ernie Wise, OBE MP (1925 - 1999)

Ernest Wiseman, OBE (27 November 1925 – 21 March 1999), known by his stage name Ernie Wise, was an English comedian, best known as one half of the comedy duo Morecambe and Wise, who became a national...

7/6/2012 2/10/2013

"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 and Mary ...

5/30/2007 2/10/2013

John Venn MP (1834 - 1923)

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 introducing the V...

2/10/2013 2/10/2013

12/31/2011 1/26/2013

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 1816), Emily (bo...

11/27/2007 1/26/2013

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 Anne. Branwell Bront...

11/27/2007 1/26/2013

Charlotte Bronte 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 1816), Emily (bo...

11/27/2007 1/26/2013

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 30 July 1818),...

11/27/2007 1/26/2013

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...

9/20/2011 1/26/2013

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...

4/3/2010 1/26/2013

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. Cook wa...

11/7/2008 1/26/2013

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 sometimes kn...

8/22/2009 1/26/2013

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 Settle, Nort...

5/28/2011 1/26/2013

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 longest...

8/30/2008 1/26/2013

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 of the U...

9/26/2007 1/26/2013

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

"Gov. William Bradford of Plymouth Colony", "William Bradford lll", "William "Mayflower" Bradford"

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...

2/10/2007 1/26/2013

Guy Fawkes MP (1570 - 1606)

"Guido Fawkes", "John Johnson"

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 Catholics wh...

11/5/2010 1/26/2013

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...

6/29/2007 1/26/2013

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, Yorkshire, he b...

11/8/2008 1/26/2013