Founder of a chain of department stores. Born Wales to a farming family. 1860 apprenticed to an uncle at a drapers shop in Bath. 1868 opened his own drapers in Liverpool. Very successful and by 18...
Person, Commerce, Wales
Film special effects expert. Born Michael John Stears in Uxbridge. He produced effects for eight of the James Bond films. He was invited by George Lucas to work on the Star Wars films, where he cre...
Person, Cinema, USA
Actress and singer. Born Caroline Maria Lupton in Eccleshill, Bradford. She made her theatrical debut in 1891 in the chorus of the operetta 'La Cigalle'. She graduated to small roles and eventually...
Person, Music / songs, Theatre
Sculptor and political activist. Born as Hester Henrietta Crouse in South Africa. Studied art and sculpture. Supported Communism and the black workers in South Africa. Travelled to Europe and drove...
Person, Sculpture, China/Hong Kong, South Africa
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Person, Theatre, Cinema
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