Person    | Male  Born 10/3/1877  Died 20/8/1960

Lord Leslie Haden-Guest

Lord Leslie  Haden-Guest

Born Oldham. Author, journalist, doctor and member of parliament. Served in the Royal Army Medical Corps in the Boer War, WW1 and WW2, winning a Military Cross.
First Jewish Labour Party candidate. Grandfather of actor Christopher Guest who is the 5th Baron Haden-Guest.

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Lord Haden-Guest, 1877 - 1960, physician, lived here.

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Charles Hoy Fort

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Chris Brasher

Chris Brasher

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John Humffreys Parry

John Humffreys Parry

Born Flintshire, Wales.  Came to London in 1807 to train as a lawyer at the Temple.  Called to the bar in 1811.  But he was unsuccessful in this profession and turned to writing about Welsh history...

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