Famous Residents

John Amaechi O.B.E.

Born 26 November 1970 English psychologist, consultant and former professional basketball player.

Justin Moorhouse

Born 15 May 1970 English stand-up comedian, radio DJ and actor

Baroness Joan Bakewell D.B.E. Born 16 April 1933

Journalist, television presenter, Labour Party peer, author and playwright

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Alex Stepney Born 18 September 1942

Manchester United’s goalkeeper when they became the first English club to win the European Cup

Cecil Kimber

12 April 1888 – 4 February 1945 Motor car designer, best known for his role in being the driving force behind the M.G. Car Company

Captain Sir John Alcock K.B.E. D.S.C.

5 November 1892 – 19 December 1919 Royal Navy and later Royal Air Force officer who piloted the first non-stop transatlantic flight in June 1919

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Harry Worth [Harry Bourlon Illingsworth]

20 November 1917 – 20 July 1989 Comedy actor, comedian and ventriloquist.

Caroline Aherne

24 December 1963 – 2 July 2016 Comedian, writer and actress, best known for performing as the acerbic chat show host Mrs Merton, and as Denise in The Royle Family.

Gary Mounfield [Mani – Stone Roses]

Born 16 November 1962
Rock bassist, member of the Stone Roses and Primal Scream. Won the 2005 Muso Awards Best Bass Guitar Player

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Sir Edwin Alliott Verdon Roe OBE [AV Roe – AVRO]

26 April 1877- 4 January 1958 Pioneer English pilot and aircraft manufacturer. Founder in 1910 of the AVRO company. His first successful flight in 1909 was his aircraft, Avroplane, which was a triplane

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