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Famous people either from or in the Peak District

Famous People

People celebrated (or infamous) for either coming from, or by having done something extraordinary in the Peak District.

A


Sir Charles Abney Hastings
Sir Thomas Abney
Charles Ashton
Arthur Agarde
John Allen
Patrick Allitt
Thomas Allsop
Frederick Anson
Richard Arkwright

B


Anthony Babington
William Barron
Michael Bass
Sir Alan Bates
Thomas Bancroft
Frederic Barker
Thomas Bateman
Thomas Beighton
Christopher Bagshaw
Glenda Adrianne Bailey
William Billingsley
Anthony Blackwall
John Stuart Bloor OBE
Catherine Booth
Brooke Boothby
Joseph Bosworth
Benjamin Brandreth
James Brindley
Vera Brittain
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Dr. Stefan T. Buczacki
William Budworth
Francis Burdett
Broughton Benjamin Pegge Burnell

C



Henry Cavendish
William Cavendish First Earl of Devonshire
William Cavendish 2nd Earl of Devonshire
William Cavendish 3rd Duke of Devonshire
William Cavendish 4th Duke of Devonshire
William Cavendish 5th Duke of Devonshire
William Cavendish 6th Duke of Devonshire
William Cavendish 7th Duke of Devonshire
John Chandos
Edward Sacheverell Chandos-Pole
Francis Legatt Chantrey
Garth Christian
Charles Clayton
Brian Clough
The Reverend D'Ewes Coke
Sir John Coke
George Lewis Coke
Charles Robert Colville
Thomas Cook
Charles Cotton
Henry Harpur Crewe
Sir George Harpur Crewe
George Curzon 1st Marquess Curzon

D


Erasmus Darwin
Sir Francis Sacheveral Darwin
Joe Davis
Walkelin de Derby
Sir Edward Cromwell Disbrowe
William Drury-Lowe
William Duesbury

E


William Emes

F


llis Farneworth
Thomas Fanshawe
Henry de Ferrers
Robert de Ferrers
Robert de Ferrers the Second
Robert de Ferrers the Third
William de Ferrers 1
William de Ferrers 11
William de Ferrers 111
Peter Fidler
Sir Anthony Fitzherbert
Nicholas Fitzherbert
Ralph Fitzherbert
Sir William Fitzherbert
John Flamsteed
James Michael John Fletcher
Francis Foljambe
Samuel Fox
William Darwin Fox
Francis Frith
George Furness
Richard Furness

G


Henry Chandos Pole Gell
Admiral John Gell
Sir John Gell
Sir William Gell
Thomas Gisborne
Joseph Greaves
George Gresley
James Stephen Gresley
Sir Herbert Nigel Gresley
Sir Nigel Gresley
Sir John de Grey

H


William Venables Harcourt
Elizabeth Hardwick
Sir Henry Harpur
Ernest Arthur "Ernie" Hart
Sir Alfred Seale Haslam
Sir Arthur Percival Heywood
Edward Anthony Holden
John Pilkington Hudson
T E Hulme
John Hurt
Francis Hurt
Louis Bosworth Hurt
William Hutton

I



J


Thomas Orlando Sheldon Jewitt
Samuel Johnson
William Brooks Johnson
Sir Eric Malcolm Jones

K


Richard Keene

L


David Herbert Lawrence
The Leghs of Adlington
Robert Lindsay
John Lombe
Arthur Lowe

M


Ellen MacArthur
Stuart Mais
Timothy Manlove
Godfrey Meynell
Hugo Anthony Meynell
Ashton Nicholas Every Mosley
Edward Miller Mundy
Robert Miller Mundy

N


William Newton
Florence Nightingale
Philip Noel-Baker

O


Bertram Beresford Osmaston
Benjamin Outram
William Owtram

P


Joseph Paxton
Margaret Peverell
William Peverell
Joseph Pickford
Andrew Planche
John Port
Crichton Porteous
Thomas Rossell Potter
John Cowper Powys

Q


R


James Frank Redfern
Eben William Robertson
Charles Roe
Henry Royce

S


Anthony Scattergood
Ann Seward
Saint Ralph Sherwin
Edmund "Eddie" Shimwell
George Sitwell
Johnathan Stokes
George Henry Strutt
George Herbert Strutt
Jedediah Strutt
Joseph
William Strutt
Charles Edward Stuart
Samuel Slater
John Smedley
Herbert Spencer
George Stephenson
Henry Isaac Stevens
James Sutton
Charles Sylvester

T


Willian Pole Thornhill
George Turner
William Lakin Turner

U


Alison Uttley

V



George Venables-Vernon

W


Barnes Wallis
Matthew Walker
Izaak Walton
Vivienne Westwood
Charles Frederick White
Robert Whitehead
John Whitehurst
Joseph Whittaker
Joseph Whitworth
Joseph Wilkes
Sir Hugh Willoughby
Sir Edward Wilmot
Sir Robert Wilmot Bart
George Moutard Woodward
Joseph Wright

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