People from East Devon (district)

Posted Oct 26, 2009
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  1. People from Axminster

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  2. People from Exmouth

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  3. People from Honiton

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  5. People from Seaton, Devon

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  1. Belinda Lee
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    Belinda Lee

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    Belinda Lee (15 June 1935 – 12 March 1961) was an English actress.


  2. Millvina Dean
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    Millvina Dean

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    Elizabeth Gladys Millvina Dean (2 February 1912 – 31 May 2009) was a British civil servant and cartographer. She was the last remaining survivor of the sinking of the RMS Titanic on 15 April 1912. At 2 months old, she was also the youngest passenger aboard.


  3. Walter Raleigh
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    Walter Raleigh

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    Sir Walter Raleigh (/ˈrɔːli/, /ˈræli/, or /ˈrɑːli/; circa 1554 – 29 October 1618) was an English landed gentleman, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy, and explorer. He was cousin to Sir Richard Grenville and younger half-brother of Sir Humphrey Gilbert. He is also well known for popularising tobacco in England.


  4. Disappearance of Genette Tate
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    Disappearance of Genette Tate

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    Genette Louise Tate (5 May 1965 – disappeared 19 August 1978) is an English girl whose disappearance became a famous missing person case when she went missing at age 13 while delivering newspapers in Aylesbeare, Devon, England.


  5. Jim Causley
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    Jim Causley

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    Jim Causley is an English folk singer, songwriter, and musician.


  6. Mary King (equestrian)
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    Mary King (equestrian)

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    Mary Elizabeth King MBE (née Thomson, born 8 June 1961) is a British Olympic equestrian sportswoman who has represented Great Britain at six Olympics from 1992 to 2012, winning two silver and one bronze medal in the team eventing. She has won two gold and one silver medal in the World Equestrian Games team eventing alongside four team gold and one team bronze medals at the European Eventing Championships. Mary has taken one bronze in 1995 and one silver medal in 2007 in the individual event. Nationally, she was the British Open Champion in 1990,1991,1996 and 2007. She won the CCI four star Badminton Horse Trials in 1992 & 2000, and the CCI four star Burghley Horse Trials in 1996. Mary then won the CCI four star Rolex Kentucky with her homebred mare King`s Temptress in 2011.


  7. Peter Carew
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    Peter Carew

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    Sir Peter Carew (1514? – 27 November 1575) was an English adventurer, who served during the reign of Queen Elizabeth of England and took part in the Tudor conquest of Ireland.


  8. John Nutt
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    John Nutt

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    This article is about John Nutt the English pirate. For John Nutt the 18th century English printer, see John Nutt (printer).


  9. William Hayman Cummings
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    William Hayman Cummings

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    William Hayman Cummings (August 22, 1831 – June 10, 1915), born in Sidbury (near Sidmouth) in Devon, was an English musician, tenor and organist at Waltham Abbey.


  10. John Butter
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    John Butter

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    John Butter, M.D. (1791–1877) was an English ophthalmic surgeon.


  11. Robert Proctor (bibliographer)
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    Robert Proctor (bibliographer)

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    Robert George Collier Proctor (13 May 1868 – 6 September 1903) was an English bibliographer, librarian, book collector, and expert on incunabula and early typography.


  12. John Dominy
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    John Dominy

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    John Dominy (1816 – 12 February 1891) was a British horticulturist and plant hybridiser. He is best known as a gardener at the Veitch Nurseries, where he worked most of his life, first at James and James Veitch in Exeter (1834–1841) and later at the group's Chelsea-based business (c. 1846–1880). In 1856 Dominy flowered the first known manmade orchid hybrid, Calanthe × dominii (Calanthe masuca × Calanthe triplicate). He is also noted for hybridising Nepenthes and fuchsias. During his time at the Veitch Nurseries, Dominy mentored John Seden, who would go on to become a distinguished hybridist in his own right.


  13. James Yonge (physician)
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    James Yonge (physician)

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    James Yonge (1794–1870), was for many years one of the chief physicians of the west of England.


  14. M. R. Peacocke
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    M. R. Peacocke

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    M. R. Peacocke (born 1930), also known as Meg Peacocke, is an English poet.


  15. Charles Buller Heberden
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    Charles Buller Heberden

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    Charles Buller Heberden (14 December 1849 – 30 May 1921) was an English classical scholar and academic administrator. He was Principal of Brasenose College, Oxford (1889–1920) and served as Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University.


  16. Roger Conant (Salem)
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    Roger Conant (Salem)

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    Roger Conant (c. 1592 – 1679) was the leader of the company of fishermen who founded Salem, Massachusetts (then called Naumkeag) in 1626. He was later supplanted by the governor sent by the Massachusetts Bay Company, John Endicott. He nevertheless remained in high standing with the community, giving long service as a juror and member of the Board of Selectmen, with duties including the establishment of boundaries for new communities.


  17. Richard Acland
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    Richard Acland

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    Sir Richard Thomas Dyke Acland, 15th Baronet (26 November 1906 – 24 November 1990) was one of the founding members of the British Common Wealth Party. He had previously been a Liberal Member of Parliament (MP) and joined the Labour Party in 1945. He was one of the founders of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND).


  18. Edward Copleston
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    Edward Copleston

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    Edward Copleston (1776 – 14 August 1849) was an English churchman and academic, Provost of Oriel College, Oxford from 1814 til 1828 and bishop of Llandaff from 1827.


  19. Thomas Wakley
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    Thomas Wakley

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    Thomas Wakley (11 July 1795 – 16 May 1862), was an English surgeon. He became a demagogue and social reformer who campaigned against incompetence, privilege and nepotism. He was the founding editor of The Lancet, and a radical Member of Parliament (MP).


  20. Henry Scadding
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    Henry Scadding

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    Henry Scadding (July 29, 1813 – May 6, 1901) was a Canadian author and clergyman.


  21. Nicholas Stone
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    Nicholas Stone

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    Nicholas Stone (1586/87 – 24 August 1647) was an English sculptor and architect. In 1619 he was appointed master-mason to James I, and in 1626 to Charles I.


  22. John Conant
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    John Conant

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    Reverend John Conant BA, MA, DD (18 October 1608 – 12 March 1694) was a clergyman and Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University.




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