People from Grange-over-Sands

Posted Jun 7, 2011
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  1. R. G. Collingwood
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    R. G. Collingwood

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    Robin George Collingwood (/ˈkɒlɪŋˌwʊd/; 22 February 1889 – 9 January 1943) was an English philosopher, historian, and archaeologist, best known for his posthumously-published book The Idea of History (1946).


  2. Jack Crayston
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    Jack Crayston

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    William John "Jack" Crayston (9 October 1910 – December 1992) was an English football player and manager.


  3. Lionel Palairet
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    Lionel Palairet

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    Lionel Charles Hamilton Palairet (27 May 1870 – 27 March 1933) was an English amateur cricketer who played for Somerset and Oxford University. A graceful right-handed batsman, he was selected to play Test cricket for England twice in 1902. Contemporaries judged Palairet to have one of the most attractive batting styles of the period. His obituary in The Times described him as "the most beautiful batsman of all time". An unwillingness to tour during the English winter limited Palairet's Test appearances; contemporaries believed he deserved more Test caps.


  4. Colin Cowperthwaite
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    Colin Cowperthwaite

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    Colin Cowperthwaite (born 16 April 1959) is an English former semi-professional footballer. He is best known as the overall top scorer and record appearance holder for Barrow, a club he played for from December 1977 till December 1992, where he scored 282 goals in 704 league and cup games. He has been voted Barrow's all-time greatest player.


  5. Edmund Law
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    Edmund Law

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    Edmund Law (6 June 1703 – 14 August 1787) was a priest in the Church of England. He served as Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge, as Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy in the University of Cambridge from 1764 to 1769, and as bishop of Carlisle from 1768 to 1787.




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