People from Pulborough

Posted May 24, 2011
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  1. Charles Frend

    Charles Frend


    Charles Frend (21 November 1909, Pulborough, Sussex – 8 January 1977, London) was an English film director.

  2. George Hillyard

    George Hillyard


    George Whiteside Hillyard (6 February 1864 – 24 March 1943) was a male tennis player from the United Kingdom. Under his supervision as secretary of the All England Club from 1907 to 1925, the Wimbledon Championships moved to its current site at Church Road. Hillyard also excelled at cricket and golf.

  3. Fred Streeter

    Fred Streeter


    Frederick "Fred" Streeter (1879–1975) was a horticulturalist and broadcaster.

  4. Henry Osborn (cricketer)

    Henry Osborn (cricketer)


    Henry Osborn (7 August 1823 – date of death unknown) was an English cricketer. Osborn's batting and bowling styles are unknown. He was born at Pulborough, Sussex.

  5. John Hyde (cricketer)

    John Hyde (cricketer)


    John Hyde (11 September 1827 – date of death unknown) was an English cricketer. Hyde's batting and bowling styles are unknown. He was born at Pulborough, Sussex.

  6. Ernest Foot

    Ernest Foot


    Major Ernest Leslie Foot MC (19 May 1895 – 23 June 1923) was an English World War I flying ace credited with five aerial victories. He was the best friend of Albert Ball.

  7. Guy Harwood

    Guy Harwood

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    Guy Harwood (born June 10, 1939 in Pulborough, West Sussex, England) is a retired British racehorse trainer. Harwood was born in Pulborough, West Sussex, in 1939. His father, Wally made the family fortune with his garage business, founded in 1931. Harwood began riding at the age of 18 and won 40 point-to-point races and 14 National Hunt races over the next few years. He began training horses in 1965 under permit, and took out a training license in 1966, establishing the Coombelands racing stables. In the 1970s, Harwood developed his stable to become one of the most modern in Britain, introducing such innovations as artificial gallops, American-style barns and a computerised office system. He trained many winners there, including Dancing Brave, winner of the 1986 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe and European Horse of the Year for 1986. In 1996 his daughter, Amanda Perrett, took over the reins at Coombelands. Harwood received the prestigious Goodwood Racecourse Media Dinner Award for 2007.

  8. John Comper

    John Comper

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    Reverend John Comper (1823–1903) was a Priest of the Episcopal Church in Scotland who dedicated his life to helping the street children and prostitutes of Victorian Aberdeen. In 2003 Father Comper was declared a 'Hero of the Faith' by the Scottish Episcopal Church - the equivalent of a saint and the greatest honour the Church can bestow. In the Calendar of the Scottish Episcopal Church he is remembered on 27 July, the day of his death.

  9. John Hammond (cricketer)

    John Hammond (cricketer)


    John Hammond (15 January 1769 at Pulborough, Sussex – 15 October 1844 at Storrington, Sussex) was an English cricketer of the late 18th and early 19th century. He was one of the greatest early Sussex players.

  10. Henry Hussey, 1st Baron Hussey

    Henry Hussey, 1st Baron Hussey


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