People from Teignmouth

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  1. Matthew Bellamy

    Matthew Bellamy


    Matthew James "Matt" Bellamy (born 9 June 1978) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He is best known as the lead vocalist, lead guitarist, pianist, and principal songwriter of rock band Muse. As a performer, he is often recognised for his eccentric stage persona, wide tenor vocal range, and piano and guitar playing abilities.

  2. Dominic Howard

    Dominic Howard


    Dominic James Howard (born 7 December 1977) is an English musician, best known as the drummer, percussionist and co-producer for the alternative rock band Muse. He also contributes to the synthesised and electronic-based elements found in their music.

  3. Chris Wolstenholme

    Chris Wolstenholme


    Christopher Tony "Chris" Wolstenholme, (born 2 December 1978) is an English musician, multi-instrumentalist and the bassist, backing vocalist and vocalist for the alternative rock band Muse. Wolstenholme also sometimes plays keyboard or guitar instead of bass, though the latter is occasionally handled by Morgan Nicholls during live performances.

  4. William George Tozer

    William George Tozer


    William George Tozer (1829–1899) was a colonial bishop in the 19th century.

  5. George Hennet

    George Hennet


    George Hennet (1799–1857) was a railway engineer and contractor. He undertook many contracts for Isambard Kingdom Brunel's broad gauge railways in the South West of England and funded the provision of extra facilities on the South Devon Railway, these formed the basis of a general trading business that he conducted.

  6. Thomas Abel Brimage Spratt

    Thomas Abel Brimage Spratt


    Thomas Abel Brimage Spratt (11 May 1811 – 12 March 1888) was an English vice-admiral, hydrographer, and geologist.

  7. Danny Thompson

    Danny Thompson


    Daniel Henry Edward 'Danny' Thompson (born 4 April 1939) is an English multi-instrumentalist best known as a double bassist and businessman. He has had a long musical career playing with a large variety of other musicians, particularly Richard Thompson (no relation) and John Martyn, but including many others: at various times he has for example played with Nick Drake, Roy Orbison, Julie Felix, Freddie and the Dreamers, Tubby Hayes, Ronnie Scott, Tom Paxton, Donovan, John McLaughlin, Vivian Stanshall, David Sylvian, Kate Bush, Linda Lewis, Mary Hopkin, Loreena McKennitt, Tim Buckley, and Davey Graham. For four years (1964-1967), he was a member of Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated, and he was a founding member of the British folk-jazz band Pentangle. Since 1987, he has also recorded four solo albums. He converted to Islam in 1990.

  8. Sir John Smyth, 1st Baronet

    Sir John Smyth, 1st Baronet


    Brigadier Sir John George Smyth, 1st Baronet, VCMCPC (25 October 1893 – 26 April 1983), often known as Jackie Smyth, was a British Indian Army officer and a Conservative Member of Parliament. Although a recipient of the Victoria Cross, his army career ended in controversy.

  9. Sam Malsom

    Sam Malsom


    Samuel Andrew "Sam" Malsom (born 10 November 1987) is an English professional footballer who plays for Nikos & Sokratis Erimis in Cyprus where he plays as a winger, attacking midfielder or forward.

  10. Harry Buxton Forman

    Harry Buxton Forman


    Henry "Harry" Buxton Forman CB (11 July 1842 – 15 June 1917) was a Victorian-era bibliographer and antiquarian bookseller whose literary reputation is based on his bibliographies of Percy Shelley and John Keats. In 1934 he was revealed to have been in a conspiracy with Thomas James Wise (1859–1937) to purvey large quantities of forged first editions of Georgian and Victorian authors.

  11. Ronald Alan Waldron

    Ronald Alan Waldron


    Ronald Alan Waldron born 9 January 1927 is an English medievalist, considered a pre-eminent expert in the field of early English literature. He wrote many books and was a lecturer at the University of Aarhus in Denmark and King's College London. He made an especial focus on the poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

  12. Henry Haversham Godwin-Austen

    Henry Haversham Godwin-Austen


    Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Haversham Godwin-Austen FRS FZS FRGS MBOU (6 July 1834 – 2 December 1923), known until 1854 as Henry Haversham Austen, was an English topographer, geologist, naturalist and surveyor.

  13. Peter Hooper

    Peter Hooper


    Hedley Colwill "Peter" Hooper (19 May 1919 – 3 April 1991) was a New Zealand teacher, writer, bookseller and conservationist. He was born in London, England and emigrated to New Zealand at the age of four, growing up in the Nelson and West Coast districts. Hooper is a first cousin to Elric Hooper, a former director of Christchurch's Court Theatre.

  14. Sophia Frances Anne Caulfeild

    Sophia Frances Anne Caulfeild


    Sophia Frances Anne Caulfeild (19 January 1824 – 20 November 1911) wrote about religion and needlework. She frequently worked with Blanche Catherine Saward.

  15. Arthur Rivers

    Arthur Rivers

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    The Very Reverend Arthur Richard Rivers (1857–1940) was Dean of Hobart from 1920 to 1940.

  16. Derek Digby

    Derek Digby


    Derek Francis Digby (14 March 1931 - 27 September 2005) was an English retired footballer who played as an outside-forward in the 1950s for Exeter City and Southampton.

  17. The Quails

    The Quails


    The Quails were an English indie rock band that formed in Teignmouth, Devon in 2006. Comprising vocalist and guitarist Dan Steer, guitarist Max Armstrong, bassist Sam Banks and drummer Chris Prentice, the band released one studio album – I've Heard It's All Rumours in 2008. The Quails split in 2011 after a 5 years of being together, lead singer Dan Steer has formed a new band - These Reigning Days.

  18. William Strutt

    William Strutt


    William Strutt RBA, FZS (3 July 1825 – 3 January 1915) was an English artist.

  19. Peter Hooper

    Peter Hooper

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    Peter Hooper (2 February 1933 – 13 August 2011) was a professional footballer, who played for Bristol Rovers, Cardiff City and Bristol City in The Football League.

  20. Albert Salter

    Albert Salter

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    Albert Pellew Salter (1816 - 1874) was a provincial land surveyor in Ontario in the mid-19th century. He is historically most notable for having discovered magnetic abnormalities at what is now Creighton Mine in Greater Sudbury, while surveying a baseline westward from Lake Nipissing in 1856.

  21. Ernest Lee

    Ernest Lee


    Ernest Page Lee (1862–1932) was a New Zealand politician of the Reform Party.

  22. Elias Parish Alvars

    Elias Parish Alvars

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    Elias Parish Alvars (born Eli Parish; 28 February 1808 – 25 January 1849), also known by the nom de plume Albert Alvars, was an English harpist and composer.

  23. William Strutt

    William Strutt

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    William Strutt (1756–1830) FRS, was a cotton spinner in Belper, England.

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