List of people from Barking and Dagenham

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Among those who were born in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, or have dwelt within the borders of the modern borough are (alphabetical order):

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  • The Edge – guitarist / songwriter
  • Ethelburga – first Abbess of Barking Abbey (d. c.680 AD)

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  • Rev Charles Jenkinson (1877–1949; Christian Socialist and pioneer of slum clearance) – curate of St Paul's Church, Barking, 1920[8]
  • Phill Jupitus – comedian, grew up in Barking

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  • Jason Leonard – English Professional Rugby Union Player, 2003 Rugby World Cup Winner
  • Vera Lynn – voted the most popular singer in 1939[2]

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  • McLean – English singer
  • Bobby Moore – former professional footballer with West Ham and the 1966 World Cup winner as captain of England[9]
  • Dudley Moore – international film star and musician[2]

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  • Alf Ramsey – 1966 World Cup Winning Football manager with England
  • Richard of Barking – Abbot of Westminster (died 1246)
  • Jo Richardson – former Member of Parliament for Barking and Shadow Spokesman for Women's Rights from 1983 to 1992

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  • John Terry – English Professional Footballer with Chelsea F.C.
  • The Tremeloes – formed by classmates Alan Howard and Brian Poole[11]

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  • Terry Venables – former professional footballer and manager
  • Sir Cornelius Vermuyden – 17th century Dutch drainage engineer. Contracted by the Essex Sewer Commissioners to repair breaches in the Thames riverbank at Dagenham.

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Notes
  1. ^ Deborah Ross (11 November 2002). "Billy Bragg: Rebel with a cause". London: The Independent. Retrieved 9 January 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d Anon 2009a, p. 1.
  3. ^ McKeown, Pat (25 July 2012). "Lord Chilver obituary". The Guardian (London). 
  4. ^ "Famous 18th-century people in Barking and Dagenham", Local Studies Information Sheets (Barking and Dagenham London Borough Council), 2008, retrieved 9 January 2010 
  5. ^ "Player profile: Mark Frost". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "Elizabeth Fry", Local Studies Information Sheets (Barking and Dagenham London Borough Council), 2007, retrieved 9 January 2010 
  7. ^ Anon 2009b, p. 1
  8. ^ http://content.yudu.com/Library/A1xn0u/16Summer2012ForwardP/resources/content/15.swf
  9. ^ Jeff Powell (2006). Bobby Moore: The Life and Times of a Sporting Hero. Anova. 
  10. ^ Marc Almond (2000). Tainted Life. Sidgwick & Jackson. p. 98. 
  11. ^ a b c d Anon 2009a, p. 2
  12. ^ Anon 2009b, p. 2
Bibliography
  • Anon (2009a), "Singers and Musicians", Local Studies Information Sheets (Barking and Dagenham London Borough Council), retrieved 9 January 2010 
  • Anon (2009b), "Famous women of Barking and Dagenham", Local Studies Information Sheets (Barking and Dagenham London Borough Council), retrieved 9 January 2010