List of people from Cranbrook, Kent
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Born in Cranbrook
- William Addison VC (1883-1962), Army chaplain.
- John Boorman (c1754-1807), cricketer
- Douglas Carr (1872-1950), cricketer.
- Jon Cleary (b 1962), musician.
- Nathaniel Courthope (1585-c 1620), merchant mariner.
- Phineas Fletcher (1582-1620), poet.
- William Huntington (1745-1813), preacher.
- Douglas Jerrold (1803–57), dramatist.
- John Neve (1902–76), cricketer.
- William Neve (1852-1942), architect.
- Arthur Tooth (1839-1931), priest.
- Peter West (1902-2003), sports commentator.†
These people attended Cranbrook School.
- John Akehurst (1930-2007), soldier.
- Antony Atkinson (b 19??), economist.
- John Barraclough (1918-2008), RAF officer.
- Emma Biggs (b 1956), artist
- Hugo Burnham (b 1956), musician
- John Collins (1905–82), clergyman
- Barry Davies (b c1937), sports commentator.
- Phil Edmonds (b 1951), cricketer.
- Harry Hill (b 1964), comedian and television presenter.
- Victor Horsley (1857-1916), scientist.
- Norman Hulbert (1903–72), RAF officer and MP.
- Arthur Surridge Hunt (1871-1934), papyrologist.
- Richard Hunter (b 1953), classical scholar.
- Hammond Innes (1913–98), novelist.
- Kevin Lygo (b 19??), television executive.
- Richard Middleton (1882-1911), poet.
- Brian Moore (b 1932), sports commentator.
- Richard Pilbrow (b 1933), producer.
- Piers Sellers (b1955), astronaut.
- Tim Smit (b 1954), businessman.
- Charles Wheeler(1923-2008), journalist and presenter.
- Wallace Wright VC (1875-1953), soldier and MP
People connected with Cranbrook
These people have a connection with Cranbrook
- Robert Abbot (1558?-1662?), theologian, was vicar of Cranbrook 1616-43
- Dudley Fenner (c 1558-87), puritan.
- Frederick Hardy (1827-1911), artist, was a member of the Cranbrook Colony of artists.
- Chris Langham, (b 1949), writer, actor and comedian, lives in Cranbrook.
- Douglas Lowe (1902–81) Olympic athlete and JP was residing in Cranbrook at the time of his death.
† Also Old Cranbrookian.