List of people from Greater Manchester

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The list of people from Greater Manchester, in North West England, is divided by metropolitan borough. The demonym of Greater Manchester is "Greater Mancunian":[1]

  1. Manchester
  2. Stockport
  3. Tameside
  4. Oldham
  5. Rochdale
  1. Bury
  2. Bolton
  3. Wigan
  4. Salford
  5. Trafford

Bolton was made part of Greater Manchester only in 1974, and some Boltonians consider themselves to be Lancastrians rather than Greater Mancunians.[2][3]


  1. ^ Clark 1973, p. 93.
  2. ^ Elaine O'Flynn (October 17, 2014). "'Bolton is in Greater Manchester - get over it', says council leader Cliff Morris in Lancashire road sign debate". Bolton News. Retrieved April 18, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Lancashire Heritage Restoration Petition (Bolton)". The Friends of Real Lancashire. November 24, 2014. Retrieved April 18, 2015. 


  • Clark, David M. (1973), Greater Manchester Votes: A Guide to the New Metropolitan Authorities, Redrose