List of people from Hillingdon

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Location of the London Borough of Hillingdon within London

This list of people from the London Borough of Hillingdon includes residents who were either born or dwelt for a substantial period within the borders of this modern London borough.

In 1965, the Municipal Borough of Uxbridge, the Ruislip-Northwood Urban District, Yiewsley and West Drayton Urban District and the Hayes and Harlington Urban District were amalgamated to form the London Borough of Hillingdon. Located in West London, the 2001 census recorded the population of Hillingdon to be nearly 243,006 residents.[1]

Notable residents[edit]

Academia and research[edit]

Drama and film[edit]

Anne-Marie Duff at the 60th British Academy Film Awards in February 2007
  • Photography pioneer B. J. Edwards (1838–1914) lived and worked at Wistowe House in Hayes.



Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones


At Hillingdon Court



  • Annie Isherwood (1862–1906), Anglican nun and founder of the Community of the Resurrection in Grahamstown, Southern Africa, was born in Uxbridge.[6]


  • England Cricketer Alex Hales was born in Hillingdon


George Orwell in 1933, in which year he lived and worked in Hayes

Visual art[edit]


Places in Hillingdon[edit]


  1. ^ Office for National Statistics. "Area: Hillingdon (Local Authority)". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 11 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Sir Alexander Fleming". London Borough of Hillingdon. 1 March 2011. Retrieved 12 June 2011. 
  3. ^ Amaldi, Edoardo (2012). The Adventurous Life of Friedrich Georg Houtermans, Physicist (1903-1966). Heidelberg: Springer. p. 33. ISBN 3642328547. 
  4. ^ "Former TUC leader Norman Willis dies at 81". BBC. 2014. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  5. ^ Geoffrey Goodman (2014). "Norman Willis obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  6. ^ Margaret W. Robins (1939). Mother Cecile of Grahamstown, South Africa: A Record of a Great Educational Work. Gardner, Darton. 
  7. ^ "Our town". Northwood Hills Residents Association. Retrieved 15 April 2011. 
  8. ^ Ahmed, Kamal (30 January 1999). "Greg Dyke: TV's man of the people". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 February 2012. 

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