List of people from Leeds

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This is a list of people from Leeds, a city in West Yorkshire, England. This list includes people from the historic settlement, and the wider metropolitan borough, and thus may include people from Horsforth, Morley, Pudsey, Otley and Wetherby and other areas of the city. This list is arranged alphabetically by surname:


Table of contents:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Without biographiesNot from Leeds but buried in LeedsSee alsoReferences

A[edit]

Herbert Asquith, born in Morley, Leeds, Liberal Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916.

B[edit]

C[edit]

D[edit]

E[edit]

F[edit]

G[edit]

H[edit]

I[edit]

J[edit]

K[edit]

L[edit]

Benjamin Henry Latrobe, from Leeds, served as Architect of the Capitol in Washington D.C. from 1803-1817. Regarded as the "father of American architecture".[85]

M[edit]

N[edit]

O[edit]

P[edit]

R[edit]

S[edit]

John Smeaton from Leeds, regarded as the "father of civil engineering"[142]

T[edit]

V[edit]

W[edit]

Z[edit]

List of people not from Leeds but buried in Leeds[edit]

  • Pablo Fanque (1796–1871) - black circus proprietor buried in Woodhouse Cemetery because his first wife had died in Leeds and was buried there.[182]
  • Dickie Arnold (1918-1990) - British Actor. Buried at Lawnswood Cemetery, Leeds.[95]
  • Charles Hull VC (1890–1953) - born in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, recipient of the Victoria Cross in 1915, worked in Leeds Constabulary and buried in Woodhouse Cemetery.[183][184]
  • Harry Daniels VC - born in Wymondham, Norfolk, recipient of the Victoria Cross in 1915. Buried at Lawnswood Crematorium, Leeds.[185]
  • John Crawshaw Raynes VC - born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, recipient of the Victoria Cross in 1915. He served in the Leeds police force before and after the war and he was buried at Harehills Cemetery, Leeds. Well known in the city, it was estimated up to 25 - 30,000 people attended his funeral.[185]
  • Wilfred Edwards VC - born in Norwich, Norfolk, recipient of the Victoria Cross in 1917. He was buried in Oldfield Lane Cemetery, Leeds.[185]
  • Arthur Poulter VC - born in East Witton North Yorkshire, recipient of the Victoria Cross in 1918. Before the Great War he was employed as a Drayman at the Timothy Taylor Brewery, Leeds. He was buried in New Wortley Cemetery, Leeds.[185]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Arthur Louis Aaron, yorkshiredailyphoto.com, retrieved 17 November 2011 
  2. ^ Carl Ablett, www.therhinos.co.uk, retrieved 6 September 2013 
  3. ^ Nicola Adams, BBC, retrieved 21 July 2013 
  4. ^ Kathryn Apanowicz, IMDb, retrieved 11 December 2009 
  5. ^ Joseph Aspdin's Portland Cement, todayinsci, retrieved 23 July 2013 
  6. ^ HH Asquith (1852 - 1928), BBC, retrieved 16 December 2009 
  7. ^ angloboervictoriamedals, angloboerwar, retrieved 28 July 2013 
  8. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica, 1911.
  9. ^ Ryan Bailey, [www.therhinos.co.uk], retrieved 16 December 2009 
  10. ^ Ian Youngs (6 January 2006), Sound of 2006: Corinne Bailey Rae, BBC, retrieved 11 December 2009 
  11. ^ Oldest woman celebrates birthday, BBC, 31 March 2009, retrieved 12 January 2010 
  12. ^ Mark Ballard, Esq's Biography, Debrett's, retrieved 16 December 2009 
  13. ^ Stephen Armstrong (16 May 2004), Comedy: A class menagerie, London: The Times, retrieved 11 December 2009 
  14. ^ David Batty, [www.sporting-heroes.net], retrieved 16 December 2009 
  15. ^ Adam Baynes, London: Oxford University Press, retrieved 7 September 2013 
  16. ^ Richard Beck, Leeds: Leeds Carnegie, retrieved 7 September 2013 
  17. ^ Richard Bentley, The Story of English Towns Leeds, retrieved 7 September 2013 
  18. ^ Stephen Adams (30 May 2009), Alan Bennett tells Hay Festival he's an unlikely monarchist, London: The Daily Telegraph, retrieved 11 December 2009 
  19. ^ Michael Duffy (22 August 2009), Who's Who - Robert Blackburn, firstworldwar.com, retrieved 11 December 2009 
  20. ^ Strongmen ready to take on the world, Yorkshire Evening Post, 8 October 2008, retrieved 16 December 2009 
  21. ^ Barbara's Biography, www.barbarataylorbradford.com/, retrieved 12 January 2010 
  22. ^ Mel B sets the record straight, BBC, 1 September 2002, retrieved 11 December 2009 
  23. ^ Alistair Brownlee admits his injury frustration, BBC, 29 April 2010, retrieved 29 April 2010 
  24. ^ Meet the Brownlees, BBC, 5 August 2011, retrieved 23 July 2013 
  25. ^ Tim Clifford (7 May 1996), Beryl Burton: Obituary, London: The Independent, retrieved 16 December 2009 
  26. ^ Beryl Burton:, victoriacross, retrieved 23 July 2013 
  27. ^ Ukraine's Gold-Plaited Comeback Kid, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (23 September 2008)
  28. ^ Leeds Victoria Cross, projectinspire.kk5, retrieved 28 July 2013 
  29. ^ Phil Carrick, espncricinfo, retrieved 7 September 2013 
  30. ^ "Thomas Son of John Chippindale of Otley joyner bap ye 5th" (Otley, Yorkshire Parish Register, June 1718). He was buried 16 November 1779, according to the records of St Martin's-in-the-Fields, in the burying ground now occupied by the National Gallery. Details of Chippendale's life are drawn from Christopher Gilbert, The Life and Works of Thomas Chippendale (New York: Macmillan) 1978, "Biographical Essay".
  31. ^ The classic contenders, The Age, 4 December 1989, retrieved 16 December 2009 [dead link]
  32. ^ Chris Clarkson, www.therhinos.co.uk, retrieved 6 September 2013 
  33. ^ Dave Clark, London: Daily Mail, 24 June 2013, retrieved 7 September 2013 
  34. ^ "Jon Clay". Retrieved 15 September 2015. 
  35. ^ John Ward (2003), A profile of Brian Close, Cricket Archive, retrieved 16 December 2009 
  36. ^ spotlight, spotlight, retrieved 11 September 2013 
  37. ^ Why Sean's staying solo..., Yorkshire Post, retrieved 15 September 2013 
  38. ^ Science & Nature - John Craven, BBC, retrieved 11 December 2009 
  39. ^ "Philosophy - Teaching Staff - Paul Crowther". Retrieved 2 August 2010. 
  40. ^ I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue - Barry Cryer, BBC, ISBN 1-84809-130-3, retrieved 11 December 2009 
  41. ^ Dan Murphy (21 November 2004), Deane steps to the four-front for Leeds, London: The Independent, retrieved 17 December 2009 
  42. ^ David Doherty, Leeds: Leeds Carnegie, retrieved 7 September 2013 
  43. ^ Boyd Tonkin (5 June 2009), Rising Star: Jeremy Dyson, author, London: The Independent, retrieved 11 December 2009 
  44. ^ Arthur Ransome, The Autobiography of Arthur Ransome, ed. R. Hart-Davis (London: Jonathan Cape, 1976), 37-40.
  45. ^ "YOYO releases". SRA. 1990. Retrieved 18 May 2008. 
  46. ^ "Künstlerinnen und Künstler Linzfest 1991" (in German). Linz Kultur. 1991. Retrieved 18 May 2008. 
  47. ^ Tom Elliott, Sky Sports, retrieved 17 December 2009 
  48. ^ Michael Palin, The grandfather we never knew, BBC News, 29 October 2008. Retrieved 24 April 2011
  49. ^ Sir Thomas, Lord Fairfax 1612-1671, British Civil Wars, retrieved 19 July 2013 
  50. ^ Paul Robinson (2 March 2007), Sharpe and Symons in ice-off, Yorkshire Evening Post, retrieved 11 December 2009 
  51. ^ "Helen Fielding: Beyond Bridget". The Independent (London). 5 October 2003. Retrieved 4 May 2010. 
  52. ^ Stewart, William (2009), Admirals of the World: A Biographical Dictionary, 1500 to the Present, McFarland & Co Inc, p. 124, ISBN 0-786-43809-6 
  53. ^ Hugman, Barry J. (2005), The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records 1946-2005, Queen Anne Press, p. 213, ISBN 1-85291-665-6 
  54. ^ Hannam, June (2004), "Ford, Isabella Ormston (1855–1924)", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press), retrieved 19 April 2010 
  55. ^ Chrissy Iley (12 September 2009), Leigh Francis: "I'm just not very good at being me", London: The Times, retrieved 11 December 2009 
  56. ^ James Frain Biography (1969-)
  57. ^ Yorkshire's Gibson breaks English first-class record, BBC, retrieved 14 September 2013 
  58. ^ Benji Wilson (24 October 2009), In a taxi with...former Coronation Street star Angela Griffın, London: The Daily Mail, retrieved 11 December 2009 
  59. ^ Dennis Barker (12 March 2005), Obituary - Willis Hall, London: The Guardian, retrieved 12 January 2010 
  60. ^ Ryan Hall, www.therhinos.co.uk, retrieved 6 September 2013 
  61. ^ Ian Ridley (24 April 1994), Profile: Mastery and mystery: Ian Ridley assesses a peerless performer who protects his privacy behind a prickly persona: Ellery Hanley, London: The Independent, retrieved 17 December 2009 
  62. ^ Tony Harrison, Faber and Faber, retrieved 10 November 2009 
  63. ^ John Harrison - Statue Leeds, www.yorkshiredailyphoto.com, retrieved 7 September 2013 
  64. ^ Richard Bath (15 March 2009), David Harvey interview: Film is damned with no praise, The Scotsman, retrieved 17 December 2009 
  65. ^ Kevin Hector, englandstats.com, retrieved 4 January 2010 
  66. ^ Damien Hirst, BBC, retrieved 11 December 2009 
  67. ^ Biography, retrieved 6 September 2013 
  68. ^ Biography, retrieved 11 December 2009 
  69. ^ vc-winners-yorkshire, ww1-yorkshires, retrieved 28 July 2013 
  70. ^ Matthew Hoggard, ESPN EMEA Ltd, ISBN 1-905080-52-2, retrieved 4 January 2010 
  71. ^ General Sir Nicholas Houghton GCB CBE ADC Gen, London: gov, retrieved 22 October 2013 
  72. ^ Thomas Houseago, BBC, retrieved 22 April 2014 
  73. ^ http://www.football.co.uk/leeds_united/players/jonny_howson_118523.shtml
  74. ^ Paul Hunter, London: The Daily Telegraph, 11 October 2006, retrieved 4 January 2010 
  75. ^ Wright, Graeme (1991), Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, John Wisden & Co, ISBN 0-947766-16-2, retrieved 4 January 2010 
  76. ^ Ray Illingworth, ESPN EMEA Ltd, retrieved 4 January 2010 
  77. ^ Paul Levy (3 September 2007), Michael Jackson: Best-selling beer writer, London: The Independent, retrieved 27 March 2013 
  78. ^ Steve Bunce (9 February 2007), Boxing: Johanneson poised to raise profile, London: The Independent, retrieved 4 January 2010 
  79. ^ "Player profile: Charles Jones". CricketArchive. Retrieved 1 August 2011. 
  80. ^ Jamie Jones-Buchanan, www.therhinos.co.uk, retrieved 6 September 2013 
  81. ^ The Papers of Sir Gerald Kaufman, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge; the National Register of Archives, London and Janus Project, retrieved 16 December 2009 
  82. ^ James Keinhorst, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge; the National Register of Archives, London and Janus Project, retrieved 7 September 2013 
  83. ^ Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, BBC, 29 March 2010, retrieved 10 September 2013 
  84. ^ a b "First-Class Matches played by Ian King". CricketArchive. Retrieved 10 October 2011. 
  85. ^ Ravetz, Alison. [Benjamin Henry Latrobe: "Father of American Architecture" "http://www.c-span.org/Events/C-SPAN-Event/10737429148/"]. Retrieved 11 September 2013. 
  86. ^ Benjamin Latrobe, Britanica, retrieved 7 September 2013 
  87. ^ Charles Heslett (2 January 2009), Historic Leeds pub up for sale, Yorkshire Evening Post, retrieved 12 January 2010 
  88. ^ Jon Lancaster, driverdb, retrieved 15 September 2013 
  89. ^ James Mills (16 June 2006), England's silent hero, London: Daily Mail, retrieved 4 January 2010 
  90. ^ Basic Facts, matthew-lewis.com, retrieved 11 December 2009 
  91. ^ Gabby on the go, Yorkshire Evening Post, 14 March 2008, retrieved 11 December 2009 
  92. ^ Ravetz, Alison. "Croom Helm Ltd London". Pg 119 "Model Estate - Quarry Hill, Leeds". Croom Helm Ltd London. Retrieved March 16, 2011. 
  93. ^ a b The Leeds connection..., Leeds: Yorkshire Post, 6 September 2013, retrieved 6 September 2013 
  94. ^ TheFA.com - Archive - Paul Madeley, The Football Association, retrieved 7 January 2010 
  95. ^ a b Dicke Arnole, findagrave, retrieved 13 September 2013 
  96. ^ Leeds Mercury 8 July 1882, page 8, Yorkshire Anecdotes - 193 Alderman Marsden's Generosity
  97. ^ "Marsden, Samuel (MRSN790S)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  98. ^ Tim Marshall, Sky, retrieved 9 September 2013 
  99. ^ Phil May and Leo Cheney Collection - Administrative/Biographical History, University of Salford, retrieved 12 January 2010 
  100. ^ Natalie Graham (12 December 2004), Model shows she’s good with figures, London: The Times, retrieved 12 January 2010 
  101. ^ Rosenzweig, Ilene, Malcolm McDowell, New York Times, retrieved 11 December 2009 
  102. ^ Ian McGeechan, London Wasps, retrieved 7 January 2010 
  103. ^ Ed Hughes (17 October 2004), Bradford 8 Leeds 16: Diskin is the Grand master, London: The Times, retrieved 7 January 2010 
  104. ^ Frederick McNess Victoria, projectinspire, retrieved 11 September 2013 
  105. ^ AFC Fylde complete McNiven deal, BBC, 18 July 2008, retrieved 8 January 2010 
  106. ^ vc-Edward, birkenheadrsa, retrieved 28 July 2013 
  107. ^ Paul McShane, www.therhinos.co.uk, retrieved 6 September 2013 
  108. ^ Victoria CrossMeekosha, Samuel, vcwinner, retrieved 23 July 2013 
  109. ^ Peter Lazenby (3 July 2009), New production for Leeds studio, Yorkshire Evening Post, retrieved 11 December 2009 
  110. ^ Sam Wheeler (12 June 2004), England fall to All Blacks' passion, Yorkshire Post, retrieved 7 January 2010 
  111. ^ http://footballdatabase.com/index.php?page=player&Id=1202&pn=James_Milner
  112. ^ Isaac Milner, The Story of English Towns Leeds, retrieved 7 September 2013 
  113. ^ Joseph Milner, The Story of English Towns Leeds, retrieved 7 September 2013 
  114. ^ Anthony Hayward (11 February 1999), Obituary: Bryan Mosley, London: The Independent, retrieved 14 December 2009 
  115. ^ Leeds Victria Cross Memorial, Leeds: projectinspire, retrieved 23 July 2013 
  116. ^ Rt Hon Lord Berkeley Moynihan (1865 - 1936), Leeds: School of Medicine, retrieved 19 July 2013 
  117. ^ Robert Hanks (12 May 2007), Chris Moyles: Snap! Cackle! Pop, London: The Independent, retrieved 14 December 2009 
  118. ^ John Edwards (23 January 2010), Leeds United captain Richard Naylor insists the white rose tattoo on his arm proves he is proud to be a Yorkshireman..., London: Daily Mail, retrieved 16 November 2011 
  119. ^ Adelaide Neilson (1848-1880), Actress, National Portrait Gallery, retrieved 14 December 2009 
  120. ^ Leeds people profiles Peter O'Toole, [www.bbc.co.uk], retrieved 19 July 2013 
  121. ^ Richard Oastler (1789-1861), [www.victorianweb.org], retrieved 16 December 2009 
  122. ^ Michael O'Grady, englandstats, retrieved 11 September 2013 
  123. ^ Duke of Leeds, [www.j31.co.uk], retrieved 6 September 2013 
  124. ^ Newnight profile, BBC, 28 May 2009, retrieved 14 December 2009 
  125. ^ Joseph Priestley the Biography, Spartacus Educational, retrieved 18 July 2013 
  126. ^ Padway, Joseph Arthur 1891 - 1947, Wisconsin Historical Society, retrieved 16 December 2009 
  127. ^ Paul Fletcher (25 April 2008), Peacock dares to dream, BBC, retrieved 8 January 2010 
  128. ^ John pearson, victoriacross, retrieved 28 July 2013 
  129. ^ ESPNcricinfo, retrieved 29 November 2011 
  130. ^ Biography, retrieved 14 December 2009 
  131. ^ Jane Charnley (31 March 2005), Torch carried by Yorkshire athlete's father to be sold, Yorkshire Post, retrieved 8 January 2010 
  132. ^ "Harry Ramsden - Yorkshire icon". The Yorkshire Foundation. Retrieved 14 March 2011. 
  133. ^ Leeds' Musical Heritage: 1960s, BBC, 20 August 2008, retrieved 14 December 2009 
  134. ^ Henry Winter (6 September 2007), Micah Richards' fire gives fans warm feeling, London: The Daily Telegraph, retrieved 8 January 2010 [dead link]
  135. ^ Bryn Palmer (8 November 2004), Cross-code jewel claims England crown, BBC, retrieved 8 January 2010 
  136. ^ Peter Robinson: Armley-born writer returns to roots to help budding authors, Yorkshire Post, 16 October 2008, retrieved 26 August 2013 
  137. ^ Philip Womack (20 August 2009), The Last Englishman, London: The Daily Telegraph, retrieved 12 January 2010 
  138. ^ Robin Ward (17 August 1994), Caught between kitsch and queen: Robin Ward describes the colonial charms of Victoria, a flamboyant setting for the Commonwealth Games, London: The Independent, retrieved 12 January 2010 
  139. ^ Paul Reaney, Leeds: leeds-fans, retrieved 11 September 2013 
  140. ^ "Peter Robinson: Armley-born writer returns to roots to help budding authors". Yorkshire Post Newspapers. 16 October 2008. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  141. ^ Lady Ryder of Warsaw, London: The Daily Telegraph, 3 November 2000, retrieved 12 January 2010 
  142. ^ Ravetz, Alison. "John Smeaton". Retrieved 11 September 2013. 
  143. ^ Gerald Haigh (3 September 1999), Names to live up to, Times Educational Supplement, retrieved 12 January 2010 
  144. ^ Lloyd Sam Profile, London: Sky Sports, 28 June 2010, retrieved 16 July 2010 
  145. ^ Leeds Victoria Cross Memorial, Leeds: projectinspire, retrieved 23 July 2013 
  146. ^ Anthea Lipsett (14 July 2009), Jim fixes it for medical students, London: The Guardian, retrieved 15 December 2009 
  147. ^ Profile: Garry Schofield, BBC, retrieved 8 January 2010 
  148. ^ Estelle Coultice, IMDb, retrieved 15 December 2009 
  149. ^ Paul Shepherd, London: The Guardian, retrieved 8 January 2010 [dead link]
  150. ^ Liz Hoggard (11 February 2007), John Simm: The time of his life, London: The Independent, retrieved 15 December 2009 
  151. ^ Denny 2007, p. 34.
  152. ^ Phil Shaw (18 June 2004), Smith faces fans' anger over move to hated United, London: The Independent, retrieved 8 January 2010 
  153. ^ "Wasps sign league star Smith". London Wasps official website. 22 June 2008. Retrieved 24 June 2008. 
  154. ^ Alan Strachan (7 July 2003), Philip Stone, London: The Independent, retrieved 15 December 2009 
  155. ^ http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/features/tenacious-divorce-lawyer-living-up-to-her-own-family-s-values-1-5915383
  156. ^ Billy Sutcliffe, London: espncricinfo, retrieved 7 September 2013 
  157. ^ barrytebb.co.uk, retrieved 10 November 2009 
  158. ^ Alan Clayson (28 December 2002), Obituary - Jake Thackray, London: The Guardian, retrieved 15 December 2009 
  159. ^ ISBN 0-86254-127-1 pages 20
  160. ^ http://www.thoresby.org.uk/ralphsoc.htm
  161. ^ "Thresher sharks stun prey with tail slaps". BBC News. 10 July 2013. 
  162. ^ Jason Ankeny, Biography, Allmusic, retrieved 15 December 2009 
  163. ^ Rosanna Greenstreet (25 November 2006), Q&A Mike Tindall, London: The Guardian, retrieved 8 January 2010 
  164. ^ Thackray makes early Leeds move, BBC, 7 July 2006, retrieved 8 January 2010 
  165. ^ Jane Tomlinson, London: The Times, 5 September 2007, retrieved 12 January 2010 
  166. ^ Robertson-Glasgow, R. C. (1944), "Obituary of Hedley Verity", Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, retrieved 2 January 2010 
  167. ^ Vesta Victoria, IMDb, retrieved 15 December 2009 
  168. ^ Chev Walker, Sky Sports, retrieved 8 January 2010 
  169. ^ Suzanne McTaggart (4 September 2009), Keith Waterhouse: Leeds author and playwright dies, Yorkshire Evening Post, retrieved 15 December 2009 
  170. ^ charkesward, northeastmedals, retrieved 28 July 2013 
  171. ^ Carl Ablett, www.therhinos.co.uk, retrieved 6 September 2013 
  172. ^ Two arrive at The Northern Echo Arena, The Northern Echo, 8 October 2009, retrieved 8 January 2010 
  173. ^ Mark Palmer (29 July 2006), Take one ego, London: The Daily Telegraph, retrieved 12 January 2010 
  174. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 483. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8. 
  175. ^ a b Craig White, espncricinfo, retrieved 7 September 2013 
  176. ^ Jack White VC Victoria Cross, projectinspire, retrieved 11 September 2013 
  177. ^ Tom Wilkinson: Giving it the Full Monty, BBC, 12 February 2002, retrieved 15 December 2009 
  178. ^ Geoffrey Wilson, espncricinfo, retrieved 7 September 2013 
  179. ^ Ernie Wise, London: The Daily Telegraph, 22 March 1999, retrieved 15 December 2009 
  180. ^ 3 October 1915 Brigadier General Frank Wormald CB, London: The Western Front Association, retrieved 19 July 2013 
  181. ^ Paul Donovan (27 May 2007), The Xfm factor, London: The Times, retrieved 15 December 2009 
  182. ^ Turner, John M. "Pablo Fanque: Black circus proprietor". 100 Great Black Britons. Retrieved 6 April 2011. 
  183. ^ "Grave location for holders in the County of Yorkshire; West Yorkshire table 7". Retrieved 6 April 2011. 
  184. ^ "Corporal Charles Hull". Harrogate People and Places. Retrieved 6 April 2011. 
  185. ^ a b c d Leeds 'Victoria Cross, projectinspire, retrieved 11 September 2013 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Denny, Mark (2007), Ingenium: five machines that changed the world, JHU Press, ISBN 978-0-8018-8586-0