List of people from Calderdale

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This is a list of people from Calderdale, a metropolitan borough of West Yorkshire, England. This list includes people who pre-date the creation of Calderdale, from the towns of Brighouse, Elland, Halifax, Sowerby Bridge, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden, and the smaller villages that make up the borough. This list is arranged alphabetically by surname:


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  • John Fielden (1784–1849), land and factory owner in Todmorden, Member of Parliament and national leader of the Ten Hours Campaign for factory reform, scion of the Fielden family.[8]

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  • Wes Paul, Liverpool singer, musician and compere/stage manager of Sounds of the Sixties Cavern Showcase.[citation needed]
  • Eric Portman, (1901-1969), film and television actor, born in Ackroydon [20]

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