List of Worthing inhabitants

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This is a list of notable inhabitants of the borough of Worthing in West Sussex, England. The demonym of Worthing is Worthingite. Those born in Worthing are listed in boldface.

Note that in the case of persons still living, they may not currently live within the area of the borough, but have done so at some time.


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  • Jordan Childs, award winning garment designer lives and works in West Worthing.[3]

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Antony Vandyke Copley Fielding by William Boxall, exhibited 1843

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  • Billy Idol, musician, grew up on the Goring Hall estate housing area in Goring, near Falmer Avenue.

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  • Actor Peter Tuddenham moved to Worthing in 1961 and lived in Portland Road in the town centre until his death in 2007.[18] Tuddenham is best known for his roles in cult television dramas Doctor Who and Blake's 7.[19]
  • Eric Thornton, Belgium international footballer and Olympic medallist, was born in Worthing in 1882

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  • Michael Underwood (real name John Michael Evelyn), mystery/detective author, was born in Worthing in 1916.

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  • Richard Vobes podcasts to the world from his studios in Worthing. His 30-minute daily show features a mix of entertainment, comedy and news.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bear Alley: Ruth Alexander
  2. ^ Worthing - Charities for the poor | British History Online
  3. ^ http://www.theargus.co.uk/business/11617666.Streetwear_retailer_eyeing_huge_US_deal/?ref=rss
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  5. ^ "Creator of Mini Cooper dies aged 77". The Daily Telegraph. London. 2000-12-25. Retrieved 2010-05-11. 
  6. ^ http://microsoftencarta.org/encyclopedia_762505652/John_Flett.html
  7. ^ http://www.answers.com/topic/john-flett
  8. ^ Gaughan, Gavin (30 June 2008). "John Forbes-Robertson". The Guardian. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  9. ^ Berryman, Victoria (21 October 2015). "Worthing's Very Own Ballet Star Talks About Her Rise to the Top". The Argus. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  10. ^ Pithers, Ellie (12 September 2015). "Francesca Hayward: meet the Royal Ballet's diminutive star-in-waiting". The Telegraph. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  11. ^ I Hate Dan Thompson - Tank Girl
  12. ^ "In Conversation: Royal Blood". Clash Music Magazine. 5 March 2014. Retrieved 30 December 2014. 
  13. ^ "Royal Blood interview: It's Drum and bass, and this time it rocks". The Independent. 28 June 2014. Retrieved 30 December 2014. 
  14. ^ "Music Notes from Other Centres". New York Times. 2 April 1922. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  15. ^ Henry, Alan (17 April 2012). "Alan Mann obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  16. ^ Elleray, D. Robert (1998). A Millennium Encyclopaedia of Worthing History. Worthing: Optimus Books. ISBN 0-9533132-0-4
  17. ^ "BBC Radio 2 Young Choristers of the Year 2004". BBC. 2004-11-07. Retrieved 2009-04-18. 
  18. ^ Peter Tuddenham, the Worthing actor with all the answers - Littlehampton Today
  19. ^ "Peter Tuddenham". The Independent. London. 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2010-05-11. 
  20. ^ "Archaeology: A clash of symbols". Nature Middle East. 29 February 2012. Retrieved 19 May 2013. 
  21. ^ Ray, John; J.D.Ray. The Rosetta Stone and the Rebirth of Ancient Egypt. Profile Books Ltd. p. 46. ISBN 978-0-674-02493-9.