List of people from Rochdale

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This is a list of people from Rochdale, in Greater Manchester. The demonym of Rochdale is Rochdalian, however, this list may include people from Heywood, Littleborough, Middleton, Milnrow and Wardle, all from the wider Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale. This list is arranged alphabetically by surname:


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  • Kelvin Earl - Littleborough born rugby league footballer of the 1970s. He played at club level for Rochdale Hornets (two spells), St. Helens, Bradford Northern, and Swinton
  • G. H. Elliott - music hall singer and recording star
  • Don Estelle - Crumpsall-born actor and singer who lived for much of his life in Rochdale[14]

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  • Trevor Hoyle - novelist, radio dramatist, broadcaster whose literary work is set in the northwest

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  1. ^ Colin Baker biography
  2. ^ Spence, Peter (September 2004). "Bamford, Samuel (1788–1872)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 15 February 2008.
  3. ^ Hopton, Katie (14 October 2003). "Wife-swap Lizzy insists: 'I'm a star'". Rochdale Observer. M.E.N. Media. Retrieved 25 April 2008.
  4. ^ "'Wife Swap' star's benefit charge". BBC News. 16 November 2004. Retrieved 10 June 2008.
  5. ^ Shed Productions (4 July 2009). "Hope Springs Interview: Christine Bottomley". www.hopesprings.uk.com. Retrieved 4 July 2009.]
  6. ^ Wiley, Samuel T. (1894). Biographical and Historical Cyclopedia of Delaware County, Pennsylvania. New York: Gresham Publishing Company. pp. 205–206. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Noorul aims to reach top of Sir Alan's class". Rochdale Observer. M.E.N. Media. 20 March 2009. Retrieved 2 May 2009.
  8. ^ Brian Clegg biography
  9. ^ "Jetsetting Louise still has a bond with home". Manchester Evening News. 9 October 2008. Retrieved 7 January 2012.
  10. ^ Hignett (1991), p. 39.
  11. ^ Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council (N.D.), p. 33.
  12. ^ Kenny, Laura (11 October 2007). "Soccer star parents in robbery terror". Middleton Guardian. M.E.N. Media. Retrieved 16 March 2009.
  13. ^ Jack Crabtree at Art In Wales Archived 3 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine
  14. ^ Byrne, Michael (5 August 2003). "Farewell to screen star 'Lofty' Don". Rochdale Observer. M.E.N. Media. Archived from the original on 21 April 2013.
  15. ^ "Plaque marks Fenton birthplace". Heywood Advertiser. M.E.N. Media. 31 March 2004. Retrieved 20 October 2008.
  16. ^ Gracie Fields biography
  17. ^ Steve Chilton (22 November 2013). "Red Button: The 'crystal Methodist' and the three-way tussle to be Coventry MP". coventrytelegraph.net. Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  18. ^ Anna Friel biography
  19. ^ "Riding plans for Goodyear". Heywood Advertiser. M.E.N. Media. 17 May 2006. Archived from the original on 8 September 2012.
  20. ^ Rochdale Observer, 6 February 2004, "Sister act keeps Anna back home"
  21. ^ http://www.barbjungr.co.uk
  22. ^ James Kay-Shuttleworth biography Archived 30 May 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  23. ^ Walter Kershaw: 'Britain's first graffiti artist'
  24. ^ Anthony, Andrew (3 June 2007). "Sisters are doing it for themselves". The Observer. London. Retrieved 21 April 2009.
  25. ^ Billen, Andrew (29 May 2007). "Last night's TV". London: The Times. Retrieved 21 April 2009.
  26. ^ McKeegan, Alice (27 October 2007). "Famous scientists on road to name wrangle". Rochdale Observer. M.E.N. Media. Retrieved 25 April 2008.
  27. ^ Hignett (1991), p. 38.
  28. ^ "Science & Nature - Bill Oddie". BBC.
  29. ^ "Early Ministers of Milnrow". www.lan-opc.org.uk. Archived from the original on 25 October 2007. Retrieved 3 November 2008.
  30. ^ Holman, Vicki (7 June 2006). "Playing Pooh in the school play was my big break". Heywood Advertiser. M.E.N. Media. Archived from the original on 8 September 2012.
  31. ^ Appleton, Dave (28 July 2007). "Jack of tall trade - and masterful too". Rochdale Observer. M.E.N. Media.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Hignett, Tim (1991). Milnrow & Newhey: A Lancashire Legacy. Littleborough: George Kelsall Publishing. ISBN 0-946571-19-8.
  • Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council (n.d.). Metropolitan Rochdale Official Guide. London: Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Limited.