List of people from Tameside

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This is a list of famous and infamous people from Tameside, a metropolitan borough in North West England. This list includes people from the towns of Ashton-under-Lyne, Audenshaw, Denton, Droylsden, Dukinfield, Hyde, Longdendale, Mossley and Stalybridge, and the smaller villages that make up Tameside. 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
See alsoReferences

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B[edit]

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E[edit]

  • Thomas Earnshaw (1749–1829): late 18th-century watchmaker, born in Ashton-under-Lyne[8]

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L[edit]

  • Evan Leigh: 19th-century author, inventor and engineer, born in Ashton-under-Lyne[15]
  • Lonelady: 21st-century singer and guitarist, real name Julie Campbell, comes from Audenshaw[16]

Lees John: Body builder and professional wrestler. Mr Universe 1957. born 1930 in Stalybridge.

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W[edit]

Gareth Worrall. Gareth has appeared on Coronation Street, Hollyoaks, Cold Feet, Gunpowder, City in the City, Common as Muck and he is also a radio presenter on Tameside Radio.

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  • Gary Yates (b. 1967): cricketer; played first-class cricket for Lancashire, 1990-2002; coaches the Lancashire second XI; born in Ashton-under-Lyne[35]

Others[edit]

Other footballers who were born in Ashton-under-Lyne include Trevor Ross,[36] Alan Wright,[37] Gordon Taylor,[38] and Bert Whalley, who died in the 1958 Munich air disaster.[39]

Several Coronation Street actors are also associated with Ashton-upon-Lyne; Bill Tarmey,[40] Roy Barraclough,[41] and Sue Devaney all live in the town.[42]

See also[edit]

List of people from Greater Manchester

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tim Lambert. "Famous people from North West England". LocalHistories.org.  Retrieved on 16 September 2008.
  2. ^ Natalie Anglesey (13 July 2006). "Amanda's Bad and loving it!". Manchester Evening News. Archived from the original on 1 June 2007.  Retrieved on 16 September 2008.
  3. ^ "Margaret Beckett". BBC Online.  Retrieved on 16 September 2008.
  4. ^ Tameside Local Studies & Archives Centre staff (2006). "Tameside bibliography" (PDF). Tameside.gov.uk. Retrieved 16 September 2008. 
  5. ^ Arthur Brooke biography
  6. ^ "Henry Cockburn". The Independent. London. 17 February 2004.  Retrieved on 12 September 2008.
  7. ^ Robert Duckenfield biography
  8. ^ Nevell (1994), p. 75.
  9. ^ Simon Louvish (6 December 2002). "That lad will go far!". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 22 September 2008. 
  10. ^ Ronald Fraser biography
  11. ^ "The Hands of History: Parliamentary Sketches 1997–2007". Kingston.ac.uk. [dead link] Retrieved on 16 September 2008.
  12. ^ Adam Derbyshire (24 May 2006). "'I'm wild, crazy and sexy'... meet Big Brother Lisa". Manchester Evening News.  Retrieved on 16 September 2008.
  13. ^ a b Stuart James (6 July 2006). "Ashton-under-Lyne cheers Perrotta". The Guardian. London.  Retrieved on 12 September 2008.
  14. ^ "Court cleared for Moors murder charges hearing". The Guardian. London. 7 December 1965.  Retrieved on 16 September 2008.
  15. ^ 'The parish of Ashton-under-Lyne: Introduction, manor & boroughs', A History of the County of Lancaster: Volume 4 (1911), pp. 338–347. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=41438. Date accessed: 16 September 2008.
  16. ^ http://thequietus.com/articles/17173-lonelady-interview-hinterland
  17. ^ Nevell (1994), pp. 42–47.
  18. ^ F. W. Micklethwaite, 1848–1925. City of Toronto Archives biography.
  19. ^ Ostick, Chris (2 March 2014), Lancashire ace Stephen Parry helps England to victory on his debut, Manchester Evening News  Retrieved on 15 March 2014.
  20. ^ "Historic exhibition for Lytham". Lytham St Annes Express. 24 June 2008. Retrieved 16 September 2008. 
  21. ^ "Harry Pilling player profile". Cricinfo.com.  Retrieved on 28 August 2007.
  22. ^ "Facts about Stalybridge". Tameside Metropolitan Borough. Retrieved 2012-09-19. 
  23. ^ Ellis Plummer (Footballer) for Manchester City
  24. ^ Barry, Chris (13 August 2004). "Pure passion drives David". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 1 March 2015. 
  25. ^ "An automatic tea-making machine, c. 1902.". ScienceMuseum.org.uk.  Retrieved on 16 September 2008.
  26. ^ "Mark Robins". Soccerbase.com.  Retrieved on 7 October 2010."Mark Robins". MUFCinfo.com.  Retrieved on 12 September 2008.
  27. ^ "Sunny Rogers". The Independent. London. 28 January 2006.  Retrieved on 16 September 2008.
  28. ^ "No. 56257". The London Gazette. 27 June 2001. p. 7571. 
  29. ^ "David Vaughan". The Daily Telegraph. London. 13 December 2003.  Retrieved on 12 November 2009.
  30. ^ Carr, Sue (10 December 2003). "Sadie's dad dies". Manchester Evening News.  Retrieved on 12 November 2009.
  31. ^ "To hell and back". Manchester Evening News. 7 February 2003.  Retrieved on 16 September 2008.
  32. ^ "Brian Wilde". The Daily Telegraph. London. 21 March 2008.  Retrieved on 16 September 2008.
  33. ^ Ian Wylie (13 February 2006). "Sean frozen out of Ice show". Manchester Evening News.  Retrieved on 16 September 2008.
  34. ^ www.tameside.gov.uk Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council site on the local blue plaques, access date 2010-12-01
  35. ^ "Gary Yates player profile". Cricinfo.com.  Retrieved on 28 August 2007.
  36. ^ "Everton Player Stats Trevor Ross". EvertonFC.com.  Retrieved on 12 September 2008.
  37. ^ "Alan Wright". The Guardian. London. Archived from the original on June 9, 2011.  Retrieved on 12 September 2008.
  38. ^ James Lawton (24 November 2001). "Gordon Taylor: The players' champion". The Independent. London.  Retrieved on 12 September 2008.
  39. ^ Laura Breen (29 July 2005). "Portland Basin Museum: Football Fever". Manchester Evening News.  Retrieved on 12 September 2008.
  40. ^ "Friends of Young Carers Charity Launch". Tameside.gov.uk. 11 September 2007.  Retrieved on 16 September 2008.
  41. ^ "Flintoff and Street star honoured". BBC Online. 31 December 2005.  Retrieved on 16 September 2008.
  42. ^ "Girls behind". TheLowry.com. 9 August 2007.  Retrieved on 16 September 2008.
Bibliography
  • Nevell, Mike (1994). The People Who Made Tameside. Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council. ISBN 1-871324-12-2.