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William Barron

William Barron – GardnerWilliam Barron was born into a gardening family in Eccles, Scotland on the 7th of September. The exact year of his birth is a little uncertain because while many assume that he was born in 1800, others believe this to be due to a mistake in his obituary and that he was … Read More

Frances Bush

Lace Maker – Frances Bush The name Frances Bush may not mean that much to people who live outside of Long Eaton, Derbyshire but that is not too surprising when you consider the fact that records of her life are so patchy and she appears to have led a simple, modest life. Even the local … Read More

George Stephenson

 George Stephenson – Train Engineer. He may be one of the most recognisable figures in British history but he came from very humble beginning in Wylam, having been born on June 9th 1781 to a poor, illiterate couple. George may have had a poor education during his upbringing, no doubt due to his low status … Read More

Arthur Lowe

A Biography of Arthur Lowe The story of this well known actor begins in Hayfield in Derbyshire on September 22nd1915. As the only son of a man that transported touring companies for a living, Arthur was introduced to the theatrical world from an early age and was little surprise that his first job was in … Read More