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Message started by YaBB Administrator on 08. Jul 2006 at 17:54

Title: Famous People
Post by YaBB Administrator on 08. Jul 2006 at 17:54

Ken H Harrison Cartoonist - famous for Desperate Dan.

Ted Lewis, author of 'Jack's Return Home' - which was later made into the Michael Caine classic 'Get Carter'- lived on Priestgate until his death.

Samuel Wilderspin (1791-1866) was one of the pioneers of the primary education system.

Isaac Pitman the inventor of Pitman Shorthand - the most widely-used system of shorthand.

Frederick Hopper - bicycle industrialist.

Phillip Pape - famous artist.





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