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Notable People from Wallsend's History


Some of the notable People linked with Wallsend's history:

Wallsend T. Dan Smith George Burton Hunter (1845 - 1937) John Buddle (1773-1843) Wallsend at War Sting (musician) 1951- Margaret Bondfield (1873 - 1953)
John Buddle (1773-1843)
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John Buddle (1773-1843)
- Overview About John Buddle John Buddle was born in West Keyo, County Durham in 1773; he went on to become a prominent mining engineer and entrepreneur and known locally as ...
Margaret Bondfield (1873 - 1953)
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Margaret Bondfield (1873 - 1953)
- Overview About Margaret Bondfield Margaret Bondfield was a trades unionist, women's rights activist and political leader. She had had a number of union roles and was sbsequently elected to the ...
George Burton Hunter (1845 - 1937)
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George Burton Hunter (1845 - 1937)
- Overview About George B. Hunter George Burton Hunter is best known for being a partner and manager of Swan Hunter, which had become the largest shipbuilder on Tyneside by 1893. ...
T. Dan Smith
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T. Dan Smith
- Overview About T. Dan Smith T. Dan Smith was a prominent figure in the Labour Party in the North East and leader of Newcastle City Council from 1960 to 1965. ...
Sting (musician) 1951-
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Sting (musician) 1951-
- Overview About Sting Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner was born in Wallsend on 2nd October 1951, and is famous as the the musician, singer/songwriter, and actor known as Sting.  He was ...
Wallsend at War
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Wallsend at War
- During the First World War the Illustrated Chronicle published photographs of soldiers and sailors from Newcastle and the North East of England. These have been made available by Newcastle Libraries.

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