People in History


...from / with connections with North East England    Hint: type in the search box (below) to filter e. 'Feminist', 'Railways'.

Name Born Died Occupation/Category Locations (NE)
MARLEY, John 1590 1673 Merchant, military commander and politician Newcastle
PHILIPSAON, Mable 1887 1951 Actor, Politician Berwick First female MP in the NE
DAVIES, Emily 1830 1921 Suffragist, Feminist, Education Gateshead
SANDERSON, William John ? ? philanthropist, Politician Newcastle (Mayor 1907-8)
DELAVAL, Admiral George c.1667 1723 Diplomat and politician Saeton Delaval Hall
COLLINGWOOD, Admiral Lord 1748 1810 Navy commander (incl. Battle of Trafalgar) Newcastle, Morpeth & North Shields.
HULL, Alan 1945 1995 Singer and songwriter (Lindisfarne) Born in Benwell, Newcastle
DAVISON, Alexander 1750 1829 Businessman Lanton & Swarland, Northumberland
CROWLEY, Ambrose 1658 1713    
BEK, Antony 1245 1311 Religious Leader Durham, Bishop Aukland
DORMAN, Arthur 1848 1931 Industrialist, Ironmaster Middlesbrough
SUTHERLAND, Arthur Munro 1867 1953    
BISCOP, Benedict, Saint 628 690 AD Religious Leader Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, Jarrow
GREEN, Benjamin 1813 1858 Architect Newcastle
GILPIN, Bernard 1517 1583 Religious Leader, Theolgian Houghton-le-Spring
STOKOE, Bob 1930 2004    
ROBSON, Bobby 1933 2009 Football Manager, Sport Newcastle
BROWN, Capability 1716 1783    
COOKSON, Catherine 1906 1998 Author South Shields
PARSONS, Charles Algernon 1854 1931    
AVISON, Charles 1709 1770 Composer Newcastle
BRANDLING, Charles 1733 1802    
DICKENS, Charles 1812 1870 Author Performances around North East & visits for research for writing.
SYKES, Charles Robinson 1875 1950    
GREY, Charles, 2nd Earl 1764 1845    
CHANDLER, Chas 1938 1996    
LEATHART, Constance 1903 1993 Pilot Born in Low Fell, Gatshead
ELLISON, Cuthbert 1783 1860 Politician  
PEEL, Dorothy 1782 1857   Of South Shields
BOYD, Edward Fenwick 1810 1889 Industrialist, Engineer, Mining, NEIMME Leamside, Urpeth, Hetton-le-Hole, Wylam
Elizabeth "Bessie" Surtees 1754 1831    
WILKINSON, Ellen 1891 1947 Politician, Trades Unionist, Feminist Middlesbrough, Jarrow
DAVISON, Emily 1872 1913 Suffragette, Feminist Of Longhorsely & Morpeth, Northumberland
WILLIAMS, Ethel 1863 1948 Doctor, Suffragist, Feminist Newcastle
ATKINSON, Frank 1924 2014 Curator Beamish, Barnard Castle
Frank West Rich 1840 1929    
AIRY, George Biddell 1801 1892 Scientist, Physics Alnwick, Northumberland
BOWES, George 1701 1760 Land owner, Coal proprietor, Politician Gibside, Barnard Castle
HANDYSIDE, George 1821 1904    
HUDSON, George 1800 1871 Businessman, Politician, Railways Sunderland
RENWICK, George 1850 1931    
STEPHENSON, George 1781 1848 Engineer, Railways, Mining Wylam, Killingworth, Newcastle, Stockton
BELL, Gertrude 1868 1926 Explorer and diplomat Washington, Redcar, Middlesbrough
DARLING, Grace 1815 1842 National Heroine Bamburgh, Farne Islands, Northumberland
CLASPER, Harry 1812 1870 Sportsman, Rower Dunston, Gateshead, Jarrow, Whickham
BOLCKOW, Henry 1806 1878 Industrialist, Ironmaster Middlesbrough
DE PUISET, Hugh 1125 1195 Religious Leader Durham
LA FRENAIS, Ian 1936 -    
HOLDEN, Isaac 1804 c1857    
CRAWFORD, Jack 1775 1831 Sailor, Keelman, Navy, Local Hero Sunderland
COOK, James 1728 1779    
ENO, James Crossley 1827 1915    
RENFORTH, James 1842 1871 Sportsman, Rowing Manors, Newcastle, Gateshead
BUDDLE, John 1773 1843    
CLAYTON, John 1792 1890    
CUNNINGHAM, John 1729 1773    
DOBSON, John 1787 1865 Architect Newcastle, North East region
BLACKETT, John Erasmus 1729 1814 Businessman, Politician, Mayor Newcastle
FOSTER SPENCE, John 1818 1901    
SWAN, John George 1839 1900    
GILROY, John 1898 1985 Artist, Cartoonist Whitley Bay, Heaton, Newcastle
GREEN, John 1787 1852 Architect Newcastle
HANCOCK, John 1808 1890 Naturalist  
RUTHERFORD, John Hunter 1826 1890    
MARTIN, John 1789 1854    
SCOTT, John, 1st Lord Eldon 1751 1838    
STOKOE, John 1756 1836    
VAUGHAN, John 1799 1868    
COWEN, Joseph 1829 1900 Politician, Journalist, Social Reformer Blaydon, Gateshead, Newcastle
SKIPSEY, Joseph 1832 1903 Poet, Miner North Shields, Backworth
SWAN, Joseph 1828 1914 Inventor, Physicist, Chemist, Entrepreneur Pallion, Sunderland, Low Fell, Gateshead, Newcastle
BUTLER, Josephine 1828 1906 Social reformer, Feminist Milfield & Wooler, Northumberland
ALDER, Joshua 1792 1867 Naturalist, Zoologist, Malacologist Newcastle, Alnwick
BROWN, Kathleen     Suffragette, Feminist  
CARROLL, Lewis 1832 1898    
BYRON, Lord        
ARMSTRONG, Lord William 1810 1900   Jesmond, Cragside
BONDFIELD, Margaret 1873 1953 Trades Unionist, Politician, Feminist MP for Wallsend
AKENSIDE, Mark 1721 1770 Poet, Doctor Newcastle
WHITE RIDLEY, Matthew 1902 1964    
WOOD, Nicholas 1795 1865    
Queen Victoria 1819 1901 Monarch  
JOHNSON,R. J. 1832 1892    
HEDLEY, Ralph 1848 1913    
WARD JACKSON, Ralph 1806 1880   Hartlepool
SMYTHE, Reg 1917 1998    
GRAINGER, Richard 1797 1861 Developer,Builder Newcastle
WELFORD, Richard 1836 1919    
DEUCHAR, Robert 1831 1904    
PEASE, Henry 1807 1881 Ironmaster / MP Darlington, Saltburn
STEPHENSON, Robert 1803 1859 Engineer, Railways  
WATSON BOYD, Robert 1852 1887    
CUTHBERT, Saint 634 687    
TEMPLE, Simon 1759 1822 Shipbuilder South Shields
PALMER, Sir Charles Mark 1822 1907    
St Aidan of Lindisfarne c.590 651    
LAUREL, Stan 1890 1965    
STING 1951 - Musician  
SMITH, T. Dan 1915 1993 Politician Born Wallsend, later Newcastle
Third Marquess of Londonderry 1778 1854    
BEWICK,Thomas 1753 1828 Artist, Wood Engraver, Naturalist Mickley, Ovingham, Newcastle
BURT, Thomas 1837 1922    
HACKWORTH, Timothy 1786 1850 Engineer, Inventor, Railways Wylam, Shildon
BEDE, Venerable 673 735 AD Religious leader Sunderland, Jarrow
PASMORE, Victor 1908 1988 Artist, Architect Newcastle, Peterlee
CALVERLEY-BLACKETT, Walter 1707 1777    
DRUMMOND, Walter James 1891 1965    
SKIRLAW, Walter   1406 Religious Leader, Diplomat  
SOWERBY, John George 1849 1914 Artist, Painter, Glass making Gateshead
BELL, William 1844 1919 Architect, Railways Newcastle, Whitley Bay, NE region
LEECH, William Charles 1900 1990    
William Haswell Stephenson 1836 1918    
HEDLEY, William 1779 1843 Engineer, Mining, Railways Newburn, Wylam
NEWTON, William 1730 1798    
BLYTON, William Reid 1899 1987 Politician, Trades Unionist Houghton-le-Spring, South Shields
STRAKER, William 1855 1941    
STEAD, William Thomas 1849 1912    
TURNER, William 1615 1693    
WAILES, William 1808 1876 Stained Glass Maker Newcastle, Saltwell, Gateshead
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