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Famous People from Lancashire
"I have already mentioned a few famous Lancastrians in my quizzes about Lancashire, and here are some more people who are were born in Lancashire."
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Which future Prime Minister was born in Bury in 1788?
Which famous Lancashire footballer, known as the 'Preston Plumber', played for the same team all his professional life, from 1940 to 1960 (apart from three years during World War II)?
Which singer was born with the surname 'Stansfield' in Rochdale in 1898?
Which Lancashire-born writer popularized the phrase 'Shangri-La' in one of his novels?
Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle
Which actor, born at Huyton near Liverpool, had 6 wives, including Lilli Palmer and Kay Kendall?
Which athlete, more usually linked with Belfast, was born in Lancashire in 1939 and won a gold medal at the 1972 Olympics?
Which writer, born in Bury, created a comical schoolboy called William?
Generally thought to have been born in Lancashire (probably in Chorley), this man was appointed as Military Captain of the 'Mayflower' by the Pilgrims for the journey to America in 1620. Who was he?
Which Archbishop of Canterbury was born at Crosby (Merseyside) in 1921?
The actor Frank Finlay was born in Farnworth near Bolton in 1926. For which film (in which he starred with Lawrence Olivier in 1965) did he receive an Academy Award nomination?
The Three Musketeers
A Christmas Carol
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