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Mal Walker sent in Ten Famous people with Lancashire Town names...

1. Horatio NELSON - Admiral at Battle of Trafalgar.
2. George FORMBY - Comedian, singer, banjo player, film star
3. Bing CROSBY - Crooner, Film Star
4. Mike ATHERTON - England Test Cricketer
5. Vivien LEIGH - Star of films, theatre.
6. Burt LANCASTER - A handsome, vibrant, athletic film star, with a long run of popularity
7. Dr. Samuel PRESCOTT - The man who actually completed the ride that Paul Revere falsely took the credit for.
8. John MANCHESTER - Eyewitness to alleged conspiracy in assassination of President John F. Kennedy
9. Paul INCE - England & Wolverhampton footballer.
10. Eric MORECAMBE - Comedian. A larger-than-life statue of Eric Morecambe was unveiled by the Queen at Morecambe in 1999

Martin from Leyland added these...
Sal Ford - artist
Ross'n'Dale - comedians
Ray Green - golfer
The Great Harwood - magician
Bill Inge - DIY expert
Paddy Ham - actor
Stan Dish - male model
Sir Yealand Conyers - explorer
Oswald Twistle - politician
Rough Lee - wrestler

Ian Thompson added these...
1. Alexei SALE - Comedian
2. Gareth HALE - Not a Comedian
3. June WHITEFIELD (all right it's not got the middle E in) - of Terry and June
4. Kim CATERALL - Sexy and the City
5. Ivy TYLDSLEY - Coronation Street Charachter 6. Charles DARWEN - Evolution Bloke
7. Nick HEYWOOD - Eighties Popster
8. Admiral NELSON - Aggressive Sailor
9. David MELLOR - Chelsea Shirt Wearing Politician
10. Tony AUDENSHAW - Barman in Emmerdale
11. Tracey SHAW - Former Corrie Minx
12. Burt LANCASTER - Movie Legend
13. Billy Bob THORNTON - Another Actor
14. BAMBER (Bridge) Gascoigne - THE Original University Challenge Presenter
15. Emile HESKETH BANK - Footballer who keeps falling over.

Ellen Janevicius added this...
The Who's John Entwistle

Chris Mellor added these...
More lanky names from the Chorley borough...
Rick ASTLEY pop singer
Frank WHITTLE inventor
Christopher ECCLESTON actor
James MAWDESLEY human rights campaigner
Luke RIVINGTON theologian
Mark CHARNOCK soap star

Andy McCaughtrie added these...
Stuart Coppull (spelling?) - famous footy person
Chorley Chaplin? struggling now.....

Ste/Van added these...

Andrew Woolveridge added these...
Mike READ – former radio 1 DJ
Paula RADCLIFFE – Marathon world record holder

Charlie from Preston added these...
What about cricketer Len HUTTON
comedy actor Frank THORNTON
and comic Bernie CLIFTON
and if you want to go fictional there's all the James BONDS
What about Kent WALTON or Issak WALTON (wrestling commentator and writer)
Nelson could be under it's proper name of Jerry MARSDEN (Jerry and the Pacemakers)
Ansdell is named after a artist
Kirby from the singer Kathy Kirby,
Barrow from the explorer John Barrow and I think there is a John Leyland but I am not sure what he did!

Joe Moxham added these...
Robert PRESTON - Actor
Bruno LANGLEY - Actor Coronation St.
Mick FLEETWOOD - Fleetwood Mac
Jimmy CLITHEROE - Comedian
Harry PILLING - ex Lancashire cricketer
Gordon BANKS - England World Cup winner
Albert RAMSBOTTOM -Albert and the Lion
Charlotte CHURCH- Singer

Patricia Martin added this...
Michael Bolton - singer, known for his previously flowing locks

James Whalley (no relation) added this...
Joanne Whalley (actress - who used to be Joanne Whalley-Kilmer when married to Val Kilmer.......the days just fly by for me as you can imagine!)

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