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November 2002
Great Nottinghamians - the result
William Booth
You voted William Booth as the greatest Nottinghamian.

As the BBC carried out its search for the greatest Britons - we looked closer to home to find the greatest person to hail from Nottinghamshire.

Below you'll find the results.

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Great Nottinghamians

Great Nottinghamian biographies:


William Booth


Lord Byron

Watson Fothergill

Su Pollard

D H Lawrence

Alan Sillitoe

Robin Hood


Torvill and Dean

Sir Jesse Boot

Harold Larwood

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Great Nottinghamians
The Result
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William Booth 69.9%
2 Robin Hood 12.3%
3 Sir Jesse Boot 3.6%
4 DH Lawrence 3.1%
5 Su Pollard 3.0%
6 Watson Fothergill 3.0%
7 Lord Byron 2.0%
8 Torvill & Dean 1.3%
9 Alan Sillitoe 1.1%
10 Harold Larwood 0.7%

Nottingham man William Booth has made the BBC's Greatest Britons top 100. Below is a biography of the man that brought the Salvation Army to the world. Read more >>

Why not also have a quick recap of the other ten star contestants. Visit our Great Nottinghamians page for a quick rundown.
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