Local People

Actors

  • Stephanie Beacham (b 1947)
  • Claire Bloom (b 1931)
  • Bernard Bresslaw (1934 – 1993)
  • Kenneth Connor (1918 – 1993)
  • Muriel George (1883 – 1965)
  • Gerald Harper (b 1929)
  • David Jason (b 1940)
  • Peter Sellers (1925 – 1980)
  • John Slater (1915 – 1976)
  • Terry-Thomas (1963 – 1990)

Author

  • Jerome K Jerome (1859 – 1927)


Comedians

  • Peter Brough (ventriloquist) (1916 – 1999)
  • Max Bygraves (1922 – 2012)
  • Cyril Fletcher (1913 – 2005)
  • Alfred Marks (1921 – 1996)
  • Eric Morecambe (1926 – 1984)
  • Mike Winters (1926 -2013) & Bernie Winters (1930 – 1991)

Film maker

  • Robert Paul (1869 – 1943)

Musicians

  • Winifred Attwell (pianist) (1910 – 1983)
  • Joy Beverley (singer) (1924 – 2015)
  • Osian Ellis (harpist) (b1928)
  • Sir Charles Groves (conductor) (1915 -1992)
  • Vic Lewis (bandleader and onetime co-manager of The Beatles)
  • Richard Tauber (opera singer) (1891 – 1948)
  • Western Brothers (Kenneth 1899 – 1963, George 1895 – 1969) (musical satirists)
  • Lena Zavaroni (singer) (1963 – 1999)
  • Ann Ziegler (1910 – 2003) & Webster Booth (1902 -1984) (singers)

Public figures

  • Sir John Popham (Lord Chief Justice of England) (1531 – 1607)
  • Rev. Benjamin Waugh (founder of NSPCC) (1839 – 1908)

Sportsmen

  • Alex James (Arsenal footballer) (1901 – 1953)
  • Joe Kinnear (Spurs footballer) (b 1946)
  • Billy Wright (Wolves & Arsenal footballer) (1924 – 1974)
Address

Friern Barnet & District Local History Society
46 Raleigh Drive,
Whetstone,
London N20 0UU

Contact

Telephone: 020 8368 8314

Email: friernbarnethistory@hotmail.co.uk

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