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Famous people born in North Yorkshire:
Ben Kingsley
Charles Laughton
Clements Markham
Dame Edith Sitwell
Edward Hulton
Elaine McDonald
Frankie Howerd
Frederic Leighton
Frederick Bower
George Baltimore
George Cayley
Guy Fawkes
Henry I
Henry Maudsley
Henry Sidgwick
Herbert Sutcliffe
Jane Glover
Jimi Mistry
Joanne Jackson
John Barry
John Hick
John Jackson
John Laird Mair Lawrence
John Lambert
John Snow
John Wycliffe
Jonathan Hutchinson
Joseph Rowntree
Judi Dench
Martin Rees
Mother Shipton
Richard Spruce
Seebohm Rowntree
Sir Herbert Read
Sir Sacheverell Sitwell
Smithson Tennant
Steve McLaren
Storm Jameson
Susan Hill
Thomas Lord
Thomas Rymer
Vince Cable
W H Auden
William Bateson
William Rosse
William Scoresby
William Stubbs
William Vernon Harcourt
William Williamson

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If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it. - Charlotte Bronte
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