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Stanley Accrington (b. 1951)

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HILTON, Cecil (1884 - 1931), Director of cotton-spinning companies in Oldham, Accrington, and Middleton

LEESE, Joseph Francis (1845 - 1914), KC; Recorder of Manchester from 1893; MP (L) Accrington Division of Lancashire, 1892–1909

RENDELL, James Robson (1850 - 1926), late Minister of New Church (Swedenborgian), Accrington; Editor of New Church Magazine, since 1900

HIGHAM, Thomas (1866 - 1947), High Sheriff, Co. of Lancaster, 1934; DL, JP, County Alderman Lancs County Council; head of firm of Highams, Ltd, Cotton Manufacturers, Woodnook Mills, Accrington

HIGHAM, John Sharp (1857 - 1932), JP; Chairman of W. P. Hartley, Ltd, jam manufacturers; Chairman of Highams, Ltd, Accrington and Rochdale; President of the United Kingdom Commercial Travellers’ Association, 1926–27; President Southport Liberal Association; Treasurer Lancashire and Cheshire Band of Hope and Temperance Union; cotton manufacturer; MP (L), Sowerby Division, Yorks, 1904–18; Mayor of Accrington, 1899–1901; twelve years member of Lancashire County Council

MACALPINE, George Watson (1850 - 1920), Chairman of the Altham Colliery Company, Ltd; Great Harwood Colliery Company, Ltd; Accrington Brick and Tile Company, Ltd; Whinney Hill Plastic Brick Company, Ltd; Vice-President of the British and Foreign Bible Society; Ex-President of the Baptist Union

GRAY, Ernest (1857 - 1932), Officer de l’Instruction Publique (France); MP (CU) Accrington, 1918–22; member London County Council (Hoxton), 1907, (Brixton), 1910–25; Member of the Consultative Committee of the Board of Education, 1900–08; Vice-Chairman London County Council, 1915; actively associated with educational and other social reform movements in London; late Maj. 6th Batt. Essex Regt


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Small Lancashire mill town 18 m. N of Manchester. Manchester‐born novelist Jeanette Winterson was adopted and raised here in Accrington, and educated at Accrington Girls’ Grammar School; her Pentecostal ...

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