Birchall was commander of IX Company of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards and was working with the Afghan security forces to protect and help the people of Basharan during a major operation to clear the Taliban from the central Helmand Province in the run-up. He was instrumental in establishing a recording studio for the band at Fisher Lane Farm in Chiddingfold near Godalming in 1981 more ON genesis here Maxwell Aitken b 1951 Educated at Charterhouse School in Godalming, Maxwell William Humphrey Aitken succeeded to the title of Third. His professional dancing partner was Flavia Cacace, also from Guildford, with whom he achieved UK champion status in various disciplines including Ten Dance, Showdance, Ballroom and Tango from. Orde Wingate Picture in public domain Leader of the highly effective Chindits in the Second World War was a pupil at Charterhouse School in Godalming. Cole has achieved 68 caps for England (2008). More here Sidney Beatrice Webb : Pictures in public domain Founders of the socialist think-tank the Fabian Society in 1884, they built Passfield Corners near Liphoo. Terry Keane Born of Irish parents in Guildford the newspaper columnist wrote for a number of papers, however it was her long-running column in the Sunday Independent (Ireland) that resulted in the journalist hitting the limelight. Emma Barton b 1978 Graduating in 1998 from the Guildford School of Acting the actress honed her skills in over 16 plays including Grease, Loveshack and Thoroughly Modern Millie before appearing in the BBC drama series Spooks followed by her part as Honey Mitchell. In the clip he is shown with his family and pets in the garden.
Lennon, who wrote the majority of the band's output with Paul McCartney, lived at Kenwood in St Georges Hill, Weybridge from with his wife Cynthia and young son Julian. Licensed under Creative Commons ShareAlike.0 The singer-songwriter was educated at the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) in Guildford from where he was awarded a diploma and higher diploma before launching into a successful music career both as a solo artist and with bands. Bernardus Verwaayan b 1952 Dutch-born businessman is currently (2008) the CEO of British telecoms giant BT and resides in Haslemere.
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Image in public domain. Newton Faulkner b 1985 Picture by Yaffa. He learnt to swim at Cutmill Ponds and spent most of his school holidays playing in the stream by Cutmill Cottage. Graham Thorpe b 1969 Picture by Jguk: permission under GNU Free Documentation License The English cricketer who played for Surrey and England was born in Farnham. He later also founded a journal, Parliamentary Debate, in which he gave accounts of debates in the house to overcome what he saw as misreporting and misrepresentation. The editor of The World at One, Colin Hancock, called Clarke the "most brilliant interviewer I've ever known" and BBC chairman Michael Grade talked of losing one of the "outstanding broadcast journalists of his generation". Albert Jack b 1964 Not many people can recount how a chance conversation in a Guildford pub resulted in fame and fortune but author Jack had just that experience. Pertwee first appeared alongside the likes of Kenneth Horne and Kenneth Williams in the radio comedy series Round The Horne in the late 1960s. Evans lived for a time in Haslemere and was a regular visitor at the Crosses, home of her future husband in Weybridge.
Rachel Portman b 1960 The much applauded composer who has written many scores for film and theatre was born in Haslemere. Ann Dent The journalist and a chief reporter for the Surrey Advertiser worked on the paper from the 1960s until her retirement in 2001. Harries is a patron of the Surrey charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY).
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