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This is a list of people from the metropolitan borough of Bury in North West England. It includes people from the town of Bury and also people from the towns of Radcliffe, Prestwich, Whitefield, Tottington, Ramsbottom and other places which together form the Metropolitan Borough of Bury. This list is arranged alphabetically by surname:


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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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  • Noel Castree, author; professor of geography
  • Sir John Charnley (1911–1982), orthopaedic surgeon; hip replacement pioneer; born in Bury
  • David Chaytor (born 1949), Labour MP for Bury North 1997–2010; convicted fraudster
  • Anthony Cotton (born Anthony Dunn) (born 1975), British actor; plays Sean Tully in Coronation Street
  • Walter Clegg (18 April 1920–15 April 1994), British Conservative politician
  • Lol Creme, of the band 10cc; from Prestwich
  • Richmal Crompton (1890–1969), real name Richmal Crompton Lamburn; author of Just William stories[7]
  • Cecil Cronshaw (1889–1961), pioneer of modern dyes; Chairman and Director of ICI[8]
  • Brian Cubbon (1928–2015), former Permanent Secretary, Home Office and Northern Ireland Office

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  • Michael Edelson (born 1944), businessman; Director of Manchester United Football Club
  • Elbow, band which formed and played its first gig in Bury

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  • Howard Jacobson (born 1942), writer; born in Prestwich[27]
  • John Just (1797–1852), second Master of Bury Grammar School 1832–52; botanist; lectured at the Royal Manchester School of Medicine and Surgery; honorary professor of botany at the Royal Manchester Institution[28]

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  • Allan Levy QC (1943–2004), children's rights lawyer; Chairman of the Pindown Enquiry[32]
  • Dr Montagu Lomax, assistant medical officer at the Prestwich Asylum, 1917–1919; exposed the inhuman, custodial and antitherapeutic practices there in a book[33] which led to a Royal Commission, increased central control and ultimately the Mental Treatment Act of 1930.[34][35] However, much of what Lomax described could still be seen in parts of Prestwich Hospital in the 1960s and 1970s.[36][37]

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  • Michael Oates, amateur astronomer; has discovered 144 comets using images from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory; for almost five years held the world record for the greatest number of comet discoveries by an individual; resides in Prestwich[citation needed]

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  7. ^ Richmal Crompton biography Archived 2010-12-11 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Donnelly, James. "Cronshaw, Cecil John Turrell". DNB. OUP. Retrieved 22 November 2016. He was educated at Bury grammar school and apprenticed for a time to J. H. Leicester at the Manchester chamber of commerce testing house.
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  13. ^ Money, D. K. "Fawkes, Francis". DNB. OUP. Retrieved 22 November 2016. He was baptized there on 4 April 1720, and educated at Bury Free School.
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  22. ^ Hamilton, J. A. "Holker, Sir John". DNB. OUP. Retrieved 23 November 2016. He was educated at the Bury grammar school, and, though at first intended for the church, was articled to a solicitor
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  30. ^ "Myles Kenyon". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2011-03-15.
  31. ^ Edward Ullendorff; Michael John Petry. "Knox, Sir (Thomas) Malcolm". DNB. OUP. Retrieved 23 November 2016. Bury grammar school and the Liverpool Institute provided the principal elements of his early education.
  32. ^ Dyer, Claire (29 September 2004). "Obituary: Allan Levy". The Guardian. Retrieved 22 November 2016.
  33. ^ Montagu Lomax, The Experiences of an Asylum Doctor London: George Allen & Unwin 1921
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  38. ^ Leapman, Michael. "Moorhouse, Geoffrey". DNB. OUP. Retrieved 23 November 2016. Leaving Bury grammar school at eighteen, he was conscripted for national service as a coder in the Royal Navy.
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  57. ^ Sutton, C. W. "Wroe, Richard". DNB. OUP. Retrieved 22 November 2016. He was educated at Bury grammar school and Jesus College, Cambridge. Entered as a pensioner on 19 June 1658 and a scholar from 19 January 1660, he graduated BA in 1662 and was elected fellow on 23 July 1662.