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List of people from Leeds

This is a list of people from Leeds, a city in West Yorkshire, England. This list includes people from the historic settlement, and the wider metropolitan borough, and thus may include people from Horsforth, Morley, Pudsey, Otley and Wetherby and other areas of the city. This list is arranged alphabetically by surname:

Table of contents:
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
Without biographies • Not from Leeds but buried in Leeds • See also • References

A

Herbert Asquith, born in Morley, Leeds, Liberal Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

Benjamin Henry Latrobe, from Leeds, served as Architect of the Capitol in Washington D.C. from 1803-1817; he is regarded as the "father of American architecture".[84]

M

N

O

P

R

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John Smeaton from Leeds, regarded as the "father of civil engineering"[143]

T

V

  • Hedley Verity - England cricketer, playing for Yorkshire he took all 10 Nottinghamshire wickets for 10 runs on 12 July 1932[168]
  • Vesta Victoria - music hall star[169]

W

Z

List of people not from Leeds but buried in Leeds

  • Dickie Arnold (1918-1990) - actor, buried at Lawnswood Cemetery, Leeds[94]
  • Pablo Fanque (1796–1871) - black circus proprietor buried in Woodhouse Cemetery because his first wife had died in Leeds and was buried there[184]
  • Harry Daniels VC - born in Wymondham, Norfolk, recipient of the Victoria Cross in 1915; buried at Lawnswood Crematorium, Leeds[185]
  • Wilfred Edwards VC - born in Norwich, Norfolk, recipient of the Victoria Cross in 1917; buried in Oldfield Lane Cemetery, Leeds[185]
  • Charles Hull VC (1890–1953) - born in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, recipient of the Victoria Cross in 1915, worked in Leeds Constabulary and buried in Woodhouse Cemetery[186][187]
  • Arthur Poulter VC - born in East Witton North Yorkshire, recipient of the Victoria Cross in 1918; before the Great War he was employed as a drayman at the Timothy Taylor Brewery, Leeds; buried in New Wortley Cemetery, Leeds[185]
  • John Crawshaw Raynes VC - born in Sheffield, Yorkshire; recipient of the Victoria Cross in 1915; served in the Leeds police force before and after the wars buried at Harehills Cemetery, Leeds; well known in the city, it was estimated up to 25 - 30,000 people attended his funeral[185]

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