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List of famous people who died in Sunderland, with photos when available. These notable Sunderland deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Sunderland, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Sunderland listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Sunderland has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

This list contains people like Sid James and Robert Carter.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Sunderland?" and "Which celebrities died in Sunderland?" then this list will have you covered.

This list of historic deaths in Sunderland includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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William Paley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Sunderland
William Paley Died at 62 (1743-1805)

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Sid James is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Sunderland
Sid James Died at 63 (1913-1976)

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John Bainbridge is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Sunderland
John Bainbridge Died at 80 (1880-1960)

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Billy Dunlop is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Sunderland
Billy Dunlop Died at 67 (1874-1941)

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Edward Temperley Gourley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Sunderland
Edward Temperley Gourley Died at 76 (1826-1902)

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Billy Elliott is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Sunderland
Billy Elliott Died at 83 (1925-2008)

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Billy Watson, Snr. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Sunderland
Billy Watson, Snr. Died at 69 (1893-1962)

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Jack Doran is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Sunderland
Jack Doran Died at 44 (1896-1940)

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James Bewick is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Sunderland
James Bewick Died at 73 (1906-1979)

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Len Duns is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Sunderland
Len Duns Died at 20 (1916-1936)

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Jack Alderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Sunderland
Jack Alderson Died at 81 (1891-1972)

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Jimmy Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Sunderland
Jimmy Thorpe Died at 23 (1913-1936)

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Jack Jones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Sunderland
Jack Jones Died at 65 (1866-1931)

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James Dow is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Sunderland
James Dow Died at 83 (1889-1972)

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John Campbell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Sunderland
John Campbell Died at 36 (1870-1906)

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Robert Carter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Sunderland
Robert Carter Died at 48 (1880-1928)

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James Allan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Sunderland
James Allan Died at 54 (1857-1911)

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Bobby Knoxall is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Sunderland
Bobby Knoxall Died at 76 (1933-2009)