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List of famous people from Lincolnshire, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Lincolnshire, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Lincolnshire you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Lincolnshire, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

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William Byrd is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
Dec. at 83 (1540-1623)
William Byrd was an English composer of the Renaissance. He wrote in many of the forms current in England at the time, including various types of sacred and secular polyphony, keyboard, and ...more
Neville Marriner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
age 94
Sir Neville Marriner CBE is an English conductor and violinist.
Bernie Taupin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
age 68
Bernard John "Bernie" Taupin is an English lyricist, poet, and singer, best known for his long-term collaboration with Elton John, writing the lyrics for the majority of the star's ...more
Dave Moore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
Dave Moore age 59
David "Dave" Moore is an English former professional footballer, football manager and physiotherapist. He is head physiotherapist of Conference National club Grimsby Town. As a player ...more
Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Ten... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
Dec. at 83 (1809-1892)
Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets. Tennyson excelled ...more
Boz Burrell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
Dec. at 60 (1946-2006)
Raymond "Boz" Burrell was an English musician. Originally a vocalist and guitarist, Burrell is best known for his bass playing and work with the bands King Crimson and Bad Company. He ...more
Michael Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
Dec. at 94 (1912-2006)
Michael Gilbert is a screenwriter.
William G. Stewart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
William G. Stewart age 83
William Gladstone Stewart is an English television producer and director of comedy and game shows. He was the presenter and producer of the Channel 4 quiz show Fifteen to One.
Wallace L. W. Sargent is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
Dec. at 77 (1935-2012)
Wallace Leslie William Sargent was a British-born American astronomer. He was often known as Wal Sargent. Although he became a U.S. citizen, he was born in Elsham, England. He received his Ph.D. ...more
Anthony Ascham is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
Dec. at 36 (1614-1650)
Anthony Ascham was a British academic, political theorist, Parliamentarian and diplomat.
Elizabeth Jennings is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
Dec. at 75 (1926-2001)
Elizabeth Jennings was an English poet.
John Foxe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
Dec. at 70 (1517-1587)
John Foxe was an English historian and martyrologist, the author of Actes and Monuments, an account of Christian martyrs throughout Western history but emphasizing the sufferings of English ...more
Charles Hudson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
Dec. at 37 (1828-1865)
Charles Hudson was an Anglican chaplain and mountain climber from Skillington, Lincolnshire, England. Hudson was one of the most important climbers of the golden age of alpinism. An immensely ...more
Martin Simpson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
age 65
Martin Stewart Simpson is an English folk singer, guitarist and songwriter. His music reflects a wide variety of influences and styles, rooted in Britain, Ireland, America and beyond.
Chris Woods is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
age 59
Christopher 'Chris' Charles Eric Woods is a former England international football goalkeeper, who played in the Football League and Premier League for Nottingham Forest, Queens Park Rangers, ...more
Iain Matthews is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
age 72
Iain Matthews is an English musician and songwriter. He was a singer with Fairport Convention, before forming his own band Matthews Southern Comfort, which had a UK number one in 1970 with a ...more
Jean Ingelow is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
Dec. at 77 (1820-1897)
Jean Ingelow, was an English poet and novelist.
John Taverner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
Dec. at 55 (1490-1545)
John Taverner was an English composer and organist, regarded as one of the most important English composers of his era.
Toby Jepson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
age 51
Toby Jepson is a singer, songwriter and was lead vocalist and guitarist in the British rock band, Little Angels between the years of 1984 and 1994. Between 2008 and 2010, he was the lead singer ...more
Henry Stubbe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
Henry Stubbe Dec. at 44 (1632-1676)
Henry Stubbe or Stubbes was an English physician, writer and scholar.
William Paley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
William Paley Dec. at 81 (1843-1924)
William Paley was a cinematographer and film director.
Christopher de Lapuente is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
Christopher de Lapuente age 56
Christopher de Lapuente is a businessperson.
Jeff Hall is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
Jeff Hall Dec. at 30 (1929-1959)
Jeffrey James "Jeff" Hall was an English footballer who played as a right back for Birmingham City and England. It was the death of Hall – a young, fit, international footballer – from ...more
Kate Haywood is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
age 31
Kate Emma Haywood is a retired English elite swimmer who competed for Great Britain and England, predominantly as a breaststroke swimmer. She was the youngest swimmer to represent England in the ...more
Richard Buck is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Lincolnshire
Richard Buck age 32
Richard Thomas Buck is a British sprinter who specialises in the 400 metres event. He is from York, and trains in Loughborough; his current club is City of York A.C,; previously he had an ...more