Famous People From Lincolnshire

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.

A factual list, featuring people like Stephen Murray and Arron Patrick.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Lincolnshire?" or "Which celebrities were born in Lincolnshire?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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  • William Byrd
    Dec. at 83 (1540-1623)
    • Birthplace: Lincoln, United Kingdom
    William Byrd (; birth date variously given as c.1539/40 or 1543 – 4 July 1623), was an English composer of the Renaissance. He wrote in many of the forms current in England at the time, including ...more
    • Birthplace: Lincoln, England
    Sir Neville Marriner, (15 April 1924 – 2 October 2016) was an English violinist who became "one of the world's greatest conductors". He founded the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, and his ...more
    • Birthplace: Sleaford, United Kingdom
    Bernard John Taupin (born 22 May 1950) is an English-American lyricist, poet, and singer. He is best known for his long-term collaboration with Elton John, having written the lyrics for most of ...more
  • Dave Moore

    Dave Moore

    Age: 63
    • Birthplace: Grimsby, United Kingdom
    David "Dave" Moore (born 17 December 1959) is an English former professional footballer, football manager and physiotherapist. He is head physiotherapist of Football League Two club Grimsby Town. As ...more
    • Birthplace: Somersby, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
    Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) was a British poet. He was the Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one ...more
  • Boz Burrell
    Dec. at 60 (1946-2006)
    • Birthplace: Holbeach, United Kingdom
    Raymond "Boz" Burrell (1 August 1946 – 21 September 2006) was an English musician. Originally a vocalist and guitarist, Burrell is best known for his bass playing and work with the bands King Crimson ...more