Famous People

From the romantic poet Lord Byron to William Lee, the curate of Calverton, to Thomas Hawksley, founder of Nottingham Waterworks Company to the artist Richard Parkes Bonington, the borough has a wealth of famous characters – some world renown and others are national or local heroes. They have left behind them legacies that will survive the tides of time and have placed our humble borough on the world stage.

An Artist, an Author, a Poet and a Sportsman


Statesmen (and woman)