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List of people from Camberley

List of people from Camberley

Notable people linked with Camberley, England include:

  • Simone Ashley, actress known for appearing in Bridgerton and Sex Education
  • 5ive, boy band 1997-2001; were the subject of the television programme Neighbours From Hell whilst living in Camberley
  • Harold Balfour, 1st Baron Balfour of Inchrye airman and later politician; born in Camberley in 1897
  • Darren Barnard, former professional footballer currently playing for Camberley Town F.C.; has also played for Wales
  • Rufus Brevett, former professional footballer currently sporting director of Swindon Town; assistant coach of Camberley Town F.C. at the start of the 2007/08 season
  • Bros, late-1980s boy band, attended Collingwood school
  • Sam Brown, 1990s pop singer
  • Karina Bryant, British judoka
  • Sharon Carr, Britain's youngest female murderer, killed a woman in Camberley in 1992 when aged 12
  • Paul Darke, academic, artist and disability rights activist
  • Hugh Edwards, actor, played Piggy in the first film of William Golding's Lord of the Flies
  • Five Star, 1980s pop group, lived at Sunningdale
  • Paul Gross, Canadian actor (Due South)
  • Holly Hull, singer, winner of the Disney Channel UK singing competition My Camp Rock
  • Hundred Reasons, alt rock band
  • George Edward Lodge
  • Helen Macdonald (born 1970), English writer and naturalist, best known as the author of H is for Hawk
  • Brian McBride, President of the CBI
  • The Members, punk rock band famous for the hit "Sound Of The Suburbs"
  • Graham Parker, pop singer
  • Olly Pearson, lead vocalist with doom metal band Moss
  • John Pennycuick, engineer who built Mullai Periyar Dam widely admired in Tamil Nadu
  • Adam Powell, co-founder of Neopets
  • Mitchell Crossland-Scott, International American Football Player for New Zealand
  • Andy Quin, composer and pianist
  • Reuben, rock/metal band
  • Tim Sills, professional footballer; started his career at Camberley Town FC, playing for various clubs including two spells at Aldershot Town; as of 2014 was still making his way around the lower leagues of English football
  • Paul Sloane, author and speaker on lateral thinking and innovation
  • Dame Ethel Smyth, lived as a child at Frimhurst, Frimley Green, and as an adult for some time on the Portsmouth Road, Camberley at the house that is now The One Oak Pub
  • David Speedie, played for Chelsea; lived in Camberley; was a member of Camberley working men's club
  • Chris Stainton, session musician and member of the Eric Clapton touring band.
  • Richard Stilgoe, lyricist and musician
  • Arthur Sullivan, of Gilbert and Sullivan fame, started writing The Golden Legend whilst living in Camberley; the site of his house is now occupied by a McDonald's restaurant
  • Benjamin Symons, guitarist in UK metal band Malefice
  • Frederick Twort, English bacteriologist who undertook some of the earliest research on bacteriophage. Born in Camberley in 1877.
  • Rick Wakeman, solo artist and ex-keyboard player with progressive rock band Yes
  • Anthony Wall
  • Donna Williams, co-founder of Neopets
  • Bruce Woolley, writer of "Video Killed the Radio Star"
  • Dora Amy Elles, writer of novels under the pseudonym Patricia Wentworth
  • Revolvo, electronica band (1994-2005)
  • Darren Turner, professional racing driver


Text submitted to CC-BY-SA license. Source: List of people from Camberley by Wikipedia (Historical)