List of people from Devon


List of people from Devon

This is a list of people from Devon, a county in South West England. The demonym of Devon is Devonian. This list is arranged alphabetically by surname:


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  • Ben Nealon (b. 1966), actor

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  • John Rainolds (1549–1605), Puritan scholar
  • Walter Raleigh (1552–1618), sailor and writer
  • Chris Read (1978- ), English test cricket wicket-keeper
  • Joshua Reynolds (1723–1792), influential English painter
  • Peter Richardson (1952- ), actor, comedian, director and writer.
  • Philip Hutchins Rogers (1794–1853), artist
  • Sir Henry Rosewell (1590–1656), Puritan, of Forde Abbey, adventurer of the Dorchester Company
  • John Rowe (1715–1787), merchant and owner of ship involved in the Boston Tea Party
  • John "Jack" Russell (1795–1883), eponymous dog-breeder and a founder member of the Kennel Club

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References

Further reading

  • Burton, S. H. Great Men of Devon. (Men of the Counties Series; no. 8.) London: John Lane, 1956

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