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My choice for most famous people from five Black Country towns

By Black Country Bugle  |  Posted: July 29, 2014

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FOLLOWING the stories in The Bugle about famous people from various Black Country areas, I have compiled my lists for five towns.


1. Erin O'Connor. Supermodel.

2. George Dorsett. Albion footballer.

3. Joe Dorsett. Albion footballer.

4. Dick Dorsett. Villa/Wolves footballer.

5. Roy Horobin. Albion footballer.

6. William Roberts. Councillor.

7. Phineas Hussey. Land owner.

8. Lloyd Tennant. Leicestershire cricketer.

9. Peter McEnery. Actor.

10. Colin Harrison. Walsall footballer.


1. Fred Bakewell. Northamptonshire crick-


2. Jerome K. Jerome. Writer.

3. Colin Charvis. Rugby Union player.

4. Nick Gillingham. Swimmer.

5. Ellie Simmonds. Athlete.

6. Rob Collins. Musician.

7. Noddy Holder. Musician.

8. Richard Wattis. Actor.

9. Meera Syal. Actress.

10. Bob Warman. TV Newsman.


1. Don Kenyon. Worcestershire cricketer.

2. Jan Pearson. Actress.

3. Dan O'Hagan. Sports reporter.

4. S.J.Watson. Author.

5. John Penney. Musician.

6. Brett Westwood. Radio presenter.

7. Kay Davis. Geneticist.

8. Gregory Cartwright. Poet.

9. Matt Neal. Racing driver.

10. Clement Wragge. Meteorologist.


1. Thomas Attwood. Economist.

2. Bill Oddie. Comedian/writer.

3. Lee Sharpe. Manchester United footballer.

4. William Shenstone. Poet.

5. Glenn Tipton. Musician.

6. Rex Williams. Snooker player.

7. Francis Brett Young. Poet.

8. Chris Crudelli. TV presenter.

9. Walter Somers. Ironmaster.

10. Leslie Bridgewater. Composer.


1. Sydney Barnes. Warwickshire & England


2. Ann George. Actress.

3. Julie Walters. Actress.

4. Julian Dawes. Composer.

5. Mark Van Hoen. Musician.

6. Ken Wharton. Racing driver.

7. Don Penn. Walsall footballer.

8. Pat Cowdell. Boxer.

9. Bobby Thompson. Wolves footballer.

10. Charles Douglas Fox. Civil Engineer.


Steve Sant.

136 Forest Road, Dudley.

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