Male People from Rishton.

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This is a list of Male people from Rishton.

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Web Site CreatorCreator of this web site
Robert WalshFrom nothing to owning half of Rishton, Bob Walsh became one of Rishtons 1st Millionaires.
Chung Ling SeeChung Lee Soo, or See, a famous Chinese Conqueror born in Rishton.
Derek BardenOnce the owner of a Local Engineering shop based in Daisy Hill Mill.
Edward HolditchCompetition winner with a brass band.
Eric EastonThe first manager of the Rolling Stones rock group, born in Rishton of course.
Ernest MarsdenBorn on Hermitage Street, he went on to discover the nucleus of the atom.
George ClarkeBrickmaker. Started the ball rolling by helping to build Rishton’s biggest mill.
George GrowdenA private in the 1st World War, serving in the Accrington Pals (East Lancashire Regiment).
George ThomlinsonFormer Minister of Education to Winston Churchill, born in Rishton.
George LucasFormer coalman and milkman.
Gerry NewtonGerry Newton Former Rishton Street Sweeper.
Mahatma GhandiOnce visited Rishton during a tour of the UK Weaving Mills.
Douglas HackingMajor politician from Accrington who started his political career at Rishton.
Harry AllenThe last working Hangman lived in Rishton.
H H CormackOne of the first authors of a book about the history of Rishton, and school master.
Jim HargreavesAwarded the MBE in 2003.
John PetersClogmaker. The last clog maker in Hyndburn.
John William BanksHe was the Chairman of Rishton Urban District Council for many years.
John HarperBorn at the Dunkenhalgh, he went on to become a famed architect.
Joseph BaronLancashire Dialect Poet.
Joseph HodgsonRishton Poet
Peter AndrePop star and TV reality star visiting Rishton.
Thomas BrierleyRishtons last Rag N Bone chap.
Thomas CounsellLocal Photographer without whom this website would not be possible.
Vinny HammertonOne of Rishtons last ever weavers.
Walter BarnesLocal coach driver and well known Rishton family..
William ColemanLocal coal merchant and hauler.
William WhittakerPoet

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