Famous Gloucester People

Gloucester has many famous people, and here are a few of the most note worthy.

Dick Whittington  Turn Again .

Bishop Hooper Burned at the stake at Gloucester

Edward Massey Governor of Gloucester and Jamaica

Robert Raikes Founder of the Sunday School Movement

John Stafford Smith Composer of the Star Spangled Banner

John Taylor The water poet

Charles Wheatstone Physicist

George Whitefield Preacher

James Wood Banker

Frank Whittle inventor of the Jet engine

Wilfred George Carter OBE Aircraft Designer

Howard Blackburn An incredible transatlantic voyage