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Norwich, Norfolk, England

LOCATION

Official Website:
http://www.norwich.gov.uk/

Population:
174,047 (2001 census)

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
University of East Anglia
1964

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Edward Bullard
Physicist
21-Sep-1907 3-Apr-1980 Continental drift, magnetic fields
John Caius
Doctor
6-Oct-1510 29-Jul-1573 Second founder of Gonville and Caius College
Vernon Castle
Dancer
2-May-1887 15-Feb-1918 Vernon & Irene Castle
Samuel Clarke
Philosopher
11-Oct-1675 17-May-1729 Newtonian theologian
John Crome
Painter
22-Dec-1768 22-Apr-1821 Painter of trees, Norwich School
Jimmy Hanley
Actor
22-Oct-1918 13-Jan-1970 Jim's Inn
William Jackson Hooker
Botanist
6-Jul-1785 12-Aug-1865 British Jungermanniae
Matthew Parker
Religion
6-Aug-1504 15-May-1575 Archbishop of Canterbury, 1559-75
Philip Pullman
Novelist
19-Oct-1946   His Dark Materials

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Malcolm Arnold
Composer
21-Oct-1921 23-Sep-2006 The Bridge on the River Kwai
Malcolm Bradbury
Critic
7-Sep-1932 27-Nov-2000 The History Man
Sir Thomas Browne
Author
19-Oct-1605 19-Oct-1682 Pseudodoxia Epidemica
John Crome
Painter
22-Dec-1768 22-Apr-1821 Painter of trees, Norwich School
Richard L. M. Synge
Chemist
28-Oct-1914 18-Aug-1994 Partition chromatography



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