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Canterbury, Kent, England

LOCATION

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

Population:
42,258 (2001)

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
University of Kent
1965

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Orlando Bloom
Actor
13-Jan-1977   Lord of the Rings
Margot Grahame
Actor
20-Feb-1911 1-Jan-1982 The Informer
Hugh Hopper
Bassist
29-Apr-1945 7-Jun-2009 Soft Machine bassist

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
St. Augustine of Canterbury
Religion
? 26-May-604 AD First Archbishop of Canterbury
H. E. Bates
Novelist
16-May-1905 29-Jan-1974 The Jacaranda Tree
Thomas Becket
Religion
c. 1118 29-Dec-1170 Archbishop of Canterbury, 1162-70
Joseph Conrad
Author
3-Dec-1857 3-Aug-1924 Heart of Darkness
Orlando Gibbons
Composer
1583 5-Jun-1625 Late Tudor composer and organist
Mo Mowlam
Politician
18-Sep-1949 19-Aug-2005 Former Labour MP
Kate O'Brien
Novelist
3-Dec-1897 13-Aug-1974 The Land of Spices
George Porter
Chemist
6-Dec-1920 31-Aug-2002 Rapid chemical and biological processes
William Warham
Religion
c. 1450 22-Aug-1532 Archbishop of Canterbury, 1504-32



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