(Born 1939 in Liverpool in Merseyside), Fiction
A write of childrens novels in the Redwall series among others. Many of the characters in his books where based on the people that Jacques had met.
(Born 1911 in Chester in Cheshire), Sculpture
As a noted sculptor, Austin created pieces called The Argument, Ring and Mute 2. You may see his work at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
(Born 1893 in Blackburn in Lancashire), Fiction
Whipple was a popular author, writing around eighteen novels. Two of which were made into film just after the Second World War 1945/46 - They Were Sisters highlighting marital abuse - They Knew Mr. Knight dealing with crime and dealing with coming out of prison.
(Born 1887 in Stretford in Greater Manchester), Painting
Laurence Stephen Lowry usually called L.S. Lowry, British artist, is known for his 'matchstick' paintings of urban landscapes and industrial scenes in his native Lancashire.
(Born 1860 in Birkenhead in Merseyside), Painting
Philip Wilson Steer, British artist, was influential in the growth of Impressionist art in Britain.
(Born 1855 in Bolton in Greater Manchester), Painting
David Horatio Winder, British artist, was known for his landscapes of Britain.
The majority of his artwork was in illustration and he greatly influenced the illustration of childrens books. He also illustrated novels and books on foreign travel and exhibited sculpture and oil and watercolour paintings in galleries, including the Royal Acadamy.
A prolific artist who worked with pottery, stained glass, illustration and more. He was well know as an author of childrens books. He was both a disciple and friend to William Morris.
The world famous author of Alices Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871).
Winner of the Newdigate prize for poetry back in 1851, Alfred William Hunt was an accomplished painter in both oils and water colours.
(Born 1819 in Liverpool in Merseyside), Poetry
Clough wrote the novel Amours de Voyage, poems and satire.
(Born 1749 in Ashton-under-Lyne in Greater Manchester), Clockmaking
An eminent watchmaker. Who was one of the pioneers of the chronometer, improving on the earlier work of John Harrison.
Sawrey Gilpin specialised in the painting of horses and dogs. He also was an illustrator and etcher. In 1786 his work was exhibited at the Royal Academy London and he was elected an associate of the Academy in 1795.
Stubbs was the son of a Currier and became famous for his paintings of horses.
(Born 1712 in Preston in Lancashire), Painting
Born in 1712 he was an English portrait painter and is known for a type of portrait called a conversation piece. In 1735 his first commission was Hoghton Towers from Duxon Hill, Lancashire. This showed his interest in landscape but two years later he became established as a portrait painter having a studio in Great Queens Street London.