Famous Down People

Please click on the characters below to view more information about them. A biography of each character is available in our book 'Great Irish People'

Betsy Gray
Betsy Gray
HEROINE
Blair Mayne
Blair Mayne
CO-FOUNDER OF THE S.A.S.
Brian Faulkner
Brian Faulkner
P.M. OF NORTHERN IRELAND
Bulmer Hobson
Bulmer Hobson
WRITER & REVOLUTIONARY
David Bell
David Bell
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Edmund De Wind (VC)
Edmund De Wind (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Edward Bingham (VC)
Edward Bingham (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Francis Chesney
Francis Chesney
SOLDIER & E XPLORER
Francis Crozier
Francis Crozier
BRITISH NAVAL OFFICER & EXPLORER
Frank Pantridge
Frank Pantridge
INVENTOR OF THE DEFIBRILLATOR
Geoffrey Bing
Geoffrey Bing
BRITISH LABOUR POLITICIAN
George Gardiner (VC)
George Gardiner (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Greer Garson
Greer Garson
ACTRESS & FILMSTAR
Hans Sloane
Hans Sloane
PHYSICIAN, COLL OF FLORA & FAUNA
Henry Blackwood
Henry Blackwood
BRITISH NAVAL VICE-ADMIRAL
Henry Ferguson
Henry Ferguson
INVENTOR
Henry Newell-Martin
Henry Newell-Martin
PIONEER PHYSIOLOGIST
James Martin
James Martin
INVENTOR
John Blakeley
John Blakeley
US NAVAL OFFICER, CONGRESS MEDAL
John Butler-Yeats
John Butler-Yeats
PAINTER
John Martin
John Martin
IRISH NATIONALIST
John Miller-Andrews
John Miller-Andrews
2nd P.M. OF NORTHERN IRELAND
Leslie A. Montgomery
Leslie A. Montgomery
WRITER & BANK MANAGER
Maire Drumm
Maire Drumm
REPUBLICAN ACTIVIST
Patrick Bronte
Patrick Bronte
ANGLICAN CURATE & WRITER
Robert Hill-Hanna (VC)
Robert Hill-Hanna (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Robert Nugent
Robert Nugent
BREVET BRIG.GEN. US CIVIL WAR
Samuel Neilson
Samuel Neilson
UNITED IRISHMAN
Thomas Andrews
Thomas Andrews
CHIEF DESIGNER OF THE TITANIC
Winifred Carney
Winifred Carney
SOCIALIST, FEMINIST & REPUBLICAN
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