The Cloudesley area has been home to many famous or otherwise interesting residents over the years.  Click "Read More" to see a list of them. The list is a work in progress - please let us know if you are aware of anyone else you think should be added.  They may have lived in your house!  Further details are available for some of the residents which you can access by clicking on the entry.

 

Cloudesley People

George Linnaeus Banks, 1821-81, Writer etc, 33 Cloudesley Square

Isobella Banks, 1821-64, Poet and Novelist, 33 Cloudesley Square

Glynn Boyd Harte, 1948-2003, Artist, 28 Cloudesley Square

Caroline Boyd Harte, nee Bullock, 1947- , Artist, 28 Cloudesley Square

Tony Blair, 1953-, Politician, Richmond Crescent

Henry Butter, 1794-1885, Etymologist, 54 Cloudesley Terrace

William Hayman Cummings, 1831-1915, Musician and author, son of Edward Manly Cummings, Virger at St Pauls, both at Cloudesley Cottage, Cloudesley Square

Thomas Edwards, 1779-1858, Welsh-English Dictionary, 10 Cloudesley Square

Roland Gift, 1961 - , Musician and Actor; lead singer with Fine Young Cannibals, 20 Cloudesley Square

John Abraham Heraud, 1799-1887, Author, critic, playwright and poet, 2 Cloudesley Terrace

Lady Olga Maitland, 1944-, Politician, Cloudesley Street

Colin Pearson, 1923-2007, Potter, Cloudesley Road (click here for photo of studio)

Clive Ponting, 1946-, Whistleblower, Richmond Avenue then Cloudesley Road

Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, 1792–1864, Watercolour Artist, 5 Cloudesley St & 26 Batchelor St (blue plaque)

Robert Kent Thomas, 1816-1884, painter, engraver, lithographer, 25 Cloudesley Square

Warwick Williams, 1846-?, Composer, 1 Cloudesley Square