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the later Victorian and Edwardian times 1890 to 1919

Famous people who came from our area

Stuart Freeborn, film make-up artist, was born on 5 September 1914 at 351 Grove Green Road, Leytonstone.   His family seems to have moved soon afterwards to Beckenham, Kent.  Stuart Freeborn devised the make-up for Alec Guinness as Fagin in Oliver Twist, and characters in  Star Wars including Chewbacca and Yoda.  He died in February 2013.


Eric Ashby, Harry Beck, Reginald Horace Blyth, George Bolton, George Coles, Fanny Cradock, Frank Dobson, Zoe Dyke, Charles Eade, Kenneth Farnes, Henry C Fehr, James Hilton,

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