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Some Famous People with the surname of Bainbridge

Wikipedia Dame Beryl Margaret Bainbridge, DBE (21 November 1932, Liverpool) is an English novelist.
Wikipedia John Bainbridge (1582 ? November 3, 1643) was an English astronomer.
Wikipedia Professor Simon Bainbridge (born 30 August 1952 in London) is a British composer, and a professor and former head of composition at the Royal Academy of Music, London, and visiting professor at the University of Louisville, Kentucky in the United States.
Wikipedia Dave Bainbridge is a keyboard player and guitarist who with Dave Fitzgerald co-founded the Christian progressive and Celtic folk themed band Iona.
Wikipedia Philip Bainbridge, born on April 16, 1958 at Sneyd Green, Stoke-on-Trent, was a cricketer who played for Gloucestershire and Durham.
Wikipedia Elizabeth Bainbridge (born on 28 March, 1930) is a retired opera singer from West Sussex, England.
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Wikipedia Harvey Frederick Bainbridge (born 24 September 1949, in Dorset) is a British bass and keyboard player.
Wikipedia Ken Bainbridge (born January 15, 1921 in Barking, Essex) was an English footballer who played as a winger.
Wikipedia John Robert Bainbridge (born Seaham, County Durham 1880; died Sunderland, County Durham 17 January 1960) was a professional footballer who played as a forward for three Southern League clubs between 1903 and 1910.
Wikipedia Alfred Brian Bainbridge is a first class cricketer who played 5 games for Yorkshire County Cricket Club between 1961 and 1963.
Wikipedia Angie Lee Bainbridge OAM is an Australian freestyle swimmer who specialises in the 200?m event.
Wikipedia William "Bill" Bainbridge (born 9 March 1922) is an English ex-footballer who played as a forward for several clubs in the Football League, including Manchester United, Bury and Tranmere Rovers.
Wikipedia Joe "Joseph" Bainbridge (11 March 1888 ? 1954) was an English professional footballer.
Wikipedia William Seaman Bainbridge (February 17, 1870 ? September 22, 1947) was an American surgeon and gynecologist.
Wikipedia Unity Bainbridge OBC, (1916? present) is a Canadian artist and writer of poetry inspired by the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast and its landscape.