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Some Famous People with the surname of Bamforth

Wikipedia Nicholas Bamforth BCL, MA (Oxon) is a Fellow in Law at Queen's College, Oxford, and a lecturer in Lawat the University of Oxford since 1999.
Wikipedia Vic Bamforth, (born 1952) is an English glass artist from Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire who specializes in graal glassblowing technique.