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Some Famous People with the surname of Bracewell

Wikipedia Paul Bracewell (born 19th July 1962), in Heswall, Merseyside), but was brought up in Newport, Shropshire, is an English former international footballer who played as a midfielder, although his career was hampered by injuries as the years went by.
Wikipedia Dame Joyanne Winifred Bracewell, DBE, QC, FRSA (5 July 1934 - 9 January 2007) was the most senior judge of the Family Division of the High Court of Justice at the time of her death, after the President of the Family Division.
Wikipedia Ken Bracewell (born 5 October 1936) is an English former professional football player and coach.
Wikipedia Douglas William Bracewell (January 20, 1953 ?) is a former New Zealand cricketer who had a brief first class career for Central Districts and then Canterbury from 1973 until 1980.

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