People who died in Bournemouth or the surrounding area.

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Sir Donald Coleman Bailey was an engineer, best known for being the inventor of the Bailey Bridge, without which Field Marshall Montgomery said “we could not have won the war”. He was born in Rotherham on 15th September 1901 and graduated from the University of Sheffield in 1923 with a […]

Sir Donald Bailey

Asia Booth Clarke was the sister of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth, and was born in Maryland in 1835. She married John Sleeper Clarke and had 8 children, 2 of whom became actors. Following the assasination of Abraham Lincoln, the family moved to England, and Asia died in Bournemouth […]

Asia Booth Clarke