There are the First World War records of Rev Henry Cecil Franks MC , William Taylor Jones , Lieutenant John Rookhurst Platt who was at Eton and Oxford and killed near Ypres in 1916, and his cousins Captain Lionel Sydney Platt who was in the Royal Flying Corps, Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt who was in the 19th Hussars before transferring to the Coldstream Guards, Captain Edmond Wellesley who was also killed near Ypres in 1916 less than a month after his marriage, 2nd Lieutenant Charles Douglas Reid who was killed in the battle of the Somme at High Wood, Lieutenant Robert Ainslie Hamilton who was killed at Rossignol Wood, the Somme, during the German Spring offensive of 1918, and Captain Miles Radcliffe shot at Kemmel on 12 Dec 1914. Please also see summary of relatives who served in the war who served in the war.
There is a biography of 2nd Lieutenant Cecil Sherman Platt who died in the Boer War, and of Captain Benjamin Hall who was awarded a silver cup for attempting to repulse the French at the battle of Carrickfergus in 1760 whilst heavily outnumbered. There is also a funeral tribute, life in pictures, and letters to his mother whilst at school and in the Navy of David James Bridge.
Other notable people include John Dashwod Goldie who the Cambridge second boat is named after, Cyril Radcliffe who formed the Radcliffe line during the partition of India, and Andrew Fraser who was CEO of Barings bank during its collapse and Conservative party treasurer.
In the Tudor period, on Fi's side, notable people include Edward Neville who was beheaded at the Tower of London in 1538 for supporting his cousin Cardinal Reginald Pole (later to become Archbishop of Canterbury under Mary) who condemned Henry VIII for wanting a divorce and sought exile in France. Edward Neville's great,great,great grandfather was Edward III , and Edward Neville's granddaugher was Martha Throckmorton whose cousin, Elizabeth Throckmorton , was the wife of Sir Walter Raleigh . Martha's nephew was Robert Catesby , one of the main leaders in the Gun Powder Plot and her father was the MP Clement Throckmorton whose cousin was Catherine Parr , the 6th wife of Henry VIII .