... and not so Famous Fearnleys .....

A few of the more interesting and unusual Fearnleys who didn't make it into the history books:

Eric Fearnley, Modeller who made model railways but who was much better known for his flying scale replicas of aircraft.

Extracts from a document on the web, if this Peter hailed from Ashton-in-Makerfield then he is almost certainly related to the author:

Lancashire Hussars - 1858
The corps consist of three troops, one in Ashton-in-Makerfield, one in St Helens and the other Liverpool, they number about 150.

Have you seen DJ Neil Fearnley working the big clubs of Europe?

If modern watercolours are your thing then take a look at Mick Fearnley's site.

The next Fearnleys, two Williams and a Peter, are of interest to me because they all 'ancestors' of mine. I found them listed in an 1895 directory of Earlestown, what would then have been very small town just north of Warrington. The town itself probably only exists because Robert Stephenson had many of his early steam locomotives and wagons built in foundries and workshops here.

Movies by Neill Fearnley - Director

John Fearnley - from the Internet Broadway Database - Producer, Writer, Director, Performer, Stage Manager, Casting

Phil Fearnley - One time Operations Director of the BBC.

Daughter Jennie's first attempt at her own website.

Gerald Fearnley - photographer for some of David Bowie's albums. Some of his photos of David were on the web but sadly they have been removed.

Go playing mathematician - Harry Fearnley.

Councillor Bob Fearnley, City of North Vancouver. I met Bob in Windsor while he and his wife were on holiday in the UK. Nice guy and likes his pint of draught beer, good story teller too.

Henry Fearnley Coll, Norwegian Architect.

Keith Fearnley, Java programming

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