The Abingdon Blog

The Abingdon Blog is a photo record of events and places in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, started on January 1st 2006.

Monday, 10 December 2007

Three Famous Abingdonians

The three Abingdon individuals with the largest entries in Wikipedia are...

Kate Garraway GMTV presenter, and star of Strictly Come Dancing.

St Edmund of Abingdon.
And Paul Gustafson

Among other things, Paul is also the author of the Eggbert books...

1 Comments:

Anonymous Carl said...

Backstreeter,
Although she may not be a native of Abingdon, I would call your attention to Beryl Markham, aviatrix and author of the book West with the Night. Ms. Markham was the first person to fly the Atlantic solo from east to west. Her flight started at the Abingdon Airfield, which was taken over by the RAF during WW2 Rgds., Carl

12 December 2007 21:36  

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