List of People From Kingston Upon Hull - Other


  • Henry Wolsey Bayfield British naval officer and surveyor who charted thousands of Canadian Islands. Bayfield, Wisconsin is named after him.
  • Richard Bean, playwright.
  • Ronald Dearing, Baron Dearing CB, senior civil servant, become Chairman and Chief Executive of the Post Office Ltd.
  • Michelle Dewberry, winner of the second British series of reality TV show The Apprentice
  • A. G. Dickens renowned historian on The English Reformation
  • Sir John Ellerman Shipping Tycoon of Ellerman Lines fame. Reputedly the richest man in Britain during his lifetime and amongst the most successful and wealthy British business people of all time.
  • John Godber, playwright, has been Artistic Director of the Hull Truck Theatre Company from 1984 to 2011.
  • James Hall (explorer) (unknown, Hull – 1612, Greenland) was an English explorer in the service of the Danish King.
  • Amy Johnson, Aviator, famed throughout the world in the 1930s and the first person to fly solo from England to Australia. Born on St Georges Road in West Hull, she attended Kingston High School.
  • Alan Plater, English playwright and screenwriter, who has worked extensively in British television from the 1960s to the 2000s. Moved to Hull when he was a young child.
  • Joseph Rank (28 March 1854 – 13 November 1943) was the founder of Rank Hovis McDougall, one of the United Kingdom's largest flour-milling businesses.
  • J. Arthur Rank, 1st Baron Rank (22 December 1888 – 29 March 1972) was a British industrialist and film producer, and founder of the Rank Organisation, now known as The Rank Group Plc.
  • Sir James Reckitt, 1st Baronet (1833–1924)
  • Sir Harold Reckitt, 2nd Baronet(1868–1930)
  • Sir Bealby Reckitt, 3rd Baronet (1873–1944)
  • Yasmina Siadatan, winner of the fifth British series of reality TV show The Apprentice
  • Henry Brarens Sloman (1848–1931), English-German entrepreneur who emigrated first to Hamburg, Germany, and then to Chile where he established a saltpetre business. Back in Hamburg he was listed as the city's richest man in 1912.

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