William of Alnwick 1275-1333 Franciscan Theologian and Bishop of Giorinazzo
Henry 'Hotspur' Percy 1364-1403
John Busby 1765-1857 Mining Surveyor and Civil Engineer
William Davison 1781-1858 Pharmacist Printer Bookseller and Publisher
Prideaux John Selby 1788-1867 ornithologist and Botanist
George Biddell Airy 1801-1892 Mathematician and Astronomer Royal -1835-1881
George Tate 1805-1861 Topographer and Freeman of the City
Thomas Turner Tate 1807-1888 mathematician (brother of George Tate and father of Ralph Tate)
Sir James Brown Patterson KCMG, 1833-1895, born at Patterson Cottage Alnwick, joined in the 1852 goldrush to Australia, elected Mayor of Chewton Victoria, Elected to Victoria Legislative Assembly for Castlemaine in 1870, Postmaster General in 1880 17th Premier of Victoria 1893, awarded KCMG 1894
Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson 1840-1922 Artist and Bookbinder Associated with the Arts and Crafts Movement
Ralph Tate 1840-1901 Botanist (son of Thomas Turner Tate)
Bernard Bosanquet 1848-1923 Philosopher and Political Theorist, born at Rock Hall Alnwick
David Adams 1936- miner, trained for the Ministry, Rector of Holy Island, Canon of York Minster in 1989
Sid Waddell 1940-2012, Sports Commentator TV Presenter 'The voice of Darts'
Jeremy Darroch 1962- , Businessman CEO of Sky plc.
Melissa Jane Robson, aka Stella Vine, 1969- Artist