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Famous people born in Worcestershire:
A E Housman
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Cedric Hardwicke
Charles Dance
Charles Noke
Conrad Waddington
Edward Elgar
Fay Weldon
Geoffrey Hill
Hesketh Pearson
Jessica Varnish
John Somers
John Vane
Josiah Mason
Laurence Housman
Lord Nuffield
Mary Sherwood
Mrs Henry Wood
Nick Jenkins
Philip Gosse
Sheila Scott
Sir Rowland Hill
Stanley Baldwin
Thomas Lyttleton
William Richard Morris

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