Notable People


John Alden & Priscilla Mullens

Passengers on the maiden voyage of the Mayflower.

Governor William Bradford

First Royal Governor of Massachusetts.

Alexander Cumming, Jr.

Author of Hardy Mums. With his son Roderick at the Bristol Nursery, he is responsible for the availability of hardy chrysanthemums in the United States.

Roderick Wells Cumming

Author of The Chrysanthemum Book and, with Robert E. Lee, Contremporary Perrenials. With his father Alexander, Jr. at the Bristol nursery, he is responsible for the availability of hardy chrysanthemums in the United States.

Anne Hutchinson (Marbury)

Banished from Boston, she went to Rhode Island and then Long Island. She was killed in an Indian uprising at Pelham Bay.

Reverend Jedediah Morse

Known as the "Father of American Geography."

Samuel F. B. Morse

Noted artist and inventor.

Timothy Malcolm Sandquist

Captain of the Syracuse University football team during the 1991-92 season.

Myles Standish

Passsenger on the maiden voyage of the Mayflower.

Governor Benning Wentworth

Royal Governor of New Hampshire.

John Wentworth

Mayor of Chicago.

Lieutenant-Governor John Wentworth

Royal Lieutenant-Governor of New Hampshire.

Governor John Wentworth

Last Royal Governor of New Hampshire.

Reginald de Wynterwade

Also known as "Rynold the Saxon," he lived circa 1066.

Sir Roger Wentworth

From him descended Jane Seymour, the mother of King Edward VI, and the wife of Lord Byron.

William Wentworth (of Wentworth-Woodhouse)

In 1338, he was appointed Bishopric of London. In that same year, he was elevated to Lord High Chancellor of England. He died in 1339, and the line was carried on through his brother.

Sir William Wentworth

From him descended Thomas Wentworth, the first Earl of Strafford (who was beheaded May 12, 1641) and subsequent Earls of Strafford, the Wentworths of Wentworth Castle, the Barons Raby, and the Viscounts Wentworth.