1. The finest ever cricketer to come from Southwark, born in Rotherhithe, known as The Guvnor, played at the highest level for Surrey & England.
2. Born in Walworth, he is known as the 'Father of Computing', his Analytical Engine of 1856 is recognised as the foundation of today's computers.
3. Writer, journalist & social reformer. His first succesful novel was the Pickwick Papers.
4. Famed for her childrens' books, including Little Noddy.
5. His real name is Maurice Micklewhite...not a lot of people know that!
6. A famous American actor & director, who was the driving force & inspiration behind the current Globe Theatre, on the South Bank of the Thames.
7. A local singer, who topped the charts in the fifties, & later went on to star in hit musicals such as Half A Sixpence & Finian's Rainbow in the sixties.
8. A famous actor of the silent era, whose best loved character was 'The Tramp'.
9. This woman created the London A to Z, walking over 3,000 miles in the process.
10. A policeman who was based at Carter Street, who wrote a number of books about his career, after he retired, who also had a column in the 'South London Press'.
11. This woman was a social housing reformer, & also founder of the National Trust.
12. A war time forces favourite, born in Camberwell. She also sang with Glenn Miller & Bing Crosby.
13. This man was the principal benefactor of an American university bearing his name, & also has a Southwark Library named after him.
14. This man came to England on the Empire Windrush from Jamaica in 1948, having served in the RAF during the war. He became the first black mayor of Southwark in 1983.
15. A playright & essayist in eighteenth century Britain, who has a primary school in Peckham named after him.