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Interesting Roytonians

Listed below are some of Royton's people who were either instrumental in the development and advancement of Royton or simply just interesting characters .

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John Mellor Botanist
Juba Thomas Royton A Negro slave employed at Royton Hall
John Kay Mathematician
John Butterworth Mathematician
James Wolfenden Mathematician
James Taylor Poet
Frances Pickford Resident of Royton Hall
Thomas Seville Local Government Official
Anne Buckley Local Historian
James Coleman Morris Dancer
Samuel Smethurst Councillor and Benefactor
Martha Hayes The Royton Giantess

More names to be added!