Andrew Lyne Andrew Geoffrey Lyne FRS is a British physicist.
Andrew O'Neill Andrew O'Neill is a stand-up comedian, musician, presenter, and writer.
Andrew Perry Andrew Howard Dawson Perry (born 2 July 1976 in Portsmouth, Hampshire) is a former English cricketer.
Andy Jenkins Andrew 'Andy' Jenkins (born 11 March 1971 in Portsmouth, Hampshire) is an English darts player who competes in Professional Darts Corporation events.
Andy Perry Andy Perry (born 28 December 1974 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England) is a rugby union player for Newcastle Falcons in the Guinness Premiership, playing primarily as a lock.
Anita Jeram Anita Jeram (born 1965) is an English author and illustrator of picture books for children.
Ann Ebsworth Dame Ann Marian Ebsworth, DBE (19 May 1937 – 4 April 2002) was an English barrister and judge.
Anthony Haswell (printer) Anthony Haswell (6 April 1756 – 26 May 1816) was an English immigrant to New England, where he became a newspaper, almanac, and book publisher, the Postmaster General of Vermont and one of...
Bert Dyer Albert Edward "Bert" Dyer (born 20 December 1886) was an English footballer who played as an inside-forward for Southampton in the 1900s.
Bessie Cursons Bessie Cursons (born 8 June 1995) is an English actress from Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Bill Albury William Frederick "Bill" Albury (born 10 August 1933) was an English professional association football player.
Bill Stead William Alexander George "Bill" Stead (1887 – 5 June 1939) was an English professional goalkeeper who played for Southampton, Salisbury City, Aberdeen and Clapton Orient in the early...
Blanche Cole Blanche Cole (1851 – 31 August 1888) was an English soprano.
Bob Moffat Robert "Bob" Moffat is an English former footballer.
Bobby Moffat Bobby Moffat is a retired English Association football player who played eight seasons with the Dallas Tornado of the North American Soccer League.
Brett Fancy Brett Fancy (born 4 January 1964 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England) is an English film, TV and theatre actor.
Brian Hayles Brian Hayles (7 March 1931 - 30 October 1978) was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.
Brian Howe (singer) Brian Anthony Howe (born 22 July 1953) is an English rock singer and songwriter, best known for replacing Paul Rodgers as the lead vocalist of Bad Company.
Brooke Chaplen Brooke Amberlee Chaplen (born 16 April 1989) is an association footballer currently playing for Everton Ladies.
Caitlin McClatchey Caitlin McClatchey (born 28 November 1985 in Portsmouth, Hampshire) is a Scottish swimmer.
Calum Giles Calum Giles is a former Great Britain olympic field hockey player, who competed in the British squad at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta and the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.
Caroline Dinenage Caroline Julia Dinenage is an English Conservative Party politician. She was elected as Member of Parliament for Gosport in 2010.
Catherine White Catherine White (born 26 June 1965) is a former British swimmer who represented Great Britain at the 1984 Olympic Games and won a silver medal for England at the 1982 Commonwealth Games.
Charles Brutton Charles Phipps Brutton OBE (20 January 1899 – 11 May 1964) was an amateur English cricketer.
Charles Dickens Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.
Charles Howard Hodges Charles Howard Hodges (1764, Portsmouth – July 24, 1837 Amsterdam), was a British painter active in the Netherlands during the French occupation of 18th and early 19th century.
Charlie Amesbury Charlie Amesbury is a rugby union footballer who plays on the wing or full back for Sale Sharks after signing from Newcastle Falcons in the Summer of 2011.
Charlie McGibbon Charles Edward McGibbon was an English footballer who played for several teams, including Woolwich Arsenal and Southampton, on a part-time basis while serving with the Royal Engineers.
Charlotte Jackson Charlotte Louise Jackson (born 29 June 1979 in Portsmouth, Hampshire), is a British journalist and television presenter, currently a presenter on Sky Sports News.
Chris Male Christopher "Chris" Male (born 16 June 1972) is a former English footballer who played for Stoke City.
Chris Parry (Royal Navy officer) Rear Admiral Christopher J. Parry CBE is a British former naval officer who was the first Chair of the UK Government's Marine Management Organisation until 2011.
Christopher Hitchens Christopher Eric Hitchens was a British-American author, polemicist, debater, and journalist. Hitchens contributed to New Statesman, The Nation, The Atlantic, The London Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement and Vanity Fair.
Christopher Logue Christopher Logue, CBE (23 November 1926 – 2 December 2011) was an English poet associated with the British Poetry Revival and a pacifist.
Claire Johnstone Claire Johnstone (born 11 January 1982) is a Scottish football goalkeeper, currently playing for Glasgow City in the Scottish Women's Premier League.
Clarence Kingsbury Clarence Brickwood Kingsbury (3 November 1882 – 4 March 1949) was a British track cyclist who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics.
Clive Green Clive Peter Green (born 6 December 1959 in Portsmouth) is an English former professional footballer who played in the Football League, as a forward.
Edwin Scott Edwin John Scott was an English professional association football player.
Emma Barton Emma Louise Barton (born 1977 in Portsmouth, England) is an English actress.
Emma Bonney Emma Bonney is a female English world champion player of English billiards, and snooker player.
Emma Edwards Emma Jane Edwards (born 1971) is a British born, Falkland Islands teacher and politician, who served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for the Stanley constituency from her election in 200...
Ernie Edds Ernest Frederick "Ernie" Edds (born 19 March 1926) is an English former footballer who played as a forward.
F. L. Green Frederick Laurence Green (1902–1953) was a British author who had 14 titles published between 1934 and 1952.
Francis Austen Sir Francis William Austen, GCB (23 April 1774 – 10 August 1865) was a British officer who spent most of his long life on active duty in the Royal Navy, rising to the position of Admiral of the ...
Francis Ward Monck Francis Ward Monck (born 1842) was a British clergyman and spiritualist medium.
Frank Privett Frank John Privett (28 December 1874 – 29 March 1937) was a British Conservative Party politician who served briefly as a Member of Parliament (MP) in the early 1920s.
Freda Swain Freda Swain (b. 1902, d. 1985) was a British composer and music educator.
Frederic Madden Sir Frederic Madden (February 16, 1801 - March 8, 1873), was an English palaeographer.
Garrick Palmer Garrick Salisbury Palmer, born in Portsmouth on 20 September 1933, is an English painter, wood engraver, photographer and teacher.
Gavin Bone Gavin Bone is an author and lecturer in the fields of magic, witchcraft, Wicca and Neo-Paganism, and an organizer in the Neo-Pagan community.
Geeta Basra Geeta Basra (hi:गीता बसरा ;born on 13 March 1984) is an Indian actress who has appeared in Bollywood films.
Geoff Holt (sailor) Geoffrey Trevor Marden Holt MBE is an English sailor from Portsmouth, now based in Southampton, Hampshire.
George Barker (footballer) George John Barker (born 26 September 1991) is an English footballer who plays as a striker for Swindon Town.
George Bentham George Bentham CMG FRS (22 September 1800 – 10 September 1884) was an English botanist, characterized by Duane Isely as "the premier systematic botanist of the nineteenth century".
George Meredith George Meredith, OM (12 February 1828 – 18 May 1909) was an English novelist and poet of the Victorian era.
George Smith (footballer born 1919) George Clarence Bassett Smith (24 March 1919 – 21 December 2001) was an English footballer who played most of his professional career for Southampton in the period either side of World War II.
George Vicat Cole George Vicat Cole (17 April 1833 – 6 April 1893), was an English painter.
Gerald Flood Gerald Robert Flood (21 April 1927–12 April 1989) was a British actor of stage and television.
Graham Hurley Graham Hurley, born in 1946 at Clacton on Sea, is an English crime fiction writer.
Greg Campbell (footballer) Gregory "Greg" Campbell is an English former footballer who played as a forward for West Ham United, Brighton & Hove Albion, Sparta Rotterdam, Plymouth Argyle and Northampton Town.
Gus Moffat Angus "Gus" Moffat (born 7 October 1945) is an English former professional footballer who played as a right winger.
Guy Newman (soccer) Guy Newman (born November 26, 1957 in Portsmouth, England) is a retired English-American soccer defender who played in the North American Soccer League, American Soccer League and Major Indoor S...
Harry Digweed Harry Digweed (1878 – 1965) was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Burton United, and the Southern League for Plymouth Argyle and Portsmouth.
Henry Hawkes Henry Hawkes B.A., FLS. (1805—1886) was an English unitarian clergyman and author, born at Dukinfield, now part of Greater Manchester.
Hixxy Hixxy or DJ Hixxy, born Ian Hicks, is a British UK Hardcore and previously happy hardcore DJ and musician from Portsmouth, England.
Howard Brenton Howard John Brenton (born 13 December 1942) is an English playwright and screenwriter.
Iain Landles Iain Joseph Robert Landles is an English playwright.
Ian Darke Ian Darke is an English association football and boxing commentator who currently works for ESPN and BT Sport.
Ian Mikardo Ian Mikardo (9 July 1908 – 6 May 1993), commonly known as Mik, was a British Labour and Co-operative politician.
Ian Vine Ian Vine (born 3 January 1974 in Portsmouth) is a British composer.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel Isambard Kingdom Brunel, FRS (9 April 1806 – 15 September 1859), was a British mechanical and civil engineer who built dockyards, the Great Western Railway, a series of steamships including the first propeller-driven transatlantic steamship and numerous important bridges and tunnels.
Israel Harding Israel Harding VC (21 October 1833 – 22 May 1917) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be ...
Ivyrise Ivyrise are a British rock band from Portsmouth, England, consisting of lead vocalist, songwriter and pianist Ben Falinski, lead guitarist Dan Tanner, drummer Josh Thaxton-Key and bass guitaris...
Jack Hobbs (footballer) Jack Hobbs (born 18 August 1988) is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender for Championship side Nottingham Forest.
James Callaghan Leonard James Callaghan, Baron Callaghan of Cardiff, KG, PC (27 March 1912 – 26 March 2005) was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1976 to 1979 and Leader of the Labour Party from 197...
James Carter (judge) Sir James Carter (25 January 1805 – 10 March 1878) was a British lawyer and judge.
James Davis (musician) James Davis is the British house and techno music producer and DJ born in Portsmouth, England.
James Ockendon James Ockendon VC, MM was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonweal...
James Riordan James Riordan (10 October 1936 – 10 February 2012) was an English novelist, broadcaster, association football player and Russian scholar.
James Tighe James Tighe is an English professional wrestler.
James Ward-Prowse James Michael Edward Ward-Prowse is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Southampton and the England national under-21 team.
James Ware (ophthalmologist) James Ware, M.D., F.R.S. (1756–1815) was an English eye surgeon, and Fellow of the Royal Society, who practiced in London during the Georgian era.
James Ware (opthalmologist) James Ware, M.D., F.R.S. (1756–1815) was an English eye surgeon, and Fellow of the Royal Society, who practiced in London during the Georgian era.
Jan Needle Jan Needle (Full name James Albert Needle, born 1943) is an English author.
Jason Prior Jason Christopher Prior is an English footballer who plays as a striker for Conference South side Gosport Borough, on loan from Dartford. He has previously played for non-league sides AFC Newbury, Moneyfields and Bognor Regis Town.
Jean de Gisors Jean de Gisors was a Norman lord of the fortress of Gisors in Normandy, where meetings were traditionally convened between English and French kings.
Jeffrey Boehm Jeffrey William Boehm (1757–1823) was a British Naval Officer.
Joe Oastler Joseph James "Joe" Oastler (born 3 July 1990) is an English footballer who currently plays for Aldershot Town.
Joe Partington Joseph Michael "Joe" Partington (born 1 April 1990 in Portsmouth) is a Wales Under-21 international footballer.
Joel Ward (footballer) Joel Edward Philip Ward (born 29 October 1989 in Emsworth, England) is an English footballer who currently plays for Barclays Premier League club Crystal Palace.
John Armitt Sir John Alexander Armitt, CBE, FREng (born 2 February 1946, Edmonton) is the Chairman of the Olympic Delivery Authority, the body charged with building the venues, facilities and infrastructure...
John Baptist Cahill John Baptist Cahill (September 2, 1841 – August 2, 1910) was the second Roman Catholic Bishop of Portsmouth, serving from August 30, 1900 until his death.
John Hanlon (athlete) John Austin Thomas Hanlon (18 December 1905 – 17 October 1983) was an English athlete who competed for Great Britain in the 1928 Summer Olympics.
John Henry King John Henry King was an English prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
John Kempthorne (Royal Navy officer) Sir John Kempthorne (c. 1620 – 19 October 1679) was an officer in the English Royal Navy during the Second and Third Anglo-Dutch Wars, who eventually rose to the rank of Vice-Admiral.
John Leak John Leak VC (1892 – 20 October 1972) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to Brit...
John Pestell Sir John Richard Pestell KCVO was Private Secretary and Comptroller to the Governor of Rhodesia from 1965 to 1969.
John Portsmouth Football Club Westwood John Anthony Portsmouth Football Club Westwood (born 1963) is one of the most recognisable football supporters in England, when not working as an antiquarian bookseller.
John Pounds John Pounds (June 17, 1766 - January 1, 1839) was a teacher and altruist born in Portsmouth, and the man most responsible for the creation of the concept of Ragged schools.
John Relly Beard John Relly Beard was an English Unitarian minister who wrote more than thirty books in his lifetime.
John Salew John Salew (Portsmouth, Hampshire, 1902 – September 1961, London) was a British stage film and TV actor.
John Sharpe (footballer) John William Henry Sharpe (born Portsmouth, 9 October 1957) is an English former professional football (soccer) player.
John Vertue John Vertue (or Virtue) (1826–1900) was an English prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
John Wesley Judd John Wesley Judd (18 February 1840 – 3 March 1916) was a British geologist.
Johnny Gordon John Duncan Sinclair "Johnny" Gordon was an English professional footballer who played for Portsmouth and Birmingham City in the First Division as an inside-forward.
Jon Ayling Jonathan Richard Ayling (born 13 June 1967 in Portsmouth, Hampshire) is a retired English cricketer.
Jonas Hanway Jonas Hanway (August 12, 1712 – September 5, 1786), English traveller and philanthropist, was born at Portsmouth, on the south coast of England.
Jonathan Downes Jonathan Downes is a naturalist, cryptozoologist, author, film-maker, poet, activist, journalist, composer and singer-songwriter, with a background in radical politics and mental health care. He is Director of the Centre for Fortean Zoology.
Jonathan Page (footballer) Jonathan Edward Page (born 8 February 1990 in Portsmouth, England) is an English professional football player who currently plays for Dunfermline Athletic.
Jose Levy Jose G. Levy (Portsmouth, 29 June 1884 - October 6, 1936) was an English theatre practitioner who attempted to import the ghoulish and grisly Grand Guignol aesthetic for London audiences.
Kevin Bartlett (footballer) Kevin Francis Bartlett (born 12 October 1962 in Portsmouth) is a former English professional footballer who played as a forward.
Kieran Roche Kieran Roche is a rugby union footballer who plays at lock/back row for London Irish.
Kim Woodburn Kim Woodburn (born Patricia Mary MacKenzie on 25 March 1942 in Portsmouth, Hampshire) is an English television presenter and expert cleaner who is best known for co-presenting the British ...
King of Kilba King of Kilba is a 1926 children's adventure novel by Percy F. Westerman.
Kirsty Dillon Kirsty Dillon is an English actress who works in film, television and theatre.
Kris Stewart Kris Stewart (born February 9, 1967 in Portsmouth) is the founding chairman of English football club AFC Wimbledon and a far-left political activist.
Lachezar Angelov Lachezar Angelov (Лъчезар Ангелов) (born 24 January 1994) is a Bulgarian footballer, who is playing as a midfielder for Spartak Plovdiv.
Lancelot Hogben Lancelot Thomas Hogben FRS (9 December 1895 – 22 August 1975) was a versatile British experimental zoologist and medical statistician.
Lol Coxhill George Lowen Coxhill (19 September 1932 – 10 July 2012), generally known as Lol Coxhill, was an English free improvising saxophonist and raconteur.
Lorraine Stanley Lorraine Stanley (born 1976) is an ALFS Award-nominated English actress, best known for playing Kelly in the BIFA Award-winning film London to Brighton.
Louise Casey Louise Casey is a British civil servant and the Victims' Commissioner of the United Kingdom.
Luke Nightingale Luke Nightingale (born 22 December 1980 in Portsmouth) is a retired footballer.
Luke Sears Luke Alexander Sears (born 3 April 1980 in Portsmouth, Hampshire) is a former English cricketer.
Marcus Patric Marcus Patric (born Patrick Henry Gosling, 17 August 1979, Portsmouth, Hampshire) is an English actor.
Margaret Scudamore Margaret Scudamore (13 November 1884 – 5 October 1958) was an English theatre and film actress who began in ingenue roles before achieving a prolonged career in stage and screen suppor...
Margaretha Pedder Sibella Margaretha Pedder (born 27 June 1980 in Portsmouth, England) is a retired English swimmer, who specialized in butterfly events.
Mark Adams (fighter) Mark Adams is an English professional mixed martial artist who competes in the featherweight division.
Mark Blake (footballer born 1967) Mark Christopher Blake (born 17 December 1967) is a retired English footballer, who played as a defender for Southampton, Colchester United, Shrewsbury Town, Fulham, AS Cannes and Aldershot Town.
Mark Raffety Mark Raffety (born in Portsmouth, England) is an Australian actor who played Doctor Darcy Tyler in the Australian soap opera Neighbours from 2000 to 2003.
Mike Stowell Michael "Mike" Stowell (born 19 April 1965) is an English former professional football goalkeeper, and now goalkeeping coach at Leicester City.
Montagu Love Montagu Love (15 March 1877 – 17 May 1943), also known as Montague Love, was an English screen, stage and vaudeville actor.
Murray Gold Murray Gold (born 28 February 1969) is an English composer for stage, film, and television and a dramatist for both theatre and radio.
Neil McCorkell Neil Thomas McCorkell (23 March 1912 – 28 February 2013) was an English cricketer.
Nelson Illingworth Nelson William Illingworth (August 1862 – 26 June 1926) was an English sculptor and colourful bohemian.
Nick Awford Nicholas "Nick" Andrew Awford (born 15 April 1995) is an English footballer who plays for Bognor Regis on loan from Portsmouth as a central midfielder.
Nick Dear Nick Dear (born 11 June 1955 in Portsmouth) is an English writer for stage, screen and radio.
Nicola Duffett Nicola Duffett (born 22 January 1963; Portsmouth, Hampshire) is an English actress.
Olivia Manning Olivia Mary Manning CBE (2 March 1908 – 23 July 1980) was a British novelist, poet, writer and reviewer.
Paddy Haycocks Paddy Haycocks is an experienced broadcaster and producer who has worked in the British media for over 25 years.
Patrick Hall (cricketer) Patrick Martin Hall (14 March 1894 – 5 August 1941) was an English cricketer who played as a right-handed batsman.
Patrick Paranjody Patrick Brian Paranjody (born 29 July 1987 in Portsmouth, England) is a Singaporean footballer who plays as a striker for Balestier Khalsa.
Paul Flowers (banker) Reverend Paul Flowers BA (Hons) FRSA FRGS, (born 5 June 1950 in Portsmouth) is an English businessman and ordained Methodist minister, currently suspended indefinitely by the church.
Paul Gray (footballer) Robert Paul Gray (born 28 January 1970 in Portsmouth) is a Northern Irish former footballer who played as a forward.
Paul Hardyman Paul George Hardyman (born 11 May 1964 in Portsmouth, England) was a left back for Portsmouth, Sunderland, Bristol Rovers, Barnet, Wycombe and Slough Town.
Paul Jones (singer) Paul Jones (born Paul Pond, 24 February 1942) is an English singer, actor, harmonica player and radio personality and television presenter.
Paul Kerr Paul Andrew Kerr (born 9 June 1964) is an English former footballer who played as a midfielder.
Paul Musselwhite Paul Stephen Musselwhite (born 22 December 1968) is an English former footballer who played as a goalkeeper and is the current goalkeeping coach at Scunthorpe United.
Paul Rogers (footballer) Paul Anthony Rogers (born 21 March 1965 in Portsmouth) is a retired English footballer who played as a midfielder.
Payman Modarres Payman Modarres (born 18 June 1975 in Portsmouth, UK) is the founder and sole owner of the Imortal group of companies, a manufacturing firm dealing with motorcycle clothing mainly focused at the...
Penny Mordaunt Penelope Mary Mordaunt MP (born 4 March 1973) is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Portsmouth North since winning the seat at the 2010 United...
Percy F. Westerman Percy Francis Westerman (1876 – 22 February 1959) was a prolific author of children's literature, many of his books adventures with military and naval themes.
Pete Lockett Peter Robert Lockett is an English percussionist and recording artist.
Peter B. Bennett Peter B. Bennett (b. ) is the founder and former president and CEO of the Divers Alert Network (DAN), a non-profit organization devoted to assisting scuba divers in need.
Peter Barlow (footballer) Peter Barlow (born 9 January 1950) is an English former football player and manager who played as a forward in the Football League for Colchester United, Workington and Hartlepool United.
Peter Bruff Peter Schuyler Bruff (1812–1900), born in Portsmouth, England, was a civil engineer best known for founding the seaside resort town of Clacton on Sea, Essex, and for improving the lives of resid...
Peter Harris (footballer) Peter Philip Harris (19 December 1925 – 2 January 2003) was a footballer who played for Portsmouth in the 1940s and 1950s.
Peter John Douglas Peter John Douglas (30 June 1787 - 17 December 1858) was an officer of the Royal Navy who served during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.
Peter Orton Peter Charles Orton, CVO (17 June 1943 – 5 December 2007) was a British media entrepreneur and television producer noted for his work in children's television.
Peter Richards Peter Charles Richards (born 10 March 1978) is a former English rugby union player.
Peter Sellers Peter Sellers, was a British film actor, comedian and singer.
Peter Taylor (editor) Peter Taylor (1922 – 1997) was an English film editor with more than 30 film credits.
Phil Gallie Philip Roy "Phil" Gallie (3 June 1939 – 24 January 2011) was an English-born Scottish politician who served as a Conservative Member of Parliament for Ayr from 1992 to 1997 and Member of t...
Phil Gunter Philip Edward Gunter (6 January 1932 – 13 July 2007) was an English footballer who played for Portsmouth and Aldershot.
Phil Harris (fighter) Phil Harris (born April 9, 1983) is an English mixed martial artist who currently competes in the flyweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
R. F. Bayford Robert Frederic Bayford OBE KC (24 September 1871 – 5 June 1951) was an English barrister, born in Westminster, London.
Raji James Rajesh Kumar Jhanji (born 24 February 1970 in Portsmouth) better known by his stage name Raji James, is a British Indian actor, club night promotor and podcast co-host, best known for his ...
Ralph Hunt Ralph Arthur Robert Hunt (14 August 1933 – 17 December 1964) was an English footballer.
Ray Crawford (footballer) Raymond Crawford (born 13 July 1936 in Portsmouth) is a former English international footballer, who played as a striker in a career that saw him score over 300 goals at club level.
Ray Lewington Raymond "Ray" Lewington (born 7 September 1956 in Lambeth, England) is a retired English footballer and current assistant manager of the England national football team.
Ray Shulman Raymond Shulman is a British musician, and the youngest of three brothers in progressive rock band, Gentle Giant.
Reg Flewin Reginald "Reg" Flewin was an English footballer who played as a central defender for his hometown club Portsmouth.
Reg Revans Reginald "Reg" William Revans (14 May 1907 – 8 January 2003) was an academic professor, administrator and management consultant who pioneered the use of Action learning.
Richard Aldington Richard Aldington (8 July 1892 – 27 July 1962), born Edward Godfree Aldington, was an English writer and poet.
Richard Harwood Richard Craig Harwood (born 8 August 1979) is a British cellist.
Richard Hindley Richard James Edward Hindley is a retired English cricketer.
Richard McIlwaine Richard Johnston McIlwaine (born 16 March 1950) is a former English cricketer who was a right-handed batsman and bowled medium pace.
Roland Orzabal Roland Orzabal (born August 22, 1961) is a British musician, songwriter and record producer.
Ronnie Blackman Ronald Henry Blackman, known as Ronnie or Ron Blackman (born 2 April 1925 in Cosham) is an English former professional footballer who is the all time leading league goalscorer for Reading.
Roy Koerner Roy Koerner MBE was a Polar explorer who participated in what the then Prime Minister, Harold Wilson described as "a feat of endurance and courage which ranks with any in polar history", and Pri...
Roy Player Percival Roy Ivan Player, was an English footballer who played as a centre half in the Football League.
Russell Garcia (field hockey) Russell Simon Garcia (born 20 June 1970 in Portsmouth, England) is a former international field hockey player, who won a gold medal with Great Britain at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul at the...
S. G. F. Brandon Samuel George Frederick Brandon (1907 – 21 October 1971) was a British priest and scholar of comparative religion.
Sam Hutsby Sam Hutsby is an English professional golfer.
Sam Magri Samuel John "Sam" Magri (born 30 March 1994) is an English footballer currently playing for Nuneaton Town, on loan from Queens Park Rangers.
Samantha Davies Samantha Davies (born 28 November 1974 in Portsmouth) is a British yachtswoman.
Same Difference Same Difference are an English bubblegum pop duo, made up of siblings Sean and Sarah Smith.
Sampson Tubb Sampson Tubb (11 October 1840 – 27 January 1891) was an English cricketer.
Samuel James Ballard Samuel James Ballard (bapt. 28 March 1765 – 11 October 1829) was a Vice-Admiral in the Royal Navy.
Sarah McCarthy-Fry Sarah McCarthy-Fry (born 4 February 1955) is a British Labour Co-operative politician, who was the Member of Parliament for Portsmouth North from 2005 to 2010.
Scott Taylor (footballer born 1970) Scott Dean Taylor (born 25 November 1970 in Portsmouth, England) is a retired former professional footballer, who most notably played for Reading.
Sid Daniels Sidney Edward Daniels (19 November 1893 – 25 May 1983), known as Sid Daniels, was a British merchant seaman and the last surviving member of the crew of the RMS Titanic.
Simon Bass Simon Bass (born 5 April 1966) is an award-winning British composer and songwriter.
Simon Neale Simon Neale, better known by his stage names Shadow Child and Dave Spoon, is a radio DJ and dance music producer. He's also part of the duo Avec alongside Doorly. He was part of the line-up on BBC Radio 1's'In New DJs We Trust' feature, which runs Thursday night/Friday morning 2am to 4am.
Sir Edward Archdale, 3rd Baronet Captain Sir Edward Folmer Archdale (8 September 1921, Portsmouth, England – 31 July 2009) was a British baronet, Royal Navy Captain, submarine officer during World War II and local politician in...
Sophiya Haque Syeda Sophia Haque (14 June 1971 – 17 January 2013) was an English actress, singer, video jockey and dancer.
Spike Edney Philip 'Spike' Edney (born 11 December 1951 in Portsmouth) is an English musician who, since the early 1970s, has performed with a number of bands, most notably, Queen, where his participation, ...
Stan Clements Stanley Finlay Thomas "Stan" Clements, (born Portsmouth 25 June 1923) is a retired footballer who played most of his professional career for Southampton.
Stephen Marcus Stephen Marcus (born Stephen Mark Scott; 18 June 1962) is a British actor, best known for his role as Nick the Greek in the film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.
Steve Brine Stephen Charles Brine (born 28 January 1974) is a British Conservative Party politician and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Winchester.
Steve Claridge Stephen Edward "Steve" Claridge (born 10 April 1966) is an English football player, pundit and coach, who last played for semi-professional team Gosport Borough from 2011 to 2012.
Steve Foster Stephen "Steve" Brian Foster (born 24 September 1957, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England) is a former English football player, famed for wearing a headband and having one of the greatest beards in f...
Steve Hutchings Stephen "Steve" Hutchings is an English footballer, who played as a striker for Conference South club Havant & Wterlooville and previously Bournemouth.
Steve Middleton Stephen Roy "Steve" Middleton is an English former footballer who played as a goalkeeper for local rivals Southampton and Portsmouth in the 1970s.
Steve Mills (footballer) Stephen John "Steve" Mills (9 December 1953 – 1 August 1988) was a professional footballer with Southampton who career was cut short by a serious car accident and died of leukaemia a...
Stuart Bonham Carter Vice Admiral Sir Stuart Sumner Bonham Carter, KCB, CVO, DSO (9 July 1889 – 5 September 1972) was an officer in the Royal Navy who had a distinguished record in both world wars.
Stuart J. Russell Stuart Russell is a computer scientist known for his contributions to artificial intelligence.
Susanna Rowson Susanna Rowson, née Haswell (1762 – 2 March 1824) was a British-American novelist, poet, playwright, religious writer, stage actress, and educator.
Ted Galpin Edward Thomas William Galpin, OBE (4 July 1914 - 3 September 1996) was General Manager (South) of Portsmouth and Sunderland Newspapers Ltd from 1962 to 1976 and a director until 1979.
The Gasman The Gasman is the recording name of Christopher Reeves, an English electronic music artist.
Thomas McGhee Thomas Edward "Tommy" McGhee (born 10 May 1929 in Manchester, England) was a footballer best known for his spell at Portsmouth FC during the 1950s, making 136 appearances which gained him Englan...
Thomas Reeves (VC) Thomas Reeves VC (1828 – 4 August 1862) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to Briti...
Thomas William Taylor Thomas William Taylor (September 6, 1852 – February 24, 1924) was a politician in Manitoba, Canada.
Toby Harnden Toby Harnden (born 14 January 1966) is an Anglo-American journalist and author.
Tom Burrows (footballer) Thomas Burrows (born 1886) was an English footballer who played as a goalkeeper for Southampton and Merthyr Town in the years prior to World War I.
Tom Maley Tom Maley was a Scottish football player and manager.
Tom Mason (footballer) Thomas Lot 'Tom' Mason was an English professional footballer who played for Tottenham Hotspur, Southend United and Sittingbourne.
Tomasz Schafernaker Tomasz Schafernaker (born 8 January 1979) is an Anglo-Polish meteorologist for the Met Office, best known for his appearances for BBC Weather.
Tony Oakey Tony Oakey (born 2 January 1976, Portsmouth, England) is an English professional boxer who fights in the light heavyweight division.
Tracy Lyons The 2009 Plymouth child abuse case was a child abuse and paedophile ring involving at least five adults from different parts of England.
Vert (music) Vert (born Adam Butler, 1972, Portsmouth, UK) is an electronic music producer who has been active since 1996.
Vivienne Parry Vivienne Mary Hunt Parry, OBE (born Vivienne Mary Hunt Mills on 4 June 1956 in Portsmouth) is a science journalist.
Walter Besant Sir Walter Besant (14 August 1836 – 9 June 1901), was a novelist and historian.
Warren Hunt Warren David Hunt (born 2 March 1984) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for VT.
Wideboys The Wideboys (Jim Sullivan & Eddie Craig) are a British remix and production duo of house, bassline and garage music.
Will Britt William "Will" Britt (born 22 February 1995) is an English-born Gibraltarian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Isthmian League side Bognor Regis Town, on loan from Premier League side Southampton, and the Gibraltar national team.
William Frederick Mitchell William Frederick Mitchell (Calshot, 1845–1914, Ryde, Isle of Wight) was a British artist commissioned to paint many naval and merchant ships.
William Mudge William Mudge (1762–1820) was an English artillery officer and surveyor, born in Plymouth, an important figure in the work of the Ordnance Survey.
William Thoburn (politician) William Thoburn (April 14, 1847 – January 23, 1928) was a Canadian woollen manufacturer and politician in the province of Ontario.
William Timothy Cotter William Timothy Cotter was an Irish-born prelate who served as the third Roman Catholic Bishop of Portsmouth, England, from 1910 to 1940.
Winnifred Quick Winnifred Vera Quick Van Tongerloo (January 23, 1904 – July 4, 2002) was one of the last four remaining survivors of the sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 15, 1912.
Wolfe Morris Wolfe Morris (1925-1996) was a British film and television actor, who played character roles on stage, television and in feature films from the 1950s until the 1990s.