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30 Great Brits

Fill in the grid with the surnames of these famous British people

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2 Civil Engineer who built the Clifton Suspension Bridge over the Avon in 1864.
3 WW1 nurse who was shot in 1915 for helping hundreds of prisoners escape the Germans.
5 First woman to fly solo from London to Australia in 1930 and thus winning 10,000.
6 Prolific Victorian writer, whose first novel, The Pickwick Papers, appeared in serial form in 1836.
7 Leader of the 1381 Peasants' Revolt, which began in Essex, caused by unduly high tax levies.
9 MP and politician who campaigned tirelessly for the abolition of the Slave Trade in 1807.
10 Actor and writer of 38 plays, the first being Henry VI, Part One in 1589, and 154 sonnets.
13 Lieutenant who led the last major cavalry charge in British History at Omdurman in 1898.
15 Robinson Crusoe creator who was inspired by shipwreck survivor Alexander Selkirk.
16 Votes for women campaigner who founded and led the Suffragette Movement until 1918.
17 RAF officer and inventor of the Turbo Jet Engine in 1930.
18 Father of Railways, who pioneered the first steam-driven passenger railway in 1825.
21 Microbiologist who in 1928 noticed that a certain mould destroyed certain bacteria.
24 Creator of Noddy and Big Ears, Brer Rabbit, the Famous Five and the Secret Seven.
26 Queen of England 1533-36 and mother of Queen Elizabeth I. She was beheaded.
1 Napoleon's nemesis in many battles in Spain, France and finally 'Belgium'- Waterloo,1815.
2 Writer of the Book of Household Management in 1861, which contained many cooking recipes.
4 Writer of more than 70 detective novels, 14 short story collections and 19 plays.
8 Pioneering nurse during the Crimean War,1853-56, and founder of two Schools of Nursing.
11 Composer of the music for 'Land of Hope and Glory' in 1904, and much more.
12 Author of Emma, Persuasion, Mansfield Park etc in the late 18th and early 19th Centuries.
13 Nemesis of Charles I and commander of the Parliamentary army in the English Civil Wars.
14 Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell were better known as the ....... Sisters.
17 Architect of the 5th St Paul's Cathedral, completed in 1710, and 52 other churches in London.
19 A well-known Romantic poet's wife and author of the Gothic novel Frankenstein in 1818.
20 Father of Immunology, who produced a Smallpox vaccine in 1796 and vaccinated children.
21 Quaker campaigner for better conditions in filthy, disease-ridden Victorian prisons.
22 Victorian writer of Silas Marner, Middlemarch, etc whose real name was Mary Ann Evans.
23 Royal Navy Vice-Admiral who was killed during the Battle of Trafalgar on 21st October,1805.
25 Pioneering Travel Agent who took 350 people on a tour of Scotland in 1846.
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