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Cringing Cult of Celebrity in Bourne, Lincolnshire*

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Cringing Cult of Celebrity
  • graham hill... famous car driver
  • Jeff Capes lives off in the Fens somewhere... Raymond Mays, the racing driver, check out his creepy old house. (on Eastgate again)
  • ha your joking
  • Casper Pound, head of Rising High Records, a massive label that heavily influenced the beginnings of house music in the UK - including the seminal Acperience by Hardfloor.
  • Lord Burghley, chancellor to Queen Elisabeth 1st was born here. Raymond Mays built racing cars here. Nothing has happened since.
  • Hereward the wake, and assorted relatives of Lady Godiva Lord Burghley (the first one) Raymond Mays - made racing cars in the 30s and 50s
  • Leo Sayer worked as an apprentice electrician in the now defunct Spires electrical shop (it's now a travel agents).
  • Hereward the Wake Worth, the designer and perfume maker British Racing Motors (BRM) See Bourne guide

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Last updated: 2008-10-14

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