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People living in, who have lived in or are connected to Bishopsteignton

Christine Hill, MBE.

Christine Hill moved to Bishopsteignton in 2010 but had been coming to the village for holidays since her childhood. Her parents owned a house and a chicken farm above the village, which her aunt and uncle ran, and that’s where her childhood summers were spent on...

John B Wotton OBE

As the Chief Executive of Huntleigh Healthcare PLC, a technology based healthcare and scientific group in the UK, he was involved, along with a specialised team of engineers, in overseeing the development, manufacturing, education, promotion and the training of...

Fran Edwards, BEM

Fran and her husband Nigel have lived in Bishopsteignton for over 44 years and for most of that time she has been volunteering for various charities and good causes. In 2018 she was nominated for a British Empire Medal in the New Year Honours List. Fran had earned her...

Molly Coombe

Molly Coombe was born on 18th October 1929 to parents Grace Coombe neé Loud and Philip Coombe. She may have been born at a local hospital but the family lived, and Molly grew up, in a house called 'Locarno' on Berry Hill, Bishopsteignton. As a girl, Molly's favourite...