Jane Austen was born 16th December 1775, died 18th July 1817 Austin published 6 novels including Pride and Prejudice; she also wrote poetry and letters, she has some unfinished work which she did not get chance to complete. Jane lived in Southampton between 1806 and 1809. Although the house, in which she and her family lived, no longer stands the Dolphin Hotel – where she attended dances – is in the High Street. To mark the 200th anniversary of the year Jane took up residence in Southampton, a Jane Austen Trail was launched in July 2006. Since the year 1911 Jane AustenÂ’s work has been recognised in the academic world.
Sarah Emily Davies
Sarah Emily Davies was born April 22, 1830, died July 13, 1921 she was the Founder of Girton College at Cambridge University which was the first of its kind in Britain. She was involved in organizing for John Stuart Mill’s 1866 petition to the British Parliament which was the first to ask for women’s suffrage Emily was a great campaigner for Women’s Education and was very much involved in changing the place of women in society. She wrote a book called The Higher Education of Women and published Thoughts on Some Question Relating to Women. She lived to see women being able to vote for the first time in Parliamentary General Elections in 1918.
Elizabeth Jane Hurley born 10 June 1965 is an English model and actress. In the 1990’s, Hurley became known as a girlfriend of Hugh Grant but has since come in to her own. In 1995, with no prior modelling experience, Hurley was introduced as an EstÃ©e Lauder spokes model. In 2005 she released her own swimwear range called Elizabeth Hurley Beach which launched in Harrods. Elizabeth has been in a few films but her most memorable appearance is Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. Hurley has been active in EstÃ©e Lauder’s Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, as part of which the company created an “Elizabeth Pink” lipstick whose sales benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Hurley, whose grandmother died of breast cancer, was the mistress of ceremonies at “The Hot Pink Party” that marked the tenth anniversary of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. She is also a patron of the Elton John AIDS foundation.
Charlie Dimmock was born 10 August 1966 she is an English garden expert and presenter. Dimmock first rose to fame in 1997, when she joined the BBC gardening series Ground Force. Since then, she has presented such programmes as The Joy of Gardening and Charlie’s Garden Army, as well as presenting coverage of the Chelsea Flower Show. She has also published several gardening books, including the BBC Ground Force books ‘Water Garden Workbook’ and ‘Container Gardening’, as well as ‘Enjoy Your Garden’, a book on general gardening published in 2000. Dimmock wrote a weekly gardening column in the Mail on Sunday for many years, until January 2008.
Kirstie Allsopp was born 1971 she is best known for presenting Location Location, Location and Relocation. She is the daughter of former chairman of Christie’s Charles Henry Allsopp, 6th Baron Hindlip and Fiona Victoria Jean Atherley. In all she attended ten schools these included St Clotilde’s in Lechlade, Gloucestershire and Bedales, near Petersfield, Hampshire. She spent time in India time in India teaching English, Allsopp returned to the UK and began a series of positions, working for Country Living and Food & Homes Magazine and her mother’s business, Hindlip & Prentice Interiors. She has two children Bay and Oscar.
Danielle king was born November 21 1990, Danielle attended Hamble Community Sports College she is a British Track cyclist born in Southampton, she has won a total of 5 medals since 2011 4 of them gold. Danielle won gold in the European championship in 2011, gold and a bronze at the world championships also in 2011. In 2012 she won herself gold at the 2012 world championships, but her time really came when she won gold in the Team Pursuit at the London 2012 Olympic Games. She has achieved so much at a young age, it is clear there is more to come.