Citizens of Huntingdon

Some notable citizens of Huntingdon

Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658) Lord Protector of England, born and raised in Huntingdon

Oliver Cromwell

John Major (1943-), Prime Minister of Great Britain 1992-1997 and Member of Parliament for Huntingdon

John Major

Samuel Pepys (1633-1703), Secretary to the Earl of Sandwich at Hinchingbrooke House, Huntingdon

Samuel Pepys

John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, 1718 - 1792. Lived in Hinchingbrooke House, Huntingdon.

John Montagu


The Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire has hosted it's fair share of prominent citizens and is happily continuing to add to the list. We will be enlarging this section to include those people who in the past brought fame, or possibly infamy, to the town.

This is not the end of the list there will be others to add as time permits, in no particular order the list grows as follows;

  • Oliver Cromwell and his family
  • Samuel Pepys
  • Earl of Sandwich
  • Lord Renton
  • John Major
  • Maddison, Hinde and Whitney