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This index provides links to some of the more interesting and colourful of people associatied with Hungerford.

- Coral Atkins (1936-2016) - actress and children's campaigner, was buried in Hungerford.

- Charlie Austin (1989- ) - footballer, was born in Hungerford.

- Bill Barnes (1902-1983) - water-keeper and bailiff for the Town & Manor, trombone player, part-time fireman, lived in Hungerford.

- Adam Brown (1980- ) - actor, comedian and pantomime performer, was born and educated in Hungerford.

- Caleb Camburn (1859-1943) - was headmaster of two Hungerford schools, and founder of a local Educational Charity.

- Samuel Chandler (1693-1776) - Nonconformist theologian and preacher was born in Hungerford.

- J A G "Jack" Coates, CBE, DFC (1920-2019) - Aviator, industialist and fisherman, lived in retirement in Hungerford.

- E L "Jim" Davis (1905-1999) - Local historian, past Constable, and Trustee of the Town & Manor, lived in Hungerford.

- Christopher Derrick (1921-2007) - author, reviewer and lecturer, was born in Hungerford.

- Edward Duke (1779–1852) - antiquary, was born in Hungerford.

- Ralph Evans (1915–1996) - footballer, was born in Hungerford.

- Lord Fermoy (1939-1984) - District and Town Councillor, and Mayor, lived in Eddington House.

John of Gaunt (1340-1399) - the great landowner, and provider of local "common" rights.

- Frank Goodal (1854-1921) - the Last Huntsman of the Royal Buckhousnds, and landlord of The Three Swans Hotel.

- Capt James M Harris, OBE (1896-1985) - a mariner who retired to Hungerford.

- Major Humphrey Le Fleming Fairfax Harvey, MBE, MC (1890-1977) - Retired to Hungerford, bought The Three Swans Hotel, Town Councillor.

- John Hollister (1947-2020) - local sportsman and leading light of The Tuesday Club.

- Nicholas Monro (1936- ) - artist, lives at Hungerford.

- Simon de Montfort (1208?-1265) - founder of parliament in the 13th century, owner of Hungerford Park.

- The Lady of Lions "Sonya Allen" (1905-1986) - famous local entertainer, lived in Hungerford.

- "Daddy" Knight (1898-1976) - eccentric man who lived in a caravan on the Common for over a decade.

- Lieutenant Commander John Manners, DSC (1914-2020) - Distinguished wartime naval commander and the oldest surviving first-class cricketer, retired to Hungerford.

- James Money (1834-1918) - architect of the Victorian Town Hall and Corn Exchange, the Plough Inn and St John's Mission Hall.

- 2nd Baron Morris (1903-1975) - lived in retirement in Denford and is buried in St Saviour's churchyard.

- Sir William Pearce (1861-1907) - shipbuilder, owner of Chilton Lodge, and great benefactor of Hungerford.

- George Pocock (1774–1843) - English schoolteacher, founder of Tent Methodism and inventor of the 'Charvolant,' a kite-drawn carriage.

- Sir Charles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford (1893-1971) - RAF Chief of the Air Staff during most of World War II, was born in Hungerford.

- Henry "Harry" Quelch (1858–1913) - one of the first British Marxists was born in Hungerford.

- John "Tom" Simson (1908-1986) - famous local artist, lived in Hungerford.

- Alan Smith, OBE (1921-2014) - Rtd Major, and his connection with the Brighton bombing, lived his retirement in Hungerford.

- Robert Snooks (1761-1802) - last highwayman to be hanged in England, was born in Hungerford.

- James E. Talmage (1862–1933) - Chemist, geologist and religious leader in the Church of the Latter Day Saints, was born in Hungerford.

- Frederick T G Tremlett (1882-1938) - widely travelled, was buried in Hungerford.

- W C R (William) Whalley (1911-2002) - scientist and man of letters, lived in Hungerford.

- Will Young (1979 - ) - singer and actor was brought up in Hungerford.