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Entertainment & Sport

Betty

Astell

1912

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1993

Variety Artist, Scriptwriter and Actress (Obituary)

Evelyn

Astle


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Opera Singer

Ewart

Astill

1888

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1948

Cricketer, Leicestershire & England

Fred

Astle




Stock Car Racer

Jeff

Astle

1942

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2002

Footballer, West Bromwich Albion & England

Leonard

Astill

1916

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1990

Footballer, Wolverhampton, Blackburn & Ipswich

Nathan

Astle

1971

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Cricketer, New Zealand

Jeff Astle (1942-2002) Footballer, West Bromwich Albion & England

Jeffrey (Jeff ) Astle  was a famous footballer who played 361 games for West Bromwich Albion in a decade of service to that club. He scored 174 goals for ‘The Baggies’, including the winning goal in the 1968 F.A. Cup final, having also scored in all previous rounds of the competition that year. The Albion fans nicknamed him ‘The King’, and gates at the club’s ground have been named after him.
Evelyn Astle   Opera Singer

Evelyn Astle served in D’Oyly Carte’s "New" Opera Company in September 1922 through June 1927. She assumed her first named part, Celia in Iolanthe, in 1925 when Marjorie Eyre moved up to play Phyllis. She also filled in on occasion in the 1925-26 season as Zorah in Ruddigore. In the 1926-27 season, her last with the Company, she held down two small roles: Zorah in Ruddigore, and Fiametta in The Gondoliers.