A cricketer, an obese grocer, a scientist and an ancestor of George Washington - they all have roots in the Maldon district.
Here are our top ten most famous people from the district. See the paper for who came where and why.

Kathleen Peyton

John Strutt

Sam Callahan


Edward Bright

Tom Driberg

Joseph Billio

Lawrence Washington

Alastair Cook

Thomas Plume

Do you have any ideas of who should be in the top ten? E-mail in your suggestion to mbsdistrict@nqe.com