John Nevison

One of Britain’s most notorious highwaymen, executed on 4 May 1684,

John Rylands

John Rylands (7 February 1801 – 11 December 1888) was an English entrepreneur and philanthropist. He was the owner of the largest textile manufacturing concern in the United Kingdom, and Manchester’s first multi-millionaire.

John Simmons, artist

English painter recognised as a specialist in painting female fairies, frequently nude.

John Smith, architect

John Smith (1781 – 22 July 1852) was a Scottish architect who contributed significantly to the architecture of Aberdeen.

John Taylor (oculist)

Early 18th-century English eye surgeon and medical charlatan.

John White, 1st Baron Overtoun

Scottish chemical manufacturer, supporter of religious causes, philanthropist and Liberal politician

John William Waterhouse

English artist known primarily for his depictions of women set in scenes from myth, legend or poetry. He is the best known of that group of artists who from the 1880s revived the literary themes favoured by the Pre-Raphaelites.

Jonathan Simpson

Architect who was born, educated and practised in Bolton.

Jonathan Tyers

Proprietor of New Spring Gardens, later known as Vauxhall Gardens, a popular pleasure garden in Kennington, London.