Adrian Room (27 September 1933, Melksham – 2011) was a British toponymist and onomastician, a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society and a prolific author of reference works relating primarily to the origins of word and place names. Between 1952 and 1979, Room served in the Royal Naval Reserve, Special Branch, retiring as a Lieutenant Commander.
Alan A. Freeman (27 September 1920 – 15 March 1985) was an English record producer, remembered for being Petula Clark's producer from 1949 until 1963, when his role was taken over by Tony Hatch. It may have been Hatch who made Clark an international recording star, but Freeman had nurtured her musically since she was 17.
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