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Priestley is an English surname. It may refer to:

  • Akeem Priestley - (born 13 April 1985), Jamaican footballer
  • Arthur Priestley - an English Liberal Party politician and cricketer
  • Brian Priestley - (born 10 July 1940), English jazz writer, pianist and arranger
  • Briggs Priestley - (16 March 1831 – 21 October 1907), English cloth manufacturer and Liberal Party politician
  • Chris Priestley - (born 1958), British children's book author and illustrator
  • Dennis Priestley - a two-time World Darts Champion and the first player to win both BDO and WDC World Championship Crowns
  • Gerry Priestley (born 1931), footballer whose clubs included Grimsby Town and Halifax Town
  • Henry Priestley - (19 June 1884 – 28 February 1961), Australian biochemist
  • Jason Priestley - a Canadian-American actor who starred in the TV show, Beverly Hills, 90210
  • Joseph Priestley - (13 March 1733 – 6 February 1804), 18th-century British theologian, Dissenting clergyman, natural philosopher, chemist, educator, and political theorist
  • J. B. Priestley - (13 September 1894 – 14 August 1984), English writer and broadcaster
  • Julian Priestley - (born 26 May 1950), Secretary-General of the European Parliament 1997–2007
  • Mark Priestley - (9 August 1976 – 27 August 2008), Australian actor
  • Mary Priestley - (born 4 March 1925), music therapist from Britain
  • Maurice Priestley - emeritus professor of statistics at the University of Manchester
  • Neil Priestley - (born 23 June 1961), former English cricketer
  • Philip Priestley - (born 29 August 1946), former British diplomat
  • Raymond Priestley - (20 July 1886 – 24 June 1974), British geologist and early Antarctic explorer
  • Robert Priestley - (June 12, 1901 – November 27, 1986), American set decorator
  • Tom Priestley - (born 1932), sound and film editor
  • Tommy Priestley - (11 March 1911 – 28 July 1985), Northern Irish footballer

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