The Frodsham Famous

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  • Famous people who were born or lived in Frodsham

    Famous people who were born or lived in Frodsham

    • Bridge Frodsham pencil drawing

    • Bridge Frodsham (1734-1768)
      was an English actor, born in Frodsham
    • Photograph of the Reverend William Charles Cotton

    • William Charles Cotton (1813–79)
      William introduced beekeeping to New Zealand, was vicar of Frodsham 1859–1879. His memory lives on in the bee symbol adopted by Frodsham town council.
    • Holbrook Gaskell

    • Holbrook Gaskell II (1846–1919)
      A chemical industrialist, he died at his house Erindale in Frodsham
    • Harriet Shaw Weaver

    • Harriet Shaw Weaver (1846–1919)
      Feminist political activist and patron of James Joyce, was born in Frodsham
    • Benny Jones, Footballer

    • Benny Jones (1920–1972)
      Thomas Benjamin Jones was an English professional footballer who played as a winger for Tranmere Rovers, Chelsea and Accrington Stanley in the Football League.
    • John Latham, Physicist

    • John Latham (1937–2021)
      John Latham (21 July 1937 – 27 April 2021) was a British physicist and professor emeritus at the University of Manchester, known for his work on atmospheric electricity and, later in his career, climate engineering.
    • Bob Carolgees outline

    • Bob Carolgees (b. 1948)
      1980s TV entertainer who used to own a candle shop 'Carolgees Candles' at Lady Heyes arts and craft centre before selling the business in 2015.
    • Patrick Larley

    • Patrick Larley (b. 1951)
      Classical composer, conductor, organist and solo singer, was born in the town
    • Mount Everest drawing

    • Caradog Jones (b. 1962)
      The first Welshman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Jones now lives with his wife and children in Frodsham, working as a freelance fisheries consultantas a freelance fisheries consultant.
    • Paul Marsden

    • Paul Marsden (b. 1968)
      Former MP for Shrewsbury and Atcham 1997 to 2005, was born in Frodsham
    • Alice Coote outline

    • Alice Coote (b. 1968)
      Mezzo-soprano was born in Frodsham
    • Daniel Craig drawing

    • Daniel Craig (b. 1968)
      Actor, lived in Frodsham from 1972 to his early teens, at the Ring o' Bells pub where his father was landlord
    • Pencil drawing of Gary Barlow

    • Gary Barlow (b. 1971)
      Singer, pianist, songwriter and producer, was born in Frodsham
    • Pencil drawing of girl with curly hair

    • Emma Cunniffe (b. 1973)
      Emma is a British film, stage and television actress
    • Djibril Cissé

    • Djibril Cissé (b. 1981)
      Ex-Liverpool, Sunderland and France footballer, lived in the town as Lord of the Manor of Frodsham
    • Amy Welch

    • Amy Welch (b. 1985)
      Amy Welch is a journalist and news reporter for ITV news programme Granada Reports. She is originally from Frodsham, Cheshire and attended University of Central Lancashire and a new face of That's Lancashire from 8 June 2018.

    M6 Motorway nr Frodsham

    M56, span over Frodsham Marsh