The Frodsham Famous

Anyone we know?

  • Anyone we know come from 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
    • Bob Carolgees outline


    • Bob Carolgees (b. 1948)
      1980s TV entertainer and 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, lives in Frodsham as 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
    • Pencil drawing of Djibril Cissé


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




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