Noteable people of Frodsham

The following notable people were either born, have lived or work in Frodsham:

  • Bridge Frodsham (1734–1768) was an English actor, born in Frodsham;

  • William Charles Cotton (1813–79), who introduced beekeeping to New Zealand, was vicar of Frodsham 1859–1879;

  • Holbrook Gaskell II (1846–1919) a chemical industrialist, he died at his house Erindale in Frodsham;

  • Harriet Shaw Weaver (1876–1961), feminist political activist and patron of James Joyce, was born in Frodsham;

  • Bob Carolgees (b. 1948), 1980s TV entertainer, owns a candle shop at the Lady Hayes Craft Centre, near Frodsham;

  • Patrick Larley (b. 1951), classical composer, conductor, organist and solo singer, was born in the town;

  • Caradog Jones (b. 1962), the first Welshman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, lives in Frodsham;

  • Paul Marsden (b. 1968), former MP for Shrewsbury and Atcham 1997 to 2005, was born in Frodsham;

  • Alice Coote (b. 1968) mezzo-soprano was born in Frodsham;

  • 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;

  • Gary Barlow (b. 1971), singer, pianist, songwriter and producer, was born in Frodsham;

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

  • 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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