STAFFORDSHIRE PEOPLE OF NOTE

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NAME

DATES

NOTE

Addison, Joseph

1672-1719

Lichfield
Anson, Admiral George

 

Shugborough
Ashmole, Elias

1617-92

Lichfield
Bagot, Colonel Richard(1)

1619-45

Blithfield
                                   (2)    
Bennett, Arnold   Arnold Bennett Society
Brindley, James

1716-72

Canal builder
Buchanan, Robert

1841-1901

Staffordshire poet
Cook, Joseph

1860-1947

9th Prime Minister of Australia
Darwin, Erasmus

1731-1802

Lichfield
Day, Thomas

1748-78

Lichfield
Deakin Jonah (snr)

1876 - 1951

Brownhills JP, County Councillor
Deakin, Jonah (jnr) 

1906 – 80

Brownhills celebrity
Edgeworth, Richard Lovell

1744-1817

Lichfield
Garrick, David

1717-79

Theatre, Lichfield
Harrison Thomas 

1606-60

Cromwellian army officer
Heath, George

1844 - 1869)

‘The Moorland Poet’
Johnson, Dr Samuel

1709 - 84

Lichfield
Marklew, William  

1858 ~1924 

Brownhills celebrity
McClean, John Robinson

1813-73

Engineer & entrepreneur 
Moreton, John

1777-1847

convict potter
Palmer, Dr William

1824-56

Poisoner, Rugeley
Roberts, William

1828-1906

The Brownhills Brewer
Seward, Anna

1742-1809

"Swan of Lichfield"
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley 

1751–1816

dramatist and politician
Swinburne,Col. Joseph  

 1783-1860

Lichfield
Walton, Izzac

1593-1683

Fisherman
Wedgwood, Josiah

1872-

Pottery manufactury
Wilkes, Richard

1691-1760

Antiquary and physician