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Sir Benjamin Baker
Sir Benjamin Baker 150 150 Frome Heritage Museum
Recent exhibitions about J W Singer and Sir Benjamin Baker have been called ‘Casting the World’ and ‘Bridging the World’. read more
Duke of Monmouth declared King in Frome
Duke of Monmouth declared King in Frome 150 150 Frome Heritage Museum
So declared the Duke of Monmouth, the Protestant illegitimate son of Charles II, as he started out on his ill-fated voyage to Lyme Regis en route to a military engagement with the Catholic James II on the Somerset Levels near Westonzoyland. read more
Jenson Button
Jenson Button 150 150 Frome Heritage Museum
Another famous and much more recent son of Frome is the 2009 Formula 1 world champion, Jenson Button. read more
King Eadred’s Death
King Eadred’s Death 150 150 Frome Heritage Museum
Eadred was a grandson of Alfred the Great and was born around AD 923. read more
Mary Baily 1868 – 1928
Mary Baily 1868 – 1928 150 150 Frome Heritage Museum
Born in Frome Mary Baily as part of her will, gifted the playing fields now named after her as a recreation ground for the children of Frome.  read more
Albion Printing Office
Albion Printing Office 150 150 Frome Heritage Museum
This printing firm was one of the smaller firms in Frome, which was established by 1839 by John Gardiner at 4 Bath Street and known as the Albion Printing Office. read more
Butler and Tanner
Butler and Tanner 150 150 Frome Heritage Museum
William Langford, a chemist situated in Bath Street, established a small printing business in 1845. read more
Crocker and Penny
Crocker and Penny 150 150 Frome Heritage Museum
The Crocker family were the first to establish a printing office in Frome as far as can be traced. read more
Daniel Press
Daniel Press 150 150 Frome Heritage Museum
The Rev. Alfred Daniel came to Frome in 1838 as Perpetual Curate of the newly built Holy Trinity Church. read more
Ellenbray Press
Ellenbray Press 150 150 Frome Heritage Museum
Charles Axford Bray (1855-1923) was born at Waminster, where he served an apprenticeship in printing and bookbinding. read more