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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