Famous Derbyshire People
Derbyshire People is about the famous people, who have or have had some connection with Derbyshire and or the Peak District in England. They may simply have been born in the
county such as John Flamstead from Denby, lived and worked here, such as Erasmus Darwin, or simply visited the county, such as Dr Samuel Johnson or Bonnie Prince Charles. The names included here are
only a personal choice. Many, many others have had connections, sometimes close connections with Derbyshire. Some of them are mentioned in Derbyshire Artists, and others in Derbyshire's Literary Connections. Others will be added over time.