Hereford City Heritage

The Mayor’s Chain

Sir George Cornewall Lewis - who’s statue can be seen outside the Shire Hall

Nell Gwynne - A blue plaque exists in Gwynne Street, supposedly marking where her home used to be

Thomas Traherne - English poet and religious writer.

Sir Edward Elgar - composer and musician

David Garrick - Actor and stage manager

Sarah Siddons - Actress

John Bull - composer, musician and organ builder

Mikles Smith - Scholar, theologian and bibliophile

Alfred Watkins - Pioneer photographer and antiquarian

John Masefield - Poet

James Wathen - Celebrated traveller, writer and sketcher

David Cox - Water-colourist and writer

Tom Spring - Prize fighter