Famous People From Colchester

List of famous people from Colchester, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Colchester, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Colchester you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Colchester, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, like Jeffrey Titford and John White.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Colchester?" or "Which celebrities were born in Colchester?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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  • Leanne Nagle

    Leanne Nagle

    Age: 34
    • Birthplace: Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Margaret Cavendish
    Dec. at 50 (1623-1673)
    • Birthplace: Colchester, United Kingdom
    Margaret Lucas Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (1623 – 15 December 1673) was an English aristocrat, philosopher, poet, scientist, fiction-writer, and playwright during the 17th century. ...more
  • Lyman Trumbull
    Dec. at 82 (1813-1896)
    • Birthplace: Colchester, Connecticut, USA
    Lyman Trumbull (October 12, 1813 – June 25, 1896) was a United States Senator from Illinois and the co-author of the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. Born in Colchester, ...more
  • Ken Aston
    Dec. at 86 (1915-2001)
    • Birthplace: Colchester, United Kingdom
    Kenneth George Aston, MBE (1 September 1915 – 23 October 2001) was an English teacher, soldier, and football referee, who was responsible for many important developments in football refereeing - ...more
    • Birthplace: Tiptree, United Kingdom
    Jeffrey Carl Brazier (born 27 May 1979) is an English television presenter and reality TV personality.
  • Ben Foakes
    Age: 29
    • Birthplace: Colchester, United Kingdom
    Benjamin Thomas Foakes is an English cricketer. Foakes is a right-handed batsman who fields as a wicket-keeper. He was born at Colchester, Essex and educated at Tendring Technology College. Foakes ...more