Sir Geoffrey Shakerley (1932–2012), 6th Baronet, photographer; John Spencer-Churchill (1909–1992), English painter, sculptor, and nephew of Winston Churchill; Henry Fox Talbot (1800–1877), English photography pioneer who invented of salt paper photography; John Frederick Tayler (1802–1889), President of the Royal Watercolour Society
When Sir Nicholas Leycester married Margaret de Dutton in 1276 he acquired the township of Tabley near Knutsford in Cheshire. They had two sons; Roger and John. The fourth descendant from Sir Nicholas was John de Leycester. He erected Tabley Old Hall during the reign of Richard II.