9 famous people you may not have known were from Mansfield and Nottinghamshire

Olympic gold medal winning swimmer Rebecca Adlington OBE was born in Mansfield.
Olympic gold medal winning swimmer Rebecca Adlington OBE was born in Mansfield.

Nottinghamshire has produced more than its fair share of people who have gone on to find fame - from world-renowned sports stars to chart-topping musicians.

Here’s a look at some of the famous people born in and around here, or with connections to the area.