Frank Simpson (1863-1942) was a prominent figure within his native city of Chester. During the First World War he was Quartermaster of the Chester Volunteers formed for home defence in 1914.
Frank Simpson was a keen photographer as well as the author of several works on Chester:
- "The Cheshire Regiment," or 22nd regiment of foot. In the Journal of the Chester Archaeological Society, 11 Year: 1905
- Medal to commemorate Chester Musical Festival, 1829: Journal of the Chester Archaeological Society, 1906