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Famous Welleslians

Over the years Wellesley has contributed significantly in a wide range of fields:


F.T. and E.G. Mann (father and son) were Captains of England; Chris Cowdrey (Captain of Kent and England); Graham Cowdrey (KCC); Alex Loudon (Kent, Warwickshire and England); Ruaraidh Gunn (real tennis); Edward Richardson (golf); Georgina Harland (Bronze medallist, Athens Olympics, Modern Pentathlon); William Fox-Pitt (Silver medallist, Athens Olympics and London Olympics, Equestrian); Simon and Oliver Sherwood (horse racing); Bruce Critchley (golf commentator);Charles and Mark Hue-Williams (father and son) world champion rackets players; Tony Nash (Bobsleigh Olympic gold medallist 1964).

The Arts

The stage: Michael Denison, Gresby Nash, Sir Jeremy Child, Jimmy Allen; Anna Steel; Patrick Lichfield (photographer); Mike d'Abo (Manfred Mann); Reginald Bosanquet (broadcaster); Anthony Blonde (publisher); Sir Jocelyn Stevens (British Heritage); Henry Wyndham (chairman of Sothebys); Oliver Preston (cartoonist); Pandora Clifford (actress); Siobhan Hewlett (actress).


Henry Bellingham MP; The Rt. Hon. James Arbuthnot MP; Ian Liddell-Grainger MP; Lord Lyell of Markyate (former Attorney General); Lord Denham (Former Chief Whip in the House of Lords).

St. Peter's Court

Prince Henry and Prince George, later Dukes of Gloucester and Kent. General Sir Peter de la Billiere; Admiral of the Fleet Sir Henry Leach; Field Marsh Lord Carver; The Rt. Hon. Michael Allison; Sir John Arbuthnot; Lord Jellicoe; Lord Avebury; Lord Fanshawe of Richmond; Lord Orr-Ewing; Lord Kingsdown; Anthony Forbes.

Distinguished others

Sir Hew Strachan (Professor of History at Oxford and author); Sir Jonathan Porritt; Lord Melchett (environmental issues); HRH The Duke of Gloucester; Sir Bernard Waley-Cohen and Sir Gavyn Arthur (Lords Mayor of London), The Duke of Northumberland, The Duke of Rutland, The Duke of Grafton, The Reverend Nick Stacey.