List of Royal National College for the Blind people
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The following is a list of people associated with the Royal National College for the Blind.
|List of Principals|
|1871–1912||Francis Joseph Campbell|
|1912–1929||Guy Marshall Campbell|
|1929–1934||Louie Bealby Campbell|
|1991–1992||Dr Michael Semple|
|1992–1999||Dr Colin Housby-Smith|
|2008–2009||Ian Pickford (acting)|
- Francis Joseph Campbell, American anti-slavery campaigner, co-founder of RNC and its first Principal
- Thomas Rhodes Armitage, Victorian philanthropist and co-founder
- Tony Larkin, former Professional footballer and England Blind Football team coach, head of sport and recreation at RNC
- Queen Victoria, the college's first Patron
- Charles, Prince of Wales, current Patron since 1997
Vice patrons and other supportors
- Edward VII of the United Kingdom
- Alexandra of Denmark
- Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
- Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia
- Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll
- Hugh Grosvenor, 1st Duke of Westminster
- Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury
- Thomas Anson, 2nd Earl of Lichfield
- Right Hon. W. H. Smith, M.P.
- Sir John Terry, film financier and manager of the National Film Finance Corporation
- Susan Bligh, Countess of Darnley, current Lord Lieutenant of Herefordshire, Appeals Patron
- Sir Thomas Dunne, former Lord Lieutenant of Herefordshire, Appeals Patron
- Des Kelly, Daily Mail columnist and BBC Sports presenter, Patron of the England Blind Football team.
- Gabby Logan, BBC Sports presenter, Patron of the England Blind Football team
Presidents and vice presidents
- The Hon. Mrs Jessica White
Current vice presidents
- Archbishop of Canterbury
- Archbishop of York
- Archbishop of Westminster
- Countess Mountbatten of Burma
- Michael Buerk.
- Lord Mayor of London (ex officio)
- Paul Keetch, former MP for Hereford (ex officio)
- Master of the Worshipful Company of Musicians. (ex officio)
- David Blunkett, British Labour Party politician and former Home Secretary
- Alfred Hollins, English composer and organist
- Anthony Kappes, Paralympic cyclist
- Ryan Kelly, actor who in 1997, became the first completely blind student to join the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, and plays the role of Jack 'Jazzer' McCreary in Radio 4's The Archers.
- Giles McKinley, who starred in a groundbreaking television commercial for Sauza Tequila during the 1990s.
- "A brief history of RNC". Royal National College for the Blind. Retrieved 29 July 2010.
- Marshall, Lance (1987). "The Royal National College: changing approaches to the education and training of the able visually handicapped" (subscription required). British Journal of Visual Impairment, Vol. 5, No. 1, 7–11. Retrieved 27 January 2010.
- New Beacon. RNIB Publications. February 1991.
- New Beacon. RNIB Publications. July–August 1992.
- "New principal for Royal National College". NB: The sight loss and eye health magazine. September 2006. Retrieved 17 March 2010.
- Childs, Jess (4 November 2008). "College head resigns". Hereford Times (Newsquest Media Ltd). Retrieved 11 January 2010.
- "New principal aims high at blind college". Hereford Times (Newsquest Media Ltd). 12 October 2006. Retrieved 18 January 2010.
- Childs, Jess (16 December 2009). "Royal National College for the Blind appoint new principal". Hereford Times (Newsquest Media Ltd). Retrieved 29 July 2010.
- "Ex-colonel leads way". Times Educational Supplement. 11 December 2009. Retrieved 11 January 2010.
- Rendle, Ben; Howarth, Richard (12 January 2012). "Principal Sheila Tallon Spills the Beans: Ben Rendle and Richard Howarth interview College Principal Sheila Tallon for her views". Eyesover - The Official Magazine Of RNC Students (Royal National College for the Blind). Retrieved 3 May 2012.
- Green, Jerry (1 April 2007). "The Royal Normal College". Crystal Palace Magazine. Retrieved 23 July 2010.
- "Biography of Francis Joseph Campbell". Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. Retrieved 23 July 2010.
- Dart, Tom (1 December 2005). "Blind team raising profile and opening some eyes". Times Online (London: News International). Retrieved 23 July 2010.
- Illingworth, W. H. (1910). History of the education of the blind. S. Low, Marston & Company, Ltd.
- "Profile of the Royal National College for the Blind". Foundation for Assistive Technology. Retrieved 23 July 2010.
- "The Prince of Wales Patronages". Prince of Wales website. HM Government of the United Kingdom. Retrieved 23 July 2010.
- Relph, Simon (22 April 1995). "Obituary: Sir John Terry". The Independent (London: Independent Print Limited). Retrieved 7 March 2010.
- Annual Report 2008-2009. Royal National College for the Blind. p. 16.
- "Patrons and Supports of RNC". Royal National College for the Blind. Retrieved 23 July 2010.
- "In Touch: What's Blunkett cooking up on the radio?". BBC News (BBC). 31 March 2006. Retrieved 23 July 2010.
- Carson, Ian. "Hollins, Alfred" (subscription required). Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 23 July 2010.
- Lewis, Roz (28 June 2009). "Why actor Ryan Kelly has been leading the way on The Archers". Sunday Mercury (Birmingham: Trinity Mirror). Retrieved 23 July 2010.
- Evans, Steve (2 July 2004). "Archers' star's wedded bliss". Coventry Evening Telegraph (Trinity Mirror). Retrieved 23 July 2010.
- Jury, Louise (27 July 1997). "Tequila ad will cast the blind in a new light". The Independent (London: Independent Print Limited). Retrieved 23 July 2010.