List of Old Bridgnorthians

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The following is a list of notable Old Bridgnorthians, former pupils of Bridgnorth Grammar School (now Bridgnorth Endowed School) in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England.

Business and Commerce[edit]


  • General Sir Charles Warren, GCMG, KCB, FRS (1840–1927), Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police and General in the Second Boer War.



  • Thomas Beddoes (1760–1808), physician and scientific writer.
  • William Macmichael (1783–1839), physician to Kings George IV and William IV and author of The Gold-Headed Cane (1827)


  • Sir John Josiah Guest, 1st Baronet, MP (1785–1852), engineer, entrepreneur, and Member of Parliament.
  • Lord Lingen 1st Baron Lingen of Lingen KCB (1819–1905), influential civil servant.
  • Henry John Roby, MP (1830–1915), classical scholar, writer on Roman law, and Member of Parliament.



  • Cyril Washbrook, CBE (1914–1999), cricketer who played for Lancashire and England.

Stage and Screen[edit]