List of Old Carthusians

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A list of notable Old Carthusians, who are former pupils of Charterhouse School.

Born in the 17th century[edit]

Co-founder of Rhode Island Roger Williams
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge Isaac Barrow

Born in the 18th century[edit]

Attorney General and Lord Chief Justice Edward Law, 1st Baron Ellenborough
President of the Royal Society Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie, 1st Baronet

Born in the 19th century[edit]

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford Henry Liddell
Governor of Malta and Jamaica Sir Henry Storks
Governor of New Zealand, Mauritius and Hong Kong Sir George Bowen
Attorney-General, Master of the Rolls and Lord Chief Justice Richard Webster, 1st Viscount Alverstone
Founder of the Scout Movement Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
Principal of King's College London Ronald Montagu Burrows
Chief of the Imperial General Staff Field Marshal Sir Archibald Montgomery-Massingberd
First Secretary-General of NATO General Hastings Ismay, 1st Baron Ismay

Born in the 20th century[edit]

Field Marshal Sir Richard Hull KG, GCB DSO, DL (1907–1989)
Television presenter David Dimbleby
Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt

Fictional Old Carthusians[edit]


  1. ^ John Venn, Alumni Cantabrigienses: A Biographical List of All Known Students, Graduates and Holders of Office at the University of Cambridge, from the Earliest Times to 1900, p. 20
  2. ^ Nipper Pinching Profile on
  3. ^ a b c d e Rebecca Camber (2012-03-25). "Charterhouse pupil 'filmed boys in shower': Teen arrested at £30,000-a-year school | Mail Online". Retrieved 2012-03-27. 
  4. ^ "Hero from a forsaken generation". Herald Scotland. 21 July 2008.