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)|
- Thomas Rhodes Armitage, Victorian philanthropist and co-founder
- Francis Joseph Campbell, American anti-slavery campaigner, co-founder of RNC and its first principal
- 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; in 1997 became the first completely blind student to join the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School; plays Jack 'Jazzer' McCreary in Radio 4's The Archers
- Giles McKinley, 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". British Journal of Visual Impairment, Vol. 5, No. 1, 7–11. Retrieved 27 January 2010. (Subscription required (. ))
- 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". Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 23 July 2010. (Subscription required (. ))
- 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.