List of Old Alleynians

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The following is a list of notable Old Alleynians, former pupils of Dulwich College, in south London, England.

Years of birth and death (when listed) are given in full. Years at the college are given last, using two digits if unambiguous. All entries are placed in alphabetical order by surname, paying particular attention to any double-barrelled surnames, in which the letters of the first surname take priority.

Arts and entertainment[edit]

Art[edit]

Drama[edit]

Entertainment & media[edit]

Literature[edit]

Music[edit]

Civilian gallantry[edit]

Note that the award made to Herbert John Leslie Barefoot (detailed above under 'Military') was made in a military capacity for gallantry that was not in the face of the enemy, hence it is not repeated here.

Exploration[edit]

Military[edit]

Victoria Cross and George Cross holders[edit]

Seven Old Alleynians have won the Victoria Cross, five in the First World War, 1914–18 (of whom four were killed in action) and two in the Second World War, 1939–45. Also in the Second World War one OA won the George Cross.[26]

Philosophy and academia[edit]

Politics, law and business[edit]

UKIP Leader Nigel Farage

Religion[edit]

Science and medicine[edit]

Sport[edit]

Athletics[edit]

  • M. G. Glazebrook, one-time world record holder for the High Jump (in 1875 when he won the English Championships)[47]
  • John Ratcliff, (born 1954), Schoolboy International at Athletics and Rugby. World Double Decathlon champion and World Record Holder 2000 (at School 1965–1973)
  • Emeka Udechuku, Olympic Discus thrower (left 1997)
  • R S Woods, twice represented Great Britain in the Olympics (in 1924 and 1928) in the shot-put.[47]

Cricket[edit]

Hockey[edit]

  • E.G.S.Hose, Hockey International for England (first represented England in 1897)[52]
  • P. M. Rees, Hockey International for England (first represented England in 1905)[52] and went on to win gold at the 1908 Olympics
  • Frank Solbé, Hockey International for England (first represented England in 1897)[52]

Rugby union[edit]

See Also Old Alleynian Football Club

Old Alleynian International Rugby Players
Name Country Caps First capped Last capped Notes
Kendrick Stark
(1904–1988)
 England[54] 099[55] 192715 Jan 1927 192817 Mar 1928
Eric Cyprian Perry Whiteley
(1904–1973)
 England 022[56] 193121 Mar 1931[53] 19316 Apr 1931
Ian Coutts
(born 1928)
 Scotland 022[57] 195113 Jan 1951[53] 195215 Mar 1952
Nick Easter
(born 1978) 91-96[58]
 England 4747[59] 200710 Feb 2007 201110 Oct 2015 professional club NEC Harlequins
Andrew Sheridan
(born 1979) 90–98[48]
 England
United Kingdom British and Irish Lions
4040
2[60]
200413 Nov 2004 201110 Sep 2011 professional club Sale Sharks
David Flatman
(born 1980)[48]
 England 088[61] 200017 Jun 2000 200222 Jun 2002
C. E. Cat  Uruguay 011 19221922[52] 19221922
Andy Mullins  England 011 19891989 19891989
C. H. Scott  Argentina 011 19221922[52] 19221922
E. A. Cleugh  Uruguay 011 19221922[52] 19221922
J. M. Cat  Uruguay 011 19221922[52] 19221922
L. P. Bridal  Uruguay 011 19221922[52] 19221922
C. T. Mold  Argentina 011 19101910[52] 19101910
K. G. Drysdale  Argentina 011 19101910[52] 19101910
W. H. Bridger  Argentina 011 19101910[52] 19101910
Cyril Mowbray Wells
(1871–1963)
 England[52] 066[62] 18934 Mar 1893 189713 Mar 1897 as well as being a first-class cricketer (represented Cambridge University, Surrey and Middlesex as a right-handed batsman and bowler.)[50]
Cyril Nelson "Kit" Lowe MC DFC RAF
(1891–1983)
 England 2525[63] 19134 Jan 1913 19232 Apr 1923 representing England in 25 consecutive matches,[50] First World War flying ace, and supposedly the inspiration for W. E. Johns' character "Biggles".[48]
Sidney Ellis
(1859–1937)
 England 011[64] 188030 Jan 1880[52] 188030 Jan 1880
Henry Braddon
(1863–1955)
 New Zealand 033 188431 May 1884[65] 188414 July 1884 The first New Zealand team was selected in 1884, for a tour to New South Wales. The team played its first match at home, against a Wellington XV, before recording eight wins in eight matches in Australia.
William David Doherty
(1893–1966)
 Ireland 077[66] 192014 Feb 1920[52] 19219 Apr 1921 Later captained Ireland[50]
David Grahame Donald
(1891–1976)
 Scotland 022[67] 19147 Feb 1914[50][52] 191428 Feb 1914
William Leake
(1865–1942)
 England 033[68] 18913 Jan 1891[52] 18917 Mar 1891
Nelson Henderson
(1865–1943)
 Scotland 011[69] 189220 Feb 1892[52] 189220 Feb 1892
Albert Wade
(1884–1917)
 Scotland 011[70] 190821 Mar 1908[52] 190821 Mar 1908
G. A. M. Isherwood
(1889–1974)
BritishUnited KingdomBritish Isles[52] 033[71] 19106 Aug 1910 19103 Sep 1910
Eric Loudoun-Shand
(1893–1972)
 Scotland 011[72] 191315 Mar 1913[50][52] 191315 Mar 1913
J. E. "Jenny" Greenwood
(1891–1975)
 England 1313[73] 19128 Apr 1912[52] 192020 Mar 1920 Later captained England.[50]
Jock Hartley
[52] (1879–1960)
 England 022[74] 19019 Mar 1901 190215 Mar 1902
Henry Gedge
(1870–1943)
 Scotland 066[75] 18943 Feb 1894[52] 189411 Mar 1899
JEC Partridge
(1879–1965)
 South Africa 011[76] 190326 Aug 1903 190326 Aug 1903 Born in Wales, "Birdie" Partridge was a lieutenant in the Welsh Regiment in the Boer War and joined Pretoria Harlequins then the Transvaal and was capped by the Springboks against the British Team of 1903. He played 18 times for the Barbarians between 1905–15 and was in their first international match (vs Wales). He also found the Army Rugby Union.
D. M. Hanna  Ceylon 011 190712 Sep 1907 190712 Sep 1907
David Trail
(1875–1935)
BritishUnited Kingdom Anglo-Welsh 044[77] 19042 Jul 1904 190413 Aug 1904
Peter Self
(born xxx)
 Cayman Islands 011 20052005 20052005
Benjamin N Palmer-Fry
(born 1983)
 Estonia 011[78] 200416 Oct 2004 200416 Oct 2004
Joshua Esam
(born 1988)
 United States 011[78] 200422 March 2008 200422 March 2008

Shooting[edit]

Other[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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