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Denstone College is an independent, coeducational boarding school in Denstone, Staffordshire, England. Its alumni are known as Old Denstonians (ODs). The Denstone Association looks after the College's alumni.
- Peter Brinson – writer and lecturer on dance.
- Frederick George Jackson – Arctic explorer.
- John Makepeace OBE – furniture designer.
- Keith Mant – forensic pathologist and war crime investigator.
- William Whitehead Watts – President of the Geological Society (1910–1912).
- Sir Vandeleur Molyneux Grayburn - Chief Manager of the HSBC Bank and member of the Hong Kong Reistance who died a prisoner of the Japanese in 1943
- Major General Ralph Wooddisse - British Army officer
- Charles Feingold - Chief Milk Monitor, 1974-1975
- Charles MacAlester Copland – clergyman
- Philip Pasterfield – Bishop of Crediton (1974–1984)
- Dennis Victor – Bishop of Lebombo
Politicians and lawyers
- Geoffrey Cheshire FBA – barrister and jurist.
- Warren Hawksley – Conservative Member of Parliament
- Asda Jayanama – diplomat
- Lord Justice Kay – Lord Justice of Appeal.
- Guy F P Watts - Politician and former treasurer of Lancaster University Conservative Society
- Arthur Berry - England Footballer, Double Olympic Gold Medallist and former Chairman of Liverpool Football Club
- Phil Davies – rugby player
- Alastair Hignell – rugby union and cricket player.
- N. F. Humphreys - 1910 British Lions (died in World War I).
- Tommy Kemp – rugby union fly half for England 1931 -1948
- Tim Mason – cricketer
- David Short - Derbyshire cricketer
- Jeremy Snape – England cricketer.
Writers and broadcasters
- Alex Lester – broadcaster
- Guy Thorne - pseud. Cyril Arthur Edward Justice Waggoner Ranger Gull (1876–1923), novelist and journalist
- Petre Mais (S. P. B. Mais) - author & broadcaster
- Richard Morris - archaeologist and writer
- Quentin Crisp – writer and actor.
- René Cutforth - journalist
- Tim Marlow - writer, broadcaster and art historian
- Joanna Cannon - writer
- Robinson, Ken (2004). "Brinson, Peter Neilson (1920–1995)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (subscription or UK public library membership required). Oxford University Press. Retrieved 22 October 2009. External link in
- Savitt, Ronald. Legacies of the Jackson-Harmsworth expedition, 1894–1897. Polar Record 43 (224): 55–66 (2007)
- The Furniture Society – John Makepeace biography
- The Guardian – Keith Mant obituary, 16 November 2000
- William Whitehead Watts. 1860–1947. Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society, Vol. 6, No. 17 (Nov. 1948), pp. 263–279
- Who was Who 1897–2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
- Who's Who 1992 "(London, A & C Black ISBN 0-7136-3514-2)
- Who was Who 1897–1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
- The Times – Obituary: Professor G. C. Cheshire—Influential writer on the law, 28 October 1978
- Downing Street – Privy Council Appointments Archived 2 January 2004 at the Wayback Machine, 19 May 2000
- Daily Post, Liverpool FC's Javier Mascherano wants gold Archived 14 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine, 2008-08-22, accessed 14 February 2010
- University of Bristol – Honorary degrees awarded at the University today, 12 July 2004
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- Cricinfo – Jeremy Snape player profile
- Philip J. Waller, Writers, Readers and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain, 1870–1918, Oxford University Press, 2006, p.1011 ISBN 0-19-820677-1 ISBN 978-0198206774 
- The Independent – Quentin Crisp, 2 November 1999