Wilson's School

Old Wilsonians

The school has a large number of distinguished old boys, including:
Entertainment
Sir Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, better known as the actor Michael Caine
Stephen Jenkins, stage name Stephen Beckett, actor with regular roles in Coronation Street and The Bill
Andrew Kazamia, actor with a regular role in London's Burning, playwright and film-maker
Tim Hudson, actor

Academic and Arts
John Galliano, CBE, RDI, fashion designer
Mark Stone, opera singer (baritone)
Pascal Anson, artist and designer; mentor on BBC TV's The Big Painting Challenge
Simon Furman, comic book writer, particularly associated with Transformers
Harry Golombek, OBE, Chess Grandmaster
Roy Porter, historian
Sir Norman Reid, former director of the Tate Gallery
Peter Walcot, Professor of Classics
Matthew Todd, playwright, comedian and journalist, editor of Attitude magazine 2008–2016
Tim Rayment and Ben Webster, feature writers at the Sunday Times

Science
Stephen Barker, MB BS BSc MS FRCS, Senior Lecturer in Surgery and Consultant Vascular Surgeon, University College London
Dr Nicholas Losseff, MD FRCP, neurologist
Paul Deegan, mountaineer and environmentalist
Dr Alisdair Harris, conservationist; founder and director of Blue Ventures
Sir Lewis Fermor, OBE DSc FRS
Sir James Jeans, OM, MA, DSc, ScD, astronomer
George Barker Jeffery, mathematician
Dr George Druce Lander, FRS, chemist
R. H. J. Swan, FRCS, eminent surgeon of Guy's and the Royal Cancer Hospital

Law
Trevor Hunter, QC and County Court Judge
Alexander Walker, Assessor of the City of Glasgow

Military
Capt. Harold Auten, VC, DSC, RD, "Q-Ship" commander in the First World War, author of "Q" Boat Adventures and later executive Vice-President of the Rank Organisation
Sir Alan Cobham, KBE, AFC, pioneer aviator (first flight from Britain to Australia in 1926 and pioneer of air-to-air refuelling)
H. E. Funnell, DSO
H. Harbord, DSO
Major-General H. A. J. Sturge, CB, former Vice-Chairman of the Governors

Industry and Politics
Lt. Col. W. R. Bowden, Founder Master of the Worshipful Company of Marketors
F. L. Brown, CMG, MC and bar, secretary to the Duke of Windsor during the Duke's period as Governor-General of the Bahamas
Mr Deputy C. G. Dickson, former Sheriff of the City of London
Charles Samuel Garland, MP and industrialist
B. A. Glanvill, JP, former mayor of Bromley and High Sheriff of Kent
Ernest Partridge, MP and industrialist
Aaron Porter, President of the National Union of Students 2010-11

Church
The Rt. Revd. Dr. Brian Colin Castle, Bishop of Tonbridge and Governor of Sevenoaks School
Dr W. R. Matthews, KCVO, DD, DLitt, former Dean of St Paul's Cathedral
The Rt. Revd. H. A. Wilson, CBE, DD, former Bishop of Chelmsford

Please see also the Alumni section of this web site. The Old Wilsonians Sports Club web site can be found at oldwilsonians.com.