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Charterhouse School

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1611 by Thomas Sutton in London, relocated 1872 to Godalming.

Location:
Godalming, Surrey, England

Founding Date:
1611

Official Website:
http://www.charterhouse.org.uk/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joseph Addison
Author
1-May-1672 17-Jun-1719 The Spectator
Robert Baden-Powell
Military
22-Feb-1857 8-Jan-1941 Founder of the Boy Scout movement
Tony Banks
Musician
27-Mar-1950   Keyboardist for Genesis
Gregory Bateson
Anthropologist
9-May-1904 4-Jul-1980 Steps to an Ecology of Mind
Max Beerbohm
Critic
24-Aug-1872 20-May-1956 Caricaturist, Seven Men
William Beveridge
Economist
5-Mar-1879 16-Mar-1963 Social Insurance and Allied Services
William Blackstone
Judge
10-Jul-1723 14-Feb-1780 Commentaries on the Laws of England
Crispin Davis
Business
c. 1949   CEO of Reed Elsevier
Peter Gabriel
Musician
13-Feb-1950   Former lead singer, Genesis
Robert Graves
Poet
24-Jul-1895 7-Dec-1985 I, Claudius
Max Hastings
Journalist
28-Dec-1945   Editor of the Daily Telegraph, 1986-95
Sir Henry Havelock
Military
5-Apr-1795 24-Nov-1857 Hero of the Indian Mutiny
Richard Hughes
Author
19-Apr-1900 28-Aug-1976 A High Wind in Jamaica
Hastings Ismay
Military
21-Jun-1887 17-Dec-1965 Churchill's chief military assistant
Jonathan King
Musician
9-Dec-1944   Pop producer, discovered Genesis
Nathaniel Lee
Playwright
c. 1653 6-May-1692 The Rival Queens
Richard Lovelace
Poet
1618 1658 To Althea from Prison
Anthony Phillips
Guitarist
23-Dec-1951   Original guitarist for Genesis
H. G. L. Powell
Business
c. 1945   CEO of Interbrew, 1999-2002
James Prior
Politician
11-Oct-1927   Minister for Northern Ireland, 1981-84
Mike Rutherford
Guitarist
2-Oct-1950   Guitarist for Genesis
Hugh Sinclair
Actor
19-May-1903 29-Dec-1962 The Saint Meets the Tiger
C. Aubrey Smith
Actor
21-Jul-1863 20-Dec-1948 The Four Feathers
Richard Steele
Author
1672 1-Sep-1729 The Spectator
Hugh Trevor-Roper
Historian
15-Jan-1914 26-Jan-2003 Historian fooled by fake Hitler diaries
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Composer
12-Oct-1872 26-Aug-1958 Sinfonia Antarctica
John Wakeham
Politician
22-Jun-1932   Baron Wakeham of Maldon
John Wesley
Religion
17-Jun-1703 2-Mar-1791 Founder of Methodism
William Hyde Wollaston
Chemist
6-Aug-1766 22-Dec-1828 Discovered palladium, rhodium
Peter Yates
Film Director
24-Jul-1929 9-Jan-2011 Breaking Away

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Felipe Fernández-Armesto
Historian
6-Dec-1950   Pathfinders: A Global History of Exploration


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