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Bradford Grammar School in WW1: George Mitchell

Bradford Grammar School, Keighley Rd Bradford, West Yorkshire BD9 4JP United Kingdom Join us to remember Old...

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  • 29 APR 2017

    Bradford Grammar School in WW1: John Ayrton Join us to remember Old Bradfordian, John Ayrton. Remembrance ceremonies... More Details

  • 01 MAY 2017

    Bradford Grammar School in WW1: Arthur Heap Join us to remember Old Bradfordian, Arthur Heap. Remembrance ceremonies... More Details

Notable Old Bradfordians

We are always keen to hear what our former pupils have achieved and it is extremely satisfying to know that many of our Old Bradfordians have become very successful in their chosen career paths.

Here are some of our notable Old Bradfordians and their successes.  We are sure that you’ll recognise a few names.

Name Notable Success/es
Abby-Mae Parkinson Team GB cyclist
Jacob Rowan England U20
Rugby Union
Georgie Henley British actress
Sian Morgan Wales
Jonny Brownlee World Sprint Champion, Olympic Silver and Bronze medallist, Commonwealth Silver medallist
Alistair Brownlee MBE Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European Champion
Charlie Hodgson British Lions and England
Rugby Union
Dan Scarbrough England
Rugby Union
Robert Hardy Musician
Alastair Campbell British journalist, broadcaster, political aide and author
Dylan Wilk Humanitarian and entrepreneur
Adrian Moorhouse MBE Olympic, Commonwealth and European Champion
Andrew Jones Member of Parliament: Harrogate and Knaresborough
Ashley Metcalfe Yorkshire
John Mann Member of Parliament: Bassetlaw
Roger Mosey  Master of Selwyn College, Cambridge
Sir David Wootton Former Lord Mayor of London and current member of the Bradford Grammar School Governing Body
Professor John Bainbridge Webster FRSE Chair of Divinity at the University of St Andrews
Professor Boris Rankov Professor of Roman History at Royal Holloway, University of London and 6-time Boat Race winner with Oxford
Richard Nerurkar Marathon and 10,000 metres runner
Nick Toczek Writer and performer
Colin Lawson Musician and Director at the Royal College of Music
Jonathan Silver Entrepreneur and art gallery owner
Michael Jack PC Politician
Paul Slack FBA Historian
Vivian Nutton Classicist and medical historian
Malcolm Laycock Radio broadcaster
David Hockney OM CH RA Artist
Rt Rev Alan Smithson Bishop of Jarrow
Sir Ken Morrison CBE Executive Chairman of Morrisons Supermarkets
Sir James Clarke Holt Historian
The Lord Healey CH MBE PC FRSL Secretary of State for Defence 1964 – 1970
Chancellor of the Exchequer 1974 – 79
Reginald Grange Brundrit Artist
Baron Bullock of Leafield Historian
Michael Wharton Columnist “Peter Simple”
Kenneth Garside Academic librarian and military intelligence officer
William Henry Walsh Philosopher
Ronald Illingworth Paediatrician
Geoffrey Barraclough Historian
H. L. A. Hart Legal philosopher
Richard Eurich Painter
Harry McEvoy Breakfast cereal manufacturer
Arthur Raistrick Civil engineer, industrial archaeologist and pacifist
Sir Mortimer Wheeler Archaeologist and broadcaster
John Rawlings Rees Psychiatrist
Charles Fairburn Railway engineer
Humbert Wolfe Poet and civil servant
Sir Henry Clay Economist and warden of Nuffield College, Oxford
Albert Rutherston Painter and illustrator
Sir William Rothenstein Artist
John Lawrence Hammond Historian and journalist
Charles Wilson Physicist
Sir Frank Watson Dyson Astronomer Royal
William Binnie Civil engineer
Henry Ward Photographer and author
C. J. Cutcliffe-Hyne Novelist
Sir Charles Harris Civil servant
Benson Taylor Film composer
Frederick Delius Composer
Hudson Shaw Historian and orator
John William Whittaker Clergyman
James Scott Writer
David Hartley Philosopher and physician
Abraham Sharp Mathematician and scientific instrument maker
Rt Revd John Sharp Archbishop of York

We would be delighted to hear from you and learn what career path you chose after Bradford Grammar School. Please click here to get in touch or register your details with us.