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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Merchiston Castle School and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Merchiston Castle School, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Merchiston Castle School include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Merchiston Castle School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Merchiston Castle School are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Merchiston Castle School.

Items include everything from Charles Wyville Thomson to Irvine Laidlaw, Baron Laidlaw.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Merchiston Castle School?” and “Which celebrities are Merchiston Castle School alumni?”

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Charles Wyville Thomson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Merchiston Castle School Alumni
Charles Wyville Thomson Zoologist Sir Charles Wyville Thomson FRSE FRS FLS FGS FZS was a Scottish natural historian and marine zoologist. He served as the chief scientist on the Challenger expedition; his work there ...more

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Irvine Laidlaw, Baron Laidlaw is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Merchiston Castle School Alumni
Irvine Laidlaw, Baron Laidlaw Politician Irvine Alan Stewart Laidlaw, Baron Laidlaw is a Scottish businessman, and a former member of the House of Lords. In the Sunday Times Rich List 2012 ranking of the wealthiest people in the UK he ...more

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Ronald Fairbairn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Merchiston Castle School Alumni
Ronald Fairbairn Psychoanalyst William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn was a Scottish psychiatrist, psychoanalyst and a central figure in the development of the object relations theory of psychoanalysis.

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Frederick Goodhue is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Merchiston Castle School Alumni
Frederick Goodhue Frederick William Jervis Goodhue was a Canadian-born rugby union footballer who played club rugby for St. Thomas' and London Scottish. At international level he represented Scotland winning nine ...more

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Phil Godman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Merchiston Castle School Alumni
Phil Godman Phil Godman, was born May 20, 1982 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was educated at Merchiston Castle School, where he played for the rugby union side in three consecutive Scottish Schools Cup finals, ...more

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Sir George Clark, 1st Baronet is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Merchiston Castle School Alumni
Sir George Clark, 1st Baronet Sir George Smith Clark, 1st Baronet DL was a businessman and politician in Northern Ireland. George S. Clark was born in Paisley, Scotland the second son of thread manufacturer James Clark, and ...more

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Craig Joiner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Merchiston Castle School Alumni
Craig Joiner Craig Joiner was born April 21, 1974 in Glasgow, Scotland. Educated at Merchiston Castle School, he won 25 caps playing on the wing for the Scottish rugby union side between 1994 and 2000. He ...more

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Louis Greig is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Merchiston Castle School Alumni
Louis Greig Group Captain Sir Louis Leisler Greig, KBE, CVO was a British naval surgeon, courtier and intimate of King George VI, and a rugby union player.

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Peter Walton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Merchiston Castle School Alumni
Peter Walton Peter Walton was an English-born rugby union player who won 24 caps playing in the back-row for the Scottish rugby union side between 1994 and 1999, despite uncertainty as to whether he was ...more

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Tom McGown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Merchiston Castle School Alumni
Tom McGown Thomas Melville Watson McGown was an Irish international rugby union forward who played club rugby for Cambridge University and North of Ireland FC. McGown played international rugby for Ireland ...more

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James Campbell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Merchiston Castle School Alumni
James Campbell James Alexander Campbell was a Canadian-born rugby player who represented Scotland at international level. He was capped for Scotland between 1878–81, and he was amongst the youngest player ever ...more

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Iain Fullarton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Merchiston Castle School Alumni
Iain Fullarton Iain Fullarton is a Scottish rugby union player. While at Merchiston Castle School he appeared for the Scottish schools side. After leaving Merchiston, Fullarton turned professional with ...more

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Ross Logan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Merchiston Castle School Alumni
Ross Logan William Ross Logan was a Scottish international rugby union and cricket player. He attended Merchiston Castle School, where he captained the school team for three successive seasons. He also ...more

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Sam Hidalgo-Clyne is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Merchiston Castle School Alumni
Sam Hidalgo-Clyne Samuel Hidalgo-Clyne is a Spanish-Scottish rugby union player who plays for Scotland and Edinburgh in the Pro12. His primary position is as a Scrum-half but he can also operate as a fly-half, ...more