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List of famous alumni from Rossall School, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Rossall School include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Rossall School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Rossall 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 Rossall School.

The list you're viewing is made up of graduates like Little Boots and Leslie Charteris.

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

Little Boots is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Rossall School Alumni
Pianist, Singer-songwriter, Disc jockey
Victoria Christina Hesketh, better known by her stage name Little Boots, is an English electropop singer-songwriter and DJ. She was previously a member of the band Dead Disco. Since performing ...more

Thomas Beecham is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Rossall School Alumni
Impresario, Conductor
Sir Thomas Beecham, Bt, CH was an English conductor and impresario best known for his association with the London Philharmonic and the Royal Philharmonic orchestras. He was also closely ...more

Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lu... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Rossall School Alumni
Frederick John Dealtry Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard GCMG, CB, DSO, PC, known as Sir Frederick Lugard between 1901 and 1928, was a British soldier, mercenary, explorer of Africa and colonial ...more

Alfred Broughton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Rossall School Alumni
Sir Alfred Davies Devonsher Broughton was a British Labour Party politician. Broughton was educated at Rossall School, Downing College, Cambridge and the London Hospital and became a doctor, a ...more

Leslie Charteris is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Rossall School Alumni
Novelist, Screenwriter
Leslie Charteris, born Leslie Charles Bowyer-Yin, was a British-American author of adventure fiction, as well as a screenwriter. He was best known for his many books chronicling the adventures ...more

Peter Winterbottom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Rossall School Alumni
Peter Winterbottom
Peter James Winterbottom, is a former England rugby union footballer who played as an openside flanker. He was England's most-capped openside until being overtaken by Neil Back in 2003. He made ...more

Walter Clopton Wingfield is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Rossall School Alumni
Walter Clopton Wingfield Tennis player
Major Walter Clopton Wingfield MVO was a Welsh inventor and a British army officer who was one of the pioneers of lawn tennis. Inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1997, as the ...more

Sir Charles Yate, 1st Baronet is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Rossall School Alumni
Sir Charles Yate, 1st Baronet
Colonel Sir Charles Edward Yate, 1st Baronet CSI CMG was a British soldier and administrator in India and later a politician in Britain.

David Brown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Rossall School Alumni
David Brown
Sir David Brown was an English entrepreneur, managing director of his family firm David Brown Ltd. and one time owner of shipbuilders Vosper Thorneycroft and automobile manufacturer Aston

John Baker, Baron Baker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Rossall School Alumni
John Fleetwood Baker, Baron Baker, FRS, OBE was a British scientist and structural engineer.

Liam Botham is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Rossall School Alumni
Liam Botham Cricketer
Liam James Botham is a former rugby player who played rugby union and later rugby league. He is the son of English Test cricketer Ian Botham. His godfather is the former West Indian cricket ...more

George Garrett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Rossall School Alumni
George Garrett
George William Littler Garrett was a British clergyman and inventor who pioneered submarine design.

Vernon Royle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Rossall School Alumni
Vernon Royle
The Reverend Vernon Peter Fanshawe Archer Royle was an English first-class cricketer who played in a single Test match for England in Australia and later became a schoolmaster. He was born at ...more

John Frederick Rowbotham is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Rossall School Alumni
John Frederick Rowbotham
Rowbotham was captain of Rossall School in 1869

George Frederic Verdon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Rossall School Alumni
George Frederic Verdon Politician
Sir George Frederic Verdon was an English Australian politician and public figure. Verdon was a son of the Rev. Edward Verdon, he was born in Bury, Lancashire, England. He was educated at ...more