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Famous Sedbergh School Alumni

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

Famous alumni from Sedbergh School; graduates who have achieved stature in their field. Photos are included in this notable Sedbergh School alumni list. Prominent alums from this institution include celebrities, politicians, business people, and more. This list of distinguished Sedbergh School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance and sortable by column if you need to search by specific criteria. You can also search and filter the list to find a specific person or name. Please note that this directory is not just composed of graduates of this school; you can find any famous people who attended this school for at least a semester here. This list of successful alumni may even include a few celebrities who attended Sedbergh School.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different graduates, including James Wilby and Adam Sedgwick.

This list answers the questions “who are the most famous alumni from Sedbergh School?” and “what is a list of big names that went to Sedbergh School?”

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Adam Sedgwick is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
Geologist
Adam Sedgwick was one of the founders of modern geology. He proposed the Devonian period of the geological timescale. Later, he proposed the Cambrian period, based on work which he did on Welsh ...more
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John Fothergill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
Physician
John Fothergill FRS was an English physician, plant collector, philanthropist and Quaker.
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James Wilby is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
Actor
James Jonathon Wilby is an English film, television and theatre actor.
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Simon Beaufoy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director
Simon Beaufoy is a British screenwriter. Born in Keighley, West Riding of Yorkshire, he was educated at Malsis School in Cross Hills, Ermysted's Grammar School and Sedbergh School, he read ...more
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Thomas Bingham, Baron Bingham ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
Judge
Thomas Henry Bingham, Baron Bingham of Cornhill, KG PC QC FBA, was a British judge and jurist. He served in the highest judicial offices of the United Kingdom as Master of the Rolls, Lord Chief ...more
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Will Greenwood is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
Rugby Player
William John Heaton "Will" Greenwood, MBE is an English former rugby union player who played for Leicester Tigers and Harlequins and was a member of the 2003 World Cup-winning squad. ...more
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James Simpson-Daniel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
James Simpson-Daniel
James David Simpson-Daniel is a former English rugby union footballer who played wing or centre for Gloucester Rugby. He attended Red House School & Sedbergh School in the Yorkshire Dales, ...more
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J. B. Blanc is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
Actor, Voice acting
Jean-Benoît "J. B." Blanc is a French-born English actor and voice actor.
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Will Carling is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
Rugby Player
William David Charles Carling, OBE is a former Rugby union player for Harlequins, and a former captain of England from 1988 to 1996, winning 72 caps.
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Phil Dowson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
Phil Dowson
Phil Dowson is an English rugby union player for Northampton Saints in the Aviva Premiership. Dowson's position of choice is as a number 8 and he can also operate as a flanker. In 2004 he was a ...more
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John Hammersley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
John Hammersley Mathematician
John Michael Hammersley was a British mathematician best known for his foundational work in the theory of self-avoiding walks and percolation theory. He was born in Helensburgh in ...more
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Wavell Wakefield, 1st Baron Wa... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
William Wavell Wakefield, 1st Baron Wakefield of Kendal, known as Sir Wavell Wakefield between 1944 and 1963, was an English rugby union player for Harlequins and England, President of the Rugby ...more
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David Tait is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
David Tait
David Tait was a professional rugby union player for Sale Sharks in the Guinness Premiership.
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David Barnes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
David Barnes
David Michael Barnes is a rugby union prop for Bath Rugby in the Guinness Premiership. Barnes was educated at Nevill Holt, Sedbergh School and Durham University. Whilst at Durham, he competed ...more
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Carl Fearns is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
Carl Fearns
Carl Fearns is a rugby union player for Bath Rugby in the Aviva Premiership. He plays as a back-row forward. Fearns made his Sale debut in an EDF Energy Cup match against Cardiff Blues, winning ...more
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Roger Cuthbert Wakefield is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
Roger Cuthbert Wakefield
Roger Cuthbert Wakefield CMG, OBE, FRICS was a prominent English surveyor, former director of the British Sudan Survey department, and an early twentieth century rugby union international who is ...more
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James Guy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Sedbergh School Alumni
kate ranns added James Guy
James Guy was an Australian politician. Born in Tasmania, he received a primary education before becoming a blacksmith. He was a founding member and secretary of the Tasmanian Workers' Political ...more