Old Greshamians

Notable OGs

A Gresham’s education enables our pupils to develop in a huge variety of areas and we have a tradition of producing outstanding achievers in all walks of life, creating architects, diplomats, engineers, musicians and many more.

A list of Notable Old Greshamians can be found on the Wikipedia website. A list of our Military Roll of Honours is featured in our Archives Section.

Click on the links below to find out more about just some of our Old Greshamians.

Business and Politics
Media
Military
Performing Arts
Science & Technology
Sport
The Arts

Lost OGs

We have lost touch with some of our members over the years. If you (or any of your friends or family) do not receive regular communications from us we probably no longer have your current postal address.

Please complete the online Update Us form and we will amend our records.

OGs remembered

All obituaries are published in our annual Old Greshamian Magazine. Please send obituaries or death notifications to ogclub@greshams.com or OG Club Office, Old School House, Church Street, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6BB.

The following alumni and former staff have recently passed away. Their obituaries are also included within the 2017 OG magazine.

Name House Date of Death
Geoffrey Perks W 1948 – 52 06.10.16
Jan Smid H 1951 – 58 Date unknown
Michael B. Sawyer H 1967 – 68 12.08.16
Antony Copley OSH 1950 – 55 18.07.16
Philip Childs OSH 1947 – 51 2016
Thomas J. Wisdom H 1945 – 50 15.08.16
Robin C. Scott k & F 1947 – 54 09.12.16
Alan M. Carr k & W 1945 – 54 Date unknown
Michael Coutts H 1971 – 75 16.01.17
Sir Harold Atcherley W 1932 – 35 29.01.17
Brian Pointen c & W 1949 – 55 12.02.17
Dr John Laws c & OSH 1933 – 1938 07.02.17
Richard Hinde F 1953 – 57  Date unknown
Norman Semple Former Housemaster (OSH) 12.12.16
Harold Stroude H 1949 – 52 05.07.15
Peter Wilkinson MC F 1936 – 40 20.02.17
David L Roberts H 1934 – 38 Date unknown
Alan F Thurlby k & OSH 1948 – 53 Date unknown
Dr Freddie Payne H 1936 – 40 15.02.17
John Child F 1954 – 57 early April 2017
Ben Brewer c & OSH 1975 – 82 11.05.2017
Chris Cook k & OSH 1957 – 64 03.03.17
Peter Goodwin W 1956 – 61 18.03.17
John Simpson Staff 1958 – 65 24.06.17
Henry Deacon Barrs W 1946 – 50 09.12.2016