Famous OMs

Some famous Old Maidstonians

There is a list of more than 40 Wikipedia entries for Old Maidstonians at Famous Old Maidstonians. Some are described in a book written and published by LLC Press. Among them are the following.

Richard Beeching Physicist, engineer, Chair of British Rail
James Burke Journalist, historian and author
Andrew Dilnot Economist. Chair of the UK Statistics Authority, Warden of Nuffield College, Oxford and author of the Dilnot Report on care of the elderly.
Francis Fane, 1st Earl of Westmorland
David Flatman Rugby Player
Nick Gibb MP
Steven Howarth AKA Desmond Wolfe and Nigel McGuinness. Wrestler.
Philip Langridge Opera singer
General Sir Frederick Dobson Middleton
Philip Moore Organist and composer
John Pugh MP.
Frank Sando Athlete (OM President, 2007-8)
Christopher Smart Poet
Shaun Williamson Actor

The School has produced historical material which gives many more names: here’s the link