February 2016: people

Eric Abbott

Eric Abbott was one of the driving forces behind the establishment of the Old Cranleighan Club at Thames Ditton in 1928.

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Frank Dove

Frank Dove was one of the first coloured pupils at the School who was a successfully barrister and also boxed at the 1920 Antwerp Olympics

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George Cubitt

George Cubitt, the MP for West Surrey from 1860 to 1885, approached John Sapte in the summer of 1862 with a view to opening a public school in Surrey.

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Hamish Ogston

After graduating from Manchester University in 1970, Hamish Ogston co-founded Europe’s first retail loyalty card company, as well as Supreme Awards, which he sold to Luncheon Vouchers.

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Vivian Cox

Vivian Cox was an exceptional all-rounder, missing out on a rugby Blue for Cambridge because of a knee injury; he switched to hockey and secured his Blue, as well as four England caps, in that sport.

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