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Elsie Fogerty (1865–1945) by Reginald Grenville Eves, 1937 © reserved; reproduced by courtesy of Central School of Speech and Drama, Embassy Theatre, London


Fogerty, Elsie (1865–1945), founder and principal of the Central School of Speech and Drama, was born at Sydenham, London, on 16 December 1865, the daughter of Joseph Fogerty (d. 1899), engineer and architect, of Dublin, and his wife, Hannah Cochrane (d...


Lupton, Roger (1456–1540), college head and founder of Sedbergh School, was born in July 1456 in the parish of Sedbergh, Yorkshire, possibly the son of Thomas Lupton. He was at King's College, Cambridge, from 1479 until at least 1484; he was admitted BCnL in 1484 and in DCnL in 1504. He was probably employed in the ...


Wills, John (1741–1806), college head and benefactor, was born at Seaborough, Somerset, the only son of John Wills. He was educated at Hertford College, Oxford, where he matriculated on 18 March 1758, and soon after transferred to Wadham College. He graduated BA in 1761, proceeded MA on 13 July 1765, and was elected a fellow of ...