Clifton Memories

Clifton Memories
16 October 2017 - Shannon Rodrigues
Remembering Old Cliftonian Major Henry 'Harry' Clissold

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Henry ‘Harry’ Clissold’s death on the battlefields of Ypres. We look at the life of this popular Old Cliftonian.

21 August 2017 - Shannon Rodrigues
Clifton Memories: The Stories of Clifton College's Victoria Cross Heroes

Those awarded the Victoria Cross are few and far between. Learn more about past Clifton College pupils who have been awarded the Victoria Cross.

6 June 2017 - Shannon Rodrigues
John Pinkerton and the First Business Computer

It was an Old Cliftonian, John Pinkerton, who designed the world’s first ever business computer. We look at his amazing story. 

6 June 2017 - Shannon Rodrigues
John Madden: The Oscar-Winning Old Cliftonian

The latest in our Clifton Memories series sees us look at the early days, artistic inspirations and the exceptional film career of Oscar-winning John Madden, the director behind Shakespeare In Love and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. It all started at Clifton College.

Read our biography of Old Cliftonian John Madden here.

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