Reverend John Dudley Bartlett
John Dudley Bartlett (1907-1967) was a Welsh rugby international, who later became a naval chaplain.
Professor William Augustus Brevoort Coolidge
When in 1880 the Revd John James Lias, Professor of English at St David’s College, Lampeter, retired, his successor was a Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, William Augustus Brevoort Coolidge. Although his time at Lampeter was short, there is no doubt that he enjoyed it while it lasted, threw himself enthusiastically into its life, and, as a donation to the College’s Building & General Extension Fund in 1889 testifies, retained an affection for it after he had left.
Reverend David 'Bailey' Davies
David ‘Bailey’ Davies (1884-1968) was a Welsh rugby international, who went on to be awarded a military cross in the First World War.
Ivor Thomas Davies
Ivor Thomas (I.T.) Davies (1892-1959) was a Welsh international rugby player.
Graham Hoyland is a writer, documentary maker, sailor and mountaineer. He was the fifteenth Briton to climb Everest.
Shaun Lightman is a race walker, who represented Great Britain at the 1968 Mexico Olympics.
Reverend Alfred Augustus Mathews
Alfred Augustus (Alf) Mathews (1864-1946) represented Wales at rugby, while still a student at Lampeter.
Austin David George Matthews
Austin David George Matthews (1904-1977) represented England at cricket and Wales at table tennis, as well as gaining a Final Welsh Trial Cap at rugby union.
Hannah McKeand is a polar expeditioner; in 2006 she set a world speed record for skiing solo and unsupported to the South Pole.
Heather Ratnage-Black has represented the Royal Air Force and also Great Britain in the sport of skeleton bobsleigh. She currently serves on the board of British Bobsleigh & Skeleton.
Ernest Melville Rowland
Ernest Melville Rowland (1864-1940) was the first St David’s College rugby player to be capped for Wales.
Reverend John Griffith Stephens
John Griffith Stephens (1893-1956) played international rugby for Wales, at the same time as working as a curate in Llanelli.
Reverend John Strand-Jones
John (Jack) Strand-Jones (1877-1958) was a Welsh rugby union international and an army chaplain in what is now Pakistan.
Chris Townsend is a long distance walker, outdoor writer and photographer.