Former Heads and Principals

Former Heads and Principals

George Watson's College

Principals

Melvyn Roffe BA, 2014–
Gareth Edwards MA, 2001–2014
Frank Gerstenberg MA, 1985–2001
Sir Roger Young MA STh LHD FRSE, 1974–1985

Headmasters

Roger Young MA STh FRSE, 1958–1974
Ian McIntosh MA LLD, 1953–1958
I Graham Andrew MA, 1943–1953
George Roberton MA LLD, 1926–1943
John Alison MA LLD FRSE, 1904–1926
William L Carrie MA, 1899–1904
George Ogilvie MA LLD, 1870–1898

George Watson's Ladies' College

Headmaster/Headmistresses

Hilda Fleming BSc, 1957–1974
M Dorothy Nicolson MA, 1945–1957
Catherine C Robertson MA, 1926–1945
Charlotte E Ainslie OBE BA LLD, 1902–1926
Alexander Thomson, 1871–1902