Mr Thomas Rylands Parton, Principal of Cannock Grammar School

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Description:Son of a coal miner, born in Madeley, Shropshire in 1873. A Baptist Church preacher, President of Chadsmoor Sunday-morning Adult School and Principal of Cannock Grammar School.

As Principal, he advertised the re-opening of Cannock Grammar School in 1909 on 'The American Higher School' principle. Later, in 1912 he operated a school from Belgrave House, Cannock. At some time he ran a small private international boarding school.

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Donor ref:Hednesford 13 (6/45090)

Source: Mr John Godwin

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