Edward Saxon Richards (1837-57)

The son of Rev. Edward Tew Richards, Rector of Farlington, Hampshire, Edward Saxon Richards became one of the earliest Prefects. He left Radley in 1855, was awarded an Exhibition to Trinity College, Oxford the same year, and a Demy at Magdalen College, Oxford, 1856. His father founded the Richards Gold Medal in his memory. It has remained the highest prize awarded annually by Radley College.

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