Celebrating the life of Samuel Ryder (1858 - 1936)
Businessman extraordinaire, model employer, philanthropist, promoter of the arts, mayor of St Albans and sportsman, Samuel Ryder is best known for inaugurating one of the world's most famous team sporting trophies. However little is known of the man, his other activities and causes.
The Samuel Ryder Foundation aims to promote public knowledge and appreciation of the many things he achieved and the values he stood for.
Planning application submitted!
The planning application for a statue of Samuel Ryder in the centre of St Albans has been submitted. All expressions of support are considered and much appreciated. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
by February 13th with a few words explaining why you support the statue. Quote the reference number: 5/2012/3231 Many thanks!