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Wolverhampton Grammar School was founded in 1512 and has been on its present site since 1875. This fascinating collection of over 200 photographs and other documents presents a pictorial record of this rich history, concentrating on the years since the move to Compton Road. All the major changes in the school are shown, from the opening of Big School in 1875, through the middle years of the twentieth century when the school's status changed several times, to the advent of co-education in the late 1990s.
In this family saga full of heart, hope, and courage, the epic legacy of ordinary men shows a new perspective on the history of Britain and bareknuckle boxing as seen through the eyes of the indomitable Jacob Ross and his descendants.A prize fighter from a young age, Jake Ross is going up in the world. His urban life in mid-nineteenth century Wolverhampton - and his talent for bareknuckle boxing - propels him through life, garnering fame, fortune, and a reputation for invincibility.