Queen's Golden Jubilee
Town Crier Competition

Hosted by: John Webster, the Town Crier of Markham and of East Gwillimbury

(905) 472-3122     28 Parkway Avenue, Markham Ontario Canada L3P 2G1     JohnWebster@TownCryer.ca

Tom Jones

Tom Jones is the Town Crier for Richmond Hill, a position he has held since 1991.

Tom is proud to be a Canadian citizen, but is equally proud of his heritage and the fact that he was born in Wales, U.K. He has cried and competed in Canada, in English and in Welsh, from Halifax N.S. to Vancouver Island, as well as Wales, England, Australia and many states in the U.S.A.

Betty and Tom Jones

He is a Past President of the Ontario Guild of Town Criers.

The colors of his uniform (ca. 1800) are the green, gold and red of The Town of Richmond Hill's flag and from the Coat of Arms of Lennox, Duke of Richmond, a provincial Governor in Canada in the early part of the 19th century.