|Description||In March 1981 Thompson was replaced as the Royal Society representative on the Governing Body of the school by Sir Peter Swinnerton-Dyer. He was invited to continue to serve as a co-opted member until his 75th birthday. There is no record of Thompson's original appointment to the Governing Body.|
The material consists chiefly of committee papers including headmaster's reports and accounts. There is a little correspondence usually about meetings, but including a brief exchange, December 1981 - January 1982, concerning a possible visit to China by a Shrewsbury School football team.