No 154

As we thought it very probably that Williamson would endeavour to prevent Ditch leaping on the 1st of March – it was agreed to go on Saturday 15th of February which was an early play – a pretty good show of TBs and KS were assembled, considering the lowness of the school, and again succeeded in keeping up a custom which the masters have so long endeavoured to prevent —

E U Sealy
Prin. Opp.

No 153

A Homeboarder in the Sixth having become a boarder at Stelfox’s It was thought right by myself and the rest of the Sixth to make the following regulation.

“That no one can have any of the priveledges of Head Boarder altho’ nominally so, or have a fag, or be head of a house, or head of water, or fields, unless he was a boarder in the Upper Shell”

This of course does not apply to boarders who may be placed in any form whatever

E U Sealy
Prin. Opp.

No 152

The list of the Sixth at Christmas 1833 is as follows

Robert Milman *
Edward U Sealy *
John B. Maule
Richard P. Warren
E. Augustus Milman *
Joseph Turner *
Robert Bromley
Thomas E. Preston
George Pringle *
Reginald T. Cocks
William S. W. Vaux
Calverley Bewicke
Thomas B. Lennard *
Robert H. Hurst (14)

Those marked with an asterisk are Homeboarders.

E U Sealy
Head Boarder

No 151

On Wednesday December 11th the sixth dinner was held as usual at Ginger’s Hotel in Bridge Street. The party consisted of all the Boarders in the Sixth with two homeboarders who were invited to join them. It was kept up till 9 o’clock with the greatest spirit.

E U Sealy President
R Milman (Homeboarder) Vice President

E U Sealy
Head Boarder

No 150

On Friday August 2nd a new eight oared boat was launched from Roberts, and after a bottle of wine had been broken over her bow she was christened the ‘Victoria’ amidst the enthusiastic cheers of all the Westminsters. In the evening eight fellows picked out of the whole school, rowed her up to Putney steered by an old Westminster of the name of White, where he generously gave a most splendid dinner to his crew, and a few other Westminsters who happened to be there. The evening was passed with the utmost conviviality and the health of the generous host was drank with enthusiastic cheers, he also gave a breakfast on the following morning to those who had shared his hospitality on the preceding evening. The names of those who rowed in the ‘Victoria’ were

*Moysey
R Warren
Sealy
*Monckton
*Barnes Sen
Bromley
*Farrer
Hurst

Those marked with an asterisk were Kings Scholars.

E U Sealy
Head Boarder

No 149

On Thursday August 1st 1833 the annual match between the present Westminsters and the old Westminsters Club was played in Tothill Fields, in which the latter were beaten with eight wickets to go down.

Old Westminsters

Col Lowther
Hodgson Senr
Allfrey
Hodgson Junr
Lee
Tattersall
Mure
*Monckton
*Barnes Senr
*Sutherland
Milman Junr

Young Westminsters

Warren
Milman
Sealy
Barnett Senr
Barnett Junr
*Sawyer
*Randolph
*Moysey
*Farmer
*Savile
*Murray

The 4 last on the Old Westminster side were present Westminsters –
Those marked with an asterisk were KS

E U Sealy
Head Boarder

No 148

On Tuesday July 30th 1833, the annual grand match between the KS and TBs was played on Tothill Fields in which the former were beaten with seven wickets to go down.

The players were as follows

Town Boys

Barnett Jun
Milman Sen
Barnett Sen
Warren
Sealy
Bromley Sen
Hurst
Dasent Sen
Bromley Jun
Whittaker
March

Kings Scholars

Murray
Sawyer
Moysey
Monckton
Randolph
Farrer
Barnes Sen
Savile
St John
Stedman
Taunton

E U Sealy
Head Boarder

No 147

On Friday July 12th 1833 the annual cricket match was played in Tothill Fields between the Townboys who had not played in the Grand Match of the preceding year and the Lamprobaticks in which the former were beaten by 112 runs.
The following were the players

Townboys

Dasent Senr
Bromley Mid
Barnett Junr
Hurst
*Milman Junr
Peel Senr
March
Dasent Junr
Dodson
Cocks Junr
*Bowen

King’s Scholars

Fisher
Monckton
Barnes Senr
Sawyer
Mahony
St. John
Vernon
Stedman
Taunton
Howard
Fielde

Those marked with an asterisk were homeboarders.

E U Sealy
Head Boarder