N.B. The annual sculling match took place as usual though the last Head Town boy omitted to mention it. The race was from Westminster Bridge to Putney. The candidates were Stewart, Barnes Q.S., Wright & Goodrick who came in first & was consequently the winner.
List of Sixth Town Boys at Christmas 1848 Stewart Macready. D Stewart Prin. Opp
The consequence of a severe illness of Williams, Captain, resulting from over exertion in training, the annual race with Eton was forbidden. It is very much to be regretted, as the strength of Westminster consisted in the water. D Stewart Prin. Opp.
Ditch leaping on the 1st of March was this year stopped by the Head Master on the ground that a great deal of intoxication arose from it. D Stewart Prin. Opp.
List of Townboys in the Sixth at Christmas 1848 Stewart Goodrick B.B. At Bartholomew – tide Stewart D Stewart Prin. Opp.
In consequence of a fever having broken out, it was broken up on Saturday, May 6th 1848 and 6 weeks holiday was given, that is to say in addition to the regular Whitsuntide holidays. The fever proved fatal in 2 cases, both in College. D. Stewart Prin. Opp.