No 436

This day Au 5th was the annual Town Boy and Queen Scholar match which ended in favour of the latter by 17 runs. For further particulars see Cricket Ledger. The following are the names of the Players on the Town Boy side. B. Berens A. Salvin E. Fellows P. Skipworth S. Fellows Hon E. Bourke…

No 432

I have not given any account of the “water” in this book as there is a book kept on purpose by the head of Water (Wright) where no doubt all races may be found. May 13th 1852 John Ayton Whitaker Princeps Oppidanus

No 431

The subjects for the Examination this year in the 6th form are: Horace, Odes, Book III & IV Cicero, In Caecilium Divinatio Demosthenes, Speech against Meidias Sophocles, Trachiniae History, Grecian and Roman Paley’s Natural Theology, Vol. III French Euclid. Algebra. J.A. Whitaker Prin. Opp.

No 430

H.R.H. Prince Albert came down to the Abbey on the 6th of May. The masters and boys received him as he came out, forming a line from Jerusalem Chamber to his carriage at the archway. J.A. Whitaker Prin. Opp.

No 428

At the “chairing” of the Head M.C. or liberty boy, there was a strong wish on the part of some to cut Weare, to show that they did not approve of this his conduct; it was attempted but through the better feelings of others was prevented. J.A. Whitaker Prin. Opp.

No 426

Today being the 17th of March, St Patrick’s Day, we had an early Play; the Eight had leave on the water till 5 o’clock (the regular water order was not out). They went on in their new boat for the first time. J.A. Whitaker Prin. Opp.