The list of the Sixth Townboys after Whitsuntide was as follows W. Dowdeswell S. French A. Latham T. Welcher W. Dowdeswell, Pr. Opp.
Dean Thomas Exhibition was gained by W. Henty Q.S. W. Dowdeswell, Pr. Opp.
The subjects for the Whitsuntide Examination were: Homer, Books 7-12, Iliad Virgil, Books 7-12 Thucydides, Book 4 Euripides, Alcestis Cicero in Verrem II.5 Juvenal Satires, 22.214.171.124.11.12.13 Epistle to the Galatians with Acts 15-28 Liddell’s History of Rome, page 412 to end Subject for the Ireland Prize “Columbus” For Greek Iambic Prize Milton, Paradise Lost Book…
The Townboys beat the Queen Scholars in the T.B. & Q.S. race this year: the particulars are in the Water Ledger. A.F. Pope, Pr. Opp.
The Pancake was won this year by Borvill Q.S. A.F. Pope Pr Opp
We had three lectures up school in March from Russell, who read parts of three Shakespeare plays, King Lear, Merchant of Venice, & Henry IV. A.F. Pope Pr Opp
We had an early play on March 1st as usual – no leave out, though it fell on a Monday. Lord Lansdowne asked for one on the 17th. We also had leave out on Easter Monday, as an equivalent to Good Friday. On the 27th of March the Eight had leave to see the Oxford…
The Silver Racket was this year won by Henty Q.S; the Wooden Racket by Waters Q.S. A.F. Pope Prin. Opp.
Early in November this year a Sixth Town boy in Marshall’s house (Berners) had occasion to hide four fellows for making a row after being repeatedly told not to do so. One of them was seen leaving the room by Mrs Crowther- she shewed the matter up to Marshall. He asked me for a list…
The fifth of November fell this year on a Thursday. Scott gave leave out from Wednesday at half past twelve till Thursday night. A.F. Pope Prin. Opp.