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.
List of Sixth Town boys after Midsummer Holidays A.F. Pope J. Shadwell H.A. Berners W.E. Dowdeswell A.F. Pope Prin. Opp.
This year the Town boys have beaten the Queen Scholars both on the water and at cricket – the particulars will be found in the Ledgers. A.F. Pope Prin. Opp.
A prize for Greek Testament has been instituted by the Dean, to be competed for at the end of the summer half. A.F. Pope Prin. Opp.
The Rod Room has been thrown open to the school again. A door has been thrown open in the semi-circle where the shell used to be, & the remove sit now. The door used formerly, before the alteration of the forms to be in the wall on the right of that. A.F. Pope Pr. Opp.
The Eaton Race has been asked for again this year, but Scott is as determined against it as he was last year. A.F. Pope Pr. Opp.
This year we had an early play on the Queen’s Accession, Sat. June 20th. It is not I believe a regular thing; it was not asked for, but Scott volunteered it thinking it a matter of course. A.F. Pope Pr. Opp.
After Whitsuntide the List of Sixth Town boys are A.F. Pope J. Shadwell E.C. Berens H.A. Berners W.E. Dowdeswell A.F. Pope Pr. Opp.
The Number of the school at Whitsuntide 1857 was 128. Grants (Rev. J. Marshall) 37. Rigaud’s (Rev. B. Jones) 23. Scotts (C. W. Wingfield Esq.) 5. Home Boarders 23. In all 88 Town boys A.F. Pope Pr. Opp.