No 582

Last half year we had another of more tanning rows which do more to destroy the discipline of the school than anything else. It as usual began with Marshall’s absurd idea than the house and school finally can be ruled by kindness and brotherly love alone, without the use of corporal punishment. He attacked Dowdeswell…

No 581

The subject of the Dean’s Greek Testament prise was the Epistle of St Peter and the 10 to 18 chapters of Acts. It was gained by G. Merton Q.S. 1st prize, Phillimore Q.S. second prize. J. L. Swale Prin. Opp.

No 579

This last half year we have decided on establishing here “Athletic Sports” so accordingly a committee was formed to take this into consideration consisting of Gumbleton (Capt), J. L. Swale (Prin. Opp.)(which members of the school (named Capt & Prin Opp) always to be considered members), A J. Mackey T.B, H.B Maurice Q.S, A.P. Dawson…

No 578

Two of the masters Rev. Weare and Bonney the mathematician master left at the end of the Midsummer term and were presented with each a testimonial by the T.B. Weare with a coffee service, and Bonney with a silver inkstand. Rev. W. Ingram O.W. has taken Weare’s place as second master and a Mr Scriven.…

No 577

The Eton and Westminster on August 3rd was won by the former by about 8 lengths owing to the want of length in the WW. The style of rowing in the school has very much improved lately a good deal owing to Forster’s good example. For particulars see Water Ledger. J. L. Swale Prin. Opp.

No 575

Scott told us that for the future (dating from Whitsuntide 1861) early plays would be done away with and that as a compensation for it, the half past seven school during the summer half year would be done away with. It is only an exchange for the worse during the summer half year on account…

No 574

Elected to Oxford of the T.B. P. Southby obtained the Dean Thomas Whitsuntide 1861. List of T.B. in the Sixth after Whitsuntide. J. L. Swale W. Winter F. W. Maclean J. H. Forster J. L. Swale Prin. Opp.