No. 10

On Saturday May 17 a match was played with the Peripatetics which ended in Westminster winning in the first innings by 20 runs. Westminster commended a second innings getting 70 for 5 wickets, when time being called prevented it being finished. See Cricket Ledger. W. Winters Prin. Opp.

No. 9

The subjects for the Whitsuntide Exam are this time: Thucydides – Bk VI Aeschylus – Eumenides Homer Iliad VII – XII Epistle to the Romans Livy – Bk VI Juvenal Sat: I.III.IV.V.VIII Virgil – Georgics Gibbon’s Roman Text to page 397 Davison on Prophecy Page 169 to end W. Winters Prin. Opp.

No 8.

On Saturday, May 10th, we played a match with the Houses. They got 38 and 77 and we 83 and 17 without the loss of a wicket when time was called and prevented us winning by ten wickets which in all probability should’ve been done. W. Winters Prin. Opp.

No 6.

Another room has this term been added to the house “up fields” to be for a dressing room for the Eleven; that the only room in the house, which they could otherwise use, might be left for the keeper of the place. W. Winters Prin. Opp.

No 5.

On Wednesday April 24 a cricket match was played between the present Westminsters and an Eleven of Old Westminsters, brought down by Hatching. The day was cloudy early but eventually turned out fine – the present Westminsters headed their opponents by 35 runs in their four innings and had taken 8 wickets for 24 runs…

No. 4

The “fours” were rowed on Wednesday afternoon April 16th from Hammersmith to Putney. Four boats had been made up but owing to O’Brien spraining his leg his boat scratched. Thomas’ boat won by barely a length, the second boat making a very good race of it. The final boat was some way behind. The crews…

No. 3

Revd T.W. Weare having kindly sent a “Badge” to be fenced for each year and held by the winners till the following […], the first holder was decided today, April 7 1862. There were twelve entries but owing to the short time allowed this year for practice, the good fencing was confined to a few…

Volume 2, No.1

This Book was brought at the expense of the Town boys, April 1862, for the purpose of recording any circumstances which might be either useful or entertaining to posterity. The Prize for Greek Iambics was won this year by O’Brien Q.S. The Latin Theme Prize was won by Phillimore Q.S. The subject of the latter…