No. 466

It must here be recorded that Christmas 1880 witnessed the retirement of the Reverend H.M. Ingram from the position of Undermaster which he has filled most successfully since 1861. T.BB unless in the Under-School has but little to do with him – I myself hardly exchanged a hundred words with him during my existence at…

No. 465

The play this year was the Andria of Terence which was performed on the 9th, 14th and 16th of December before crowded audiences. On the second night Sir Robert Phillimore took the chair supported by the Lord Chancellor & the Master of the Rolls. Sir Farrer Herschell [Herschel] (Solicitor General) and Justices Lindley and Field…

No. 464

On Friday November 19th we had a late play given us at the request of Lord Richard Grosvenor (O.W.) M.P. for Flintshire who has just been appointed Treasury Secretary. His lordship was unfortunately unable to be present.

No. 462

Football Matches Xmas Term 1880 September 29th XI v XXII XI won by 3 goals (Bury Bain Stephenson) to love. October 9th         v P.G.L. Webb’s XI Westminster wob by 3 goals (Bain Bury Stephenson) to 1 October 20th       v S. Norwood Westminster won by 3 goals (Bury (2) Ingram) to 1 October 28th      …

No. 461

At a meeting of the Old Pinks (Football) held in the Summer Term it was determined that the uniform of the football eleven should include black stockings and knickerbockers; the Captain having the option of wearing white instead of black knickerbockers.

No. 458

No Ireland Verse Prize has been awarded this year – the subject was Medea. The Dean’s Greek Testament Prize was divided between H.R. James Q.S. and J.B. Hodge. J Barwick Hodge for W.L. Benbow Prin. Opp.

No. 457

After the Sports the prizes were given away by Mrs Scott. The Dr gave his customary address, and the proceedings closed with the usual enthusiastic cheering. – After the conclusion of the distribution of Prizes, a meeting of old Westminsters, in conjunction with this year’s foot-ball eleven, was held in the bat-room.  C.W. Stephenson O.W.…