The Rev. C. A. Jones, Mathematical Master has assumed the direction of the house “Grant’s” vacated by Mr Marshall.
The subjects for Examination of the Sixth at Whitsuntide were as follows:-
Homer, Iliad. VII, VIII, IX.
Virgil, Aeniad. VII, VIII, IX
Horace, Epistles Bk. I
Demosthenes contra Midian.
Westcote’s “Bible in the Church.”
Tacitus, Hist. II.
Greek Test. Epistles to Philippians, Ephesians &c
Thierry’s “Norman Conquest” Bk. I.
At the end of this term, as Mr Marshall had signified his intention of giving up the house, which he had directed for 21 years, he was presented with a testimonial subscribed to solely by Grantites (Q.S. + T.B.) at present in the school. The testimonial consisted of a bronze clock & candelabra and a silver inkstand bearing the inscription
“ Viro Reverendo, J. Marshall, M. A.
Scholae Westmonasteriensis Magister
In Amicum, Tutorem, Patrem
Nuperrime sub faustis nutriti penetralibus”
Mr Marshall expressed himself as much pleased with this mark of our respect.
At the end of April, a very successful concert was given in College Hall; Haden Q. S. + Bray Q. S. especially distinguishing themselves; the former by his violin playing + the latter by his singing.
On Mar. 12th the wooden was won by J. Saunders Q.S.
The T. B. + Q. S. foot-ball match was played at Vincent Square on Mar. 11th resulting in the Q. S. getting three goals to our one.
Curteis, H. (Captain)
Lee, G. H.
Randall, W. S.
Pemberton, R. L.
Rawson, W. S.
Randolph, E. S. L. (Captain)
O’Brien, J. A.
Saunders, J. N.
Haden, J. S.
Dasent, G. M.
Lefroy, W. C.
Rawson, H. E.
Barron, Randolph, Saunders + Curteis got the goals.
After a good ‘grease’ this year, Lee won the pancake which was thrown into the fifth horse-shoe. He got the customary £1 1s from the Dean.
The only Town Boy in the Sixth this half was
O. Macleay (Grant’s).