The second prize for the Ireland Latin Verse was awarded to W.A. Peck, Q.S. No first prize was given. The subject was “Cyprus”
The Ireland verse prize was not given, the Dean’s Greek Testament prize was on by J.A. Turner and W.C. Aston.
(1877) The Gumbleton English verse prize was won by C. B. Vyvyan, A. R. Smith was second but no prize was given.
The Ireland Verse prizes were awarded to (1) H.M.C. Macpherson (2) E.H. Alington; and the Dean’s Greek Testament prizes to (1) J.A. Turner (2) H.R.K. Rogers.
The subject for the Ireland Verse is “Regnum Glaciale”; & for the Dean’s Greek Testament prize the gospel of st Luke.
L.S. Bristowe Prin Opp
The town boys in Sixth are, Christmas 1874
M.M. Rodocanachi, prin. opp.
Ireland Verse. No first prize.
2nd – E.V. Arnold
The Athletic Sports came off this year on the 14th and 15th.
The Committee were –
E.V. Arnold. M.M Rodocanachi. E. Waddington. E.H Alington. J.F. Reeks. [Either James Albert Reeks 1860-1944, or Charles Frederick Reeks 1857-1935]. A.B. Cartwright. J.A Batley.
The under 15 Cricket Race.
Secretan. Robinson. Fox.
M.M. Rodocanachi (T.B.), Bolton. 2. Macnamara 3. Holthouse 4. Ellis & Reeks.
Won very easily by about 80 yds.
Time 5.8 ½ secs. 2nd best time done at Vincent Square. Best 4.50 by R. Tomlinson.
Flat Race Under 15
Leggatt. Ritchie. Petrocochino. 12 ½ secs.
440 yds. 16.
Black 1. Fox 2. Macnamara, H. 62 secs.
100 under 16.
Frere. Barber. Gamble. 11 ¾
Batley (TB) 4.6 1/2 . Hyde Clarke 2.
Hammer under 16
Barber. 87.8. Ashton. 80.8.
½ Mile with Hurdles
Alington. Rodocanachi. Waddington.
A very good race throughout.
Time 2 min 29 ½
Rodocanachi TB led until the 3 hurdle when Alington who is by far the best jumper caught him up.
440 15 Challenge Cup
This race was very well contested between the 2 & 3.
Petrocochino 1. J. Fox. 2. W. Cuppage.
Cuppage ran well for his size & had a close race for third place.
Old Westminster Race
Harrison. Boyd. Leggatt. All T.Bs.
The prizes were distributed by Mrs. Scott.
There are at present (Christmas half) 6 Town Boys in the VIth.
|E. G. B Phillimore||(Grant’s)||T.B. Monitors.|
|E. M. Rodocanachi||(H.B. Rigaud’s)||T.B. Monitors.|
|F. L. Denman||(H.B. Rigaud’s)||T.B. Monitors.|
|M. M. Rodocanachi||(H.B. Rigaud’s)|
|L. S. Bristowe||(H.B)|
|H. M. C. McPherson||(H.B)|
The Ireland was got by P. G. L. Webb (Q.S), 2nd Prize, E. V. Arnold (Q.S).
The Dean’s Greek Test was won by E. V. Arnold (Q.S.).
Egerton G B Phillimore. Prin. Opp.
The subject for Dean Ireland prise was “Great Fire” and the prize verse retained ours by Philimore QS. Only one prize awarded.
J. L. Swale
The subject of Dean Ireland’s Prize was Lebanon. Harrison the Captain got the first prize.
The first Ireland Prize was obtained by Salwey the second by Williams.
J. C. Hawkshaw