No 207

In consequence of a dispute having arisen at the Revd J Bentalls Boarding house (concerning the propriety of locking boys up in their rooms) and some of the fellows having by consent of the Head Master changed their boarding house the following Rules were established

1st That any fellow in the 6th changing to a house where a Shell fellow was head should immediately become Head of the House.

2nd But if to a house where a fellow (lower in the 6th than himself) was head he should wait 6 months before he became Head of the House.

G.F. Bentinck Prin: Opp.

These Rules were agreed to by the 6th Form November 1837

No 199

Williamson having discovered that in the sculling match just mentioned the fellows had all rowed in boats which were not Robert’s immediately sent for the Captain (Richards) and for Somerton (Head of the TB) and told them that he was willing to forget what had happened if they would pledge themselves on the part of the K.S. and T.B. that the 6th fellows should not in future infringe the rules which he had a year or two ago made for the regulation of the water; stating that if they refused to do so he should stop the water. In consequence of this communication the pledges required were given. Williamson stated that he included the Home Boarders in the regulations for which see the Water Ledger No __

Somerton H.B.