No. 485

This is not perhaps the proper place to give any detailed account of the Ashburnham House row – The main facts were this – By the arrangements of the Public School Commissioners Ashburnham House was on the death of the Rev Lord John Thyme (fifty years canon of Westminster and of late Sub-dean) to devolve…

No. 410

The [sic] was a school collection in Abbey on St: Luke’s Day: the amount collected was £19.19.4, which was to be devoted to Miss Allen’s “South African Mission Work”:- the sermon was preached by the Revd A Sloman.

No. 308

At the end of the last term we were told by Scott that a short daily service would be held in abbey for us in the future at 7:45 a.m. This began on the first day this term. All boarders & all home boarders who can, are required to be present.

No. 276

To the great grief of all connected with Westminster, Lady Augusta Stanley, after a very long and tedious illness, died at the deanery on the evening of               March   . She was buried in Henry VII chapel at the express request of the Queen. Her funeral took place on Thursday March 9th, the Rev. Lord…

No 430

H.R.H. Prince Albert came down to the Abbey on the 6th of May. The masters and boys received him as he came out, forming a line from Jerusalem Chamber to his carriage at the archway. J.A. Whitaker Prin. Opp.

No 377

A new regulation has been made by Mr Liddell, that once every month all the school should attend Abbey (on Sunday) at eight o’clock in the morning, when he or some other of the masters deliver a sermon exclusively to the fellows in the school, no one else being admitted. This new plan was begun…

No 299

Monday Oct. 28th 1844 being the Feast of St. Simon & St. Jude was observed by attendance at the Abbey during morning service. But it was also the opening day of the New Royal Exchange which the Queen was to open in person. Dr Williamson therefore gave the Sixth Form leave to see the procession…