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THE 



WORKING MEN'S COLLEGE, 



LONDON. 



THIRTEENTH REPORT, 



A.D. 1889. 



Price Twopence. 



Prepared by the Executive Committee, under the authority 

of the Council. 



THE WORKING MEN'S COLLEGE 

GREAT ORMOXD STREET, BLOOMSBURY. 



Founded in 1S54, by the late Frederick D. Maurice. 
Incorporated in 1874. 



Objects of the College. 
The Students are, for the most part, working men, and the Teachers 
are, in general, members of the Universities and of the different pro- 
fessions, or those who have themselves been students in the College. 
Its purpose is to unite these classes together by associating them in 
the common work of teaching and learning. It provides instruction 
at the smallest possible cost (the teaching being almost wholly un- 
paid) in the subjects with which it most concerns English citizens to 
be acquainted, and thus tries to place a liberal education within 
the reach of working men. 



*SIR JOHN LUBBOCK, Bart., D.C.L., LL.D., M.P., F.R.S. 
^REGINALD J. MURE, M.A., Christ Church, Oxford. 



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G. Rowland Alston, M.A., LL.B., St. John's 
Coll., Cambridge. 
*M. Cababe, B.A., Bahiol Coll., Oxford. 
A. Cardew, M.A. Magdalen Coll., Oxford. 
Harold Cox, B.A., Jesus Coll., Cambridge. 
*Chas. Crawley, M.A., ate Fellow of Downing 
Coll., Cambridge. 

E. B. Cumberland, B.A.. B.Se., Lond. 

Rev. W. Cunningham, M.A., Trin. Coll., Camb. 

W. A. Dalziel, Fellow of the College. 
*G. Davenport, C.S. 

Rev. J. Ll. Davies, M.A , late Fellow of Trin. 
Coll., Cambridge. 

Lowes Dickinson. 

T. R. Colquhoun Dill, B A., Ch. Ch.. Oxford. 
*James M. Dodds, B.A., Merton Coll.. Oxford. 
*James A. Forster, C.S. 

G. W. Fox, C.S. 

F. J. Furnivall, M.A., Trin. Hall, Cambridge, 
Ph.D., Berlin. 

*A. Grugeon, C.S. 
H. G. Gurney. Ch. Ch., Oxford. 
Hermann A. Haines, B.A., Keble Coll., Oxford. 

A. H. Hawkins, B.A., Balliol Coll., Oxford. 
*W. J. Hill, C.S. 

Alfred Hoare, M.A., St. John's Coll., Cambs. 

J. B. Hodge, B.A., Ch. Ch., Oxford. 

Rev, H. S. Holland, M.A., Canon of St. Paul's. 
*Spjbncer L. Holland, 13. A., Ch. Ch., Oxford. 

C. I. Houseman, B.A., Lond. 

Arthur Hughes, B.A., St. John's Coll., Oxford. 

His Honour Judge Hughes, Q.C., B.A., Oriel 
Coll., Oxford. 
♦Lionel Jacob, B.A , Lond. 

E. S. Johnson, B.A , Ch. Ch., Oxford. 

H. W. Just, B.A., Corpus Christi Coll., Oxford. 

H. R. Levinsohn,B.A m Magdalen Coll., Oxford. 

B. Thompson Lowne, F.K.C.S. 



*R. B. Litchfield, M.A.,Trin. Coll., Cambridge. 
(Bursar ). 
Hon. Alfred Lyttelton, M.A., Trin. Coll., 
Cambridge. 
*C. P. Lucas. B.A., Balliol Coll., Oxford. 
J. S. Mann, M.A., Fell. Trinity Coll., Oxford. 
James Milne. 
\V. Moore, B.A, Lond. 

E. Murphy, C.S. 

J. M. Nicholson, B.A. 

Sydney Olivier, B.A., Corpus Christi Coll., 

Oxford. 
Eugene Oswald, M.A., Ph.D., Goettingen. 
W. A. Peck, B.A., Ch. Ch., Oxford. 
Leonard Pooock, C.S. 
C. M. Powell, Corpus Christi Coll., Oxford. 
W. Rossiter, Fellow of the College. 
G. R. Scott, M.A., Fellow of Merton Coll., 

Oxford. 
A. B. Shaw, B.A., Ch. Ch., Oxford. 

F. W. Sherwood, B.A., Balliol Coll., Oxford. 
Thomas Shorter. 

H. A. Slack, C.S. 
Horace Smith, C.S. 
J. Rigby Smith, Fellow of the College. 
S. Stanton. 
*W. T. Sutton, C.S. 

G. J. Talbot, B.A., Ch. Ch., Oxford. 
*George Tansley, M. A., Fellow of the College. 

L. E. Thomas. 
*W. Thrower, C.S. 

F. Tillyard, B.A., Balliol Coll., Oxford. 
*P. L. G. Webb, B.A., Ch. Ch., Oxford. 
Sidney Webb, LL.B., Lond. 
J. Westlake, Q.C., M.A., late Fellow of Trin. 
Coll., Cambridge. 

H. R. Jennings, Secretary. 



* Those marked with an asterisk form the Executive Committe 



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His Honour Judge Hughes, Q.C, Chairman. 
Chas. Crawley, M.A., late Fellow of Downing 

Coll., Cambridge. 
Rev. J. Llewelyn Davies, M.A., late Fellow of 

Trin. Coll., Cambridge. 
James A. Forster, C.S. 
Frederick Jas. Furnivall, M.A., Trinity Hall, 

Cambridge, Ph.D., Berlin. 
His Honour Judge Lushington, Q.C, M.A. 
C. P. Lucas, B.A., Balliol Coll., Oxford. 
R. B. Litchfield, M.A., Trin. Coll., Cambridge. 



Reginald J. Mure, M.A., Ch. Ch., Oxford 
( Vice- Principa I, W. M. C. ) 

J. R. Seeley, M.A., late Fellow of Christ's Coll., 
and Professor of Modern Historv, Cambridge. 

W. T. Sutton, C.S. 

George Tansley, M A., Fellow of the College. 

J. Westlake, Q.C, M.A., late Fellow of Trin. 
Coll., Cambridge, and Professor of Interna- 
tional Law, Cambridge. 

C A. Whitmore, M.A.. M.P., Fellow of All 
Souls Coll., Oxford. 



Classics. 

Rev. Francis Paget, M.A., Christ Church, Oxford, Canon of Christ Church and Regius 

Professor of Pastoral Theology. 
Charles Llewelyn Davies, M.A., Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. 

English Language and Literature. 

J. VV. Hales, M.A., Christ's College, Cambridge, Professor of Fnglish Literature, King's 

College, Lond. 
H. R Ladell, M.A., Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, Head Master London International 

College, Spring Grove, Isleworth. 
A. C Headlam, M.A., Fellow of All Souls College. Oxford. 
Charles Ll. Davies, M.A., Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. 

Mathematics. 

R. P. Ebden, M.A., Christ's College. Cambridge. 

R. Hargreaves, M.A., Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge. 

R. B. Litchfield, M.A., Trinity College. Cambridge. 

John Anderson, M.A., Aberdeen. 

Book-keeping. 

R. P. Nelson, Union Bank of London. 

Shorthand. 

Henry A. Slack. 

Art and Science. 

The Science and Art Department of the Committee of Council on Education 

French. 

Eugene Oswald, M.A., Ph.D., Goettingen. 

Spanish. 

A. J. DUFFIELD. 

Political Economy. 

E. H. Aves, B.A., Trinity College, ^Cambridge. 



$Motv&. 



William Rossiter 1856 

John Roebuck 1858 

George Tansley (M.A., 1889) 1858 

W. A. Dalziel 1866 



J. Rigby Smith 1868 

Robert A. Bullen 1885 

Samuel Standring, Jun 1887 



Daniel Leggatt (LL.D., Lond., 1865) ... 1859 

Daniel Warde 1871 

John D. Newton 1876 



William Frank Freeman 1886 

Edwin Charles Grattan 1889 



*&zniov grtufrmt** 



William Marflitt Bogg 1876 

Thomas Denham (B.A. Oxford, 1885) 1880 

William Smith 1882 

William Duke 1885 

John Vaughan (Scholar) 1886 

James W. Hanrahan 1888 

James Habdwick 1888 



George Buckland 1889 

George William Spry 1889 

George James McCarthy 1889 

Leonard Pocock (Scholar) 1889 

Charles J. Frost (Scholar) 1889 

William Charles Jones 1889 

George Webb 1889 



THIRTEENTH REPORT 



OP THE 



WORKING MEN'S COLLEGE 



DURING the nine years that have elapsed since the issue of the last Introductory. 
Report, the work of the College has been carried on in accordance 
with the principles laid down by Mr. Maurice and his colleagues at its foun- 
dation in 1S5±. The teaching, mainly voluntary, has been conducted by 
university men, professional teachers, and certificated and advanced students 
of the College itself. The majority of the students have been working men, 
the minority being composed of clerks, teachers, tradesmen and others. The 
principle of associating men in such various ranks of life in the common work 
of teaching and learning — a principle to which the highest importance was 
attached by the founders — has been strictly adhered to. The maintenance, 
side by side with the systematic education given in the classes, of a common 
life by means of association outside the class-rooms, has been constantly kept 
in view, and this association has served as a valuable instrument for promoting 
that true education which was desired and aimed at by the original founders. 
The result has been the strengthening of the ''friendly and corporate spirit" 
which was so prominent a feature of the College in its early days. Teachers 
and students feel that they are in active sympathy with each other, and are 
members of a common body with a common aim — namely, the extension of 
education amongst those citizens who have no other means of so fully and 
freely obtaining it. 

The chief difficulty, with which the Council have had to contend in prosecuting 
its work, has been want of money. The impossibility of giving education at 
prices which would place it within the reach of the class for whom the work 
was intended, and at the same time of making the College self-supporting 
has been brought out more strongly than ever during the last few years. The 
poorer working men cannot pay fees large enough to meet the requisite ex- 
penses, even though the teaching is in the main voluntary. The consequence 
has been a perpetual recurrence of annual deficits, which have had to be met 
from time to time by resorting to the capital fund. This want of means has 
seriously crippled the Council in carrying on their work. The effort to extend 
the College teaching outside the College walls, which will be referred to later 

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on in this report, has been materially hindered. The completion of the College 
buildings has been of necessity abandoned for the present, and other limitations 
of the work have been imposed by the slenderness of the College funds. 

Two years ago the Council, feeling that the position was serious, took the 
step of slightly increasing the fees, but the experiment was unsuccessful, as it 
resulted in a considerable diminution in the number of students. After again 
anxiously considering the whole question, they determined to reduce the fees 
to such a level as would bring the College education within the reach of men 
of very limited means. A scale was adopted which now appears on the whole 
best to suit the means of the students on the one hand, and the financial 
position of the College on the other. 

Three terms have elapsed since this reduction of fees, and it is found that, 
owing to this change, and no doubt also in some measure to increased adver- 
tising, the numbers have been larger (with one exception) than they ever 
were before, and that the receipts have not suffered. Nevertheless the annual 
deficits must recur, unless money can be obtained from other sources than 
students' fees. 

The College thus being in urgent want of funds, it has been determined to 
issue an appeal for assistance in carrying on a work which could undoubtedly 
be made of even greater use to the community in the future than it has been in 
the past. Such an appeal therefore is issued concurrently with this report. 



The Principalship. j n reviewing the incidents of the past nine years, the Council have in the 
first place to record Mr. Thomas Hughes's resignation of the Principalship, 
which took place in 1883, on his acceptance cf a County Court Judgeship, and 
consequent removal to Chester. In him the College lost one of its original 
founders, who had supported it and worked in it with little intermission for 
twenty-nine years — who had always been found a most ready advocate of 
its interests, and one of its staunchest and most trustworthy friends. In the 
words of the address which was presented to him on leaving, he was " the man 
''whom all felt to be the natural successor" of Mr. Maurice, and "his leader- 
ship signified the maintenance of all that was best in the spirit and traditions 
" of the College." 

He was succeeded by the present Principal, Sir John Lubbock, who, as the 
Council gladly and gratefully acknowledge, has, notwithstanding the many 
demands upon his time, maintained an unfailing interest in the College, and 
has given a close attention and the fullest sympathy to its affairs; winning in 
return the confidence and regard, as well of the students as of those engaged 
in the work of managing and teaching. 
Organization In 1884: the system of teaching then pursued in the College was discussed 
' at much length; and the Council, considering that it was becoming too much 
a group of individual classes, deficient in completeness and in mutual connec- 
tion, appointed a Committee to report on the whole question, and to prepare a 
scheme for reorganizing the classes, and marking out a more regular course 
from the lower to the higher branches of instruction. 



The existing Plan of Study is the result of the work of this Committee. 
The Classes are grouped in three divisions, viz. : — 
I. — The Preparatory Division. 
II. — The Lower Division. 
III. — The Higher Division. 

The Fees are now as follows: — Half-a-crown per term (of about twelve Fees, 
weeks) admits to each and all of the classes in the Preparatory Division, and 
to any one class, except Art and Modern Languages, in the two other Divi- 
sions, and gives also full membership with all the privileges of the College. 
One shilling is payable for every additional class, excepting again Art and 
Modern Languages. In these latter subjects half-a-crown is payable for the 
first and for every additional class. The fees may, if so desired, be paid by 
instalments. 

To revert to the three Divisions in more detail: — 

I. — The Preparatory Division is, as its name suggests, ready to take charge Preparatory 
of any who come, however rudimentary may be their knowledge. The Division lvlslon - 
is conducted entirely by volunteer teachers, the majority of whom are, or have 
been, students of the College. The Classes are held five nights a week, 
and the students must attend at least two. This is considered necessary, as it 
is just these elementary students who find the greatest difficulty in working 
out of class, and are in most need of continual help. Two nights a week 
are given to Arithmetic, two to Writing and Elementary Grammar, and one 
to Reading aloud. At the end of each term the students are examined ; those 
who pass are advised as to what studies they should next pursue ; and to the 
two best are awarded Scholarships enabling them to continue their woik at 
the College for a year without the payment of any fees. The number of those 
who entered for this Division during the term ending Christmas, 1888, was 
101, whilst in the first term of the institution of the Division (January, 18S5) 
the number was 33. 

II. — The Lower Division takes up Arithmetic and Grammar where the Lower 
Preparatory Classes leave off, and is so arranged that students can pass into 
it at the end of any term and find a class suited to them. There are thus 
at present three Arithmetic and two Grammar Classes, each intended to com- 
plete its course in a year. There is, besides, an Elementary History and 
Geography Class. The teaching has throughout been modernized and made 
systematic ; exercises are set to be prepared out of class, and students have the 
advantage of finding on two nights a week a room in the College set apart for 
their preparation, and teachers ready to give them help individually in their 
difficulties. The entries for this Division in the term ending Christmas, 1888, 
were 159, viz., 84 for Arithmetic, 17 for History, and 58 for Grammar. 

III. — In the Higher Division are taught Languages, Literature, History, Higher 
Law, Mathematics, Science, Art, &c. Before entering upon any subject in lslon ' 
this Division students are required to have sufficient preliminary knowledge to 
enable them to profit by the teaching. In default of this they are recom- 
mended by the teacher to join or to remain in the Lower Division. The total, 



number of entries in the term referred to was 540. Of these no less than 142 
were for the always attractive French classes. Mons. Petre, who has special 
charge of these classes, thus reports with regard to them : — 

"I am very happy to be able to report favourably on the present condition of the 
" French classes. We have now seven of them going, more than ever before. 

" The attendance is very good, the work well done and carefully prepared by the 

"practice class masters. I cannot speak too highly of the zeal and ability of these 

" gentlemen, and of their devotion to their self-imposed duties." 

Mons. Petre then mentions the formation of a French circulating library 

for the students, comprising already several hundred volumes, and the starting, 

under the name of conversational practice, of a French debating society, 

meeting every week. 

Practice Classes, both those in French to which Mons. Petre refers, and 
others in different subjects, are of old standing in the College. They have 
been found of practical utility, especially for the more elementary students, 
and they help to keep alive that spirit of comradeship to maintain which is 
one of the purposes of the College. They are conducted almost entirely by 
present or former students. 

The other languages taught in the College are Latin, Greek, and German. 
These classes are, as might be expected, smaller than those in French, but as 
a specimen of their progress the following report on the Greek class by Mr. 
Shaw is given : — 

" The Greek class lias steadily increased in numbers every year. We can regularly 
" count on a dozen students every Friday now. But more significant is the fact that 
"it is the same dozen who come every week, showing that the study of the language 
"is taken up in a serious and not merely an amateur spirit. For this reason we have 
" not, with the bulk of the students, attempted anything beyond selected episodes for 
" translation from Greek into English ; the object being to found students securely on 
"a thorough kuowledge of the elements; though of course one must be careful not 
" to exhaust the patience of the class by keeping them too long to the drudgery of 
" the subject. As a matter of fact, however, it is clear to me that the students are 
"themselves anxious that the knowledge should be thorough and scholarly, and are 
"quite willing to take the necessary time in the matter. There is every reason to 
" hope that in a year or two the Greek classes may include students in every stage of 
" proficiency and progress, from those just beginning the grammar to those able to read 
"and appreciate Plato and Thucydides." 
Another group is formed by the classes in English Literature and Compo- 
sition, History, Law and Political Economy. With regard to the first-named 
subject, Mr. Jacob's report may be interesting : — 

" The study of English Literature is not one that is specially attractive to working 
"men. The class is small, numbering from six to a dozen in different terms. The 
"men have attended regularly, and taken considerable interest in their work. Most 
"of them have satisfactorily passed the examinations held at the end of each year's 
" course. There has been no attempt made by means of lectures to give the students 
"a stock of ready-made opinions in literature, but the works themselves have been 
" read in class, explained, and exhaustively discussed. We have thus in the last four 
"years read not a little of Chaucer, Spenser, Shakspeare, Milton, Dryden, and Pope, 
" and shall proceed next October to the poets of this century." 
Co-operation. Under the head of Political Economy an interesting series of lectures on 



"Co-operative Life" was delivered in the term commencing last January. 
This series was delivered by various lecturers of repute, not on the staff of the 
College; the last lecture having been given by Mr. Thomas Hughes, the 
former Principal. The average attendance was about 40. 

The Council desire here to express the pleasure with which they regard the 
re-establishment of a connection between the Co-operative movement and the 
College. It was out of that movement that the College itself sprang in 1854, 
and the Council have great hope that mutual advantage will follow from the fact 
that the College is again in closer relation with co-operative bodies. 

For the classes and lectures in various branches of scientific knowledge, there 
were about 80 entries in last October term. The subjects vary from year to 
year. In 1882 the College sustained a loss not easily repaired in the too early 
death of Mr. D unman, whose success in teaching and attracting students to 
these branches was especially noteworthy. 

The other classes consist of those in Art, in Mathematics, in Bookkeeping, 
and in Shorthand. The last named class, attracting no fewer than 96 members, 
is entirely in the hands of those who are, or have been, themselves students in 
the College. 

The system of examination is fully explained in the General Prospectus, and Examinations, 
a list of results for the past three years is given in the Appendix. Whilst it 
is of course desirable that a larger number of students should present them- 
selves for examination, it is felt that, considering the limited time at the dis- 
posal of the students, the results are on the whole satisfactory. 

In concluding this account of the system of teaching, the Council are glad Teachers. 
to mark how great a share of the work is gratuitously undertaken by former 
students, and in some cases by present students of the College. The former 
students are largely represented on the Executive Committee. 

With regard to the rest of the teaching work ; in the Science and Art 
classes the teachers receive the Government, or " South Kensington," grant; 
the College pays the teachers of modern languages; and the remaining classes 
— chiefly in the higher subjects — are voluntarily taken by graduates of Oxford 
or Cambridge. Relations with the old Universities have been continuously 
maintained, and the supply of teachers from that source is seldom found 
wanting. 

Much voluntary work other than teaching is also done for the College, and 
in this connection the Council desire to record its sense of the exertions of 
the A dvertising Sub-Committee (consisting almost entirely of students) who 
voluntarily undertook and most efficiently carried out a large amount of work 
in the way of posting placards and distributing handbills throughout the neigh- 
bourhood, the want of funds having rendered it impossible to resort to paid 
advertisements to any appreciable extent. 

The number of students has of late very considerably increased ; indeed *J, U m fL. 
the totals of class entries during the past year have rarely been equalled during and Students, 
the whole career of the College. Details will be found in the tables in the 
Appendix. It will be seen from these that in the last October term there were 



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800 class entries, and that the number of actual new students entering during 
Ages, the three terms of the current year was 671, or whom 237 were under 20 
years of age, 229 between 20 and 25, 110 between 25 and 30, and the rest of 
various ages, up to a single student of over 65. 

In another table a list of the employments of the above 671 students is given, 
he Library. The Library is open from 7 to 10.30 p.m., and has an average daily attend- 
ance of between 3C and 40. It contains over 4000 volumes, and has been 
reorganized by the present Library Committee. Useless books have been 
cleared out, the best works on various subjects have been obtained through 
gifts or by purchase, and it is becoming an excellent library for the general 
student as regards both reference and research. The sum, however, which the 
College is able to devote to it annually is but a pittance. 

The Museum. The small Museum remains, as it has done for some years past, under the 
care of Mr. Grugeon. It contains chiefly objects of natural history for tne 
tise of teachers of the science classes. The bulk of the collection was made 
by students in the early years of the College, but several additions have been 
recently made by gift. 

Saturday nteht ^ n addition to the regular teaching, Free Popular Lectures are given on 
Lectures, each Saturday, from October to March or April. These are open to the general 
public, and thus form to a certain extent a recruiting ground for the College. 
They also serve to awaken among some who for various reasons may not care 
or be able to attend the classes, an intelligent interest in the different subjects 
there treated. To the many distinguished men who have so readily devoted 
evenings to this purpose, the Council gladly take this opportunity of expressing 
their sincere thanks. A list of the lecturers during the last three years is 
appended. 
Extension I n 1885 the Council endeavoured to make further use of the teaching 
Classes. p 0wer a ^ their disposal by establishing a system of what has been designated 
"Class Extension." Single classes on various branches of knowledge have been 
formed, and teachers provided, in many places scattered throughout London and 
the suburbs, where a request for them has been made by a club, institute, busi- 
ness firm, co-operative society, committee, or some other body with which the 
College could deal. This system, while involving a very small outlay, effects 
much useful work, and serves to make the College more widely known. The 
demand for classes is fluctuating and irregular, but the system is thoroughly 
elastic, and can be readily expanded from time to time in different districts, 
as demands arise. Classes have been carried on in English History and Lite- 
rature, Constitutional History, French, Shorthand, Political Economy, Arith- 
metic, Building Construction, Applied Mechanics, Geometry, Electricity, Che- 
mistry, Geology and Physiology, at various centres in the following places: — 
Acton, Barnsbury, Bermondsey, Brixton, Clerkenwell, East Finsbury, Hackney, 
Hammersmith, Kennington, King's Cross, North Kensington, Peckham, Sey- 
mour Place (Bryanston Club), Surrey Commercial Docks, Walworth, Wands- 
worth, West Kensington, West Marylebone, Wigmore St. (Messrs. Debenham 
and Freebody), Wimbledon, Woolwich, and York Road (Messrs. Whellens). 



In the course of the year 1887 a proposal was made from South London Proposed 

that the College should establish a branch in that district. The requisite t)e- £ ranch in 

u r South London, 

cuniary guarantees, however, could not be obtained, and the project was 

abandoned; but shortly afterwards the College was asked to assist in carrying 

on the classes held at the Royal Victoria Hall, Waterloo Bridge Road, and Royal 

four members of the Executive Committee here were nominated as members Victoria Hal1, 

of the Class Committee at the Hall. A College, to be called " The Morley 

Memorial Working Men's College" is about to be founded there, with the help 

of a subsidy to be furnished by the Charity Commissioners. The new College 

will be in some respects on the lines of this one, and it is hoped that some 

link will be maintained between the two. 

The Council of the College, like the governing bodies of other institutions, 
have been in communication with the Charity Commissioners in reference to 
the City of London Parochial Charities Fund. A memorial praying for a 
grant or subsidy out of that fund was presented in December, 1887, and in the 
following February a deputation in support of it was received by the Com- 
missioners; but up to the present time there has been no definite reply. 

It was considered desirable that some part should be taken in "The Summer Oxford 
"Meeting of University and other Students at Oxford," held last year in the ?? m ? er 
month of August. Tickets admitting to the courses of lectures, &c, at 
Oxford were offered to certain selected students, and five were ultimately 
given. The Council have to thank the authorities of Keble College for their 
kindness in receiving those students within their walls. 

To the Common Room, and the part which it plays in the life of the College, The Common 
much importance has always been attached. It has been a tradition from the 
earliest beginnings that the house in Great Ormond Street should be a social 
centre; a place where ideas should be exchanged, and where acquaintances 
should be formed that might ripen into enduring friendships. It has been 
wished to reproduce, so far as the locality and other circumstances would 
permit, the life and spirit of a College at the old Universities. The Common 
Room has afforded a meeting place for students and teachers, and has assisted 
most effectively in preserving the traditions and carrying out the objects of 
the College, It may be mentioned that during the past winter its attractions 
have been added to by the debates that have been held on alternate Fridays. 

Excursions in July have been held as heretofore every year, with one ex- Excursions 
ception, Oxford, Cambridge, Canterbury, Winchester, Windsor and Arundel 
have been visited. 

The Old Students' Club, which meets from time to time in the winter, has The 
been found very effective in keeping awake an interest in the College doings ci UD# 
amongst men who have long ceased to attend on ordinary occasions; and the 
supper, which takes place shortly before every Christmas, has become the 
chief, and the most popular gathering of the teachers, students, officers, and 
old members of the College, in the year. 

Evening Conversaziones have from time to time been held in the large Evening 
lecture room. The last was held in January of the present year, on an occa- oneg# 



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sion which the Council are glad to take note of. An address and testimonial, 
subscribed to by a large number of members of the College, was on that 
evening presented to Mr. and Mrs. Tansley in commemoration of their silver 
wedding ; and it was announced by the Principal that the Archbishop of Can- 
terbury, in compliance with a memorial, proposed to confer on Mr. Tansley 
the degree of Master of Arts, as an appropriate public acknowledgement of the 
invaluable and disinterested services which he had rendered at the College "to 
"the cause of good learning and earnest thought among the working classes." 
Degree This degree was accordingly, conferred on May 11th, in the Library of 
conferred on j^jj^flj p a l aC e. About 60 members of Council, teachers, and students of 
the College were present at the ceremony. 
Maurice There is a Maurice Eowing Club, which takes its name from the founder, 
ing u . an ^ a j sQ a j^ aur i ce F 00 tball Club. 

Conclusion. 1° conclusion, a word may be said as to how the prospects of the College 

Prospects of are ]}k e jy to be affected by the various schemes for the better education of 
ollege. J J 

the industrial ordeis, that are now engaging public attention. 

Pioneers must expect that amongst their followers some will become their 
competitors. But the College has not found that its functions have been 
superseded by other agencies, or that there is less need than of old for the 
work done within its walls. The establishment in the London Board Schools 
of evening classes open to adults, has made no appreciable difference; so vast 
is the field in which work of that kind is called for. 

The large institutions known as " Polytechnics," which are now lising in 
certain quarteis of London, may in some respects cover the same ground, but 
the students there will be on the average younger, and the education will be 
to a far greater extent of a technical character. As these new institutions de- 
velope themselves, some methods of co-operating with them, and where neces- 
sary, of adjusting the work of the College for that purpose, will probably be 
arrived at. 

The College will never want opportunities for usefulness; and there are 
many indications that its work is likely to expand rather than diminish. If 
funds permitted, it would be able to meet advantageously any increase in 
numbers by taking the next house (which already belongs to it, but which is 
on lease terminable at certain fixed periods at the option of the College; into 
its own occupation. 

In one essential respect the College will always retain a distinctive character. 
Its main object, as prescribed by the Articles of Association, is "to place a 
"liberal education within the reach of the working classes." The Council 
believe that the amount of public attention and assistance now given to purely 
technical education renders it more than ever incumbent upon them not to lose 
sight of this object. 

Working Men's College, July 1st, 1889. 



Statement of Accounts for the Year ending 31st December, 1888. 



Assets and Liabilities on Current Account, 1st January, 1888. 



ASSETS. £ s. d. 

Sundry Balances 216 12 9£ 



£216 12 9£ 



LIABILITIES £ s. d. 

Owing on Sundry Accounts 190 18 4£ 

Balance 25 14 5 



£216 12 9£ 



Account of Income and Expenditure for the Year 1888. 



For comparison only. 

1887. INCOME. £ s d. 

253 18 o Net Receiptsfrom Students' Fees 256 16 6 

63 9 o Subscriptions 58 12 

13 o o Donations 32 14 

860 Old Students' Dona- 
tion Fund 6 6 

Rent Account: — 

Mr. Bere 47 13 4 

Messrs. Tiltman and 

Woods 45 

Hire of Rooms 15 

93 8 4 

Net Profits on Sale of 

Class Books 1 16 

Tru4< j es' Balance of 

Surplus Income 93 6 6 

Class Extension a/c ... 13 

Library Account: — 
Brought forward 

from 1887 a/c ... 36 1 5 
Cash Receipts 8 1 1£ 



93 5 
o 14 

80 14 

22 3 



44 2 
Carried forward to 

next Account ... 21 3 

1 8 7 

300 o o Special Grant from 

Trustees 

163 Balance of Excursion 
Account 



6* 
7i 



22 18 11 



838 5 5 



Balance carried down 



565 19 6 
56 16 9£ 

£622 16 31 



For comparison only 

1887. 



67 17 

72 6 
26 6 
41 19 

90 o 
75 o 



EXPENDITURE. 
Establishment Account: — 
Rates and Taxes... 56 13 

Gas 77 3 

Firing 28 17 

House and Office 

Sundries 42 4 2 

Secretary's Salary . 90 
Payments for Ser- 
vice 75 



£ s. d. 



7i 

' 2 



373 9 1 

27 16 10 Advertising Account 

17 2 8 Postage 14 19 1£ 

11 13 7 Stationery 6 16 10 



9 16 2\ Library Account ... 

46 5 3 Printing 

1 £ Common Room 

4 Class Teachers 

Annuity Fund 30 

Less Special Sub- 
scriptions 8 1 



9 7 
85 14 



369 


17 


9* 


23 


6 


2 


21 


15 


n * 


32 


18 


11* 


54 


18 


8 


8 


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11* 


83 


9 


4 



22 19 o 



Repairs Account ... 39 13 9 
Less Grant from Fa- 
bric Fund 35 8 9 



21 18 6 



5 1 
4 



8 6 



Oxford Account 
2\ Science § Art a\c. 



4 5 
2 1 



614 10 9$ 



£622 16 3* 



Audited and found correct, 18th February 1889. J. E. BAGULEY, > A ... 

JOHN C. PEARSE.f Audt ^rs. 



Assets and Liabilities on Current 



ASSETS. 
Cash at Bank as per Pass Book. ..131 4 2 
Drafts not cleared 22 15 



Class Books in hand 

Mr. Bere 

Messrs. Tiltman and Woods 

Dr. Gould, for Hire of Room 

Science and Art Apparatus 

Balance brought down 56 16 

Less Balance from 1887 Account 25 14 



108 


9 


2 


3 


5 


10 


16 


10 





11 


5 








5 





18 


7 






9* 



31 2 4i 



£189 4 4 J 



Account, December 31st, 188B. 

LIABILITIES. £ 

Annuity Account 22 

Printing ,, 23 

Class Books „ 20 

Stationery ,, 1 

Common Room Account 3 

Salaries ,, 13 

Advertising ,, 4 

Rates and Taxes ,, 3 

Repairs „ 10 

Gas „ 30 

Class Extension ,, 6 

Library „ 6 

Donations carried forward 21 

Due to Secretary 18 

Class Teachers..... 1 



s. d. 

10 

6 

15 2 

10 10 

2 

15 

17 8 

17 8 

18 
8 7 



1 
14 

3 

18 2 
11 8 





6 

n 



£189 4 4* 



12 



Trustees' Accounts for Year ending December 31st, 1888. 



Capital Account. 



1888. £ s. d. 

Jan. 1. Balance from Account for year 
1887, being estimated Capital, 

31st Dec, 1887 7,194 19 2 

„ Donation paid over to Trustees 
for this Account by direction 
of Council 25 



£7,219 19 2 



1888. £ ,. d. 

Dec. 31. Balance carried forward, being 

estimated present Capital ... 7,219 19 2 



£7.219 19 2 



Maurice Memorial Fabric Fund. 



£ s. d. 

Balance from 1887 122 10 9 

Annual Payment from Rent of No. 44, 

Great Ormond Street .. 50 

Interest on unexpended balances of this 
Fund for years 1887, 1888, being propor- 
tion of dividends on Stock 6 19 



£179 9 9 



£ s. d. 

Paid for Repairs of College Buildings 35 8 9 

Balance carried forward, being part of In- 
vestment in Metropolitan 3 per Cent. 
Stock 144 1 



£179 9 9 



Abstract of Income Account. 



£ s. d. 

Rent of 44, Great Ormond Street 141 1 7 

Dividends on £387 Os. 2d. Metrop. 

3 per Cent. Stock 11 6 1 

Less proportion carried to Fabric 

Fund, as above 6 19 

4 7 1 

Interest from Post Office Savings' Bank 17 10 



£146 6 6 



£ s. d. 

Fire Insurance Premium 3 

Transferred to Fabric Fund, as above 50 

Surplus paid to College Account 93 6 6 



£146 6 6 



Balance Sheet, 31st December, 1888. 



CAPITAL AND LIABILITIES. 



£ s. d. 

Capital (General Account) ... 7,219 19 2 
„ Maurice Memorial 

Fabric Fund 144 1 

7,364 2 

F. Warre, Esq. (held as security for the 
execution of certain repairs) 50 

£7,414 2 



PROPERTY AND ASSETS 
No. 46, Great Ormond St. 



£ s. d. 
with buildings in rear }- E ^S5j ed [■ 7,000 



No. 44, Great Ormond St.) value ) 
£387 Os. 2d. Metropolitan 3 per Cent. Stock, 

cost 384 2 1 

Balance in hands of Treasurer 29 18 1 



£7,414 2 



J. E. BAGULEY, Auditor. 



Subscriptions to former Secretary's Annuity Fund. 

£ s. d. 

W. A. Dalziel 10 

E.Gladstone 10 6 

J.Lee 10 6 

R.B.Litchfield 3 

Dr. Oswald 10 6 

G. Tansley 10 

J. Westlake, Q.C 2 



Received since Dec. 31 — 



£8 16 



J.Lee 10 6 



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Subscriptions and Donations during the three years, 

1886-7-8. 



Subscriptions, 1886. 

J.J. Bickersteth... 5 

Charles Crawley ... 3 

A. G. Crowder 5 

J. A. Forster 2 

T. Hughes, Q.C.... 5 

Lionel Jacob 1 1 

H. R. Ladell 10 6 

W. C. Lefrov 2 

R. B. Litchfield ...10 

B. F. Lock 10 

C. P. Lucas 2 

R. B. Mansfield ... 5 

A. J. Munby 110 

George Tansley ...10 
C. A. Whitmore, 

M.P 2 2 



£54 4 6 



Subscriptions, 1887. 

Rev. Robt. Bird ... 10 

J. J. Bickersteth... 5 

Charles Crawley ... 3 

A. G. Crowder 5 

J. A. Forster 2 

T. Hughes, Q.C.... 5 

Lionel Jacob 110 

H. R. Ladell 10 6 

W. C. Lefroy 2 

R. B. Litchfield ...10 

B. F. Lock 10 

C. P. Lucas 2 

R. B. Mansfield ... 5 
Col. Maurice, R.A. 

(1886-7) 4 

Maurice Rowing 

Club 3 3 

Maurice Football 

Club 10 6 

R. G. C. Mowbray, 

M.P 1 l 

A. J. Munby 110 

George Tansley ...10 
C. A. Whitmore, 

M.P 2 2 



£63 9 



Subscriptions, 1888. 

J. J. Bickersteth... 5 

Charles Crawley ... 3 

A. G. Crowder 2 2 

J. A. Forster 2 

T. Hughes, Q.C ... 5 

Lionel Jacob 1 1 

H.R. Ladell 10 6 

W. C. Lefroy 2 

R. B. Litchfield ...10 

B. F. Lock 10 6 

C. P. Lucas, 2 

R. B. Mansfield ... 5 

Col. Maurice 2 

Maurice Rowing 

Club 110 

Wm. Moore 110 

R. G. C. Mowbray, 

M.P 110 

A. J. Munby 1 1 

George Tansley ...10 

Wm. Thrower 2 2 a 

C. A. Whitmore, 

M.P 2 2 

£58 12 



Donations, 1886. 

The Earl of Derby, 
K.G 20 

W. C. Lefroy 3 

Sir John Lubbock, 
Bart., M.P 10 10 

Maurice Rowing 

Club 3 3 

R.J. Mure 3 

F.C.Penrose 25 

Gilchrist Fund (spe- 
cial for Library). 25 

£89 13 



Donations, 1887. 

W. C. Lefroy 3 

R. J Mure 5 

H. T. Talbot 5 



£13 



Sir John Lubbock, 
Bt., M.P. (inclu- 
ded in Trustees' 
accounts 25 



Donations, 1888. 

S. L.Holland 10 

"J. S.,*' per Lowes 

Dickinson 10 

W. C. Lefroy 3 

Sir John Lubbock, 

Bart., MP 10 10 

R. J. Mure 5 

M. Cababe" (special 

for advertising) . 10 

J. M. Dodds, ditto 10 

C. P. Lucas, ditto 10 

R. J. Mure, ditto 10 6 

W.T.Sutton, ditto 2 6 

W. Thrower, ditto 1 I 

£32 14 



Old Students' Donation 
Fund, 1886. 

T. M. Collet 4 

James Baxter 110 

John Fotheringham 110 

F. J.Hytch 110 

Edward Lawrence. 110 
R.H.Marks 10 6 

G. Rosenthal 1 1 

W. Thrower 2 2 



£11 17 6 



Ditto, 1887. 

J. E. Baguley 110 

James Baxter 110 

Geo. Davenport ... 10 
John Fotheringham 110 
W. F. Freeman ... 10 

F. Hughes 10 

F.J. Hytch 110 

Edward Lawrence .110 
R.H.Marks 110 



£8 6 



Ditto, 1888. 

J. E. Baguley 110 

James Baxter 110 

John Fotheringham 1 1 

F. J.Hytch 110 

Edward Lawrence .110 
R.H.Marks 110 



£6 6 



15 



Thirty-fifth College Year (1888-9). Table of Class Entries. 

First Term. Second Term. Third Term. 

Oct, to Dec. Jan. to Mar. Apr. to June. 

Preparatory Division 101 77 68 

101 77 68 

Lower Division:— 

Arithmetic 84 88 61 

History ... 17 6 5 

Grammar 58 47 24 

159 141 90 

Higher Division:— 

Literature ; 7 8 10 

Composition .' 9 7 

English for Foreigners 11 10 6 

Latin 32 28 28 

Greek 14 17 15 

Law 12 

Co-operative Life ... 44 

Algebra 9 12 8 

Euclid 6 5 2 

Music 19 18 14 

Physical Science Classes 58 37 37 

Biological Science Classes 22 14 14 

Shorthand 96 96 80 

Book-keeping 33 42 22 

French 142 129 109 

German 28 23 16 

Art 42 39 23 

540 529 384 

800 747 542 



Ages of 671 Students entering College during three terms 

in the year 1888-9. 

First Term. Second Term. Third Term. Total. 

Under 20 132 65 40 237 

20 and under 25 128 64 37 229 

25 „ „ 30 68 36 6 110 

30 „ „ 35.. 21 10 8 39 

35 „ „ 40 8 6 1 15 

40 „ „ 45 6 2 8 

45 „ ,, 50 1 1 2 

50 „ „ 55 1 2 1 4 

55 „ „ 60 

60 ,. „ 65 1 1 

65 „ „ 70 1 1 

Not stated 19 2 4 25 

386 188 97 671 



16 



Employments of 671 Students entering the College during 
three terms in the year 1888-9. 

1st Term. 2nd Term. 3rd Term. Total. 
Oct. to Dec. Jan. to Mar. Apr. to June. 

Employed as Clerks. Collectors, Cashiers, &c 121 70 43 234 

„" Porters, Messengers, &c 32 10 11 53 

,, Warehousemen, Storekeepers, &c 24 13 2 39 

„ Soldiers and Policemen 10 1 11 

„ Post-office and other Officials 12 6 18 

in Building Trades 20 9 4 33 

Clothing Trades 16 9 1 26 

Printing Trades 25 10 6 41 

Bookbinding and Stationery Trades 8 12 2 22 

„ House-furnishing Trades 18 4 1 23 

„ as Jewellers, Lapidaries, &c 6 7 4 17 

„ in Coachmaking Trades 6 1 7 

,, as Weavers, &c 4 4 

„ in Music Trades 5 2 1 8 

„ as Draughtsmen, Lithographers, &c 10 2 2 14 

„ Metal Workers 14 13 4 31 

„ Watch, Clock and Scientific Instrument 

Makers 12 2 14 

,, Saddlers, Harness-makers & other Leather 

Workers 4 2 2 8 

„ Teachers, Reporters, &c 4 2 3 9 

„ Drapers and other Shop Assistants 21 9 6 36 

„ in Production and Distribution of Food 11 4 2 17 

Not stated 3 2 1 6 

386 188 97 671 



Abstract of the above Tables. 

Per-centage 
Occupation. Number. of the whole. 

Clerks, Collectors, &c 234 35 

Shop Assistants of all kinds 53 8 

Professional Men: — Teachers, Draughtsmen, Ac 23 3J 

Officials: — Post-office. Police, Customs, &c 29 4£ 

Warehousemen, Storekeepers, &c 92 13 

Workmen of more or less skilled trades 234 35 

Not stated 6 1 

671 100 



List of Classes 

Held in Term beginning Oct. 1, and ending Dec. 15, 1888, with the Fees. 



PREPARATORY DIVISION. Class Fee 2/6, covering Term Fee. 
For teaching the subjects required for entrance into the other Divisions. The Term Fee of 2/6 admits to each and all 

Classes in this Division. 
Director of Studies: — George Tansley, M.A., Coll. Fell. 

Monday, 8-9.— Writing. 9.10.— Dictation and Elementary Parsing E. R. Cole, C.S. 

Tuesday, 8-10. — Arithmetic (Numeration and first four rules) J. J. Kate, C.S. 

Wednesday, 8-9. — Writing. 9-10. — Dictation and Elementary Parsing James Milne. 

Thursday, 8-9.— Reading {advanced). 9-10.— Reading {elementary) G. W. Fox, C.S. 

Friday, 8-10.— Arithmetic W. Cook, C.S. 

Note.— Students in this Division must attend two nights a week, and are strongly advised to attend all five. 

LOWER DIVISION. 

For teaching the subjects required for entrance into Higher Division. The Term Fee of 2/6 admits to any one class. Each 

additional class 1/. per term. Practice and Preparation Classes free to members of this Division. 

Director of Studies: — Lionel Jacob, B.A. 

Monday, 8-10. — Arithmetic. — Elementary George Tansley, M.A., Coll. Fell. 

Monday, 8-10. — Arithmetic. — Advanced (Decimals) Leonard Pocock, C.S. 

Tuesday, 8-10.— Outlines of English History and. Geography J. M. Nicholson, C.S. 

Wednesday, 8-10. — Practice and Preparation Class J. W. Hanrahan, Sen. Stu. and E. J. Westrop, C.S. 

Thursday, 8.10. — English Grammar.— Elementary Hermann A. Haines, M.A. 

Thursday, 8.10. — English Grammar. — Advanced 

Friday, 8-10. — Practice and Preparation Class H. Evans, C.S. and F. Milne, C.S. 

Students in this Division should make a point of attending the Practice and Preparation Classes, and should not take up 

more than two subjects at one time. 

HIGHER DIVISION. 

Director of Studies: — Charles Crawley, M.A., late Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge. 

(A) English, Latin, Greek, Literature, History, Law, Mathematics, &c. 

The Term Fee of 2/6 admits to any one class. Each additional class 1/. per term. Practice and Preparation classes free. 

ENGLISH. 

Tuesday, 8-9.30.— Literature.— Dryden Lionel Jacob, B.A. 

Thursday, 8.30-10.— Composition H. W. Marcus. 

Monday and Friday, 8-10 S. Standring, Jun., Coll. Fell., and W. WiLSON, C.S. 

LATIN. 

Wednesday, 7.30-8.30.— Sec. l.—Principia Latina.—Part 1 and Easy Translation W. A. Peck, B.A. 

Friday, 9-10. — Sec. 2. — Principia Latina G. J. Talbot, M.A. 

Wednesday, 8-9. — Sec. 3. — Beginners A. H. Hawkins, M.A. 

GREEK. 

Friday, 9-10.— Advanced A. B. Shaw, B.A. 

Friday, 8-9.— Beginners A. B. Shaw, B.A. 

LAW. 

Thursday, 9-10 Hon. Alfred Lyttelton. M.A. 

MATHEMATICS. 

Thursday, 8-10.— Advanced Algebra. — Logarithms and Trigonometry G. Tansley, M.A. , Coll. Fell. 

Thursday, 8-10.— Algebra. — Elementary G. Rowland Alston, M.A., LL.B. 

Monday, 8-10.— Euclid W. R. Emslib, C.S. 

VOCAL MUoIC. 

Saturday, 7.30-8.30.— Beginners Charles Iseard, F.T.S.C. 

(B) Science. 
The Term Fee of 2/6 admits to any one class. Two classes in allied subjects, held on the same night and under the same 

Teacher, are counted as one class. Each additional class other than these, 1/. per term. 
PHYSICAL SCIENCE. 

Thursday, 8-9. — * Practical Plane and Solid Geometry .. "| 

Thursday, 9-10. — *Building Construction >F. G. Castle. 

Thursday, 9-10. — *Machine Construction j 

Friday, 7.45-8.45.— *Geology \af SmTRinrirrq 

Friday, 9 10.— •* Physiography j A ' B ' &iiurl <>ck, u». 

Wednesday, 8-9.30. — *Chemistry E. B. Cumberland, B.A. ,B.Sc. 

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE. 

Thursday, 8-9.30. — * Physiology Albert Sarll 

Tuesday, 8.30-9.30.— *Botany A. Grugeon, C.S. 

(C) Sr-ECiAL Subjects. 
SHORTHAND.— Friday, 7.30-8.30.— Beginners W. E. Slack. 

Tuesday, 8.30-9.30. — Intermediate T. G. Miller. 

Friday, 8.30-9.30. — Advanced Leonard Pocock, C.S. 

Practice Classes. — No extra fees. 

Friday, 7.30-8.30. — Beginners and Intermediate ... Leonard Pocock, C.S. 

Tuesday, 7.30-8.30.— Advanced T.G.Miller. 

BOOK-KEEPING.— Monday, 7.30-9 S. Wilkins. 

(D) Modern Language and Art. 
The Term Fee of 2/6 does not admit to any class in this Section. The Fee is 2/6 each class in addition to term-fee. 

Practice and Preparation classes free. 

FRENCH. — Conversational practice in all the sections L. Petrd, College de Compiegne. 

Wednesday, 7.30-9. — Literature, Conversation, Idioms, English into French. — Advanced 
Tuesday, 7-8.30 and 8.30-10. — Reading and Advanced Grammar 
Friday, 7-8.30 and 8 30-10. — Reading and Easy Translation 
Monday, 7-8.30 and 8.30-10. — Beginners 

Practice Classes.— No extra fees. 

Monday, 8.30-10.— Advanced R. Reed, C.S. 

Friday, 8.30-10. — Grammar J. Dale, C.S. 

Tuesday, 8.30-10.— Beginners W. L. Williams. 

GERMAN. 

Tuesday, 7.30-8 30.- Advanced \ T fl D R } j d - Engineering College 

Tuesday, 8.30-10.— Elementary j ' J " ° b 

Practice Classes. — No extra fees. 

Thursday, 8-9.— Advanced.— Reading {Heine) ]• H R Levinsohn B A 

Thursday, 9-10. — Beginners j * * ' ' 

ART* : John J. Offord. 

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8-10. — Elementary and Advanced. — Drauing and Painting from the Antique, Life, 
Perspective, Casts, and Natural Objects, Geometrical, Model, Freehand. 

* In connection with Science and Art Department, South Kensington. 



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Numerical List of College Honours for the years 

1886, 1887, 1888. 



PREPARATORY DIVISION. 

LOWER DIVISION. 
Grammar 
Arithmetic ... 



1886. 

-Five Scholarships. 

Two Certificates of Competency. — One marked "excellent." 



Ten 



Three 



HIGHER DIVISION. 










English Literature 


Two 


passed first examination. 


English Composition 


Two Certificates of Competency. Both marked " excellent." 


Latin... 


One 


•> 




>> 


French 


Five 


>» 




,, One „ „ 


Spanish 


Two 


> > 




One „ ,, 


Algebra 


One 


» > 




>> 


Political Economy... 


One 


5) 




j> 


Euclid 


One 


>' 




•) >' »> 


Mathematics (Science & Art Department 


Exam.) 


One Second Class Certificate, stage I. 


Electricity „ 




)> 


5> 


One ., ,, „ advanced stage 
Five First „ „ elementary „ 
Eight Second „ ,, „ „ 


Practical Geometry 




M 


>> 


une ,, ,, ,, ,, >) 


Machine Construction 




?> 


J) 


One ,, „ ,, advanced ,, 


Sound. Light and Heat 




»> 


>> 


Two „ „ „ ,, 

One First „ „ elementary „ 

One Second ,, ,, ,, ., 


Biology ,, 




>> 


>> 


une ,, ,, ,, 5 j >> 


Physiology ,, 




>» 


5J 


j. nree , , , , . , , > > > 


Botany „ 




>> 


>> 


Three „ „ „ „ „ 


Art 




5> 


•> 

1887. 


One passed in Third Grade 

Eight ,, Second „ (two prizes) 


PREPARATORY DIVISION.— Four Scholarships 




LOWER DIVISION. 










Arithmetic ... 


Two Certificates of Competency 


Grammar 


Two 


5) 




5» 



HIGHER DIVISION. 

English Literature 

Latin... 

Mathematics 

Electricity... 

Geometry 

Machine Construction 

Building Construction 

Sound, Light and Heat 
Biology 

Physiology ... 

Botany 

Applied Mechanics . . . 
Theoretical Mechanics 

Physiography 

Art 

. Book-keeping 



Four passed First Examination 

One ,, Second ,, (Certificate of Competency) 

One Certificate of Competency 

One First Class Certificate, stage I. 

One Second ,, ,, ,, ,, 

Three ,, ,, ,, advanced stage 

Five ,, ,, ,, elementary ,, 

One First „ „ „ „ 

Seven Second ,, ,, ,, 

Four First ., ,, ,, „ 

Three Second ., „ ., 

Three First ,, ,, ,, ,, 

Five Second ,, „ „ „ 

Four „ „ „ „ „ 

Three First ,, ,, ,, ,, 

One Second ,, ,, ,, „ 

One First ,, „ ,, ,, 

Two Second ,, ,, ,, ,, 

Two First ., „ 

Two Second ,, ,, ,, ,, 

One First ,. ,, „ ,, 

One First „ 

One Second „ „ „ ,, 

Four 

X UUL ,, ,, ,. ,, ,, 

One passed in Third Grade, three in Second 
One Certificate of Competency 



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Numerical List of College Honours. — Continued. 

1888. 

PREPARATORY DIVISION.— Five Scholarships. 

LOWER DIVISION. 

Three Certificates, one marked "excellent." 



Arithmetic ... 
Grammar 

HIGHER DIVISION. 
English Literature 
Algebra 
Mathematics 
Electricity 

Chemistry 

Applied Mechanics... 

Biology 
Geology 
Physiology ... 

Geometry 

Building Construction 

Machine Construction 
Art 



Seven „ 

Four passed First Examination 

One Certificate of Competency 

One Second Class Certificate, stage I. 

One First ,, „ 

Five Second ,, ,, 

One First ,, „ 

Four Second ,, „ 

One First ,, „ 

Two Second „ ,, 

Two „ 

One First ,, ,, 

Two „ 

Three Second „ ,, 

Four First ,, „ 

Five Second ,, ,, 

Two 

Two First „ „ 

Seven Second ,, „ 

One „ „ 

Two First ,, ,, 

Six passed in Second Grade 



elementary stage 



advanced 
elementary 

advanced 
elementary 



List of Lecturers on Saturday Evenings, 

From October, 1886, to April, 1889. 



Acland, A. D. H., M.A., M.P. 

Asquith, H. H., M.A., M.P. 

Austin, Alfred, M.A. 

Barker, Henry J., B.A., F.R.S.L. 

Baynes, Herbert, M.A., M.R.A.S. 

Butler, Samuel 

Champneys, Basil, B.A. 

CONYBEARE, C. A. V., M.A., M.P. 

Crane, Walter 

Davids, T. Rhys, M.A. 

Dicey, A. V., M.A., Vinerian Professor of Law, 
Oxford 

Dixon, W. J., B.A., L.L.M. 

Dornbusch, K. 

England, Rev. R. A., M.A. 

Farrar, The Ven. Archdeacon, D.D. 

Foxwell, H. S., M.A., Fell. St. John's Coll., 
Camb., Professor of Political Economy, Uni- 
versity Coll , Lond. 

Gatty, Alfred S. 

Giffard, Henry A., Q.C. 

Gilkes, A. H., M.A., Head Master of Dulwich 

Glazebrook, M. G., M.A. 

Haldane, R. B., M.A., M.P. 

Hamlyn, Vincent C, M.A. 

Herbert, Hon. Auberon 

Higgins, J. Napier, Q.C. 

Hodgkin, Howard 

Headlam, A. C, .MA., Fell. All Souls, Oxford 

Holland, Rev. H. Scott, Canon of St. Paul's 



Jones, Rev. Harry, M.A. 

Laurie, A. P., B.A. 

Lowne, B. Thompson, F.R.C.S, 

Lubbock, Sir John, M.P., F.R.S. (Principal) 

MacClymont, C.R., M.A. (the late) 

Mivart, St. George, F.R.S. 

Morley, Henry, LL.D., Professor of English 

Literature, Univ. Coll., London 
Mure, R. J., M.A. (Vice-Principal) 
Parry, C. Hubert, M.A., Mus.D. 
Paton, Walter B., B.A. 
Pfoundes, Charles 
Radford, Ernest, LL.B. 
Raleigh, Thos., M.A., Fell. All Souls, Oxford 
Richardson, B. W., M.D., F.R.S. 
Roberts, Rev. W. Page, M.A. 
Rogers, J. D., M.A., Fellow of University 

College, Oxford 
Scott, G. R., M.A. 
Scotter. Robert 
Shuttleworth, Rev. H. C, M.A. 
Tatton, R. G., M.A. 
Taylor, Sedley, M.A., late Fellow of Trinity 

College, Cambridge 
Wallas, Graham, B.A. 
Webb, E.J. , B.A. 
Webb, Sidney, LL.B. 
Welldon, Rev. J. E. C, Head Master of 

Harrow 
White, Arnold 



The yearly Inaugural Addresses were delivered by — 
Mr. Leslie Stephen, in October, 1886. 
The Marquess of Ripon, K.G., in October, 1887. 
The Right Hon. Sir Mountstuart E. Grant Duff, G.C.S.I. in January, 1889. 



20 



Some Former Teachers and Members of Council. 



♦Frederick Denison Maurice, M.A., Founder 

of the College. 
♦Professor J. S. Brewer, M.A.. Queen's Col- 
lege. Oxford. 

John Ruskin, D.C.L., M.A., Christ Church, 
Oxford. 

Professor Flower, F.R.S. 
*W. Spottiswoode, D.C.L.. M.A., President 
of the Royal Society. 

Frederic Harrison, M.A., Wadham College, 
Oxford. 

Edward Burne Jones, Exeter Coll., Oxford. 
♦Dante Gabriel Rossetti. 

The Hon. Lyulph Stanley, M.A., M.P. 

Thomas Woolner. R.A. 
♦Alexander Munro. 

Valentine C. Prinsep. 

H. Stacy Marks, A.R.A. 

W. Cave Thomas. 

Godfrey Lushington, M.A., late Fellow of 
All Souls College, Oxford. 

Sir J. Eldon Gorst, M.A., M.P., St. John's 
College, Cambridge. 

Sir C. B. Locock, Bart.. M.A.. Trinity Col- 
lege, Cambridge. 

W. R. S. Ralston, M.A., Trinity College, 
Cambridge. 

John Malcolm Ludlow. 

E. Vansittart Neale, M.A., Oriel College, 
Oxford. 

Septimus C. Hansard, M.A., University Col- 
lege, Oxford. 

Professor J. W. Hales. M.A., Christ's Col- 
lege, Cambridge. 

W. J. Brodribb, M.A., late Fellow of St. 
John's College, Cambridge. 

A. V. Dicey, M.A., late Fellow of Trinity 
College, Oxford. 
♦C. R. MacClymont, M.A., Ball. Coll., Oxford 



Arthur Hughes. 

C. A. Whitmorb, M.A., M.P. 

R. B. Haldane, B.A., M.P. 

Shadworth G. Hodgson. 

C. K. Kearv. M.A. 

Right Hon. Sir M. E. Grant Duff, G.C.S.I., 

Balliol College, Oxford. 
The Hon. Mr. Justice Stephen. 
The Right Hon. Lord Justice Bowen. 
Prof. Nevil Story-Maskelyne, M.A., M.P., 

Wadham College' Oxford. 
♦Charles B. Mansfield, M.A., Clare College, 

Cambridge. 
Arthur Cohen, Magdalen Coll., Cambridge. 
Professor J. J. Sylvester, F.R.S. 
Francis Turner Palgrave, M.A., Exeter 

College, Oxford. 

C. Kegan Paul, M.A., Oxford. 

D. C. Lathbury, M.A., Brasenose College, 
Oxford. 

♦Professor Sheldon Amos, M.A. 

J. Boyd Kinnear. 

Samuel Rawson Gardiner. 

T. B. Sprague, M.A., late Fellow of St. John's 
College, Cambridge. 

H. N. Mozley, M.A., King's Coll., Cambs. 

Alfred Bailey, M.A., late Student of Christ 
Church, Oxford. 

C. U. Dasent, M.A., Trinity Coll., Camb. 

Ford Madox Brown. 

Richard Barwell, F.R.C.S. 

J. F. McLennan, Trinitv Coll., Cambridge. 

A. J. Munby, M.A., Trinity Coll., Camb. 

J. Logan Lobley, F.G.S., F.R.G.S. 

T. R. Bennett, M. A., Christ Church, Oxford 
♦Thomas Dunman. 

His Honour Judge Lushington, Q.C. 
&c, &c. 



♦ Deceased. 



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