Monthly Archives: January 1909

Wednesday January 20th

I have been disgustingly conceited all day. The boards with the ‘Heads of House’ painted on them have been fixed up in Hall at the end over Father’s chair, to the admiration of all beholders. Indeed it was quite funny … Continue reading

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Monday January 18th

There has been a dreadful tragedy today, John Croxford, the man who tried to kill himself on the Play Supper night (see December 15th 1908) although apparently better and allowed to go to this home in Essex, cut his throat … Continue reading

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Sunday January 17th

A somewhat lengthy Abbey Service with a School Communion. We met Sir Frederick (Bridge) on our walk this morning and he insisted on stopping and saying how sorry he was he couldn’t come to our Supper last term…  

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