Diary of Rev Edward Stevens

1878, January 14, Monday 

Feoffees meeting at the School at 2 p.m. The first under the new Feoffment.  Present Rev Canon Payne, Rev T. Smith, Dr Routh, Mr G. Hitchcox Junior, Mr  T. Hitchcox, Mr F. Manning, Mr Josiah Woolgrove and myself.

They resolved to place the School under Government Inspection. To distrain on Mr Hands at once for his rent to Michaelmas last, due 21st December, last. That the half crowns came out of the School funds. That a scale of school fees adapted to means of parents should be adopted at Lady day next.

1878, January 17, Thursday

… I hinted also that I thought it a not very nice question to discuss. Still, as a lesser evil than a refusal, we signed the petition.

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