October 1865: month in view

Photos of old dormitory at Cranleigh School

October 1865

The slowly growing group of boys settled into a daily routine which had them get up at 6.30am and have a lesson before breakfast. There was a considerable amount of free time and they were encouraged to explore the local countryside, although the Village itself was strictly out of bounds. With the only lighting coming from oil lamps and candles, the evenings were gloomy, boys working or reading at desks from the light of a single candle.

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