May 2016: objects

Cranleigh School Chronicle

The first school magazine was the Surrey County Register which appeared annually between 1866 and 1910, while the longest-lasting is what has become the Cranleighan, which was first published in 1878, with as many as five issues a year.

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Cricket Scorebook

A page from a cricket scorebook for 1887 showing the rather wretched innings of 14 by 2&3 South against 1&4 South.

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Henry Woodyer Plaque

Henry Woodyer (1816 – 1896) was a highly respected Victorian architect who was responsible for the design of most of the early buildings including the main school around the Quad, the Chapel and Hall.

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Boer War Memorial

The Boer War (1899 – 1902) was the first major conflict in which Cranleighans fought. More than 100 Old Cranleighans took part and six died.

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Index Card

Until the late 1950s all boys had an index card on which their achievements and misdemeanours were recorded, often in embarrassingly graphic details.

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