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EVENTS ADDITIONS ARTICLES WW1 Commemoration

RECENT EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS

TALKS.  The Archivist regularly visits local groups to talk about the College.  Lectures available are ‘The history of Radley College’, ‘Creating a 100-objects project’, ‘Rediscovering a landscape by Capability Brown’ and ‘War Memorials: public schools and the idea of commemoration’.  Other topics can be arranged.  If your group would like to hear any of these talks, please contact Clare Sargent, cds@radley.org.uk

 

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Reformation 500.  We celebrated the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses with a chance to see our only complete incunable: the 7th German Bible

Printed in Augsburg in 1477

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Radley XV colours 1925

THIS TERM’S EXHIBITION IN THE COFFEE SHOP…

100 years of rugby at Radley

RECENT ADDITIONS

Meeting, 3rd December 1852

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Recently purchased – the privately printed minutes of the most important meeting ever held about Radley College.  In December 1852 a group of parents met in Westminster to scrutinise the College’s accounts, which were facing total collapse, and agreed to rescue the College from certain failure …

 

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RECENT ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

Radley Hall, 1789. Watercolour by JMW Turner, aged 14. (Original in Tate Britain)

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The next book by Radley History Club , based in Radley village, will be a history of the manor from its early origins as part of Abingdon Abbey, though the Dissolution of the monastery and the acquisition of the manor by the Stonhouse family, changing approaches to landuse (including Capability Brown‘s work), the Bowyer family and the school’s residence of the estate from 1847.  The College Archivist has been invited to join the project team.

 

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COMMEMORATING WORLD WAR 1 -Each member of the College community, pupls, teachers and staff, who fell in World War 1 is remembered on the centenary of his death. Read their stories here

Captain of Cricket

 

Commemorating the Fallen of WW1.

Winning the Victoria Cross. The story of Oswald Reid at the Diala River, 6-10 March 1917. The Cricket Club have created a new medal ‘For best all-round cricketer’ to commemorate the centenary of Captain Oswald Austin Reid winning the Victoria Cross

The story of a surgeon at the Battle of Passchendaele in August 1917 features as part of our commemoration.

The story of the War Memorial is no. 15 in 100 Radley objects