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William Henry Cooke, Brasennose Coll.
Stephen Richard Waller, Brasennose Coll.
Robert Filz Wigram, Christ Church.
John Cooke Faber, Christ Church.
James Vaughan, Worcester Coll.
Joseph Webster, Scholar of Trinity Coll.
Joseph Sykes, Oriel Coll.
James Bowling Mozley, Oriel Coll.
William Parr Pitman, Exeter Coll.
Lockhart William Jeffray, Balliol Coll.
James Thomas Johnson, St. John's Coll.
Nathaniel Davies, Pembroke Coll.
John Wilson, Scholar of Corpus Coll.
Theophilus Polly, Scholar of Corpus Coll.
Henry Spencer Slight, Scholar of Cor. Coll.
Charles Barnes, Scholar of Corpus Coll.
D. Butler, Exhibitioner of Lincoln Coll.
lltiil Thomas, Oriel Coll.
D.R.Godfrey.Michel Schol. of Queen'sColl.
Alex. Lyon Emerson, Pembroke Coll.

The names of those candidates who, at the Examination in the present Michaelmas Term, were admitted by the Public Examiners into the four Classes of Liter* Humaniores, according to the alphabetical arrangement in each Class prescribed by the statute, stand as follows :—

FIRST CLASS. Barnes C. Scholar of Corpus Christi Coll. Dale, Henry, Fellow of Magdalen Coll. Daman, Charles, Fellow of Magdalen Coll. Godfrey, Daniel Race, Scholar of Queen's

College on the Michel Foundation. Hussey, W. H. Commoner of Balliol Coll. Hyman, O. H. B. Schol. of Wadham Coll.,

and one of Dean Ireland's Scholars. Woolcomhe, H. Student of Christ Church.


Brancker, T. Scholar of Wadham Coll., and one of Dean Ireland's Scholars.

Bruce, the Hon. F. W. A. Com. of Ch. Ch.

Davies, Nath. Scholar of Pembroke Coll.

Govett, Robert, Scholar of Worcester Coll.

Gunner, W. H. Commoner and Exhibitioner of Trinity Coll.

Morris, J. B. Commoner of Balliol Coll.

Owen, L. W. Scholar of Balliol Coll.

Pocock, Nicholas, Scholar of Queen's Coll. on the Michel Foundation.

Stupart, G. T. Fellow of Exeter Coll.

Ward, W. G. Scholar of Lincoln Coll.

Wilson, J. Scholar of Corpus Christi Coll.

Wing, J. W. Common, of University Coll.


Allen, Thos. Commoner of Balliol Coll.
Black, Patrick, Commoner of Christ Ch.
Blencowe, T. Common, of Wadham Coll.
Boyce, II. Le Gr., Com. of Worcester Coll.
Bright, J. E. Student of Christ Ch.
Dewar, E. H. Commoner of Exeter Coll.

Faber, J. C. Commoner of Ch. Ch. Fortescue, R. H. Com. of Exeter Coll. Hanmer, T. Com. of Brasennose Coll. Jackson, Thomas, Clerk of St. Mary Hall. Johnson, J. T. Com. of St. John's Coll. King, Bryan, Com. of Brasennose Coll. Kitson, E. P. Commoner of Balliol Coll. Law, G. S. Commoner of Oriel Coll. Mozley, J. B. Commoner of Oriel Coll. Pelly, T. Scholar of Corpus Christi Coll. Slight, H. S. Scholar of Corpus Christi Coll. Talbot, the Hon. W. C. Com. of Christ Ch. Vaughan, J. Com. of Worcester Coll. Waller, S. R. Com. of Brasennose Coll. Webster, Joseph, Scholar of Trinity Coll. West, W. Scholar of Lincoln Coll. Woollcombe, W. W. Fellow of Exeter Coll.


Anstice, R. R. Student of Christ Church. Butler, Daniel, Lord Crewe's Exhibitioner

of Lincoln Coll. Cookes, D. C. J. Com. of Worcester Coll. Coxe, H. J. F. Fellow of St. John's Coll. De Salis, W. A. Gent. Com. of Oriel Coll. Domville, J. G. Commoner of Christ Ch. Emerson, A. L. Com. of Pembroke Coll. . Hall, Henry, Commoner of Christ Ch. Jeans, W. Commoner of Wadham Coll. Mayne, H. B. Student of Christ Ch. Morris, John, Commoner of Jesus Coll. Newton, W. Commoner of Balliol Coll. Oswell, H. L. Commoner of Christ Ch. Owen, J. R. Scholar of Jesus Coll. Pell, Jens, Genu Com. of Exeter Coll. Radclyffe, C. E. Com. of Brasennose Coll. Ryder, W. D. Commoner of Exeter Coll. Sidney, John, Commoner and Hulme's

Exhibitioner of Brasennose Coll. Spry, A. B. Commoner of Trinity Coll. Sykes, J. Gent. Commoner of Oriel Coll. Vine, M. H. Scholar of University Coll. Whatman, J. Gent. Com. of Christ Ch. Wheeler, D. Com. of St. Edmund Hall. Wrench, H. O. Com. of Worcester Coll.

The names of those Candidates who, at the Examination in the last Michaelmas Term, were admitted by the Public Examiners into the four Classes of Discipline Mathematics et Physics, according to the alphabetical arrangement in each Class, prescribed by the statute, stand as follows:


Anstice, R. R. Student of Christ Ch. JefFray, Lockhart William, Commoner and

SnelPs Exhibitioner of Balliol Coll. Pocock, Nicholas, Scholar of Queen's Coll.

on the Michel Foundation.


Ward, W. G. Fellow of Balliol Coll. Woollcombe, Henry, Student of Christ Ch. and in the first class of Lit. Human.


Brancker, Thomas, Scholar of Wadham Coll. and one of Dean Ireland's Scholars. Domville, J. G. Commoner of Christ Ch. Kitson, E. P. Commoner of Balliol Coll. Slight, H. S. Schol. of Corpus Christi Coll.


Vine, M. H. Schol. of University Coll.

The number of those who obtained their Testimonium, and who were not placed In either of the classes at the Examinations, was 73.

On Monday, Dec. 22, was married, at South Cadbury, Somersetshire, the Rev. George Moberly, M.A. Fellow of Balliol College, to Mary Ann, eldest daughter of T. Crokat, Esq. of Lansdowne-cresccnt, Bath.


The following gentlemen were elected members:—T. Abraham, B.A. of Balliol

College; E. L. Barnwell, B.A. Balliol College.

A present of plates of comparative anatomy was received.

A paper was read by Professor Rigaud on the early history of the reflecting telescope.

This being the last meeting in the year, the names of the office bearers and committee for the year ensuing were submitted to the approbation of the society; viz.—

President—The Rev. Dr. Burton, Regius Professor of Divinity.

Treasurer—Rev. R. Greswell, Worcester College.

iecretary—Professor Powell.

0/ the Old Committee—Dr. Daubeny; Mr. Walker, of Wadham College; Mr. Falconer, of Exeter College; Mr. Hill, of Christ Church j Mr. Browne, of St. John's College.

New Members—Dr. Buckland, Professor Wilson, Mr. Twiss, of University College; Mr. Marriott, of Oriel College.



On Thursday, the 11th of December, being the day appointed for t he fun era I of his Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester, late Chancellor of this University, a sermon was preached at St. Mary's Church by the Rev. Dr. Turton, Regius Professor of Divinity. The Vice-Chancellor and the members of the University met in the senate-house in full mourning at a quarter before eleven o'clock, and proceeded thence to St. Mary's Church, in the following order:

The Esquire Bedells.

The Vice-Chancellor.


Heads of Colleges.


The Public Orator.

Vice-Chancellor's Assessor.

The Professors.

The Proctors.

The Taxors.

The Librarian and Registrary.

Bachelors of Divinity.

Masters of Arts.

Bachelors of Law and Physic.

Bachelors of Arts.

&c. &c.

The Professor took his text from John ix, 4, " I must work the work of llim that sent me, while it is day : the night cometh when no man ran work." The learned Professor, in the course of his sermon,

after passing a high and well-merited eulogium on the character of the late Earl of Hardwicke, High Steward of the University, dwelt at great length, and with the most eloquent simplicity, on the excellent traits of character evinced in the public and private conduct of the late Chancellor. As we venture to hope that the sermon will be published, we will not diminish the effect which it must have produced on those who heard it, by giving an imperfect analysis of it; but we cannot refrain from borrowing one small portion of the Professor's sermon, which proves the most important point of all—the piety and resignation of the noble sufferer. "The truth of the following circumstance may be relied upon :—During an occasional intermission of the pains of disease, one of his attendants said to him, 'You are better; yon need not despair.' To which the Duke replied, * I shall die; but I do not despair.'" After the sermon, the anthem, "Behold, I tell you a mystery," was performed by the choir.

On Friday, Dec. 12, the Marquis Camden was unanimously elected to the office of Chancellor of this University, vacant by the death of his Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester. Immediately after the election and the affixing the official seal to the letter to the new Chancellor, announcing his appointment, the Deputation, consisting of the Vice-Chancellor, several Heads of Houses, the Caput, and other officers of the University, proceeded to town, for the purpose of installing the Chancellor in his office; and, after the election had been announced to his Lordship, they were entertained by him at a sumptuous dinner. On the following morning the Deputation, which was joined by a large number of Members of the Senate usually resident in London, proceeded from the ThatchedHoiue Tavern, In Sr. James's-street, to the Chancellor's residence in Arlingtonstreet, in the following order:—

The Yeoman Bedell.

Three Esquire Bedells.

The Vice-Chancellor.

The Members for the University.

The Commissary.
The Master of Magdalene College.

Catherine Hall.

St. John's College.

Clare Hall.

Pembroke Hall.

Christ's College.

'Downing College.

The President of Queen's College.

The Doctors of Different Faculties.

The Public Orator.

The Proctors.

The Scrutators.

The Registrary.

Members of the Senate.

Having arrived at the Chancellor's residence, and being introduced in due form, the Vice-Chancellor addressed his Lordship in an appropriate speech. After passing a very high and most deserved compliment upon the late Chancellor, for his great attachment to the University, and for his urbanity of manner and facility of intercourse, the Reverend Gentleman expressed the great regret which the death of his Royal Highness had excited in the University, and lamented the loss it had sustained, particularly in the present times, when that learned body had so much occasion for his valuable and powerful assistance.—In speaking of the new Chancellor, Dr. French observed, that his disinterested public conduet and his private virtues were so well-known that it was unnecessary for bim to attempt to eulogize liis exalted character. He concluded by saying, that he had no doubt, from the great regard the Noble Marquis had ever evinced for the University, and the services he had rendered it, they might at all times depend upon his zealous assistance and support.

The necessary oaths were then administered, and the statutes of the University presented to his Lordship; after which he

was addressed by the Public Orator in a very eloquent Latin speech, at the conclusion of which the Chancellor addressed the Deputation at great length. The purport of the reply will be found in his Lordship's letter to the University, which was read in Ihe Senate House on Tuesday.

The Duke of Northumberland, Lord Prudhoe, Lord Bayning, Lord Brecknock, &c. were present during the ceremony. The whole party were afterwards entertained by the Chancellor at a handsome dejaaii.

At a subsequent congregation, a letter from the Marquis Camden, accepting the high honour conferred upon him, wag read to the Senate.

The Noble Marquis, after expressing, in feeling terms, his regret for the death of the late Chancellor, H. R. H. the Duke of Gloucester, stated he could not adequately convey the sense he entertained for the high honour conferred upon him, in selecting him for the important office of Chancellor, at a time when attempts were making, not only to subvert the discipline and management of the Established Church, but its very existence, and of our most venerated institutions. His Lordship further said, it would be his most anxious endeavour to promote the interests of the University, and maintain the connexion of Church and State, and hoped for the assistance of that distinguished body to which he was united. He concluded by again expressing his acknowledgments for the good opinion personally entertained of him by the University, which he would endeavour to show was not misplaced; and the distinguished honour he felt at being placed at the head of that body which, throughout his life, he so much venerated.

His Grace the Duke of Northumberland has been appointed High Steward of this University, in the place of the Right Honourable the Earl of Hardwicke, deceased.


Mr. Christopher Wordsworth, of Trinity College, imd Mr. Lofit, of King's College, have been appointed Examiners for the Pitt Scholarship.

Mr. Fendall, of Jesus College, has been appointed an Examiner of the Questionists in 1835, in the room of Mr. Smith, of Catharine Hall.

Samuel Fletcher, Esq. B.A. of Pembroke College, has been elected a Foundation Fellow of that Society, and John

Rowland West, B.A. of Trinity College, lias been elected a fellow of Clare Hall.

Crotte Scholarship.—C. A. Hulbert, of Sidney College, has been elected a Scholar on Mr. Crosse's Foundation.

Francis Fisher, B.A. of Jesus College, in this University, was lately elected a Fellow of that Society.

A convocation was held in the Senate House, on Wednesday morning, for the purpose of receiving and reading the answer of the Duke of Northumberland, High Steward of the University, to the letter written to his Grace, by the Public Orator, in the name of the Senate, announcing his Grace's election into that office.

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Craven and Pitt Scholarships.—Notice has been given that there will be, on A GRACE

Monday the 20th day of January, 1835, has passed the Senate, proposing, " that,

an examination of candidates for the Scho- in future, the examination of the candi

larships upon these foundations, lately dates for Mathematical Honours shall

holden by T. K. Selwyn, B.A. and Mr. C. commence on the Wednesday (instead of

R. Kennedy, both of Trinity College.— the Thursday) preceding the first Monday

The Examiners for the Craven Scholar- in the Lent Term ; and that the days and

ship are—The Vice-Chancellor, the Five plan of the examination shall be as fol

Regius Professors, and the Public Orator.— lows:"

t\\ Wj J* (9 to 11J Pure Mathematics Jun. Mod.and Sen.Examiners.

iij neanesaay<^ { (o 4 Natura] philosophy Sen. Mod. and Jun. Examiners.

/o\ m J (9 toll* Natural Philosophy.... Jun. Mod. and Sen. Examiners.

(2) Thursday ■ { , t0 4 a problem, .....'. Sen. Moderator.

Iq\ f , S 9 to Hi Pure Mathematics .. ..Sen. Mod. and Jun. Examiners.

(3) triday...^ ^ 4 problems Jun. Moderator.

/a\ c «. J <9tolll Problems Sen. and Jun. Moderators.

W Saturday.. j , w 4 pureMath- & Nat phii Sen. and jun_ Examiners.

( 1st and 2d Classes, Pure Math, and Nat. Phil.
( ,,3 Sen- Moderator and Jun. Examiner.

1 9 to 11J } 3d and 4th Classes, Pure Math, and Nat Phil.
'Jun. Moderator and Sen. Examiner.

,.,,,, /1st Class, Pure Math, and Nat. Phil.

(o) Monday.. -, | gen and Jun Moderators.

'2d and 3d Classes, Pure Math, and Nat. Phil.
1 te * S Sen. and Jun. Examiners.

i 4th Class, Pure Math, and Nat. Phil.
'„ Sen. and Jun. Moderators.

N.B. The effect of this alteration will be, not to extend the hours, or change the order of the Examination, hut solely to afford the Moderators and Examiners an additional day for examining the answers given to their questions.


The Vice-Chancellor has issued the following notice in the University :—

I. The Most Noble Marquis Camden, Chancellor of the University, has signified to the Vice-Chancellor, his intention of giving this year, a gold medal to such resident Undergraduate as shall compose the best English Ode, or the best English

Poem in heroic verse, upon the following subject:

The Death of his late Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester.

N. B.—These exercises are to be sent in to the Vice-Chancellor on or before March 31, 1835; and are not to exceed two hundred lines in length.

IF. Sir William Browne having bequeathed three gold medals, value five guineas each, to such resident Undergraduates a^shall compose,

(1) The best Greek Ode in imitation of


(2) The best Latin Ode in imitation of

Horace. The best Greek Epigram after the . >■ model of the Anthologia, and

The best Latin Epigram after the . model of Martial. The subjects for the present year are,

(1) For the Greek ode, Delas.

(2) For the Latin ode, Betitariut.

(3) For the Epigrams, Amphora cocpil

Instiluti, currente rota cur urceus exit?

N. B.—These exercises are to be sent in, on or before April 30, 1835. The Greek ode is not to exceed twenty-five, and the Latin ode thirty stanzas.

The Greek ode may be accompanied by a literal Latin prose version.

III. The Porson Prize is the interest of 400/. stock, to be annually employed in the purchase of one or more Greek books, to be given to such resident Undergraduate as shall make the best translation of a proposed passage in Shakspeare, Ben Jonton, Mauinger, or Beaumont and Fletcher, into Greek verse.

The subject for the present year is, Shakspeare, 3d part of " King Henry VI." Act III. Scene 2. Beginning—

Clif. " My gracious liege." And ending—

"To hold thine own, and leave thine own with him.1*

N. B.—The metre to be Tragicum lambicum Trimetrum acatalecticum. These exercises are to be accentuated, and accompanied by a literal Latin prose version, and are to be sent in on or before April 30, 1835.

N. B.—All the above exercises are to be tent in to the Vice-Chancellor privately: each is to have some motto prefixed, and to be accompanied by a paper sealed up, with the same motto on the outside; which paper is to enclose another, folded up, having the candidate's name and college written within. The papers containing the names of those candidates who may not succeed will be destroyed unopened. Any candidate is at liberty to send in his exercise printed or lithographed. No prize will be given to any candidate who has

not, at the time of sending in the exercises, resided one term at the least.


George Robert Lawson, Trinity Coll.
George Broadhead, Trinity Coll.
John H. Douglas, St. John's Coll.
Augustus H. Morgan, St. John's Coll.
G. Burdett, St. John's Coll. (Coinp.)
Edward Page Lewis, Caius Coll.


Herbert Owen, Caius Coll.


Charles Hippuff Bingham, Caius Coll. James Edward Hepburn, Trinity Coll.


A meeting of the Philosophical Society was held on Monday evening, Nov. 24, Professor Airy, one of the Vice-Presidents, being in the chair. Professor Airy gave an'account of the calculations which he had caused to be made, in order to determine the apparent disk of a star, and the rings which surround it, when seen through an object glass with a circular aperture. He also stated that corrections had recently been discovered to be necessary in the results of the trigonometrical survey of this country, by which the differences which had previously appeared to exist between the astronomical and geodetical determinations of the latitude and longitude of Cambridge Observatory are greatly diminished.— Mr. Stevenson, of Trinity College, read a memoir on the establishment of certain geometrical properties by the combination of the infinitesimal method with the doctrine of projections.—Professor Sedgwick and other members then communicated some observations illustrative of the geology of Cambridge. The upper chalk with flints runs in a distinct terrace from near Newmarket, by Balsham and Linton, to Royston Downs, and thence into Hertfordshire. Beneath this is the lower chalk without flints, which appears at Reach, Cherryhinton, and Hiislingfield. Below this is a thin bed which represents the upper green sand j and which, though not above a foot thick, is remarkably continuous in the neighbourhood of Cambridge, being found at the Castle-hill, Barnwell, Ditton, Colon, and Madinglev. Under this are the blue gait, and the "lower green sand" of geologists, which may here be called the red sand. The red sand runs from Gamlin

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