Prize Day at Bothel Grammar
Report in the Carlisle Patriot September 1st 1855.
GRAMMAR SCHOOL AT BOTHEL, IN THE PARISH OF TOPENHAM.
The schoolhouse was gaily decorated with flowers for the occasion. The examination reflected great credit on the scholars and their teacher. . Mr MOORE presented the prize books to several of them according to their respective merits. He then addressed them at some length on the great advantages of a good English education, and commented, in forcible terms, on the duties which belonged to their age and station.
They were then, to the number upwards of 100, treated by him to an abundant repast of excellent tea and fruit-cake, which they seemed to enjoy with considerable zest. This being done, they repaired to an adjoining field to contend in rural sports for small prizes plentifully supplied by Mrs. MOORE.
Three hearty cheers followed by another, having been given for Queen Victoria, and three for Mr. MOORE for his kind treat, the company separated