Sunday, 23 September 2018

Turning Back the Pages: 100 years

AT the annual prize-gathering at the Henley National School, there was no giving of prizes in the ordinary

AT the annual prize-gathering at the Henley National School, there was no giving of prizes in the ordinary sense of the term for the pupils who were entitled to them “voluntarily and gladly relinquished them, desiring by this sacrifice to aid the cause of Britain and her Allies’. Instead of prizes, the successful pupils received a certificate.

During the meet of the Bramham Moor Hounds at Buttersyke Bar, the hounds hunted their fox past Raby Park and across the railway at Church Fenton but lost him at the Laurels. While the residents were at the front of the house awaiting events, the hounds entered at the back and found the larder. They completely cleared it, consuming, among other things, half a ham, a number of mince pies and a quantity of butter.

Nearly 100 old boys of Trinity Hall Lads’ Brigade are now serving with the colours. Not one of the members who offered himself for enlistment has been rejected.





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