Here is the first evidence that
Headmaster's Salary is linked to the numbers and ages of the
boys in the school. It is jointly signed by Mr. J. C. Lowe and the
More interestingly, P194 of the Log
shows that there were 349 boys in the school - less than there had
been earlier in its life.
Although no Log picture is available,
the entry on 3 December 1951 provides one of the more amusing
moments to the reader:
"Mr. Smith absent for a short time to
take up appointment at Croydon General Hospital. He was able,
however, to transfer the appointment to after-school hours, and so
missed only part of a lesson."
No rest for the boys, and presumably
minimal pay docked for sickness. Those in the UK must be wondering
how long, if he did that today, Mr. Smith would have to wait for