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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1851-1852-23

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annual report 1851 21 The number of Students in the Theological Department is nearly the same as last year Seventy Theological Students in all since the opening of this Department in Easter Term 1846 have received the Principal's Certificate and most of them have been admitted into Holy Orders The Principal gives most favourable report of the conduct and diligence of the Students at present pursuing their studies The Class of Candidates consisting of those who are in training for entrance into the Theological Department continues fully to answer the purpose for which it was established The Rev Robert Hayes of Dublin and Theological Associate of King's College has succeeded Mr Plumptre in the joint charge of this class with the Rev Biggs and the same gentleman has likewise been appointed to the office of Censor over the Resident Students vacant by the resignation of the Rev Thomas Markby The Department of General Literature and Science continues to maintain its high character by the proficiency of the existing body of Students as well as by the success of those who have gone forth from the College to their several destinations In the University of Oxford Mr George William Kitchin who on leaving King's College had been in acknowledgment of his merits nominated to Studentship of Christ Church has justified the choice so made and realized the expectations of the Principal by gaining double first class Two other Students have been placed in the second class At the last Examination for Mathematical honours in the University of Cambridge seven former Students of this College were placed in the list of Wranglers one being second Wrangler and another fifth Wrangler two were senior Optimes and another Student who was fifth Wrangler in 1849 has been elected Fellow of Trinity College There are at the present time ten Fellows of Trinity College and one Conduct-Fellow who were formerly Students of King's College London It is intended after the close of the present Academical year
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