25th June 1818

Victoria College’s first headmaster is born

William George Henderson was the first headmaster of Victoria College. He graduated from Oxford in 1936 and was ordained a priest in 1859. Between 1852 and 1862, he was headmaster of Victoria College, the school’s first, before moving to Leeds and taking a position at the city’s grammar school.


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