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fund, ios.; servants, including all payments sanctioned by the College (except those to the messenger, who is paid by the message), £6 1os. 6d. College dues : for all members of the College below the degree of Master of Arts, £i; for Masters of Arts, 14s. In addition to the above, a small terminal charge is made for cleaning rooms. (2) Residents out of College pay annually, establishment, £4 198.; choir fund, and College dues, as above. Poor and local rates are charged upon occupants of College rooms according to a scale fixed by official valuation. The rates levied upon the public buildings of the College are divided equally among all residents, as is the Excise duty payable on the College servants.
At New College, (1) residents in College pay £5 5s. annually for College dues and establishment charges, and '£for bedmaker. (2) Residents out of College pay an annual charge of £1 for College dues, and also 8 per cent. on their kitchen and buttery accounts, if they battel in College.
At Magdalen, (1) residents in College pay annually:-establishment charges, £5; servants, including all payments which are recognized by the College, except those to the messenger, who is paid by the message, £11 16s. ; College dues, 6s. (2) Residents out of College pay establishment charges and College dues as above, and £1 16s. for College servants.
At Brasenose, (1) residents in College pay for College dues, servants, and establishment charges an annual sum which varies from £17 to £20, according to the length of residence. This amount is rather less for Scholars than for Commoners, but continues to be payable by both classes until the degree of B.A. is taken. It does not include the gratuities which are paid by each resident to his bedmaker. (2) Residents out of College, whether before or after the completion of twelve Terms' residence, pay about £5 ios. less than the above-mentioned charge.
At Corpus, the charges are, (1) for residents in College £12 per annum, including bedmakers, (2) for residents out of College, who battel either wholly or partially in College, £7 1os. per annum.
At Christ Church, the annual charges are :-establishment and miscellaneous charges for Students, £9 6s.; for Commoners, £12 6s.; for Exhibitioners, £3 18s. Servants, inclusive of all payments which are recognized by the House, £9 155.; this, however, is charged only to those who reside in College.
At Trinity, the charges for resident Undergraduates are as follows:College dues, £5 8s. per annum, servants £8 6s. An additional charge for servants is made at the rate of 3s. in the pound on the amount of buttery and kitchen accounts. A payment of £1 ios. per Term to the bedmaker is recognized by the College.
At St. John's, (1) residents in College pay annually a sum of about £9 for College dues and miscellaneous charges; a per-centage is charged upon all articles which are supplied from the kitchen or buttery, to cover the wear and tear of plate, &c.; a terminal payment of £i to the bedmaker; Ios, to the under-servant, and ios. to the porter, is recognized by the College, provided that the attendance and conduct of the servants have been satisfactory; washing is covered (with the exception of certain extras) by a terminal charge of £2. (2) For residents out of College the College dues and miscellaneous charges are about half the sum mentioned above.
At Wadham, residents in College pay annually £15, residents out of College £10 10s. These payments cover all charges, except a customary gratuity of £1 at the end of each Term to the bedmaker, provided his attendance and conduct have been satisfactory.
At Pembroke, the annual College dues and Establishment charges amount to about £21, in addition to which a terminal payment to the bedmaker is recognized by the College.
At Worcester, the annual College dues are £14 15s. for a Commoner, £16 175. 6d. for a Fellow-Commoner. These dues do not include the charge for bedmakers, but they include all other Establishment charges, as well as those for the maintenance of the chapel services and library, and University dues.
At St. Mary Hall, (1) Commoners may compound for all ordinary battels, i. e. for University dues, tuition, furnished rooms, establishment charges, servants, and board for three Terms of eight weeks each, by a fixed annual payment of £80, payable in advance at the beginning of each Term: the only necessary extra expenses connected with living in Hall are coals, lights, and washing : non-necessary extra expenses are not allowed to exceed £3 per Term. Commoners who do not thus compound pay an annual sum of about £17 for three years (and of £6 afterwards), which includes all dues, establishment charges, and servants, except a terminal gratuity to the bedmaker. (2) Commoners on the Frugal System who reside out of Hall, but dine in Hall, pay £51 135. instead of £80 annually.
At St. Alban Hall, (1) Residents in Hall pay an annual sum of about £60, which includes tuition, furnished rooms, establishment charges, and board for three Terms of eight weeks each. The only other necessary expenses connected with living in Hall are coals, candles, and washing. (2) Undergraduates who reside out of Hall pay £20 a-year for tuition and establishment charges, and according to a fixed tariff for whatever they have from the kitchen or buttery.
At St. Edmund Hall, students may enter either on the Prepayment System, or on the ordinary system of Caution-Deposits and payments at the close of each Term (three times a year). (1) On the Prepayment System, an annual sum of £81 (including £i for University dues), paid in three equal instalments at the commencement of each Term of residence, comprises board, the rent of furnished rooms, tuition (including all lectures given to members of Queen's College as well as those in the Hall), all payments to servants, and all charges to the Hall, except fees on taking a degree. Laundress, and fire and lights (so far as required in private rooms) are the only necessary extras. (2) On the CautionDeposit System the annual charges are:-(1) for Undergraduates residing in Hall, (a) for the first twelve Terms- establishment, £6 6s.; servants (exclusive of a terminal gratuity of £i to the bedmaker), £3 Ios. 6d. ; annual total about £10: (6) after twelve Terms' residence (supposing rooms to be retained in the Hall)-establishment, £3 38.; servants, £3 1os. 6d. (2) For Undergraduates residing out of Hall, (a) for the first twelve Terms—establishment, £4 Ils. 6d.; servants, £2: (b) after twelve Terms' residence-establishment, Ihs.; servants, I2s. 6d. All the charges here named are annual; one-third will represent the terminal payment in each case.
At Keble, there is a fixed annual charge of £81, which is payable in advance in three equal instalments, one at the beginning of every Term, and which includes all ordinary battels, i.e. the rent of furnished rooms, board, College dues, servants, and tuition, but not washing, lights, or beer at luncheon and dinner. Extras are provided according to a fixed tariff, but are not allowed to exceed £3 per Term.
At Charsley's Hall the annual charges, including University dues, are £5. Residents in the Hall pay a fixed charge of £75 per annum for furnished rooms, board, and attendance.
4. ROOM-RENT AND FURNITURE. At Balliol, the average room-rent is about £13 175. annually, and ranges from £8 upwards. The furniture of all the rooms is owned by the College; a charge of 5 per cent. per annum is made for its use, in addition to which every outgoing tenant pays for the depreciation of the furniture as ascertained by valuation at the end of his term of occupancy. The total average cost of furnished rooms, including the payments for interest and depreciation, is about £20 annually, or about 155. 6d. a week for the 27 weeks of residence.
At Merton, the room-rent varies from £6 to £15 annually. Furniture cannot be hired from the College.
At Exeter, the room-rent varies from £10 1os. to £16 16s. annually : some rooms in the New Buildings are let at £18 per annum. Furniture cannot be hired from the College. The amount of valuation is not allowed to exceed £60 in any one set of rooms.
At Oriel, the average room-rent is £12 annually. Furniture can, at the option of the tenant, be hired from the College, at a charge of 5 per cent. per annum.
At Queen's, the room-rent varies from £7 ios. to £13 Ios. annually. Some sets of rooms are let furnished, but their number is at present very small.
At New College, the average room-rent is £10 annually. In a certain proportion of the rooms furniture can be hired from the College.
At Lincoln, the average room-rent is £10 annually. Furniture cannot be hired from the College.
At Magdalen, the room-rent is the same for all rooms, viz. £10 annually. Furniture cannot be hired from the College.
At Brasenose, the average room-rent is £11 annually. Furniture cannot be hired from the College.
At Corpus, room-rent varies from £10 to £16 annually.
At Christ Church, the room-rent varies from £9 9s. to £18 18s. annually. Furniture cannot be hired from the House.
At Trinity, the room rent varies from £12 12s. to £16 annually. Furniture cannot be hired from the College.
At St. John's, the room-rent varies from £4.4s. to £8 8s. annually. Furniture cannot be hired from the College: the valuation amounts on an average to about £25.
At Wadham, there are three classes of rooms, with rents of £10 10s., £12, and £14 145. a year respectively. The furniture of the rooms belongs to the College. For the use of it an annual rent of 5 per cent. on its value is charged, besides which every occupant of a set of rooms pays when he vacates them the difference between the value of the furniture at the beginning and at the end of his occupancy, the amount of such difference being ascertained by a valuation.
At Pembroke, the average room-rent is about £12 per annum. Furniture cannot be hired from the College.
At Worcester, the room-rent varies from £9 gs. to £14 14s. annually. Furniture cannot be hired from the College.
At St. Mary Hall, the room-rent for Commoners not on the Frugal System varies from £12 to £20 annually. Furniture can be hired from the Hall.
At St. Alban Hall, the rent of furnished rooms is included in the gross annual charge.
At St. Edmund Hall, the room-rent varies from £8 to £12 annually. Furniture cannot be hired from the Hall, by those who enter on the Caution-Deposit System. On the Prepayment System the rent of furnished rooms is included in the sum paid terminally, and there is no charge for furniture except in the case of undue damage, which is estimated by a professional valuer.
At Keble the rent of furnished rooms is included in the gross annual charge, but undue dilapidations are paid by the tenant.
5. DEGREE FEES. (IN ADDITION TO THE UNIVERSITY FEE, p. 177.) At Balliol, B.A., £4 45.; M.A., £6 6s.
At Merton, £1 is paid to the Dean, £1 to the Library on taking any degree.
At Exeter, B.A., £4 135. 6d.; M.A., £4 55.
At New College, ios. 6d. is paid to the Dean on taking any degree; there are no other fees.
At Lincoln, B.A., £4 45.; M.A., £4 45.
At Christ Church, B.A., £3 35. for Students and Commoners, £22s. for Exhibitioners; M.A., £2 25. to the Steward, £i is. to the M.A. table in hall.
At Trinity, B.A., £3 16s.; M.A., £6 is.
At Worcester, B.A., £3 is. for a Commoner, £3 25. for a FellowCommoner; M.A., £5 Is., together with £4 4s. as an entrance fee to the Common-room in the case of one who has not previously been admitted to it.
At St. Mary Hall, B.A., £5; M.A., £4.
6. MISCELLANEOUS. At Balliol, accounts are paid three times a year. There is a fixed limit of expenditure: no tuition or other College fees are charged to Undergraduates who are non-resident.
At Merton, accounts are paid three times a year. There is a fixed limit of expenditure (25. per diem for dinner, exclusive of the buttery charge for bread, cheese, and beer; £6 per Term for everything which is supplied from the kitchen, exclusive of dinners): groceries may be obtained in College.
At Exeter, accounts are paid three times a year. Any member of the College who resides in Oxford for four or more nights in any Term will be liable to half the fixed charges of that Term, and any member who resides for twenty-one nights will be liable to the whole. Groceries and dessert may be obtained in College from the Common-room man. There is a fixed limit of expenditure.
At Oriel, accounts are paid four times a year; but the account for the Michaelmas quarter, which covers the Long Vacation, is of trifling amount.
At Queen's, accounts are paid three times a year. Battel-bills are sent to all residents weekly, and the notice of the Dean is called to any in which the amount exceeds a certain sum. A list of the charges made in the kitchen (which, with the regular charge for dinner in hall, vary