William Godwin's Diary


John Russell (1786–1863) was appointed headmaster of the Charterhouse school in 1811. In 1813 he introduced Andrew Bell's Madras system of monitorial instruction which meant that a lot of the teaching became the responsibility of the older pupils.

See DNB and Anthony Quick, Charterhouse: A History of the School (London: James and James, 1990) pp. 38-43.