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Happy Birthday Bishops Diocesan College!

Today, Bishops is 175 years old!
15 Mar 2024
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Bishops started in Maynier's Cottage (in the photograph above).
Bishops started in Maynier's Cottage (in the photograph above).

Today we wish Bishops Diocesan College, a very Happy Birthday!  

It is 175 years old. 

It opened its doors at Maynier's Cottage in Bishopscourt on 15 March 1849.

Bishop Gray was away on St  Helena at the time, attending to official duties.

Mrs Sophia Gray was present at the opening, with the first Principal The Reverend Henry Master White and the staff on duty.

The number of pupils, six!

May the school and its community flourish! 

Floreat Bishops!

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