Bishop Cotton School

Bishop Cotton School – Shimla

Bishop Cotton School, Shimla, (Himachal Pradesh, India) is one of the oldest boarding schools in Asia, (after St. Paul's School, Darjeeling estd. 1823 and St. George's College, Mussoorie estd. 1853) having been founded on 28 July, 1859, by Bishop George Edward Lynch Cotton. The alumni of Bishop Cotton are known as Old Cottonians. The school celebrated 150 years of existence in 2009. The staff are housed in Linlithgow house. Next to this is the Holy Trinity Chapel and between them is Canning Gate and Lawrence Gate which can be identified with the LSS crest bearing the legend “Be ready”. Viceroy…