List of Houses
From St. Paul's School, Darjeeling Encyclopedia
Revision as of 19:08, 7 March 2015 by Abhinav4848 (1 revision imported: First transfer)
- The houses in the Senior Wing are named after historical persons of the British Administration in India.
- The houses in the Junior Wing are named after either benefactors of the school or those who have been closely associated with the school.
- The houses in the Primary Wing are named and linked with the 1st successful expedition to Mount Everest in 1953.
|Name||House Colors||Named after||Description|
|Senior Wing||Clive||Lord Robert Clive||First Governor of Bengal.|
|Hastings||Lord Warren Hastings||Governor-General of Bengal (1813 - 1823).|
|Havelock||Major-General Sir Henry Havelock||A British general, noted for his role in the Indian Rebellion of 1857.|
|Lawrence||John Lawrence||First Baron Lawrence. The Viceroy of India from 1864 to 1869.|
|Junior Wing||Anderson||John Anderson||First Viscount Waverley. Governor of Bengal (1933–1935). A benefactor to the school library.|
|Betten||Mr. Malcolm Betten||A tea planter and a member of the Board of Governors of School.|
|Cable||Ernest Cable||1st Baron Cable. An old paulite and a very generous benefactor.|
|Westcott||Bishop Foss Westcott||Chairman of the Board of Governors of School for 35 years, and whose grave is on the school compound.|
|Primary Wing||Everest||Colonel Sir George Everest||Former Surveyor-General of India. Mount Everest was named in his honour.|
|Hunt||Lord Hunt||The leader of the expedition.|
|Hillary||Sir Edmund Hillary||Climbed Mount Everest in 1953.|
|Tenzing||Tenzing Norgay||Climbed Mount Everest in 1953.|