Queen Mary School, Mumbai

Coordinates: 18°57′34″N 72°48′54″E / 18.9594°N 72.8150°E / 18.9594; 72.8150
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Queen Mary School
Established1875; 149 years ago (1875)
FounderZenana Bible and Medical Mission
PrincipalMiss G. Mathias
HousesEdith Cavell, Grace Darling, Joan of Arc and Florence Nightingale
WebsiteOfficial Website

The Queen Mary School, is a private school for girls in Grant road, Mumbai, India. It was founded in 1875, It operates under the management of Christian Medical Educational Fellowship (C.M.E.F) Trust and is affiliated to Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (I.C.S.E) Board. Notable alumni include Maniben Patel (the daughter of Sardar Patel).[1]


The Queen Mary School in Mumbai, India, was started in 1875 by the Zenana Bible and Medical Mission, an Anglican Mission, to provide education for girls.[2] Initially,most of the teachers were of British origin who came to India under the auspices of the Mission to teach. These were gradually replaced by local Indian teachers, primarily Parsis, followed by other Indian ethnicities.


Queen Mary School is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations for the class 10 Board exams and the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education.


British Principals[edit]

  • Miss Harley
  • Miss Kimmins
  • Miss Kelsall
  • Miss Wilson
  • Miss Nixon
  • Miss Heather
  • Miss Bevis
  • Miss A. K. Groom
  • Miss A. E. Lambert
  • Miss B. R. Shelton

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ Gandhi, Rajmohan. Patel: a life (Biography). Navjivan trust.
  2. ^ Hambye, Edward René (1982). The St. Thomas Christian encyclopaedia of India, Volume 1. St. Thomas Christian Encyclopaedia of India. pp. 125–128. Retrieved 14 December 2014.

External links[edit]

18°57′34″N 72°48′54″E / 18.9594°N 72.8150°E / 18.9594; 72.8150