Queenwood Ladies' College

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Coordinates: 50°46′05″N 0°17′13″E / 50.768°N 0.287°E / 50.768; 0.287 Queenwood Ladies' College was a private school for girls, opened on a hill overlooking the sea in Eastbourne, East Sussex, England.[1] It was opened in 1871 by a Mrs Lawrance, the mother of Miss Grace Lawrance, founder of Queenwood School for Girls, Sydney. At this time the town was just beginning a period of growth and prosperity and seeing the arrival of many other private schools, thanks to its reputation for health, enhanced by bracing air and sea breezes.[2] Dorothea Petrie Townshend Carew wrote a book about the school.[3]

Notable former pupils[edit]


  1. ^ "History". About Queenwood. Queenwood School for Girls. Archived from the original on August 30, 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-01.
  2. ^ Petrie Carew, Dorothea (1967), Many Years Many Girls, Dublin: The Author
  3. ^ "Person Page". Main Page. 2009-04-18. Retrieved 2019-10-11.