Bishop's College, Calcutta

Bishop's College, Calcutta[1] is an Anglican educational establishment founded on 15th December 1820 at Sibpur by Thomas Fanshawe Middleton[2] the first bishop of the Anglican diocese of Calcutta.[3] The College was started in Shibpur, on the west bank of the Hooghly river, a location now occupied by the Bengal Engineering and Science University (IIEST Shibpur).

A view of The Bishop's College, Garden Reach, Calcutta



  1. ^ British Library
  2. ^ Project Canterbury
  3. ^ College web site
  4. ^ Greenhill, William Alexander (1892). "Kay, William" . In Lee, Sidney (ed.). Dictionary of National Biography. 30. London: Smith, Elder & Co. p. 250.